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Ethnicity Studies 2015/2 – now published

Special issue of Ethnicity Studies 2015/2 Beyond the nation? In search of global connections between traumatic memories Edited by Dovilė Budrytė (dbudryte@ggc.edu) and Erica Resende (Erica@iuperj.br) This special issue draws on the emerging literature on memory and trauma in international relations to transcend the limits imposed by national frameworks and traditional ways of thinking about [...]

2014 11 21: International conference “Family and migration in the Baltic-Nordic region”

On behalf of the Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania and the Committee on Human Rights of the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania, You are kindly invited to the international conference ‘Family and migration in the Baltic-Nordic region: challenges and solutions’. Conference partners: Institute for Ethnic Studies (Lithuanian Social Research Centre), NGOs [...]

New project: Living and working conditions of labour migrants in Lithuania

The Institute for Ethnic Studies, together with NGO he ‘Diversity Development Group’, starts to implement a new project “Living and working conditions of labour migrants in Lithuania”. The main aim of the project is to create an index of indicators that would allow to evaluate integration and labour migration policy and to monitor process of [...]

New project: The strategic document for integration of third-country nationals

The Institute for Ethnic Studies, together with partners, starts to implement a new project “The Strategic Document for Integration of Third-Country Nationals”. The main aim of the project is to prepare strategic policy document of integration of third-country nationals. Taking into account the absence of integration policy strategy and a need for such document in Lithuania, [...]

April 17, 2014: a public lecture by prof. Charles Woolfson in Vilnius

On April 17, 2014 Lithuanian Social Research Centre cordially invites to a public lecture by prof. Charles Woolfson “After Austerity: what (or who) remains in Lithuania?” In this lecture, sociologist, professor Charles Woolfson (REMESO, Linköping University), a former long-time resident in and current observer of Lithuania, tries to assess the social and economic costs of [...]

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New project: MIPEX (2015)

The Institute for Ethnic Studies starts taking part in the project  “Integration policies: Who benefits? The development and use of indicators in integration debates” (MIPEX 2015) led by the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) and the Migration Policy Group (MPG). The project aims to inform and engage key policy actors about how to use indicators to [...]

FRA: Country social thematic studies on the situation of Roma in the EU

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published the country social thematic studies on the situation of Roma in the EU. These FRANET studies bring together official and unofficial quantitative and qualitative data and information available on the situation of Roma in education, housing, employment, health, poverty, rights awareness and active citizenship. Lithuanian country report [...]

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A Course on Research Methods in Ethnic and Migration Studies – at the REMESO institute

REMESO Graduate School (Linköping University, Sweden) invites PhD candidates and Master students to apply to the new course offered in 2013 autumn semester: Introduction to Research Methods in Ethnic and Migration Studies 16 September – 18 October. On-campus week in Norrköping 30 September – 4 October. The course also includes an online e-seminar on the [...]

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New project: The Trajectories and Evaluation Mechanisms of Integration of Third-country Nationals

The Institute for Ethnic Studies and and NGO ‘Diversity Development Group’ are starting a new research project “ The Trajectories and Evaluation Mechanisms of Integration of Third-country Nationals”. The main aim of the project is to create a system of indicators, applicable for evaluation and measurement of migrant integration processes. The research will include different levels of [...]

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Academic exchange visits between REMESO and the Institute for Ethnic Studies

This year, two meetings of scholars of REMESO and the Institute for Ethnic Studies, have taken place. The first meeting was organised in Vilnius on 3 April 2013. During the meeting possibilities of future co-operation between Institute of Ethnic Studies (ETI) and REMESO (Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society) was discussed with professor [...]

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