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Seminar

The importance of living in Ghetto areas – on health, social life, education and work?

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Seminar — Danish Research Center for Migration Ethnicity and Health (MESU) and Center for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS) invite you to the seminar: The importance of living in Ghetto areas – on health, social life, education and work?

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Date & Time:

Place:
Place: Nielsine Nielsen Auditorium, Mærsk Tower, Panum, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen

Hosted by:
Danish Research Center for Migration Ethnicity and Health (MESU) and Center for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS)

Cost:
Free

The so-called ‘Ghetto areas’ in Denmark refer to areas with large neighbourhood
ethnic density. These areas are much debated in Danish politics, most lately in
the New Year speech of our prime minister. However, what is the evidence behind
this debate? The seminar renders research perspectives on the possible
negative and positive consequences of living in ‘Ghetto areas’ – on health, social
life, education and employment.

Program
1.00 – 1.10: Welcome by Centre director Marie Nørredam, MESU.
1:10 – 1:40: The Effect of neighbourhood ethnic density on health and health
care use by Professor Per-Olof Östergren, Social Medicine and Global Health, Lund
University.
1:40 – 2:10: Changing social mobility and the association with neighbourhood
characteristics by Professor Martin D. Munk, Department of Political Sciences, Aalborg
University.
2:10 – 2:30: Break
2:30 – 3:00: Social life in the `ghetto´: a qualitative perspective on neighbourhood relations in social housing in Copenhagen by Associate professor Tina Gudrun Jensen, AMIS, University of Copenhagen.
3:00 – 3:30: Local ethnic diversity and social trust: Evidence from Denmark
by Professor MSO Peter Thisted Dinesen, Department of Political Science,
University of Copenhagen.
3:30 – 4.00: Discussion chaired by professor, centre director Nils Holtug, AMIS.

 

Everybody is welcome, and we encourage you to register your participation by
email to Mathilde Boye (mcb@sund.ku.dk).

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