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Afdrif flóttamanna á vinnumarkaði

Afdrif flóttamanna á vinnumarkaði

In 2005 and 2007, Colombian women and children has been accepted to Iceland as refugees and placed in Reykjavik. Gerður Gestsdóttir, anthropologist, presented a results from her qualitative study conducted among the group about 10 years after their arrival. The Read More ->
General meeting

General meeting

The second general meeting of the project took place on the last day of January. We have summarised the first five months since the project was launched at the beginning of September 2017. Then the next plans have been discussed, Read More ->
What Happened to Equality?

What Happened to Equality?

As a part of project’s open lecture series, 13th of January, Bjarney Friðriksdóttir introduced her dissertation on European Union’s migration law “What Happened to Equality? The construction of the Right to Equal Treatment of Third-Country Nationals in European Union Law on Read More ->
Black Protest in Iceland

Black Protest in Iceland

On the 3rd of October Polish women – inspired by Icelandic women’s strike from 1975 – refused to work in protest against new proposal for a total ban on abortion in Poland. The demonstrations were held around the country, but Read More ->
Adaptation strategies of immigrants

Adaptation strategies of immigrants

29th of November, 2016 Monika Nowicka, sociologists at the Collegium Civitas, Warsaw presented her doctoral dissertation on adaptation strategies of Polish migrants in Iceland.
Inauguration of the project

Inauguration of the project

On Thursday, 29 October there was a formal inauguration of the project. Kristín Lóftsdóttir – one of the project coordinators – introduced the main objectives, focus and organizational issue related to the project. Then, participants and representatives of the collaborating Read More ->