Programme Conference


MACIMIDE Kick-Off Conference

in cooperation with the Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR)

Maastricht University, Faculty of Law, April 4th 2014

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08:30 – 09:00 Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 09:15 Opening speech, Gerard-René de Groot (Maastricht University, MACIMIDE Co-Director)

Session I: Migration and Development

Chair: Melissa Siegel (Maastricht University, MACIMIDE Research Theme Leader: Migration and Development)

09:15 – 09:3MACIMIDE: The future of migration and development research. Melissa Siegel (Maastricht University, MACIMIDE Research Theme Leader: Migration and Development)

09:35 – 09:55 Migrants as Entrepreneurs: Do We Know it All? Wim Naudé (Maastricht School of Management and Maastricht University)

09:55 – 10:15  Turning the tide? Development and Migration Transition – the case of migrant sending countries. Pawel Kaczmarczyk (Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw)

10:15 – 10:45 Discussion

10.45 11.15 Coffee break

Session II: Transnational families

Chair: Lies Wesseling (Maastricht University)

 11.15 – 11.35 Dealing with Distances: Migrant Women and Transnational Families’ Challenges. Virginie Baby-Collin (University of Aix Marseille)

11:35 – 11:55 Transnational Education and Social Inequality: The case of African Refugee Youth. Sara Fürstenau (University of Münster) and Heike Niedrig (University of Hamburg)

11:55 – 12:15 When parents migrate and children stay: a perspective from children in Africa. Valentina Mazzucato (Maastricht University, MACIMIDE Research Theme Leader: Transnational Families)

12:15 – 12:45 Discussion

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch break

Session III: Cross-border Mobility

Chair: Hildegard Schneider (Maastricht University, MACIMIDE Research Theme Leader: Cross-border Mobility)

14:00 – 14:20 Current issues regarding to cross border taxation of human capital. Marjon Weerepas (Maastricht University)

14:20 – 14:40 The Europeanisation of labour markets in Germany and the Netherlands. Ines Wagner and Lisa Berntsen (University of Jyväskylä and University of Groningen)

14:40 – 14:50 Transnational Migration in Transition (EURA-NET). Natasja Reslow (Maastricht University)

14:50 – 15:00 Transnational Migration, Citizenship, and the Circulation of Rights and Responsibilities (TRANSMIC). Hildegard Schneider (Maastricht University, MACIMIDE Research Theme Leader: Cross-border Mobility)

15:00 – 15:30 Discussion

15.30 16:00 Coffee & tea break

Session IV: Citizenship and Immigrant Integration

Chair: Peter Rodrigues (Leiden University)

16:00 – 16:20 Developing cohesive and integrated societies in the EU and in the US: The added value of a Transatlantic Local Integration and Cohesion Forum. Marco Martiniello (University of Liège)

16:20 – 16:40 Exploring Citizenship Configurations A Comparative Analysis of Citizenship Policies in Europe. Maarten Vink (Maastricht University and European University Institute, MACIMIDE Co-Director and Research Theme Leader: Citizenship and Immigrant Integration)

16:40 – 17:00 Quasi-loss of citizenship in Europe. Patrick Wautelet (University of Liège)

17:00 – 17:30 Discussion

17:30 – 18:30 Drinks

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