Drawing on their research with Polish and Filipino nurses Marta Bivand Erdal and Lubomiła Korzeniewska reflect on the use of migration terminology and the implicit roles gender and race play in labelling people on the move.
Elżbieta Goździak writes about how working in Norwegian nursing homes has affected Polish nurses’ attitudes towards death and dying.
Scandinavian languages: mutually intelligible?
The new coronavirus pandemic has changed all our lives, all our societies – globally and all at once, and it continues to do so in new and unpredictable ways.
For many Polish nurses, migration to Norway and attaining what they see as a Norwegian work-life balance has provided a possibility to rethink their nursing identity and practices.
A blog post from Marek Pawlak about emotions and migration research – and differences between Polish and Norwegian nursing homes.
The WELLMIG Final Conference: Migration and care labor in Europe: Theory, research, and politics is cancelled.
Sandlie has investigated the housing situation among nurses from Sweden, Poland, and the Philippines in Norway.
The WELLMIG team again takes stock of our reading during the past year. As in previous years, we have read numerous academic publications to inform our project and our own writing on migration, but in addition, we have also read lots of books for pleasure and entertainment. Below are a few we want to highlight.
Looking past the typical categorizations of national identity, migrant, or nurse.