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Toppforskprosjektet SCANPUB

SCANPUB – ”The Immigration Issue in Scandinavian public spheres 1970-2015”

Toppforskprosjektet SCANPUB – ”The Immigration Issue in Scandinavian public spheres 1970-2015” – er finansiert av Norges Forskningsråd og Universitetet i Bergen. Det startet opp 1. august og arrangerer sin internasjonale åpningskonferanse på Solstrand Fjordhotell 25-26 august. Konferansen vil gi en bred gjennomgang av alle de viktigste sidene ved det ambisiøse prosjektet gjennom diskusjoner og innlegg fra inviterte gjester, medlemmer av prosjektets internasjonale Scientific Advisory Board og dets egne deltakende forskere.

SCANPUB
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Illustrasjon: Håvard Legreid

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SCANPUB  OPENING SYMPOSIUM SOLSTRAND FJORD HOTEL 25-26 AUGUST 2016

Program (2nd draft)


Thursday 25 August

Morning: Arrivals – check-in

10.00 Jostein Gripsrud: Welcome – about SCANPUB and the symposium
10.15 A round of brief self-presentations of participants

PART I: SOURCES OF INSPIRATION

10.30 Rodney Benson (New York University): "Shaping Immigration News: Research Design and Methods"
11.00: Questions & discussion
11.15 Jill Loga (UniResearch, Bergen): The Regime of Goodness: Moral and discursive power
11.45 Questions and discussion
12.00: Lunch
13.00 Anniken Hagelund (University of Oslo): The Importance of Decency: Norwegian debates on immigration policy 1970-2002
13.30: Questions and discussion

13.45 Coffee break

PART II: RESEARCH THEMES AND APPROACHES: ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
 
14.00 The quantitative content analysis.  Brief introduction by Jan Fredrik Hovden  
14.30 The qualitative content analysis:  Brief introduction by Jens Kjeldsen
15.00 Public discourse and public opinion: Brief introduction by Stig Hjarvard
15.30 Online media and its publics: Brief introduction by Hallvard Moe

16.00 Coffee break

16.15 Public discourse and political decision-making: Brief introduction by Toril Aalberg
16.45: Explanatory factors: Scandinavian similarities and differences: Brief introduction by Kristina Riegert

17.15 End

19.30 Dinner – with a brief salute to the project by UiB Rector Dag Rune Olsen


Friday 26 August

PART III: KEY PERSPECTIVES

10.00 Hartmut Wessler (University of Mannheim): Comparing and evaluating public discourse
10.30 Questions and discussion

10.45 Paolo Mancini (University of Perugia):  Media Systems and the Shape of Public Discourse: Scandinavian Media Systems in a Comparative Perspective
11.15  Questions and discussion

11.30 Coffee and check-out

12.00 Jostein Gripsrud (University of Bergen):  The Immigration Issue and Public Sphere Theory
12.30 Questions and discussion

13.00 Lunch

14.00  END