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Doctoral Defence: Baharan Kazemi - Unaccompanied minors (un-)made in Sweden. Ungrievable lives and access to rights produced through policy

Samhälle & ekonomi

In this thesis, the meanings associated with the concept of unaccompaniedness in Swedish legislation is explored, in order to critically analyze policy changes that took place during and after 2015. It is argued that the way in which unaccompanied minors are constructed in the policy processes produce subject positions and define access to rights. However, policy is produced in a political context and dependent on social practices. Thus it is relevant to see the reforms in relation to social work, social movements and the populations affected themselves, who through acts of citizenship and solidarity challenge the dominant border regime.

Disputation
Datum
28 maj 2021
Tid
13:15 - 17:00
Plats
The defence is streamed via Zoom-webinar.The link will be published here on the 27th of May

Bra att veta
The defence is streamed via Zoom-webinar. Those in the audience will not be visible or audible, but in the end of the defence there will be an opportunity to ask questions via chat.

Opponent: 
Professor Anna Lundberg,  Linköping University

The Grading Committee:
Professor Erica Righard,  Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM).
Docent Torun Elsrud, Linnaeus University
Docent Evelyn Khoo, University of Gothenburg