International migration and successful host country integration continues to challenge and pose opportunities for researchers, policymakers, public agencies, trade unions, civil society, employers, and immigrants themselves in different ways. The critical event of the pandemic had significant global impact and this new internationally published book brings together leading scholars with diverse socioeconomic perspectives. The book is published by Palgrave Macmillen, Associate Professor Lin Lerpold, Professor Karl Wennberg and Professor Örjan Sjöberg have co-edited. 

During the event the book will serve as a background to discuss the research and its implications with multi-stakeholders working in the space.


  • Welcome and purpose from co-hosts Associate Professor Lin Lerpold, co-editor and Associate Professor Henrik Malm Lindberg, Acting Head of Delmi.
  • Professor Lars Strannegård, President of Stockholm School of Economics speaks on the theme "Why is Migration and Integration important for SSE". 
  • Professor Joakim Palme, Uppsala Univeristy and Chair of Delmi speaks on the theme "Why is Migration and Integration important for Sweden?".
  • Academic Keynote: Professor Douglas Massey, Princeton University.
  • Policymaker Keynote: State Secretary Anders Hall.
  • Book Introduction, and Panel with researchers and chapter contributors, moderatad by Professor Karl Wennberg.
    Participants: Karin ZelanoSayaka Osanami TörngrenAli AhmedMax JerneckJon Rogstad and Nahikari Irastorza.
  • Multistakeholder Panel moderated by Associate Professor Henrik Malm Lindberg, Acting Head of Delmi.
    Participants: Therese Lindström (Swedish Public Employment Service), Mardin Baban (Nya kompisbyrån), Anna Carlsson Sigstedt (Diversity Charter Sweden), Peter Thomelius (Head of Education and HR Visita), Susanna Ståhl (Nordic Choice) and Anna Bartosiewicz (legal expert Swedish Migration Agency).

Loggor; Delmi, CSR, SSE

This event is co-hosted by Delmi and Stockholm School of Economics, SIR Center for Sustainability Research

Photo: Martin Sanchez, Unsplash