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REDRAWING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES
at the University of Neuchâtel

The MAPS is born from the convergence of interests of researchers in social sciences at the University of Neuchatel, and their willingness to strengthen exchanges between their disciplines.
Research undertaken as part of the MAPS are organized around three themes:

  • The circulation of people
  • The circulation of wealth
  • The circulation of knowledge

 

Activités à la maps

  • Nouvelle publication

    Moret, Joëlle (2014). "Transnationalité et insertion locale, des ancrages incompatibles ? L’exemple des migrant·e·s d’origine somalienne en Suisse", in Voélin, Sabine et al. (eds.) Le travail social entre résistance et innovation. IES et Interact : Genève et Lucerne.

  • Nouveau Working Paper Maps

    Understanding the dynamics of transnational formations among albanian-speaking migrants in Switzerland by bringing in theories of mobility, social inequality and ethnicity. Janine Dahinden

  • Nouveau Working Paper Maps

    LOST IN SPACE: A CRITICAL APPROACH OF ANT AND THE SOCIAL STUDIES OF FINANCE. Olivier Crevoisier and José Corpataux

  • Nouvelle Publication

    Bolay, Matthieu (2014). "When miners become “foreigners”: Competing categorizations within gold mining spaces in Guinea". Resources Policy. 42 (3).

  • Nouveau Working Paper Maps

    Resort development and touristic capital of place. Mathis Stock, Christophe Clivaz, Olivier Crevoisier, Leïla Kebir and Stéphane Nahrath

Maps' news

Publication de l'étude "Mariages forcés" en Suisse: causes, formes et ampleur par Janine Dahinden et Anna Neubauer.
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IMISCOE

11th Annual Conference
27-28-29th August 2014

Session 3
Care by ageing migrants: inter-generational transfers to the younger generation.
Research Group: Ageing Migrants
Chairs: Ruxandra Oana Ciobanu, University of Geneva and Mihaela Nedelcu, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Session 71
Workshop: After Reflexive Turn: Cosmopolitan, Transnational and Mobile Methods in Empirical Migration Research.
Conveners: Mihaela Nedelcu, University of Neuchâtel and Anna Amelina, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main.

Announcements

Call for papers (pdf) :
Third Swiss Researching Africa Days, University of Bern, 17-18 October 2014
Panel 1 :
Cultures of Capitalism: Worldviews, Wealth, and Well-Being
Panel 2 :
Le rôle de la culture dans la résolution des conflits en Afrique/ Culture and Conflict Resolution in Africa
Panel 3 :
Changes in Land Tenure Systems and Land Deals in Sub-Saharan Africa
Panel 4 :
The Political Economy of Space in African Cities
Panel 5 :
African Academics: Aspirations, Mobilities and Trajectories (co-organisé dans le cadre du  projet NCCR « On the move » : The new international student mobility between the South and the North)

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Call for abstracts :
4èmes Journées des Doctorant-e-s organisées pour le Centre de droit des migrations (CDM)
27-29.11.14 à Muntelier-Loewenberg (FR)
Deadline : 15.08.2014
français
- allemand

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Call for papers:
Tsantsa, the Journal of the Swiss Ethnological Association, publishes short articles by Swiss researchers or researchers working at institutions in Switzerland under the section "Laufende Forschungen / Recherches en cours".
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The Research Training Group "Transnational Social Support" offers 1 Doctoral Scholarship (located at the University of Mainz) starting at the earliest date.
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