Programme

The confernce will be arranged in C-1007 at the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education (HSL-fak.)

Monday evening at 8 o'clock we invite for an unformal meeting at Driv (the former Mack brewery building South in Storgata)

Tuesday, October 14th 2014

0915 Welcome by Siri Gerrard
0925 Presentations of participants
0945-1100

Keynote Sharon Roseman, Memorial University

 “Home Girls” and “Home Boys”: Indentured Child Labour, Multiple Mobilities, and Gender in Canadian History
Commentator: Mai Camilla Munkejord
Plenary discussion
Chair: Ingrid Kielland
1100-1115 Break
1115-1230 Magnfríður Júlíusdóttir, University of Iceland
Mobility in regional development discourse in Iceland - People, place and politics in the context of workplace relocation
Commentator: Marit Aure
Plenary discussion
Chair: Mai Camilla Munkejord
1230-1330 Lunch TEO Kafe
1330-1445 Karin Jóhanna L. Knudsen, Roskilde University and University of Faroe Islands
Fending for yourself across borders: Women practicing a dual orientation to life
Commentator: Sharon Roseman
Plenary discussion
Chair: Halldis Valestrand
1445-1515 Break
1515-1630 Deatra Walsh, Kvinnforsk, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Gender and Commuting in a Comparative Context: The more things change, the more they stay the same?
Commentator: Paul Pedersen and Barbara Patterson
Plenary discussion
Chair: Halldis Valestrand
1900 Dinner at Rå Sushi

Wednesday the October 15th  2014

0830-0945 Siri Gerrard, UiT the Arctic University of Norway
There is no mobility without places and there is no places without mobility - Examples and reflections about the relationships between spatial mobilities, gender and place 
Commentator: Magnfríður Júlíusdóttir 
Plenary discussion
Chair: Tatiana Wara
0945-1000 Break
1000-1115 Marit Aure and Mai Camilla Munkejord, UiT the Arctic University of Norway and ROKKAN Centre, UiB
Masculinities in the North: in-comers’ negotiations of rural masculine identities
Commentator: Unnur Dís Skaptadóttir
Plenary discussion
Chair: Tatiana Wara
1115-1230 Ingrid M Kielland, Kvinnforsk,  UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Politics of work mobilities and gender: Stories about employment-related mobility and mobile workers in Hammerfest and Kvalsund
Commentator: : Karin Jóhanna L. Knudsen
Plenary discussion
Chair: Deatra Walsh
1230-1330 Lunch TEO Kafe
1330-1445 Barbara Paterson - Saint Mary’s University, Canada Gender and mobility in the Namibian hake fishery
The paper is written in collaboration with Moeniba Isaacs - University of the Western Cape, South Afrcia
Commentator: Siri Gerrard
 Plenary discussion
 Chair: Marit Aure
1445-1500 Break 
1500-1615  Halldis Valestrand, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
‘Too much of a good thing?’ Analysing place and mobilities with an intersectionality perspective:  On risk of stumbling in a complicated field.
 Commentator: Deatra Walsh
 Plenary discussion

 Chair: Marit Aure

1900

 Dinner: Fjellheisen

 

 Thursday, October 16th 2014

0915-1030

 Gordon Cooke, Memorial University

Rural and Non-standard employment among younger and older, and female and male, workers: Implications for staying or going.

 Commentator: Halldis Valestrand
 Chair: Mai Camilla Munkejord
1030-1045  Break
1045-1200

 Unnur Dís Skaptadóttir, University of Iceland

 The impact of economic recession on immigrants in Iceland
 Commentator: Barbara Neis
 Plenary discussion
 Chair: Ingrid Kielland
1200-1300 Lunch : Forskningsparken
1300-1430 Summary: Can research with focus on mobilities and place contribute to a better understanding of gender and gender relations and in what way?  
 Hanne Haavind - Introduction to discussion
Chair: Siri Gerrard
1430-1500  Evaluation of the conference
 Finale: Welcome again in 2016

 

 

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