REMESO seminars are normally held on Wednesdays, at 13:15-15:00. 

The seminars are either open seminars or working seminars. To open seminars we welcome anyone interested. It is also possible to attend working seminars even if you are not REMESO Faculty or Affiliate, but please contact Haqqi Bahram ( or Paula Mählck ( in advance. 

All seminars are held on zoom and links are shared via emails ahead of each seminar. 

Seminars spring 2021

3/2 ‘The first thing is to (…) survive’: Dalit feminist voices on reproductive rights and reproductive justice in India
Johanna Gondouin, Research Fellow, Linköping University
Open seminar, Zoom meeting

3/3 Smuggling as a technical critique of borders
Mahmoud Keshavarz, Senior Lecturer in Design Studies, University of Gothenburg and Research Associate at the Engaging Vulnerability Research Program, Uppsala University
Open seminar, Zoom meeting 

17/3 The geopolitics of climate change
Björn-Ola Linnér, Professor, Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research, Linköping University

7/4 Refugees and the violence of welfare bureaucracies in Northern Europe
Martin Joormann, Postdoc, Lund University
Dalia Abdelhady, Associate Professor, Lund University
Open seminar, Zoom meeting 

28/4 Refugees from Syria/host community relations in Sweden
Jason Tucker, Senior Lecturer, Malmö University
Nahikari Irastorza, Research Fellow, Malmö University 
Open seminar, Zoom meeting 

5/5 The impact of migrant background on women’s encounter with health care and other public institutions (Cancelled)
Minoo Alinia, Associate Professor, Uppsala University
Open seminar, Zoom meeting

12/5 Färgblindhetens kris? Rasmedveten antirasism i 2010-talets Sverige
Lisa Karlsson Blom, 60% PhD seminar, REMESO
Working seminar, Zoom meeting 
OBS! This seminar will be held in Swedish 

19/5 The Swedish Racial Welfare Regime in Transition
Anders Neergaard, Professor, REMESO
Working seminar, Zoom meeting

26/5 Borders crossing bodies
Pouran Djampour, Postdoc, REMESO
Open seminar, Zoom meeting

Seminars autumn 2021

29/9 The geopolitics of borders in territorial, historical and imagined forms. How does migration manifest as ‘crisis’ rather than social transformation?
Claudia Tazreiter, Professor, REMESO
Open seminar, Zoom meeting

ContactShow/Hide content

OrganisationShow/Hide content