About this research group
The social, political and welfare challenges related to migration and transnational movements are a central themes for this group. Areas of study further include citizenship, voluntary organisations and civil society as well as cultural norms and discourses related to family and intimate relations. Health and social policy, service organisation and user participation are also important topics. The research is interdisciplinary, comparative and internationally oriented and is pursued from both a historical and a contemporary perspective. A range of disciplines are represented, with political science, sociology, anthropology, history and cultural science as the most prominent.
The Research Leader is Benedicte Carlsen.