The seminar programme at the Institute for Housing and Urban Research contains regular housing and urban research seminars, as well as the two different seminar series Dilemmas of diversity (IMER seminars), about migration and ethnic relations, and Housing and housing policy.

Fall 2017

Thursday 24 August at 13.15

Housing seminar

Title: New housing evidence center in the UK
Author: Ken Gibbs (University of Glasgow and member of the Editorial Board of Housing, Theory and Society)
Language: English

Tuesday 29 August

Internal IBF seminar

Language: Swedish/English

Tuesday 5 September at 13.15

Title: Large housing estates in Stockholm – do initial conditions matter?
Author: Roger Andersson & Åsa Bråmå
Language: Swedish/English

Tuesday 12 September at 13.15

Title: Syrian asylum applications in Sweden
Author: Henrik Andersson & Kristoffer Jutvik
Language: TBA

Tuesday 19 September at 13.15

Title: Persistencies, Path-dependencies and Ruptures: A century-long view on urban housing in post-Soviet cities
Author: Sebastian Kohl & Alexander Kalyukin
Language: English

Tuesday 26 September at 13.15

Title:: Discursive opportunities and squatting in the Swedish media 1968-2016
Author: Dominika V. Polanska
Language: TBA

Tuesday 3 October at 13.15

Title: Discourses on uprisings and stigmatisation
Author: Karin Backwall
Language: TBA

Tuesday 10 October at 13.15

Title: Urban struggles in New York
Author: Don Mitchell
Language: English

Tuesday 17 October: Bostadsmötet

No seminar this week.

Canceled! Tuesday 24 October at 13.15

Seminar on Open Access and Publication strategies
Speakers: Dominika Polanska & Beate Eellend
Language: TBA
Information: At this seminar we will discuss publication strategies and in particular open access publications. Senior as well as junior researchers and above all doctoral students are welcome to take part in the seminar. A special guest from the National Library of Sweden will give us the latest update on open science and open access. The presentation will be followed by a discussion. Welcome!

Tuesday 31 October at 13.15

Titel: Urban heritages: how history and housing finance matter to housing form and
homeownership rates
Author: Sebastian Kohl & Timothy Blackwell
Language: English

Tuesday 7 November at 13.15

Title: Local refugee reception and integration: Possibilities, challenges and conditions in different municipal contexts
Author: Kristoffer Jutvik
Language: TBA

Canceled! Tuesday 14 November at 13.15

Seminarium om Open Access och publikationsstrategier
Medverkande: Dominika Polanska & Beate Eellend
Språk: Meddelas senare
Information: At this seminar we will discuss publication strategies and in particular open access publications. Senior as well as junior researchers and above all doctoral students are welcome to take part in the seminar. A special guest from the National Library of Sweden will give us the latest update on open science and open access. The presentation will be followed by a discussion. Welcome!

Tuesday 21 November at 13.15

Title: Social Neoliberalism through Urban Planning Bureaucratic Formations and Contradictions in Malmö since 1985
Author: Johan Pries (Lunds universitet)
Language: Swedish or English

Thursday 23 November at 12.00 - Lunchseminarium

Title: Assyriska until we die.../The Construction of Equality
Author: Jennifer Mack (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 28 November at 13.15

Title:: Kritisk diskursanalys
Author: Kristina Boréus
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 5 December at 13.15

Title: Understanding and incorporating values of the public in urban risk planning
Author: Kathryn J.H. Williams (University of Melbourne, Australia) 
Language: English

Tuesday 12 December at. 13.15

Title: Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of School Closures on Student Achievement in Sweden 2000–2016
Author: Jonas Larsson Taghizadeh
Language: English

Seminar program

The seminar programme at the Institute for Housing and Urban Research contains regular housing and urban research seminars, as well as the two different seminar series Dilemmas of diversity (IMER seminars), about migration and ethnic relations, and Housing and housing policy.

