Berlin Lecture Migration / displacement / integration – Where do we go from here?
21 April 2017, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Senatssaal of Humboldt-University Berlin
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin
Ladies and Gentlemen, dear friends,
We are pleased to remind you of our upcoming event on Friday, 21 April 2017: The Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM) cordially invites you to this years‘ Berlin Lecture which will include a book presentation followed by a panel discussion.
After welcoming speeches by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kaschuba (BIM), State Minister Aydan Özoğuz (Berlin), and Dr. Frank-Jürgen Weise (Nürnberg), Prof. Dr. Jochen Oltmer (Osnabrück) is presenting the new publication by Migration Researcher, Political Consultant, and critical assessor of politics Prof. em. Dr. Klaus J. Bade, Migration – displacement – integration: critical assessment of political developments from the ‘gastarbeiter question’ to the ‘refugee crisis’. Recollections and contributions. The book was published in Karlsruhe in 2017 by Literaturverlag von Loeper. It will also be available online and free of charge (open access) from 21 April. Bade’s book combines the author’s recollection of his professional commitment between the fields of migration research and migration politics. The book contains a selection of media texts and public lectures on migration, displacement and integration in Germany and Europe in history and today.
The following panel discussion, presented by Prof. Dr. Naika Foroutan (BIM), turns our perspective towards the present and the future: it addresses current development tendencies, organisational tasks, and the need for academic intervention with regard to migration, displacement and integration. The panel consists of:
Prof. em. Dr. Klaus J. Bade B (erlin), founding chair, SVR 2008-2012
Prof. Dr. Thomas Faist (Bielefeld), Transnational Relations and Developmental Psychology
Prof. Dr. Viola B. Georgi (Hildesheim), director, Educational Integration Centre, Diversity and Democracy in Ethnically Diverse Societies
Prof. Dr. Armin Nassehi (Munich), Cultural Sociology, Political Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Knowledge, Sociology of Science
At the end of the panel discussion, the participants will be available to answer questions from the audience. The event finishes with a get-together, snacks and drinks.
The book and the event were funded by: non-profit Hertie Foundation, Gerda Henkel Foundation, Pro Asyl, Von Loeper Literaturverlag.