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FLOW Start Conference

FLOW Start Conference

The conference is about global flows of migrants and their impacts on North European welfare states.


27.08.2018 kl. 10.00 - 28.08.2018 kl. 15.30


Public open conference Monday 27th August

The aim of the conference is to discuss the challenges migration might – or might not – pose on North European welfare states in a truly interdisciplinary way. It brings together leading international scholars from a variety of disciplines. 

FLOW working seminar Tuesday 28th August

This seminar for FLOW-participants, the international advisory board and researchers in the field will discuss how to advance the field of migration research in a Northern European perspective. There will be an open exchange of theories and empirical strategies. 

About FLOW

Aalborg University has selected migration as a strategic research area. The university funds the project “Global flows of migrations and their impact on North European welfare states (FLOW)”, 2018 – 2020, with 1.2 million euros. The FLOW team is constituted by an interdisciplinary group of political scientists, sociologists, geographers, historians and education scientists, coordinated by Professor Christian Albrekt Larsen.

The FLOW project analyses migrant flows into Northern Europe, with a special emphasis on climate changes, patterns of socioeconomic and sociocultural integration and best practice within education and labour market policy. What we can contribute The members of the FLOW project have special expertise on migration issues in the Nordic context, especially on the Danish context.

The members have unique access to and experience with Danish register and survey data on migration issues. The members of the FLOW project embrace the interdisciplinary approach, which is a hallmark at Aalborg University. 

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