Fall 2017

Thursday 24 August at 13.15

Housing seminar

Title: New housing evidence center in the UK
Author: Ken Gibbs (University of Glasgow and member of the Editorial Board of Housing, Theory and Society)
Language: English

Tuesday 29 August

Internal IBF seminar

Language: Swedish/English

Tuesday 5 September at 13.15

Title: Large housing estates in Stockholm – do initial conditions matter?
Author: Roger Andersson & Åsa Bråmå
Language: Swedish/English

Tuesday 12 September at 13.15

Title: Syrian asylum applications in Sweden
Author: Henrik Andersson & Kristoffer Jutvik
Language: TBA

Tuesday 19 September at 13.15

Title: Persistencies, Path-dependencies and Ruptures: A century-long view on urban housing in post-Soviet cities
Author: Sebastian Kohl & Alexander Kalyukin
Language: English

Tuesday 26 September at 13.15

Title:: Discursive opportunities and squatting in the Swedish media 1968-2016
Author: Dominika V. Polanska
Language: TBA

Tuesday 3 October at 13.15

Title: Discourses on uprisings and stigmatisation
Author: Karin Backwall
Language: TBA

Tuesday 10 October at 13.15

Title: Urban struggles in New York
Author: Don Mitchell
Language: English

Tuesday 17 October: Bostadsmötet

No seminar this week.

Canceled! Tuesday 24 October at 13.15

Seminar on Open Access and Publication strategies
Speakers: Dominika Polanska & Beate Eellend
Language: TBA
Information: At this seminar we will discuss publication strategies and in particular open access publications. Senior as well as junior researchers and above all doctoral students are welcome to take part in the seminar. A special guest from the National Library of Sweden will give us the latest update on open science and open access. The presentation will be followed by a discussion. Welcome!

Tuesday 31 October at 13.15

Titel: Urban heritages: how history and housing finance matter to housing form and
homeownership rates
Author: Sebastian Kohl & Timothy Blackwell
Language: English

Tuesday 7 November at 13.15

Title: Local refugee reception and integration: Possibilities, challenges and conditions in different municipal contexts
Author: Kristoffer Jutvik
Language: TBA

Canceled! Tuesday 14 November at 13.15

Seminarium om Open Access och publikationsstrategier
Medverkande: Dominika Polanska & Beate Eellend
Språk: Meddelas senare
Information: At this seminar we will discuss publication strategies and in particular open access publications. Senior as well as junior researchers and above all doctoral students are welcome to take part in the seminar. A special guest from the National Library of Sweden will give us the latest update on open science and open access. The presentation will be followed by a discussion. Welcome!

Tuesday 21 November at 13.15

Title: Social Neoliberalism through Urban Planning Bureaucratic Formations and Contradictions in Malmö since 1985
Author: Johan Pries (Lunds universitet)
Language: Swedish or English

Thursday 23 November at 12.00 - Lunchseminarium

Title: Assyriska until we die.../The Construction of Equality
Author: Jennifer Mack (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 28 November at 13.15

Title:: Kritisk diskursanalys
Author: Kristina Boréus
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 5 December at 13.15

Title: Understanding and incorporating values of the public in urban risk planning
Author: Kathryn J.H. Williams (University of Melbourne, Australia) 
Language: English

Tuesday 12 December at. 13.15

Title: Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of School Closures on Student Achievement in Sweden 2000–2016
Author: Jonas Larsson Taghizadeh
Language: English


Older seminars


Spring 2017

Tuesday 17 January at 13.15

Presentation of the book “Cycling cities: The European experience”
Author: Martin Emanuel (Department of Economic History, Uppsala University)
Language: Swedish and English as suits the circumstances

Tuesday 24 January at 13.15

IMER seminar
Marginalization and violence: On the social mechanisms of urban riots

Author: Markus Holdo (Center for Middle East Studies, Lund University) and Bo Bengtsson (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 31 January at 13.15

IBF seminar
Language: Swedish and English as suits the circumstances

Tuesday 7 Februar at 13.15

13 myter om bostadsfrågan - a review
Author: Hans Lind (KTH)
Language: English

Tuesday 14 Februar at 13.15

Location choices of Swedish voucher schools– How does allowing for private provision shape geography of the education market?
Author: Karin Edmark (Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University)
Language: English

CANCELED! Thursday 16 Februar at 12.00

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar
Fighting (for) democracy: A squatting collective's struggle to both reject and build the new politics of the Czech Republic
Author: Tim Weldon (Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University, USA)
Language: English

Tuesday 21 Februar at 13.15

Does financial liberalization and mortgage indebtedness democratize homeownership or just inflate housing prices? Evidence from OECD countries across the last century
Author: Sebastian Kohl (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 28 Februar at 13.15

