CfP: 2015 EUDO dissemination Conference- 26-27 November 2015, European University Institute (Florence)

The 2015 EUDO conference will compare access to citizenship and the franchise in Europe and the Americas. The EUDO Observatory on Citizenship, which has recently expanded its geographical scope to North and South America, provides a wealth of data for…

11-12 June: Workshop “The Contestation of Immigration, Ethnic Diversity and Citizenship”, Politicologenetmaal, Maastricht University

Politicologenetmaal- The Annual Conference of the Dutch and Belgian Political Science Associations, 11-12 June 2015, Maastricht University Workshop The Contestation of Immigration, Ethnic Diversity and Citizenship Organisers: Christof Roos, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Costica Dumbrava (Maastricht University – MACIMIDE) Description: In most European countries…

26 June: Conference Panel “Governing Transnationalism: Focusing on Diasporas and Citizenship”, IMISCOE Annual Conference, University of Geneva

IMISCOE Annual Conference, 25-27 June 2015, University of Geneva Panel Governing Transnationalism: Focusing on Diasporas and Citizenship Chair: Özge Bilgili (Maastricht University); Co-chair: Marta Bivand Erdal (PRIO, Oslo); Discussant: Godfried Engbersen (Erasmus University Rotterdam) Description: This panel focuses on ‘Governing Migrant Transnationalism’ with an open approach to exploring the different scales and…

26 June: Conference Panel “Governing Transnationalism: New Actors of Diaspora Engagement”, IMISCOE Annual Conference, University of Geneva

IMISCOE Annual Conference, 25-27 June 2015, University of Geneva Panel Governing Transnationalism: New Actors of Diaspora Engagement Chair: Marta Bivand Erdal (PRIO); Co-chair: Özge Bilgili (Maastricht University); Discussant: Melissa Siegel (Maastricht University) Description: This panel focuses on ‘Governing Migrant Transnationalism’ with an open approach to exploring the different scales and sites, as…

Call for papers: mini-symposium “Class, Gender and Migration”

Sebastien Chauvin and Saskia Bonjour will convene a mini-symposium on ‘Class, Gender and Migration’ in the framework of Conference Class in the 21st Century organized by the Amsterdam Research Center on Gender and Sexuality (ARC GS) on 22-23 October 2015 at the University…

Migrants in the City: New Dynamics of Migration in Urban Settings An interdisciplinary and international conference,  Sheffield, 12th &13th October 2015

Rapid urbanisation is radically changing the economic, financial, social, and ecological landscape of our planet. It has been identified as the single greatest development challenge and opportunity for the 21st century. International migration has been, is and will continue to…

25-6 April: 2015 WUN Migration Conference, Hong Kong

The inaugural WUN Migration Conference explores the issue of migration through the lens of WUN’s identified Global Challenges in public health, in responding to climate change, in understanding cultures and in global higher education. The conference aims to facilitate discourse…

CfP: Conference Female Agency, Mobility and Socio-cultural Change, June 11th – 12th 2015, Barcelona, Spain

The feminisation of migration is one of the most significant social patterns to have emerged in the course of the last century. Too often, female migrants occupy vulnerable positions in their host societies, engaging in domestic work, sex work and other unregulated…

The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) – Spring and Fall meetings 2015

The DAMR spring meeting 2015 that will be held at Leiden University on Thursday 28 May. The meeting is organised in cooperation with the Leiden Institute for Migration Studies (LIMS). During the meeting, researchers from different disciplines will reflect on the central…

CfP: Unravelling the Talent Tale: Skilled Migration Policies between National Image, Membership Bonds and Economic Priorities

Call for papers Unravelling the Talent Tale: Skilled Migration Policies between National Image, Membership Bonds and Economic Priorities Keynote Speaker: Peter J. Spiro, Temple University University of Sheffield, September 15 2015. While dominant contemporary narratives on migration and immigration seem…