Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic DiversityOrganization in Göttingen
We're hiring! The Robert Schuman Centre is calling for applications for various Research Assistant positions in (a) the Globalcit Programme and (b) at the Florence School of Regulation: https://www.eui.eu/…/…/Open-competitions-for-academic-posts…
In our "American religion, humility, & democracy" series, authors attend to the varied ways religious individuals and groups engage in public life and balance r...esponsibilities as members of particular faith communities and as citizens of a religiously diverse nation.
Read the first six essays at the link below, and check back in over the next few weeks for new contributions.
Call for Papers: Crosscurrents of Commensuration (CRASSH Conference, 16 - 17 April 2018)
Please submit your abstract by tomorrow (15 February).
Why has the concept of super-diversity experienced such a boom over the last decade? According to Steven Vertovec, who coined the term, "people are searching for a different language to talk about what is happening in the world of diversity and complexity"... and "super-diversity is scratching that itch".
"Super-diversity and the Social Organisation of Difference" - Listen to Vertovec's Keynote at the “Pathways, Circuits, and Crossroads Conference: Ka Awatea: Diversity and Inclusion” hosted by CaDDANZ. Vertovec spoke on http://webcast.massey.ac.nz/…/cf79a80f4d294b999e8f046f84659…
Check out some images taken during yesterday's debate with Professor Arjun Appadurai, who talked about the European concept of 'universalism' and today's migration phenomenon Anna Triandafyllidou Migration Policy Centre
MPI MMG former doctoral candidate Samuel Lengen’s PhD project explored ethnographically connections between technology entrepreneurship and online media production in Beijing’s digital economy. In particular, it examined how digital media and communication technologies form part of the negotiation of socio-economic inequality and entrepreneurial opportunity in contemporary China.
Monday 5 February!
Elisio Macamo's elegant, critical, stimulating Lugard lecture has been published open access in the latest issue of Africa (Volume 88, Issue 1 February 2018 , pp. 1-10):
Call for Fellows: The Academy for African Urban Diversity (AAUD) is looking for cohort of 8-10 post-field work doctoral students exploring diversity in African cities to refine their research focus, promote professional development, and build trans-national scholarly communities. The AAUD is jointly coordinated by MPI MMG researcher Léonie Newhouse, Loren Landau from The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), and Henrietta Nyamnjoh from The African Centre for Cities (ACC). The deadline for applications is March 31, 2018. For more info: http://africanurbandiversity.org/applications/
Job openings! Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity is looking for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers http://www.mmg.mpg.de/…/Stellen/2018_SCD-Ausschreibungen.pdf
New Post-Doc & Doctoral Fellowship Positions at the MPI MMG Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity. Deadline for applications: March 2. Please share widely. http://www.mmg.mpg.de/…/Stellen/2018_SCD-Ausschreibungen.pdf