IMER-seminarium
Ungdom med flyktningbakgrunn i möte med den norske enhetsskolen: om tilhörighet, ”norskhet” og andregjöring
Author: Tina Mathisen (Department of Human Geography)
Language: Scandinavian

TuesdayMarch at 13.15

Intergenerational transmission of neighbourhood context – over three generations
Author: Lina Hedman (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 14 March

IMER seminar
Day seminar on IMER research at IBF
Language: Swedish and English as suits the circumstances

MOVED TO 4 APRIL! Tuesday 21 March at 13.15

Pre-seminar on Uppsala Lecture
Language: Swedish and English as suits the circumstances

Tuesday 28 March at 13.15

IMER Double seminar
Past and new urban uprisings in Sweden
Author: Irene Molina (IBF) and Carina Listerborn (Urbana studies, Malmö University)
A repertoire of unrulyness? Youth riots and the limit of contentious politics studies
Author: Andrés Brink and Martin Eriksson (Department of History, Lund)
Language: English

Thursday 30 March at 12.00

Brown Bag Lunch seminar
Un-homing through (dis-)placement, and dispossession by taxation
Author: Åse Richards (IBF) and Emil Pull (Malmö university)
Language: English or Swedish as suits the circumstances

Tuesday 4 April at 13.15

Discussion of David Harvey’s work in advance of his Urban Research Lecture
Language: English

Thursday 6 April at 12.00

Brown Bag Lunch seminar
Gränsdragningar, kategoriseringsarbete och gräsrotsbyråkrati i socialsekreterares möten med
föräldrar som riskerar vräkning

Author: Stina Fernqvist (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 11 April at 13.15

Intergenerational effects of the Finnish World War II child evacuation policy
Author: Torsten Santavirta (IBF)
Language: TBA

Tuesday 25 April at 13.15

How do family circumstances affect the commuting patterns of women and men?
Author: Ina Blind (IBF)
Language: English

TuesdayMay at 13.15

IMER Seminar
Social and political outcomes of the Spanish housing movement
Author: Miguel Martinez (IBF)
Language: English

Thursday 4 May at 12.00

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar
Presentation av en ny bok: Staden och Kapitalet. Malmö i krisernas tid (Daidalos)
Author: Ståle Holgersen (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Thursday 11 May at 12.00

Brown Bag Lunch seminar
Space, politics and ecologies - Urban research at KTH
Author: Jonathan Metzger (KTH)
Language:TBA

Thursday 11 May at 13.15

Housing seminar
Emotions and housing politics: tenants’ experiences of renovictions
Author: Dominika Polanska & Åse Richard (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 23 May at 13.15

Chaos strategy: Contesting urban management regimes
Author: Nazem Tahvilzadeh (KTH) and Lisa Kings (Södertörn University)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 30 May at 13.15

IMER Seminar
Multiculturalism in urban planning. A spatial approach to the question of living ‘together-in-difference’
Author: Mo Sarraf (IBF)
Language: English

Thursday 8 June at 12.00

Brown Bag Lunch seminar
Housing movements in Spain
Author: Miguel Martinez (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 13 June at 13.15

The (Old) World has to go: On the Economist as Faust
Author: Sarah Westin (IBF)
Language: English

Fall 2016

Thursday 1 September at 13.15 - Housing seminar

On the long-run dynamics of local housing markets
Author: Ken Gibb (University of Glasgow, UK)
Language: English

Tuesday 6 September at 13.15

Neighbors and networks
Author: Henrik Andersson (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 13 September at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Presentation of Forum for interdisciplinary racism research and the book ”Raskrigaren”
Author: Mattias Gardell (Teologi, Uppsala University)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 20 September at 13.15- IMER seminar

The impact of immigration policy liberalisation: Business incomes of recent immigrants in Sweden
Author: Aliaksei Kazlou (Linköping University)
Language: TBA

Tuesday 27 September at 13.15 - Housing seminar

Reclaiming inclusive politics: squatting in Sweden 1968-2016
Author: Dominika Polanska (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 4 October at 13.15 - IMER seminar

New local governance model to combat segregation and social inequality – governance, knowledge
alliances and democracy

Author: Oscar Larsson (Political Science, Uppsala University)

