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The Migration Conference 2022, Rabat, Morocco – 7-10 September 2022

10th Migration Conference, 7-10 September 2022, hosted by the Faculty of Law, Economic and Social Sciences Agdal of Mohammad V University, Rabat, Morocco


The 10th Migration Conference, TMC 2022 is hosted by the Faculty of Law, Economic and Social Sciences Agdal of Mohammad V University, Rabat, Morocco and organised by AMERM (l’Association Marocaine d’Etudes et de Recherches sur les Migrations) and IBS (International Business School, UK.

The TMC 2022 Rabat was the first time such a major conference on migration held in Africa. The Conference accommodated discussions involving ministers, politicians, practitioners, lawyers, academics, media, experts, young researchers and students, practitioners and wider public. This conference was the first in person event in the series after two years of COVID-induced virtual conferences. 

TMC supporters 2022The conference was organised in thematic streams of about 80 parallel sessions and three plenary sessions over four days. About 500 participants from 60 countries have participated. Main language of the Conference was English, with special sessions and streams in FrenchSpanishArabic and Turkish too.  




We are very grateful to Mohamed V University of Rabat for hosting the conference and offering generous support throughout.

We thank our hosts, reviewers, participants, supporting organisations and the team of volunteers who collaboratively made the event a success.

Ibrahim Sirkeci (Chair) and Mohamed Khachani (Co-Chair)
The Migration Conference 2022 Chairs


The TMC 2022 Committees:

The Migration Conference 2022 President

  • Prof Mohammed Rhachi, President, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

The Migration Conference 2022 Chairs

  • Prof Farid El Bacha, Dean of the Faculty, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco (Co-Chair)
  • Prof Mohamed Khachani, AMERM & Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco (Co-Chair)
  • Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci, International Business School, UK (Chair)

The Migration Conference 2022 National Organisation Committee

  • Ismail Kassou, Vice Président chargé de la recherche et de la coopération de l’Université Mohammed V de Rabat.
  • Mohammed Dafir Echcherif El Kettani, Vice Président chargé de la Gouvernance et du Système d’information de l’Université Mohammed V de Rabat.
  • Abderrahmane Amkour, Secrétaire Général de l’Université Mohammed V de Rabat.
  • Ihsanne El Mansouri, Conseillère du Président chargée du pôle de la vie étudiante Université Mohammed V de Rabat
  • Djamila Chekrouni, professeure à la Faculté des sciences juridiques, économiques et sociales Agdal- Université Mohammed V de Rabat, coordinatrice du master “Migrations et Sociétés”
  • Abdelaziz Laaroussi, Vice Dean de la Faculté des sciences juridiques, économiques et sociales Agadal- Université Mohammed V de Rabat
  • Abdelouahab Figuigui, secrétaire général de la Faculté des sciences juridiques, économiques et sociales Agdal- Université Mohammed V de Rabat

Executive Committee:

  • Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci, International Business School, UK (Chair)
  • Prof Jeffrey H. Cohen, Department of Anthropology, Ohio State University, USA
  • Prof Philip L Martin, University of California Davis, USA

Transnational Advisory Committee:

  • Prof Deborah Anker, Harvard University, United States
  • Prof Gudrun Biffl, Krems, Austria
  • Prof Lucinda Fonseca, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Prof Elli Heikkila, Migration Institute of Finland, Finland
  • Prof Mohamed Khachani, AMERM & Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco
  • Prof Beatrice Knerr, Kassell University, Germany and Hefei University, China
  • Prof Markus Kotzur, Universität Hamburg, Germany
  • Prof Jonathan Liu, International Business School, UK
  • Prof Apostolos G Papadopoulos, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
  • Prof João Peixoto, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Prof Michela C. Pellicani, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Italy
  • Prof Giuseppe Sciortino, University of Trento, Italy

Transnational Scientific Committee:

Africa

  • Agnes Igoye, Ministry of Interior Affairs, Uganda
  • Prof Mohamed Khachani, AMERM & Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco
  • Dr Rania Rafik Khalil, The British University in Egypt, Egypt
  • Dr Sadhana Manik, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Prof Claude Sumata, National Pedagogical University, DR Congo
  • Dr Ayman Zohry, Egyptian Society for Migration Studies, Egypt

Americas

  • Prof Jeffrey H. Cohen, Ohio State University, USA
  • Dr José Salvador Cueto-Calderón, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Dr Ana Vila Freyer, Universidad Latina de México, Mexico
  • Dr Pascual Gerardo García-Macías, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  • Dr Carlos Alberto González Zepeda, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Cuajimalpa, Mexico
  • Dr Torunn Haaland, Gonzaga University, USA
  • Prof Liliana Jubilut, Universidade Católica de Santos, Brazil
  • Prof Philip L Martin, University of California Davis, USA
  • Dr Eric M. Trinka, James Madison University, USA
  • Karla Angélica Valenzuela-Moreno, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
  • Dr Hassan Vatanparast, Saskatchewan University, Canada
  • Prof Rodolfo García Zamora, Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico
  • Dr Monette Zard, Columbia University, USA

Asia-Pacific

  • Prof Ram Bhagat, International Institute for Population Sciences, India
  • Dr Amira Halperin, University of Nottingham Ningbo, P.R. China
  • Dr Sadaf Mahmood, Government College University, Pakistan
  • Dr Shweta Sinha Deshpande, Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, India
  • Prof Nicholas Procter, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Dr Ruchi Singh, Prin.L.N.Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, India
  • Dr AKM Ahsan Ullah, University Brunei Darussalam, Brunei
  • Dr Zhongwei Xing, University of Technology Brunei, Brunei
  • Dr Xi Zhao, Hefei University, P.R. China

