Eilert Sundts hus
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TRANSWEL is a research project that explores what it means to live in two countries, how individuals manage such a way of life, and how it affects interactions between individuals and state institutions.
If you are a male immigrant and marry a woman from a country other than your own, you increase your chances of a good job and a high income. This applies whether the woman you marry is Norwegian or not.
The primary objective of the project is to study the remittance practices and their consequences with standard of living and the integration process of Tamils living in Scandinavian capitals, Oslo Copenhagen and Stockholm.
The conference 'Researching Migration in Europe - Empirical research, theoretical and methodological challenges' took place in Vienna on September 19-22, 2010. During the conference, EUMARGINS' Scientific Coordinator Katrine Fangen chaired and gave introductory remarks to the discussion of session 5: 'Attitudes towards immigrants'.
Coordinator Katrine Fangen presented EUMARGINS at the Research Council of Norway's IMER (International Migration and Ethnic Relations) seminar.
EUMARGINS, together with other EU-funded projects, is presented in a recent report by the European Commission.
On the Ashgate webpage you can now find a presentation of EUMARGINS book 'Inclusion and Exclusion of Young Adult Migrants in Europe - Barriers and Bridges'. In addition to a short introduction to the forthcoming publication, endorsements from John Solomos and Roger Hewitt are included.
The University of Oslo is cooperating with the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS). In November 2009 a Chinese delegation from CASS visited UiO, and the Institute of Sociology and Human Geography organized a CASS-UiO workshop entitled Youth, Identity, Migration and Social Problems. The workshop dealt amongst others with issues such as migration trends, inclusion in receiving countries and identity and subcultural approaches. Under the latter theme, project coordinator Katrine Fangen talked about Youth and the Ethnic Challenge, based upon findings from the EUMARGINS research project.
Underdevelopment and global inequality are two interlinked prompts for migration. They help condition and produce London’s multiculture.