Tuesday 11 October at 13.15

Public space: robust but vulnerable. The case of Stureplan, Stockholm
Author: Mats Franzén (IBF)
Language: TBA

Tuesday 18 October at 13.15

Looking for big 'fry': The motives and methods of middle-class international property investors 
Author: Hang Kei Ho (Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University) and Rowland Atkinson (Department of Urban Studies and Planning, University of Sheffield) - not presenting at the seminar
Language: English

Tuesday 25 October at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Discriminated against by the State? Reports to the Equality Ombudsman (DO) about ethnic and
religious discrimination in encounters with street-level bureaucrats

Author: Moa Bursell (Institute for Futures Studies and Stockholm university
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 1 November at 13.15

The past is the present: early modern architecture in today’s Moscow
Author: Alexander Kalyukin (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 8 November at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Renaissance from the margins: Urban youth activism in Sweden
Author: René León Rosales (Utbildningsvetenskap, Uppsala university)
Language: Engelska

Tuesday 15 November at 13.15

The 19th-century Origins and 20th-century Political Career of the Idea of
Homeownership in OECD Countries

Author: Sebastian Kohl (IBF)
Language: Engelska

Tuesday 22 November at 13.15

Legitimeringsstrategier för förändrade ägandeformer
Author: Helena Löfgren
Language: Engelska

Tuesday 29 November at 13.15

IBF-SLU seminarium om stadens omställning
Author: Kristina Boréus, Per Berg, Terry Hartig m.fl.
Language: English

Tuesday 13 December at 13.15 - Housing seminar

Social housing and path dependence. Why is there no social housing in Sweden?
Author: Bo Bengtsson (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Spring 2016

Tuesday 19 Januar at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Sweden: Local resource scarcity and refugee sentiment
Author: Ariel Young (Political Science, Uppsala University)
Language: English

Tuesday 26 Januar at 13.15

Bostadsfrågan som politik – aktörer, idéer och institutioner
Author: Bo Bengtsson (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Torsdag 28 Januar at 12.00 - Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

Role of the state in the treatment of land as a financial asset
Author: Brett Christophers (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 2 Februar at 13.15

Uncertainty and change: Entrepreneurs in Palermo and their perceptions of the local opportunity structures
Author: Carina Gunnarson (Political Science, Uppsala University)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 9 Februar at 13.15

An actor-centred analysis of elite framing of political party identity – Understanding the dynamic duality in Renamos role conception as both political party and rebel movement
Author: Johanna Nilsson (IBF)
Language: English or Swedish as suits the circumstances

Thursday 11 Februar at 12.00 - Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

Discussion with Vinnova – funding options for urban development
Author: Rein Jüriado (Vinnova programme manager)
Language: English

Tuesday 23 Februar at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Religious austerity: Building the sacred in the secular city
Author: Jennifer Mack (IBF)
Language: English

Thursday 25 Februar at 12.00 - Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

Prisutvecklingen på den svenska bostadsmarknaden
Authors: Ina Blind, Matz Dahlberg (IBF) and Gustav Engström
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 1 March at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Young people, territorial stigmatisation and gendered racism
Author: Suvi Keskinen (University of Turku)
Language: English

Tuesday 8 March at 13.15 - Method seminar

Seminar on publishing
Language:: English or Swedish as suits the circumstances

Tuesday 15 March at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Det offentliga rummet och den urbana politiken
Author: Nils Hertting (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 22 March at 13.15

Social class and capital gains in times of socio-spatial polarization: evidence from Swedish housing pathways between 1995 and 2010
Author: Barend Wind (Tilburg University)
Language: English

Tuesday 29 March at 13.15

Are immigrants being discriminated when choosing schools for their children?
Author: Jonas Larsson Taghizadeh (IBF) och Per Adman (Statsvetenskap, Uppsala)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 5 April at 13.15

Title: TBA
Author: Sebastian Kohl (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 12 April at 13.15 - IMER seminar

News media representations of poor areas: Continued stigmatisation?
Author: Karin Backvall (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 26 April at 13.15

Constructing clienthood in financial aid records (note: en kvalitativ analys av kategoriseringsprocesser i socialt arbete med vräkningsärenden i fokus)
Author: Stina Fernqvist (IBF)
Language: English or Swedish as suits the circumstances

