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Racism and Discrimination in the Care and Welfare Sector (Seminar)

Thursday 22 June 2023Add to my calendar
Room EOS N 00.260
Radboud University Department of Geography, Planning and Environment - in collaboration with RUNOMI
Research Seminar: Racism and Discrimination in the Care and Welfare Sector

The Department of Geography, Planning and Environment and RUNOMI (Radboud Network of Migrant Inclusion) are happy to welcome you to a research seminar on the topic of Racism and discrimination in the care and welfare sector in the Netherlands on the 22nd of June 2023.

This research seminar brings together Dutch and Belgian scholars studying racism and discrimination in a range of settings including aged care, primary care and the field of medical research. Together with Prof Hannah Bradby we will reflect on what racism in care and welfare settings looks like in the specific setting of North and Western Europe, what challenges we face when researching the topic, and what important avenues of study are as we move forward. Our program includes two sessions, you are welcome to join both or either one of the sessions.


14.50-15.00 Welcome with tea and coffee

15.00-15.50 Session 1

Discussant: Prof. Hannah Bradby, Department of Sociology, Uppsala University

Turkish-Dutch individuals’ experiences of racism during encounters in Dutch primary healthcare: how they shape practitioner-patient relationships and its influence on health disparities

Iclal Yildiz, Department of Gender and Diversity, Radboud University

Migrant care entrepreneurs in the Netherlands: discrimination, racism and struggles for legitimacy

Dr Hanna Carlsson, Department of Public Administration, Radboud University

Huriye Yaldiz and Marleen Koster, CODING (Collectief voor Diversiteit en Inclusie in de Nederlandse Geneeskunde)

CODING - Uniting Students and Healthcare Professionals for Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine

15.50-16.00 Break

16.00-17.00 Session 2

Discussant:  Dr. Els Rommes, Department of Gender and Diversity, Radboud University

Contrasting constructions of ‘good migranthood’ and the welfare state: the case of Dutch immigrant integration practices

Dawit Tesfay-Haile, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, Radboud University and Nebil Kusmallah (VU)

Please register here.

If you have any questions, please contact the organizing team via sending an email to runomi@ru.nl