Eastern Europe

  • Dr Merita Zulfiu-Alili, South East European University, N. Macedonia
  • Dr Olga R. Gulina, RUSMPI- Institute on Migration Policy, Russian Federation
  • Dr Tuncay Bilecen, Kocaeli University, Turkey, UK
  • Prof Dilek Cindoglu, Kadir Has University, Turkey
  • Dr Yaprak Civelek, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Dr Z. Banu Dalaman, Istanbul Ayvansaray University, Turkey
  • Prof Sevim Atilla Demir, Sakarya University, Turkey
  • Prof Vladimir Iontsev, Moscow State University, Russian Federation
  • Dr İnci Aksu Kargın, Uşak University, Turkey
  • Prof Sebnem Koser Akcapar, Ankara Social Sciences University, Turkey
  • Dr Murat Lehimler, Urban Development and Social Research Association, Turkey
  • Dr Armagan Teke Lloyd, Abdullah Gul University, Turkey
  • Dr Vildan Mahmutoğlu, Galatasaray University, Turkey
  • Dr Nermin Oruc, Centre for Development Evaluation and Social Science Research (CREDI), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dr Gökay Özerim, Yaşar University, Turkey
  • Prof Irina Savchenko, Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation
  • Dr Onur Unutulmaz, Ankara Social Sciences University, Turkey
  • Dr Deniz Eroglu Utku, Trakya University, Turkey
  • Dr Pınar Yazgan, Sakarya University, Turkey
  • Dr Sinan Zeyneloglu, Kent University, Turkey

Western Europe

  • Dr Nirmala Devi Arunasalam, Global Banking School, United Kingdom
  • Dr Bahar Baser, Durham University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Gülseli Baysu, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Prof Petra Bendel, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
  • Dr Gul Ince Beqo, University of Bari, Italy
  • Prof Aron Anselem Cohen, University of Granada, Spain
  • Dr Martina Cvajner, University of Trento, Italy
  • Dr Carla de Tona, Migration Letters, Italy
  • Dr Sureya Sonmez Efe, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
  • Dr Deniz Cosan Eke, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Dr Alina Esteves, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Dr Serena Hussain, Coventry University, United Kingdom
  • Prof Monica Ibáñez-Angulo, University of Burgos, Spain
  • Prof Markus Koller, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
  • Dr Emre Eren Korkmaz, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Dr Oksana Koshulko, The Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • Prof Jonathan Liu, International Business School, United Kingdom
  • Dr Lan Lo, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Dr Altay Manço, IRFAM, Belgium
  • Dr A. Erdi Öztürk, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
  • Isabella Piracci, Avvocatura Generale dello Stato, Rome, Italy
  • Dr Sahizer Samuk-Carignani, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Prof Giuseppe Sciortino, University of Trento, Italy
  • Dr Selma Akay Sert, University College London, UK
  • Dr Caner Tekin, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • Irene Tuzi, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Dr Emilia Lana de Freitas Castro, Berlin, Germany
  • Dr Ülkü Sezgi Sözen, University of Hamburg, Germany

Near East

  • Dr Rania M Rafik Khalil, The British University in Egypt, Egypt
  • Dr Yakhnich Liat, Beit Berl College, Israel
  • Dr Simeon Magliveras, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Bradley Saunders, American University of Bahrain, Bahrain
  • Dr Paulette K. Schuster, Reichman University, AMILAT, Israel
  • Dr Omar Al Serhan, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr Md Mizanur Rahman, Qatar University, Qatar

Local Committee of Volunteers from Mohammed V University of Rabat:

  • Moubarek Amine Berdaa
  • Bouih Amal
  • Yousra Mellouki
  • Ahmed Bassibas
  • Benabdallah Zaynab
  • Yousra Mouhacil
  • Khawla Rafia
  • Zbat safae
  • Taha Namri
  • Youssef Haddou Amar
  • Anas Mhalla
  • El Yahyaoui Achraf
  • Jamila Mounaim
  • Khalil El Yazami-El Hassani
  • Ghita Zemmouri
  • Sofia Saad
  • Couqua Ayoub
  • Mourad Aoual
  • Ismail Aaou Aaou
  • Mohamed Amine Lagraoui
  • Maryem Rafik
  • Yassmine Eladnani
  • Khawla Arhzaf
  • Khawla Waara
  • Fatima Zahra Krikbo
  • Hamza Agous
  • Hind Elkhattabi
  • Douae lkharchoufi

Technical Team:

  • Dr Aytac Yerden, Gedik University, Turkey (IT)
  • Ege Cakir, Middle East Technical University, Turkey (Admin)
  • Nihal Yazgan, Transnational Press London, UK (Admin)

Keynote Speakers at TMC2022 Rabat, Morocco

The Migration Conferences entertained distinguished scholars delivering keynote speeches:


Programme, Book of Abstracts and Publications

The Migration Conference 2022 Programme and Abstracts Book can be downloaded from here. when ready. Selected conference papers are invited to edited books following the conference.

The Migration Conference 2022 Programme: Read free on Google Play Books | Read free on Academia.edu | Download PDF version

The Migration Conference 2022 Book of Abstracts: Read free on Google Play Books | Download PDF version Read on Kindle

The Migration Conference 2022 Selected Papers: Read free on Google Play Books | Download PDF version Read on Kindle | Buy Print Copy from Amazon | Buy Print Copy from Lulu


News about the Conference
The Migration Conference 2022 took place both in-person and online via MS Teams .


Supporters and Friends of The Migration Conference
The Migration Conference 2022 has been supported by the following organisations:

TMC supporters 2022