CRS Seminar: We can do it? Refugee integration in Germany

September 7, 2016 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
280A York Lanes
4700 Keele St
North York, ON M3J

Guest Speaker Annette Korntheuer

Annette Korntheuer recently completed her Ph.D. at the Faculty of Psychology and Edutional Sciences, Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) in Munich, Germany. Her doctoral thesis focused on the educational participation of refugee youth in Munich and Toronto. Her study is based on both qualitative analysis of the structural contexts in Munich and Toronto as well as reconstruction of educational biographies of young refugees. Annette has been awarded with a prestigious government scholarship from the Cusanuswerk institution. She holds a Degree in Social work and has international experience working with youth and immigrant/ refugee population in Germany, Spain, Philippines and Canada. Currently, she collaborates as a lecturer at Faculties of Social Work in Munich with courses on both qualitative/participatory social work research and anti- oppressive frameworks with migrant and refugee population. Her research interests include inequality in education and multicultural societies, Social Work with forced migrants and qualitative and participatory research methodologies.