Spring 2021

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 ( 

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

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

17/2 Borders crossing bodies
Pouran Djampour, Postdoc, REMESO
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 TBA

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 

21/4 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

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
Minoo Alinia, Associate Professor, Uppsala University
Open seminar, Zoom meeting

12/5 Färgblindhetens kris: Rasmedveten antirasism och hegemoniska artikulationer 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 Inclusionary and exclusionary strategies of solidarities among Swedish trade unions
Anders Neergaard, Professor, REMESO
Open seminar, Zoom meeting
26/5 Race, genetics and contemporary biomedicine
Janet Shim and Anne Pollock 
Open seminar, Zoom meeting
OBS! Time: 13-16

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