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REDRAWING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES
at the University of Neuchâtel

The MAPS is born from the convergence of interests of researchers in social sciences at the University of Neuchatel, and their willingness to strengthen exchanges between their disciplines.
Research undertaken as part of the MAPS are organized around three themes:

  • The circulation of people
  • The circulation of wealth
  • The circulation of knowledge

 

Activités à la maps

  • Nouvelle publication

    Moret, Joëlle (2014). "Transnationalité et insertion locale, des ancrages incompatibles ? L’exemple des migrant·e·s d’origine somalienne en Suisse", in Voélin, Sabine et al. (eds.) Le travail social entre résistance et innovation. IES et Interact : Genève et Lucerne.

  • Appel d'offre NCCR

    De nombreux postes de recherche, dont plusieurs dans les instituts de la MAPS, ouvrent dans le cadre du NCCR-On the move

  • Nouvelle publication

    de Coulon, Giada (2013). "'They Don't Beat You; They Work on Your Brain': 'Regular Illegality' and the Disciplining of Rejected Asylum Seekers", p.207-227. in: "Disciplining the Transnational Mobility of People". Edited by Martin Geiger and Antoine Pécoud

  • nouvelle publication

    Marion Schulze (2013). "KOREA VS. K-DRAMALAND: THE CULTURALIZATION OF K-DRAMAS BY INTERNATIONAL FANS". Acta Koreana 16 (2)

  • Nouvelle Publication

    Bolay, Matthieu (2014). "When miners become “foreigners”: Competing categorizations within gold mining spaces in Guinea". Resources Policy. 42 (3).

  • Maps lecture series

    Fabrizio Butera (Professeur à l’Université de Genève). La lutte pour la compétence : effets paradoxaux de la pression évaluative. Le 8 mai 2014

Maps' news

Publication de l'étude "Mariages forcés" en Suisse: causes, formes et ampleur par Janine Dahinden et Anna Neubauer.
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Announcements

The Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau and the University of Lucerne are pleased to invite junior scholars to the 1st Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies  (s3ds) on democracy and globalization.
Lucerne, 23 – 27 June 2014
Call for applications
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3 ème Rencontre interfacultaire d'Histoire du droit: la genèse et l'impact du droit des gens. A l'occasion du 300 ème anniversaire de la naissance d'Emer de Vattel
30 avril 2014, Université de neuchâtel

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The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Department for Socio-Cultural Diversity) wishes to appoint highly qualified candidates for a number of research positions. Currently the Department is especially looking to expand its work on the following: "Urban Diversity " and "New Diversities in Africa"

deadline: 22 avril 2014
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Call for papers, Imiscoe 11th Annual Conference, Madrid, 27-29 August 2014
Panel: Gender relations and highly skilled migration/mobility: Theoretical, empirical and methodological issues
Convenors: Janine Dahinden, Alina Toader, Martine Schaer (University of Neuchâtel)

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Panel: Care by ageing migrants: inter-generational transfers from grandparents to the younger generations
Organized by: Dr. Ruxandra Oana Ciobanu, Researcher, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland and Dr. Mihaela Nedelcu, Associate Professor, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
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Call for papers:
Tsantsa, the Journal of the Swiss Ethnological Association, publishes short articles by Swiss researchers or researchers working at institutions in Switzerland under the section "Laufende Forschungen / Recherches en cours".
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