Ambivalence as a Category for Migration Studies: Promises, Pitfalls, Ways Ahead

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: 313+314
RC31 Sociology of Migration (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Peter KIVISTO, Augustana College, USA and Paolo BOCCAGNI, University of Trento, Italy
Feelings of Ambivalence: Ageing Labour Migrants in Vienna (Oral Presentation)
Monika PALMBERGER, Inst Study Religious & Ethnic Diversity, Germany

Older Immigrants Living in Switzerland and Forms of Ambivalence Around the Retirement Period (Oral Presentation)
Claudio BOLZMAN, Uni Applied Science Western Switzerland, Switzerland

Mobile Ambivalence: Turkish Alevis in Australia (Oral Presentation)
Glenda BALLANTYNE, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Disputed Ambivalence. Berlin Hauptschüler As Strangers (Oral Presentation)
Stefan WELLGRAF, European University Viadrina, Germany

How Are Social Relations and Locality Connected? New Ambivalences in the Research on Migrant Families (Distributed Paper)
Gwendolyn GILLIÉRON, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland; Thomas GEISEN, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland