Webinar 3

Social Resilience and Migration

November 4, 15.15-17.00

Access on zoom link: https://lu-se.zoom.us/j/69020345388?pwd=M2pCczFFbE5oa0N6NlpyVmpNV2Y1UT09

Meeting ID: 690 2034 5388, Password: 316223

At this seminar, we will discuss and problematise what social resilience can mean in the context of migration with insights from three qualitative and mixed-methods projects focusing refugee- and migrant experiences.


Philomena Okeke-Ihejirika, Professor of Women and Gender Studies, University of Alberta, CAN. On Re-envisioning Resilience: African Immigrant and Refugee Families’ Resilience in Transnational Contexts.

Ibrahim Kira, Professor of Health and Human Services, Director of the Center for Cumulative Trauma Studies, Georgia, US. On the will to fight (exist, live, and survive) in Syrian refugees and torture survivors.

Torun Elsrud, Associate Professor of Sociology, Linnaeus Univ. SWE. On Hope, agency, and suffering in the asylum context.

Azher Hameed Qamar, Postdoctoral researcher, School of Social Work, Lund Univ. SWE. Social Resilience in the context of immigrants’ transitory experience in the host country.

August 12, 2021

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