Tuesday 3 May at 13.15

Title: Sundbybergs stad – a contemporary history of urban development
Author: Christopher Berg (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 10 May at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Political tolerance among immigrants in Sweden
Authors: Per Adman (Political Science, Uppsala University) and Per Strömblad (Linnaeus University)
Language: English

Tuesday 24 May at 13.15 - IMER seminar

Language, mobility and inclusion among Turks and Poles in the Netherlands
Author: Christopher Houtkamp (University of Amsterdam)
Language: English

Thursday 26 May at 13.15 - Housing seminar

Housing, theory and housing policy - David Clapham (University of Reading and IBF)
Theory of, from or about housing - Hannu Ruonavaara (University of Turku)
Language: English

Tuesday 31 maj at 13.15 - Housing seminar

The UK housing crisis of 2016: Class war conservatism, the neoliberal project and the right to the city
Author: Stuart Hodkinson (University of Leeds, UK)
Language: English

Tuesday 7 June at 13.15 - Housing seminar

Economists’ words and processes of un-homing, or Homo neoliberalismus is "no respecter of geography”
Author: Sara Westin (IBF)
Language: English

Thursday 9 June at 12.00 - Brown Bag Lunch seminar

Networks and neighbors
Author: Henrik Andersson (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 14 June at 13.15  - IMER seminar

Local integration in Sweden: Municipal responses to migration
Author: Kristoffer Jutvik (IBF)
Language: English

Autumn 2015

Tuesday-Wednesday August 25-26 - Upptaktsseminarium under IBF-internatet

Language: Swedish and/or English

Tuesday September 1 at 1.15 pm - Method seminar

Measures of residential segregation – what are we quantifying, and why?
Opener: Roger Andersson (IBF)
Language: English

Thursday September 3 at 10.15 pm - Bostadsforskningsseminarium 

Re-inventing neighborhood? Transforming Chicago’s public housing
Author: Janet Smith (University of Illinois)
Language: English

Tuesday September 8 at 1.15 pm - IMER seminarium

A study on political and media discourses on stigmatised neighbourhoods in Sweden
Author: Karin Backvall (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday September 15 at 1.15 pm

Balancing the divine with the private: The practices of Hushållning in the eighteenth-century world
Author: Göran Rydén (IBF)
Language: TBA

Tuesday September 22 at 1.15 pm

Staden och krisen. Malmö och kapitalismen
Author: Ståle Holgersen (IBF)
​Language: English

Tuesday September 29 at 1.15 pm - Bostadsforskningsseminarium

Towards a theory of spatial capital
Author: Lars Marcus (Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology)
Language: English

Tuesday October 6 at 1.15 pm - IMER seminarium

The best of both worlds: Production and performance of lifestyle mobility – A case study of Swedes in Malta
Author: Ulrika Åkerlund (Umeå universitet)​
Language: English

Thursday October 8 at 12.00 - Brown Bag Lunch 

Bokpresentation: Det nya London - frontlinjer-
Author: Anders Steinvall (frilans journalist)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday October 13 at 1.15 pm

Titel meddelas senare
Author: Christine Whitehead (London School of Economics)
​Language: English

Tuesday October 20 at 1.15 pm

Neoliberal models of post-socialist urban transformation and the development of urban social movements in Poland
Author: Dominika Polanska (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday October 27 at 1.15 pm - IMER seminari

Inequality regimes at Swedish workplaces: How do native employees end up with the privileges?
Author: Kristina Boreus (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday November 3 at 1.15 pm - IMER seminar

Invandring som resurs i stagnerande regioner
Author: Åsa Bråmå (Linköpings universitet)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday November 10 at 1.15 pm

Natives’ experiences of and opinions on ethnic residential segregation in Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm
Author: Roger Andersson (IBF)
Language: English

Thursday 12 November at 14.15

Politics in the era of urban rage
Author: Mustafa Dikeç (Institut Français d’Urbanisme)
Language: English

Tuesday November 17 at 1.15 pm

The gendered economics of synchronized retirement
Author: Per Gustafsson (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Canceled! Tuesday November 24 at 1.15 pm - Bostadsforskningsseminarium

Bostadsfrågan som politik – aktörer, idéer och institutioner
Author: Bo Bengtsson (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Thursday 26 November at 12.00 - Brown Bag lunch seminar

