Conference presentations / speeches

2017

  • Migrant Mothers in Austere Times. Finding Love in a Hopeless Place? Presentation held by Agata Lisiak at Amnesty International London, 12 May 2017.

  • Approaches to Gender in Migration and Border Studies. Presentation held by Agata Lisiak at the Laboratory of Critical Urbanism, European Humanities University Vilnius, 4 May 2017.

  • "A Vote against Me". Poles in Post-Brexit-Vote Britain. Lecture given by Magdalena Nowicka at Centre for British Studies, Humboldt University of Berlin, 2 May 2017.

  • "On an island”. Perceptions of immigration among Britain’s Poles and the Brexit vote. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at University of Limerick, 6 April 2017.

  • Zeiträume der Migration. Ein Plädoyer für die Analyse von Ungleichzeitigkeiten in Europa. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at "Vierter Kongress Polenforschung: Grenzen im Fluss" in Frankfurt (Oder) / Słubice, 25 March 2017.

2016

  • Towards a new epistemology? 'Convivial research' between normativity and analytical innovation. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at the workshop "Convivial tools for Research and Practice" at University College London, 11 November 2016.

  • Visualizing Urban Diversity in Focus Group Interviews. Presentation held by Agata Lisiak at the workshop "Convivial tools for Research and Practice" at University College London, 11 November 2016.

  • Rassismus der Migrant*innen: Zwischen Wandel und Kontinuität der Grenzziehungen in offenen Gesellschaften. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at the 38th Congress of the German Sociological Association in Bamberg, 29 September 2016.

  • Fluide ›eth/class‹ – ethnische Felder und wechseln- de Klassenpositionen der polnischen Migrant*innen in Deutschland und England. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at the 38th Congress of the German Sociological Association in Bamberg, 29 September 2016.

  • Middle class under pressure: transnational lens on intergenerational reproduction of value. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at Royal Geographical Society and IBG Annual International Conference, London, 31 August 2016.

  • Habitus, Migration and Transnationalism. Keynote held by Magdalena Nowicka at the Conference “Changing Power Relations and the Drag Effects of Habitus: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches in the Twenty-First Century”, WWU Münster 10. September 2016.

  • Conviviality, difference and inequality. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at the "New Urban Multicultures: Conviviality and Racism" conference at Goldsmiths, University of London, 17 May 2016 (together with Tilmann Heil, University of Konstanz).

  • Trans-local racisms. How Poles in England negotiate racism between urban multiculture and national homogeneity. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at the "New Urban Multicultures: Conviviality and Racism" conference at Goldsmiths, University of London, 17 May 2016.

  • In/visible femininities and whiteness in migration and urban contexts. Presentation held by Agata Lisiak at the "New Urban Multicultures: Conviviality and Racism" conference at Goldsmiths, University of London, 17 May 2016.

  • Jenseits des Transnationalismus - ein Blick nach vorne. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at the "Soziologisches Kolloquium", University of Duisburg-Essen, 27 April 2016.

  • Unravelling urban rhythms in the migrant experience: Polish migrants in Munich and Berlin. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka and Agata Lisiak at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, 14 April 2016.

  • Conviviality as an analytical tool to study human togetherness. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at the Thomas Coram Research Unit (TCRU), University College of London, 22 March 2016.

  • Migrant spaces, shared values and negotiating meanings. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka the 3rd SCMR-JEMS conference "Migration and diversity: a dialogue across disciplines", Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex, 16 March 2016.

  • Mittelklasse unter Druck: Dynamiken der Klassenunterschiede im transnationalen sozialen Raum. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at the "Internationale Tagung zum Begriff der 'Arbeit'", Literaturforum im Brecht-Haus, Berlin, 21 January 2016.

  • "This might sound racist but..." Racism in transnational space. Presentation held by Magdalena Nowicka at Humboldt University's Ringvorlesung Soziologie, 13 January 2016.

2015

  • In/visibility of immigrant mothers in the city. Presentation held by Agata Lisiak at In/visibility and Difference: A Visual Methods Workshop, Bard College Berlin and Humboldt University, 3 December 2015.

  • Leaving the Post? Women’s Migration from Poland after 2004. Talk by Agata Lisiak at the conference “Women in Transition - A Neglected Problem?”, Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue, Vienna, 22-23 October 2015.

  • Transnational field under (re)construction. Migrant social network as a social space of competing ideologies, values and practices. Presentation held by Łukasz Krzyżowski at the international conference "Empirical investigations of social space II", University of Bonn, 14 October 2015.

  • Middle class under pressure: Dynamics of class distinction in the emerging transnational social space. Speech by Magdalena Nowicka at the international conference "Empirical investigations of social space II", University of Bonn, 14 October 2015.

  • Active ageing' in transnational social spaces. Social remittances in transnational networks of Polish migrants. Presentation held by Łukasz Krzyżowski at the 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Prague, 25-28 August 2015.

  • "Later it comes back to me": Transnational movements of objects related to child rearing. Presentation held by Agata Lisiak at the IMISCOE conference in Geneva, 25-27 June 2015.

  • On the analytical and normative dimensions of conviviality and cosmopolitanism. Keynote speech held by Magdalena Nowicka and Tilmann Heil at the symposium "Kosmopolitisierung, Anerkennung, Solidarisierung? Potentiale transkultureller Öffentlichkeiten in Medienkulturen", Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, 25 June 2015.

  • Performing immigrant motherhood in super-diverse urban contexts. Presentation held by Agata Lisiak at conference "Motherhood & Culture - Identity, Diversity, and Values", Maynooth University, 16 June 2015.

  • Observing everyday diver/cities: Comparing Polish migrants’ perceptions of urban life in the UK and Germany. Presentation held by Agata Lisiak at conference "Polish Migrants' Experience of Life in the UK since 2004", University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, 17 April 2015.

2014

2013