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MIKOSS - final conference

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"We are fire extinguishers"

Migrant organizations and their role in social security

Final conference of the research project MIKOSS

13/10/2022 | 9:30am -6pm | Dortmunder U (hybrid)

The joint project MIKOSS investigates the role of migrant organizations in the context of changing welfare state and transnational social security at the three university locations Duisburg, Bochum and Dortmund. We invite you to discuss the results of the project with the project members and experts from academia and practice at our final conference.

The MIKOSS-Team: Prof. Dr. Ute Klammer (UDE), Dr. Thorsten Schlee (UDE), Ariana Kellmer (UDE), Prof. Dr. Ludger Pries (RUB), Prof. Dr. Sören Petermann (RUB), Eva Günzel (RUB), Prof. Dr. Karolina Barglowski (TUD), Lisa Bonfert (TUD)


09:30 | Arrival & Coffee

10:00 | Introduction

Prof. Dr. Ute Klammer (MIKOSS)

10:15 a.m. | Migrant Organizations in the Ruhr Area

1st Eva Günzel & Prof. Dr. Sören Petermann (MIKOSS)

2. Dr. Kirsten Hoesch (VMDO e.V.)

3. Fatma Karacakurtoglu (Train of Hope Dortmund e.V.)

11:45 a.m. | Social security practices of migrants in Germany

1. Lisa Bonfert & Prof. Dr. Karolina Barglowksi (MIKOSS)

2. Christian Schramm (RUB)

13:00 | Lunch Break

13:45 | Welfare State & Governance Structures

1st Ariana Kellmer & Dr. Thorsten Schlee (MIKOSS)

2nd Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schröder (University of Kassel)

3. Wolfgang Barth (former AWO Federal Association)

15:15 | Migrant organizations and the co-production of social security

Lisa Bonfert, Eva Günzel & Ariana Kellmer (MIKOSS)

16:30 | Panel discussion

Saziye Altundal-Köse (VMDO e.V.) Ahmet Edis (Paritätischer NRW) Prof. Dr. Rolf Heinze (RUB) Fatma Karacakurtoglu (Train of Hope Dortmund e.V.)

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Ludger Pries (MIKOSS)

17:45 h | Closing

We ask for registration until 9.10.22 at mikossuni-duede with the indication if you will participate on-site or digitally. In case of digital participation, you will receive the Zoom access data in advance by mail.