Mapping Out team joined the 20th Imiscoe Conference in Warsaw!

João Carvalho and Thais França (from left to right)

Venue: Warsaw University, Poland



During the 20th IMISCOE annual conferece the Mapping Out Portuguese team participated in the panel Reaching Out to Close the Border: Understanding Mobilization against Migration across Europe” organised by . Dr. Kristian Berg Harpviken from the Norwegian partner PRIO. Thais França and João Carvalho, both from CIES-Iscte, presented the work “Anti-immigration grassroots in Portugal: the drivers of activism and its success”. The presentation explored the drivers of anti-immigration activism in Portugal by engaging with theories related to the intensity of inflows, the salience of immigration and of transnational diffusion.



The panel included the following presentations also:



Re-making the British border after Brexit? by Aleksandra Lewicki (University of Sussex) 



Between change and continuity: discourses on Jews and antisemitism in Polish newspapers, 1990 – 2020, by Zuzanna Rosłońska (Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo) 



The transnationalist nationalists: Anti-immigration actors in Norway, by Katrine Fangen (Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo) 



Framing immigration as a non-salient issue: Anti-immigration mobilization in Italy during the Covid-19 pandemic, by Raffaele Bazurli (Quenn Mary University of London) 



Does Anti-Immigration Mobilization Really Matter? Political Adaptation within Mainstream Parties in Norway, by Kristian Berg Harpviken (Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) 



Why do far-right political parties take to the streets? How far-right politicians evaluate the benefits and risks of demonstrations as form of protest, by Manés Weisskircher (Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo)


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