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Call for Panels and Papers- Section on International Migration for the 2020 ECPR General Conference in Innsbruck

Call for Panels and Papers- Section on International Migration for the 2020 ECPR General Conference in Innsbruck

Call for Panels and Papers: Section “International Migration Policies and Politics: Current Challenges and Opportunities”– 2020 ECPR General Conference in Innsbruck Section chairs: Daniela Vintila and Angeliki Konstantinidou Deadline to submit panel and paper proposals: 19th of February 2020. Abstract: In a context of increasing intensification and diversification of migration processes worldwide, the topics of migration governance and migrants’ integration have become key areas of concern across home and host countries. In Europe in particular, the recent economic crisis and…

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Elections ECPR Standing Group Migration and Ethnicity: become a member of the Steering Committee

Elections ECPR Standing Group Migration and Ethnicity: become a member of the Steering Committee

Dear members of ECPR SG Migration and Ethnicity, Our Standing Group is renewing its Steering Committee. Therefore, we are calling for self-nominations for new members of the Committee to be elected and serve a three-year term. There are five vacant seats for the Steering Committee. If you wish to become a candidate, please send us a short (300 words max) biographical statement and rationale for joining the Steering Committee (including also your institutional affiliation and contact details). The statement should…

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Minutes SG Business Meeting- ECPR Wroclaw

Minutes SG Business Meeting- ECPR Wroclaw

BUSINESS MEETING- ECPR STANDING GROUP ON MIGRATION AND ETHNICITY ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw, 6th of September 2019 Chairs: Daniela Vintila & Filippo Dionigi Welcome & agenda approval Recent SG activities: SG endorsement for 2019 JS (Mons)– Workshop WS13 “Migrants’ access to welfare in times of crisis: policy transformations and migrants’ experiences in the EU” coordinated by Jean-Michel Lafleur & Daniela Vintila ECPR SG Steering Committee Retreat (Colchester) & Meeting (Wroclaw)– Discussions regarding SG Conference, SG Executive Training Seminars, Annual Award…

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AAG 2020 Denver- CfP Session Urban Geographies of Refugee Youth: Public Space, Urban Infrastructure and Everyday Practices

AAG 2020 Denver- CfP Session Urban Geographies of Refugee Youth: Public Space, Urban Infrastructure and Everyday Practices

AAG 2020 Call for Papers-Denver, CO, April 6-10, 2020 Session Title: Urban Geographies of Refugee Youth: Public Space, Urban Infrastructure and Everyday Practices Session Organisers: Robin Finlay, Newcastle University, UK Ilse van Liempt, Utrecht University, Netherlands Kathrin Hörschelmann, Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde, Leipzig, Germany Mattias De Backer, Université de Liège, Belgium Refugee youth often find themselves in precarious and ambivalent positions in the cities and towns where they have settled. Insecure housing, lack of social networks, employment restrictions, possible exposure to…

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Panels requiring discussants- Section on International Migration, 2019 ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw (Poland)

Panels requiring discussants- Section on International Migration, 2019 ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw (Poland)

If you are attending the ECPR General Conference in Wrocław and would like to act as a Panel Discussant for our Section on International Migration from a Comparative Perspective, the Panels listed below currently have positions available: S26- P020 – Assessing the determinants and consequences of immigrant integration policies and practices- https://ecpr.eu/Events/PanelDetails.aspx?PanelID=8884&EventID=123 S26- P053- Citizenship regimes and migration policies from a comparative perspective- https://ecpr.eu/Events/PanelDetails.aspx?PanelID=8883&EventID=123 S26- P341- Seeking asylum: the link between policies and personal experiences- https://ecpr.eu/Events/PanelDetails.aspx?PanelID=8887&EventID=123 S26- P344- Sharing responsability? The…

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Only few days left to submit your paper proposals for the Section “International migration from a comparative perspective: policies, practices, and outcomes”- 2019 ECPR General Conference

Only few days left to submit your paper proposals for the Section “International migration from a comparative perspective: policies, practices, and outcomes”- 2019 ECPR General Conference

Only few days left to submit your paper proposals for the Section “International migration from a comparative perspective: policies, practices, and outcomes” endorsed by our Standing Group for the 2019 ECPR General Conference: https://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=836&EventID=123 The Section is coordinated by Daniela Vintila (Daniela.Vintila@uliege.be) and Gerasimos Tsourapas (g.tsourapas@bham.ac.uk). It includes 8 panels: Panel 1: Migration, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy (coordinated by Gerasimos Tsourapas and Fiona Adamson) Panel 2: Migration and Electoral Politics in Europe and Beyond (coordinated by Daniela Vintila) Panel 3:…

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Call for Papers: Panel “International Migration Governance”, 2019 ECPR General Conference

Call for Papers: Panel “International Migration Governance”, 2019 ECPR General Conference

Call for Papers: Panel “International Migration Governance”, 2019 ECPR General Conference https://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=836&EventID=123 Panel chair: Filippo Dionigi (University of Bristol) Panel abstract: The United Nations Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular migration was signed in December 2018. Together with the Compact on Refugees, it is the first document on migration governance with a large international backing since the Geneva Convention on Refugees. This development comes shortly after IOM became a full member of the United Nations family. This panel explores…

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Call for Papers: Panel “How to Measure Migration Policies? Bridging Different Methodological Approaches”, 2019 ECPR General Conference

Call for Papers: Panel “How to Measure Migration Policies? Bridging Different Methodological Approaches”, 2019 ECPR General Conference

Call for Papers: Panel “How to Measure Migration Policies? Bridging Different Methodological Approaches”, 2019 ECPR General Conference https://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=836&EventID=123 Panel chair: Luicy Pedroza (GIGA Hamburg) Panel abstract: The academic scholarship has made significant efforts to analyze mobility via measurable indicators. Consequently, scholars have proposed different indexes allowing for a better evaluation of integration policies, enfranchisement policies, nationality laws, etc. Yet, the exchange of good methodological practices on how to systematically approach international migration can still be improved. This panel brings together…

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Call for Papers: Panel “Migration Policies of Origin States”, 2019 ECPR General Conference

Call for Papers: Panel “Migration Policies of Origin States”, 2019 ECPR General Conference

Call for Papers: Panel “Migration Policies of Origin States”, 2019 ECPR General Conference https://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=836&EventID=123 Panel chair: Evelyn Ersanilli (University of Amsterdam) Panel abstract: This panel focuses on migration policies of origin states. State responses to migration are generally studied from a destination perspective, neglecting the activities of origin states policies that can take the form of labour brokerage, migration control, service provision and active lobbying of destination states to push for a change in working conditions. Presentations may address the…

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Call for Papers: Panel “Migration, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy”, 2019 ECPR General Conference

Call for Papers: Panel “Migration, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy”, 2019 ECPR General Conference

Call for Papers: Panel “Migration, Foreign Policy, and Diplomacy”, 2019 ECPR General Conference https://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=836&EventID=123 Panel chairs: Gerasimos Tsourapas (University of Birmingham) and Fiona Adamson (SOAS University of London) Panel abstract: This panel focuses on the diplomatic importance of voluntary and forced migration. It addresses questions around the importance of migrant groups as foreign policy actors, as well as the strategies of incorporating migration in states’ foreign policy agendas. The panel discusses the linkages between cross-border mobility and diplomacy, the rationale…

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