Sub-theme 36: Societies and Organizations to the Test of Migration and Multiculturalism

Koen Van Laer, Hasselt University, Belgium
Laurence Romani, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Minna Paunova, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, DSB - 1.17
Multiple Approaches to the Study of Migration and Integration
Chair: Koen Van Laer
Christoph Barmeyer, Sylvie Chevrier, Sina Großkopf, Peter Lugosi, Henriett Primecz, Laurence Romani and Mette Zølner
Integrating migrants in European workplaces: Multi-paradigm perspectives on narrative approaches
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Milda Zilinskaite & Asma Naimi
Milda Zilinskaite
Multidisciplinary study of migration: contributing without ‘reinventing the wheel’
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christoph Barmeyer & Constantine Manolchev
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, DSB - 1.17
Migration, Refugees and Entrepreneurship
Chair: Laurence Romani
Asma Naimi, Lisa Hehenberger, Sophie Bacq and Jill Kickul
In the face of a “migrant crisis”: How social entrepreneurs with a migrant background bridge institutional contexts and engage in social value creation processes
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Hans van Dijk & Marco Distinto
Hans van Dijk and Sophie Alkhaled
Refugee entrepreneurship over time: A qualitative study on the utility of different social networks
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Asma Naimi & Laura Kangas-Müller
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, DSB - 1.17
Organizations, Organizing, and Managing Migrants and Refugees
Chair: Minna Paunova
Constantine Manolchev and Celal Agar
Co-producing migrant space: A rhythmanalysis of the agri-food industry
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kristina Humonen & Philipp Arnold
Kristina Humonen
‘They didn’t take me seriously, they said I needed to speak Finnish fluently.’ Language discourses and migrant employment at a Finnish food corporation
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Renate Ortlieb & Aloysius Newenham-Kahindi
Renate Ortlieb, Elena Ressi and Silvana Weiss
Inclusion with strings attached: Good, glorious and grateful refugees at work
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Constantine Manolchev & Jelle Mampaey
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, DSB - 1.17
Power and Identity in the Process of Integration
Chair: Koen Van Laer
Marco Distinto and Cinzia Priola
‘Integration will tear us apart’. Exploring micro-practices of integration within italian refugee reception centres
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Laura Kangas-Müller & Pratima Sambajee
Laura Kangas-Müller
Imagining and shifting boundaries of belonging: Inclusion work in migrant and refugee support organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marco Distinto & Marie Lachapelle
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, DSB - 1.17
(Symbolic) Violence and Othering when Differences Meet
Chair: Laurence Romani
Philipp Arnold
Violent (dis)order in the refugee camp
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Aloysius Newenham-Kahindi & Kamila Moulaï
Aloysius Newenham-Kahindi
Hierarchy, status, kinship and forbidden ties: An ethnographic study of refugee camps
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jelle Mampaey & Ling Zhang
Jelle Mampaey, Joost Luyckx and Jeroen Huisman
The Reproduction of the Racioethnic Order in Majority-Dominated Organizational Fields: Towards an Alternative Critical Realist Ontology
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Philipp Arnold & Christoph Barmeyer
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, DSB - 1.17
(Overcoming) Obstacles to Employment and Well-being
Chair: Minna Paunova
Pratima Sambajee, Dora Scholarios, Imteaz Mohamadhosen and Naila Maherally
Health and well-being of south-south migrants
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marie Lachapelle & Milda Zilinskaite
Marie Lachapelle
How immigrants overcome obstacles to satisfaction in regional employment
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Andrew Argue & Kristina Humonen
Andrew Argue and Thijs A. Velema
Unpacking the heterogeneity of foreign education credentials: How university prestige and cultural similarity signal value to employers
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Pratima Sambajee & Renate Ortlieb
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, DSB - 1.17
Expatriates as Temporary Migrants
Chair: Koen Van Laer
Kamila Moulaï
And now, may I give my opinion on my experience? An empirical investigation of the expatriate failure concept within highly-qualified mobile workers
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ling Zhang & Hans van Dijk
Ling Zhang and Martin Fougère
I am a manager, and I manage! Tensions in identity work of Northern European expatriate managers in China
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kamila Moulaï & Andrew Argue