The Migration Conference 2021 Summary Programme:


6 July 2020, Tuesday | DAY 1

11:45-12:30  Welcome Reception and Opening Panel [ Click here to Join ]

Welcoming Speeches:

12:30-12:45 – Break
12:45-14:15 – Parallel Sessions I
14:15-14:30 – Break
14:30-16:00 – Parallel Sessions II
16:00-16:15 – Break


16:15-18:00 – Plenary Session I [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator: Jeffrey H. Cohen, Professor of Anthropology, Ohio State University, USA
Keynote Speakers
:

  • Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Loyola University Chicago, USA: “Alienating Citizenship: Insights from Mexico’s Deported and Returned Community
  • Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp, Emeritus Professor, Sonoma State University, USA: “Commodification and Recalibration in Migration: Reflections from the Global South

7 July 2021, Wednesday | DAY 2

10:45-12:15 – Parallel Sessions III
12:15-12:45 – Break

12:45-14:15 – Parallel Sessions IV
14:15-14:30 – Break
14:30-16:00 – Parallel Sessions V
16:00-16:15 – Break


16:15-18:00 – Plenary Session II [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator: Philip L. Martin, Emeritus Professor, University of California, Davis, USA
Keynote Speakers
:

  • James F. Hollifield, Director of the Tower Center for Public Policy and International Affairs at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA
  • Pia M. Orrenius, Vice President and Senior Economist Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, USA

8 July 2021, Thursday | DAY 3

10:45-12:15 – Parallel Sessions VI
12:15-12:45 –
Break


12:15-14:30 – Institute for Mobile Studies Special Roundtable [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator: Amira Halperin, Deputy Director of Institute for Mobile Studies, University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Panellists
:

  • Antonio Lam, Managing Director of Shores and Legal, London, UK: “How technology has transformed my job as an immigration practitioner
  • Dr Xiaoge Xu, Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies, University of Nottingham Ningbo China: “Mapping, measuring and modelling mobility: initial thoughts for global collaboration

12:45-14:15 – Parallel Sessions VII
14:15-14:30 – Break
14:30-16:00 – Parallel Sessions VIII
16:00-16:15 – Break


16:15-18:00 – Plenary Session III [ Click here to Join ] [This session is in Spanish]
Moderator: Dr Ana Vila Freyer, Universidad Latina de México, Mexico
Keynote Speakers
:

  • Dr Rodolfo Cruz Piñeiro, Director, Departamento de Estudios de Población, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico
  • Hna. Leticia Gutiérrez Valderrama, General Director of Scalabrinianas Misión para Migrantes y Refugiados (SMR) sección México, México

9 July 2021, Friday | DAY 4

10:45-12:15 – Parallel Sessions IX
12:15-12:45 – Break
12:45-
14:45 – Plenary Session IV  [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator:
Dr Bahar Baser Ozturk, Coventry University, UK

   Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr Élise Féron,  Tampere Peace Research Institute, Tampere University, Finland: “Diasporas, new generations, and homeland conflicts: between transmission and rearticulation of the conflict heritage
  • Camilla Orjuela, Professor, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden: “Diaspora struggles for memory and justice: opportunities and limitations

14:45-15:00 – Break
15:00-16:30 – Parallel Sessions X
16:30-16:45 – Break


16:45-18:30 – Special Panel: Syrian refugees in Canada, safe but worry about food [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator: Ginny Lane, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Panellists
:


16:45-18:15 – Parallel Sessions XI


10 July 2021, Saturday | DAY 5

10:45-12:15 – Parallel Sessions XII
12:15-12:45 – Break


12:45-14:45 – Closing Roundtable: Future of Migration after COVID-19 Pandemic [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator:
Professor Jeffrey H. Cohen, Ohio State University, USA
   Panellists:

  • TBC 
  • TBC

15:00  END OF THE PROGRAMME


Please note this programme is subject to change without notice.