Marit Aure

Marit Aure is currently a post-doctor at Centre for Women’s and Gender Research, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Aure holds a PhD in planning and community studies, and applies interdisciplinary approaches based on cultural geography, social anthropology, sociology and political science in her research. Aure has been working on international projects on labour migration since 1998 with a focus on Russian migrants to the fish processing industry in Norway, which was also the theme of her PhD. Most of her work includes questions of gender, age, ethnicity and intersectionality. She has studied highly skilled migrants’ inclusions in labour markets and has published on emotions, transnational processes, and communities as meetings places and new multicultural landscapes. She is currently engaged in a research project on work related mobility: Mobile Lifestyles, Perspectives on Work Mobilities and Gender in the High North; On the Move, Employment-related geographical mobility in the Canadian context, and TRANSLINES: Inequalities and belonging of transnational families in the Nordic migration spaces and is the project leader of Innovation in integration on new initiatives in migrant integration in the urban North. Aures Post doc position pays specific attention to changing masculinities in the north. She cooperates with municipalities and associations and publishes in international academic journals and in Norwegian in newspapers as well as academically.

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