13TH IMISCOE ANNUAL CONFERENCE (PRAGUE, JUNE 30-JULY 2, 2016)
The 13th IMISCOE Annual Conference will take place in Prague, 30 June – 2 July 2016. The conference covers the theme ‘Migration and Development’ and will be organized by the Geographic Migration Centre (GEOMIGRACE) at Charles University in Prague.
This year’s conference received more than 400 proposals. After a rigorous review, the Conference Committee (chaired by Dušan Drbohlav of GEOMIGRACE) has accepted about 200 proposals for 84 sessions, including research panels, policy workshops, book workshops and a number of working sessions for IMISCOE’s research clusters and standing committees.
A first outline of the conference program is now available: you can download the program overview and the programming of all 84 conference sessions. Besides the plenaries and the conference sessions, the conference will also host 3 semi-plenaries:
- Richard Alba and Nancy Foner: Comparing the Integration of Immigrants in North America and Western Europe
- Franck Düvell: Massive refugee influx, collapsed borders, and humanitarian crisis: Quo Vadis EU?
- Agata Górny: Central and Eastern Europe – duality of emigration and immigration regimes?
These will be held on Friday July 1st, 13.30-15.00. When you register for the conference you will be asked to select the session that you would like to attend.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN (deadline 1 June): Registration for the 13th IMISCOE Annual Conference in Prague is now open. Registration can be completed via the online conference portal. The conference fee is € 200. Deadline for registration is 1 June.