12/11: Introduction to Special Issue: Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Reintegration

Dr. Katie Kuschminder and Dr. Ine Lietaert, UNU-MERIT and UNU-CRIS

This event is an initiative of UNU-MERIT, UNU-CRIS, and the UNU Migration Network to launch the International Migration forthcoming special issue on Reintegration. 

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  1. Introduction to Special Issue: Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Reintegration – Dr Ine Lietaert, UNU-CRIS and Dr Katie Kuschminder, UNU-MERIT
  2. Reintegrating After Return: Conceptualisation and Empirical Evidence from the Life Course of Senegalese and Congolese Migrants- Marie Laurence Flahaux, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), LPED – Aix-Marseille University.
  3. Social, Human, and Positive Psychological Capital in the Labor Market Reintegration of People Deported to the Dominican Republic – Yajaira Ceciliano-Navarro, UC Merced and Tanya Golash-Boza, UC Merced
  4. Assuming Reintegration, Experiencing Dislocation – Returns from Europe to Afghanistan- Nassim Majidi, Samual Hall
  5. Towards a Definition for Returnees’ Reintegration Processes in the Context of Rural Ethiopia -Ashenafi Tizazu, Ghent University, Ilse Derluyn, Ghent University and Ine Lietaert, UNU-CRIS
  6. Evaluations of Return within a Mass Deportation, UNU-MERIT –  Ethiopians experiences of return after expulsion from Saudi Arabia – Katie Kuschminder, UNU-MERIT, Zoe Ogahara, University of Copenhagen and Iman Rajabzadeh:
  7. Migrants’ post-return wellbeing: A view from the Caucasus – Ine Lietaert, UNU CRIS
  8. Question and Answer Session

Media credit: UN Splash / C. Masterson

Venue: UNU-MERIT YouTube

Date: 12 November 2020

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

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