Sussex Centre for Migration Research & Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2nd Annual International Conference – 11th March, 2015 

“Frontiers in Comparative Migration Research” 

Fulton Lecture Theatre A, University of Sussex, 11am-5.05pm

11-12.30: Keynote: Richard Alba (CUNY Graduate Center) 

‘The challenges of integration in North America and Western Europe’ 

Adrian Favell (SciencesPo Paris) comments on Richard Alba

Lunch 12.30-1pm 

1.30-2.10: Gokce Yurdakul (Humboldt, Berlin): ‘Secularism, religion and diversity: The contradictions of a European identity’

2.10-2.50: Rahsaan Maxwell (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill): ‘The cultural importance of occupations for the acceptance of immigrant-origin minorities in the national community’

2.50-3.30: Antje Ellermann (University of British Columbia): ‘The Comparative Politics of Immigration Policy Making: A Theoretical Framework’

– coffee break –

3.45-4.25: Claire Dwyer (UCL): ‘Researching the transnational geographies of suburban faith in London and Vancouver’

4.25-5.05: Charles Watters (Sussex): ‘Seeking Refuge in Europe: Reflections on the Moral Economy of Deservingness’

For catering purposes, please register by email to Sharon Krummel by February 27th: