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BIRMM Research Day

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We invite all VUB researchers to join our next BIRMM Research Day on October 30! 

We will be teaming up with the Minderhedenforum

and discussing latest research from BIRMM members. 

Check our programme here and register today!  

Mind that this is a VUB and Minderhedenforum only event.



10 – 10.20: Welcome & short introduction on BIRMM and the Research Day

                       short break

10.30 – 12:00: Presentations of recently completed PhD research of BIRMM members, followed by discussions in break-out rooms

Dr. Marjolein Schepers (History) 
Membership Revisited. Negotiating Migration Regulation and Access to Welfare in Eighteenth-Century Flanders

René Kreichauf (Geography)
Forced Migration Spaces: The Spatial Negotiation of Asylum in European and U.S. Cities

Dr. Rose-Lima Van Keer (Medicine and Pharmacy)
Communication and decision making in critical medical situations in hospital within the context of an increasingly multi-ethnic patient population

Dr. Dirk Lafaut (Philosophy)
The ethics of bordering healthcare. A mixed method study on healthcare access of undocumented migrants in Brussels (Belgium)    

                       lunch break

13.30 – 15:00: Meeting with Minderhedenforum: introduction, policy advocacy and research interests

2 parallel sessions brainstorming with Minderhedenforum

15.00 – 15.15: Closure