Urban history matters: Explaining the German-American homeownership gap
Author: Sebastian Kohl (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday December 1 at 1.15 pm - IMER seminar

Minaret Diplomacy: Urban Planners and the Politics of New Swedish Faith Spaces
Author: Jennifer Mack (IBF)
​Language: English

Canceled! Tuesday December 8 at 1.15 pm - IMER seminar

The job you get – the importance of social capital and networks 
Author: Susanne Urban (IBF)
Language: TBA

Thursday 10 December at 12.00 - Brown Bag Lunch

Manufacturing debt: The Co-evolution of housing and finance systems in Sweden
Author: Timothy Blackwell (IBF)
Language: English

Spring 2015

Tuesday 2 June - IMER seminar

Integrationen och arbetets marknad
Author: Jennie K. Larsson (Universitet of Linköping)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday May 26 - Bostadsforskningsseminarium

Housing and neoliberalism: A critical discussion
Author: Bo Bengtsson (IBF)
Language: English

Thursday May 21 at 12.00 - Brown Bag lunch

Remaking housing policy
Author: David Clapham (University of Reading and IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 12 May - IMER seminar

Den dödliga närheten: Medmänniskan, den imaginära ordningen och förfrämligandets problem
Author: Lennart Räterlinck (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 5 May

Householding at the Great Copper Mine, 1720 – 1770
Author: Hedvig Widmalm
Language: English

Tuesday 28 April - IMER seminar

Constitutional patriotism or renewed nationalism? Evaluating the “civic turn” in European immigrant integration policies
Author: Karin Borevi (Södertörns högskola)
Language: English

Tuesday 21 April - IMER seminar

En experimentstudie av etnisk diskriminering vid myndighetskontakter
Author: Per Adman och Hanna Jansson (Statsvetenskap, Uppsala universitet)
Language: Swedish

Wednesday 15 April - Urban Research Lecture

Author/Lecturer: Edward Glaeser (Harvard University)
At 3. pm, Uppsala University Main Building, Hall X.

Tuesday 31 March

Are political parties more responsive to advocacy groups representing core voters or swing voters? Political responsiveness to special interests in Swedish local governments
Author: Jonas Larsson Taghizadeh

Tuesday 17 March - IMER seminar

Segregation by design: Immigration, urban planning, and the construction of equality in Sweden
Author: Jennifer Mack (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 3 March - Housing Research seminar

Det hållbara hemmet?
Author: Pernilla Hagbert (Chalmers och KTH)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 24 February - IMER seminar

Immigration and internal native migration patterns
Author: Henrik Andersson (IBF)
Language: English

Tuesday 17 February - Housing Research seminar

Överklassens boende - ett forskningsprojekt
Author: Tora Holmberg

Thursday 12 February - IMER seminar

Cocooning urban life: Household experiences with diversity in neighbourhoods, workplaces and mobility
Author: Sako Musterd (University of Amsterdam)
Language: English

Tuesday 10 February - IMER-seminar

Resisting neoliberalism in Swedish housing provision: Social movements emerging in the housing margins
Author: Carina Listerborn (Malmö Högskola), Irene Molina (IBF) and Sara Westin (IBF)
Language: English

Thursday 5 February - Housing Research Seminar

Priviledged living in London
Author/Lecturer: Rowland Atkinson, chair: Irene Molina
Abstract

Tuesday 3 February

Looking beyond the neighbourhood: Income inequality and residential segregation in Swedish metropolitan areas, 1991–2010
Author: Simone Scarpa (Linnæus university)

Tuesday 27 January - IMER seminar

Bostadsbrist och bosättningspolitik
Authors: Gunnar Myrberg och Sara Westin (IBF)
Language: Swedish

Tuesday 20 January - Method seminar

Discussion of The long way from α-error control to validity proper: problems with a short-sighted false-positive debate by Fiedler, Kutzner, and Krueger (2012), in Perspectives on Psychological Science.
Language: Swedish or English as suits the circumstances

Tuesday 13 January - Housing Research seminar

Den öppna planlösningens historia
Author: Maja Willén (Konstvetenskap, Stockholms universitet)
Language: Swedish


Autumn 2014

Tuesday 9 december - Housing Research seminar

Pro-environmental attitude as a determinant of households’ energy consumption and individual participation in environmental surveys
Authors: Alexandra Kibbe (Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany) et al.
Chair: Terry Hartig

The seminar will be held in English.

