Project participantMarkus Meckl holds a Ph.D. from Berlin Technical University where he studied at the Center for Research on Anti-Semitism. Since 2004, he has been working at the University of Akureyri where is a professor in media studies. In recent years, one of his research interest focused on immigration issues in the North of Iceland from which a series of articles has been published. Drawing on a broad range of experience including research at Riga University and the Latvian Academy of Culture, he is involved in immigration and integration-related projects in the Nordic and Baltic countries. His most recent publication in 2016 has been on the well-being of foreigner in Akureyri in Ritið and about Latvia’s Vanished National Heroes in the The European Legacy.
Publications & Public presentations (Recordings)
11: La gestion du double passé nazi et soviétique en Lettonie: impasses et dépassement de la concurrence entre memories du Goulag et d’Auschwitz.
Bonnard, P. & Meckl, M. (2007). 11: La gestion du double passé nazi et soviétique en Lettonie: impasses et dépassement de la concurrence entre memories
Guðmundsson, B. & Meckl, Markus. (2008). Á sumarskóm í desember: Ísland í skýrslum austurþýsku öryggislögreglunnar Stasi. Saga XLVI, 2, 86-113. http://timarit.is/view_page_init.jsp?issId=399232&pageId=7002021&lang=is&q=%ED%20%E1%20sumarsk%F3m%20%ED%20%E1%20sumarsk%F3m%20%ED%20desember
Ólafsson, K. & Meckl, Markus. (2013). Foreigners at the end of the fjord: Inhabitants of foreign origin in Akureyri. In H. Ólafs & T.M. Heijstra
Burdikova, A., Meckl, M. og Barillé, S. (2018). Icelandic case study: Overcoming the underemployment of immigrant women in Akureyri. In H. R. Sigurjónsdóttir, M. Wøien
Meckl, M., Karlsdóttir, B.R. & Meckl, Markus. (2012). Inhabitants of foreign origin in Akureyri 2012. 1-10. https://www.unak.is/static/files/Heimasida/Skyrslur_og_skjol/HUg_og_felagsvisindasvid/inhabitants_of_foreign_origin_in_akureyri_2012.pdf