32 min

63- Belonging and Bureaucracy in Norway PRIO's Peace in a Pod

    • Social Sciences

For some immigrants, acquiring citizenship in a new country is the final goal in a long journey of various residence statuses and times of uncertainty. But getting citizenship is not always the end of the story. From alienation through documentation, to having citizenship taken away, there can be other twists and turns even then. For immigrants with for example refugee status similar difficulties can occur.
Marta Bivand Erdal has researched citizenship, permits, and immigration status in Norway, and today discusses some of this research and her findings.
"Losing the Right to Stay: Revocation of Refugee Permits in Norway" https://academic.oup.com/jrs/article/34/2/1637/5811389 
"'Birthplace unknown’: on the symbolic value of the passport for identity-construction among naturalised citizens" https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1070289X.2021.1933827 

For some immigrants, acquiring citizenship in a new country is the final goal in a long journey of various residence statuses and times of uncertainty. But getting citizenship is not always the end of the story. From alienation through documentation, to having citizenship taken away, there can be other twists and turns even then. For immigrants with for example refugee status similar difficulties can occur.
Marta Bivand Erdal has researched citizenship, permits, and immigration status in Norway, and today discusses some of this research and her findings.
"Losing the Right to Stay: Revocation of Refugee Permits in Norway" https://academic.oup.com/jrs/article/34/2/1637/5811389 
"'Birthplace unknown’: on the symbolic value of the passport for identity-construction among naturalised citizens" https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1070289X.2021.1933827 

32 min