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2018-05-08

Gästseminarium med Regine Paul (Harvard University)

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
"From Fortress to Forecast: EU Migration Governance by Numbers"? Regine Paul is a John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow at Harvard University's Center for European Studies. She is a political scientist by training, with an interest in comparative regulatory reforms, risk-based governance and migration governance in Europe. Regine holds a PhD in European social policy from the University of Bath/England (2012). Her thesis examined contemporary labour migration regimes in Britain, France and Germany across multiple institutionalist logics of 'border-drawing' comparatively (published as "The Political Economy of Border-Drawing" with Berghahn in 2015). She has previously studied at universities in Germany, England, Italy and France. She is currently applying to become a Pro Futura Fellow at REMESO.
13:15 - 15:00
Location: B342
For more info see https://liu.se/en/employee/simsc35, contact Simone Scarpa, e-mail simone.scarpa@liu.se.

2018-05-09

Guest Seminar with Ahmet Erdi Öztürk, University of Strasbourg/ Swedish Institute Fellow at Linköping University

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Ahmet Erdi Öztürk, University of Strasbourg/ Swedish Institute Fellow at Linköping University, REMESO. Presentation of ongoing research, preliminary title: “Merging of periphery and core? The incorporation of unofficial Islam into official Islam in the “new Turkey” and the consequences for domestic and foreign policy”.
13:15 - 15:00
Location: B342
For more info see https://liu.se/en/employee/simsc35, contact Simone Scarpa, e-mail simone.scarpa@liu.se, phone 011-363108.

2018-05-14

Guest seminar

Seminar - ISAR – Interdisciplinary Seminar on Ageing Research
Jonas Wastesson, Ph.D., Ageing Research Center – Karolinska Institutet & Stockholm University: ”Studying medication use in older adults using register data”
15:00 - 16:30
Location: KO301, Campus Norrköping
For more info see https://liu.se/artikel/isar, contact Susanne Kelfve, e-mail susanne.kelfve@liu.se.

2018-05-16

Guest Seminar with with Andrea Moreno (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerias)

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Preliminary title: "Educating the body: The migration and translation of ideas and techniques from Stockholm to Brazil in the 20th Century"
13:15 - 15:00
Location: B342
For more info see https://liu.se/medarbetare/simsc35, contact Simone Scarpa, e-mail simone.scarpa@liu.se.

2018-05-18

Preparing for an AI-First Future

Lecture - Department of Management and Engineering
We have seen a number of waves in AI throughout the years. In recent years, something remarkable has happened. Companies are talking about moving into an AI-First world, and countries are starting to build AI strategies to keep up with a quickly evolving world of AI. What has really happened in recent years and how should companies prepare for the rapid changes we are seeing? This talk will give a brief introduction to how AI has evolved, give real-world examples of how AI is being used by companies like Spotify and Peltarion, and also some concrete tips on how companies can prepare for an AI-First Future. Bio: Anders Arpteg has been working with AI for 20 years both in academia and industry with a PhD from Linköping University. Worked at Spotify for many years making use of big data and machine learning techniques to optimize user experience. Now working with the latest and greatest AI techniques at Peltarion as Principal Data Scientist, where we have the ambitious goal of making deep learning and the latest AI techniques available for all, not just the large technology organizations. Also founder of Agent Central AB, AI adviser for the Swedish government , organizer of Machine Learning Stockholm meetup group, and member of several advisory boards.
13:00 - 14:30
Location: A2, A Building, Campus Valla, Linköping
For more info contact Mattias Lindahl, e-mail mattias.lindahl@liu.se, phone +46 13 28 11 08.

2018-05-23

REMESO Seminar on EU's new data protection regulation

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Catrin Lundström, Zoran Slavnic and if possible a university lawyer will introduce and reflect on EU's new data protection regulation, GDPR and its impact on research, with follow-up discussion on how we handle this as a researchers
13:15 - 15:00
Location: B342
For more info see https://liu.se/medarbetare/simsc35, contact Simone Scarpa, e-mail simone.scarpa@liu.se.

2018-06-04

Guest seminar

Seminar - ISAR – Interdisciplinary Seminar on Ageing Research
Merril Silverstein, Ph.D., inaugural holder of the Marjorie Cantor Chair in Aging Studies at Syracuse University in the Maxwell School Department of Sociology and Falk College Department of Human Development and Family Science: ”Health inequality in the older population of China: The contribution of family size, gender composition, and socioeconomic status of children”
15:00 - 16:30
For more info see https://liu.se/artikel/isar , contact Susanne Kelfve, e-mail susanne.kelfve@liu.se.


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