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Malm institute for studies of migration diversity and welfare mim

Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM)

January 2007, Malmö University

Researchers at mim see www mah se mim researchers
Researchers at MIM(see - Researchers)

Willy BrandtGuestProfessorship:

  • Guest Professor

  • Research Fellow (Docent)

  • PhD student

  • Director (Professor)

  • Research Coordinator (Docent)

  • Two postdocs

  • Administrative Director & Adimistrator

  • Associated researchers from Malmö University

    (esp. from IMER) and beyond

Mim a joint research institute at malm university
MIM: a joint research instituteat Malmö University

  • perspectives of migration and ethnicity: profiled in many Malmö University's educational programmes

  • MIM: coordination of related research at Malmö University's faculties as a whole

Migration a research profile of malm university
Migration: a research profile of Malmö University

- migration and its effects: central to a debate that spans local, regional, national and international levels of everyday life, politics, and policies

- the need for socially relevant research increases

Effects of migration beyond methodological nationalism
Effects of migration:beyond methodological nationalism

  • Öresund region and Malmö

  • comparative perspective in national and international contexts

  • sensitivity for transnational aspects of local effects of migration


Researchers employed at MIM and associated to MIM offer

expert /consultant knowledge in the field on IMERand

multidiciplinary research competence (including economy, sociology, political science, ethnology, anthropology, human rights, history, language, religon etc.),

quantitative and qualitative

Tasks results
Tasks & results

Basic research (theoretical and empirical)

Developing social relevance and professional knowledge in MIM’s research areas through

applied research

Influencing local and regional social development through disseminating research results in academic and non-academic contexts

Scientific publications, reports, assessments


Swedish public authorities and agencies, institutions, organisations and professionals responsible for managing and carrying out migration and integration policies

Scholars in international research networks and projects

(see for EU-financed projects)

Mim s research programme
MIM’s research programme

Three themes, including

local, transnationalandglobal aspects:

Migration and politics

Migration and diversity

Migration and welfare

Migration and politics i
Migration and politics (I)

  • Education for Citizenship - a Liberal Dilemma

  • Political Integration of Natives, Minorities and Immigrants

  • Nationella självbilder och populistiska utmaningar i Sverige

Migration and politics ii
Migration and politics (II)

  • Kampen om folket: den skandinaviska nynationalismen

  • Teaching Europeans how to be Europeans

Migration and politics iii
Migration and politics (III)

The Annoying Difference: The Co-development of Neo-nationalism, Neo-racism, and Populism in Denmark, 1989-2008

We are the Good Guys: ideological positioning of the nationalist party Sverigedemokraterna in contemporary Swedish politics

Migration and politics iv
Migration and politics (IV)

Cartoon Violence? Media, Muslims and the Making of a Global controversy

The Cartoon Controversy: Freedom of Speech as a News Item

Migration and diversity i
Migration and diversity (I)

  • Promoting Comparative Quantitative Research in the Field of Migration and Integration in Europe (PROMINSTAT)

  • Islamization of the cultural sphere? Critical perspectives on Islam and performing arts in Western Europe and the Middle East & European Science Foundation Explorative Workshop (2008)

Migration and diversity ii
Migration and diversity (II)

  • Attitudes towards Interracial Marriage

  • Europeisk familjelycka

  • Holiday:Travel, Transformation, Ownership and Capital

    & Marie Curie Initial Training Network

  • Media, migration and society

Migration and diversity iii
Migration and diversity (III)

Questioning the European ‘crisis of multiculturalism’

Within ethnicity: Diasporic positioning and practices among the Croats in Sweden

Migration and diversity iv
Migration and diversity (IV)

Migration and Memory: Representations of Labour Migration in European Immigration Countries, 1960-2005

(collaboration withLudwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres in Vienna)

Migration and welfare i
Migration and welfare (I)

IMHAd, Impact of Multicultural Health Advisors Europeiska flyktingfonden

Health Care in NowHereland – Improving Services for Undocumented Migrants in the EU EU-Project 2008 – 2010

Mighealth – Information network on good practice in health care for migrants and minorities in Europe the EC’s Directorate-General Health and Consumer Protection and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Migration and welfare ii
Migration and welfare (II)

  • En studie av sensibilitet och tillit i hemsjukvård utifrån distriktssköterskors perspektiv

  • The best interest of the child in the Swedish asylum process

  • Labor market integration of resettled refugees in Sweden Flyktingfonden 2008-2009

In preparation malm the middle way city scale representations practices
In preparation: Malmö – ‘the middle way’?City Scale, Representations, Practices

  • theoretically innovative (scale!)

  • new knowledge about Malmö

  • providing comparative material useful in international research on migration and city scale that is reaching beyond metropolitan centers

  • potential suggestions for policies could be developed in further collaboration with the Malmö Town officials and other relevant non-academic partners