Thursday 4 december - Housing Research seminar

Post-socialist housing systems in Europe: Housing welfare regimes by default? Author: Mark Stephens (Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland) et al., opponent: Bo Bengtsson, chair: Terry Hartig

Tuesday 2 december - IMER seminar

Spatial integration of immigrants in Nordic cities: The relevance of spatial assimilation theory in a welfare state context
Author: Roger Andersson (IBF), opponent: Matz Dahlberg, chair: Anders Lindbom

Tuesday 25 november - IMER seminar

Spatial integration of Eastern Europeans in Sweden, 1990-2010
Author: Kati Kadarik (IBF), opponent: Susanne Urban, chair: Lina Hedman

Tuesday 18 november - IMER seminar

Immigration, new religious symbols, and the dynamics of neighborhoods
Author: Matz Dahlberg (IBF), opponent: Gunnar Myrberg, chair: Roger Andersson
The seminar will be held in Swedish or English as suited to the circumstances.

Tuesday 11 november - IMER-seminar

Flyktingar, invandrare och den svenska välfärdsstaten 1930-2000: Presentation av en ny antologi

Authors: Mikael Byström (Dept. of History, Uppsala), Pär Frohnert (Dept. of History, Stockholm), Karin Kvist Geverts (Dept. of History, Uppsala), opponent: Karin Borevi, chair: Irene Molina

The seminar will be held in Swedish.

Tuesday 4 november - Housing Research seminar

The SoftGIS approach in place-based research and in participatory urban planning

Author: Marketta Kyttä (Aalto University, Helsinki), chair: Terry Hartig

Tuesday 21 oktober - IMER seminar

What is the role of selective residential mobility in social and ethnic change in the inner city of Stockholm during 1990-2010?
Author: Anneli Kährik (IBF), opponent: Mattias Engdahl, chair: Brett Christophers

Tuesday 14 oktober - Seminar

The financialisation of housing in Spain and its discontents: the lived experience and politicisation of mortgage-affected people in the Barcelona metropolitan area
Author: Melissa Garcia (University of Manchester, UK). Opponent: Brett Christophers, chair: Guy Baeten. Language: English. For your convenience contact Terry Hartig for more information and for the two relevant papers.

Tuesday 7 oktober kl. 13.15 - IMER seminar

Kan vi älska vår nästa? Om begäret, hatet och medvetandets problem
Author: Lennart Räterlinck (IBF), opponent: Sara Westin, moderator: Tora Holmberg. Language: Swedish.

No seminars on the week of 1-2 OCTOBER because of the BOSTADSMÖTET Conference, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress

Monday-Tuesday 22-23 september

Book seminar
Author: Bo Bengtsson, Roger Andersson, Irene Molina and others

Tuesday 16 september - Housing Research seminar

Supported housing in Sweden and Britain (discussion of chapters from a forthcoming book)
Author: David Clapham, commentator: Ingrid Sahlin et al., chair: Terry Hartig

Monday 15 september - Housing Research seminar

Towards a social theory of neighbour disputes
Author: Hannu Ruonavaara (Department of Social Research, University of Turku, Finland), chair: Irene Molina

Tuesday 9 september  - IMER seminar

Swedish retirement migrants and their service providers: Mobility and forms of capital
Authors: Anna Gavanas (Linköpings universitet), Ines Calzada (Spanish National Research Council, Madrid)
Opponent: Per Gustafson, chair: Mats Franzén

Tuesday 2 september - Method seminar

Generalization by mechanism: Thin rationality and ideal-type analysis in case study research

Discussion of the article (Bo Begtsson & Nils Hertting, 2013, in Philosophy of the Social Sciences)
Author: Bo Begtsson & Nils Hertting, commentator: Gunnar Myrberg, chair: Terry Hartig

About seminars

The seminars are aimed at researchers, but all interested are of course welcome to join. Often, we provide a reading material. Please contact Miguel Martínez, who is responsible for our seminar programme, if you wish to see if there is one available.

Seminars are held at 13.15 pm in the IBF seminar room, Trädgårdsgatan 18, Uppsala, unless stated otherwise.