The Migration Conference 2020 Summary Programme:


8 September 2020, Tuesday | DAY 1

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

Welcoming Speeches:

  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Centre for Transnational Business and Management, Regent’s University London, UK (Chair)
  • Memet Memeti, Dean of Faculty of Contemporary Social Sciences, South East European University, N. Macedonia (Hosting Chair)
  • Merita Zulfiu-Alili, South East European University, N. Macedonia (Co-Chair)

12:30-12:45 – Break


12:45-14:45 – Plenary Session I  [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator:
Merita Zulfiu-Alili, South East European University, N. Macedonia

   Keynote Speakers:

  • Jelena Dzankic, Co-Director of the GLOBALCIT Network, European University Institute, Italy: “‘Long-distance citizens’: strategies and interests of states, companies and individuals in the global race for wealth
  • Nissa Finney, Reader in Human Geography, University of St Andrews, UK: “Race, place, poverty and the threat to home: patterns and processes of stubborn inequalities in Britain

14:45-15:00 – Break
15:00-16:30
– Parallel Sessions I
16:30-17:00 – Break
17:00-18:30
– Parallel Sessions II


9 September 2020, Wednesday | DAY 2

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


12:45-14:45 – Plenary Session II [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator: Nadja Stamselberg, Regent’s University London, United Kingdom
   Keynote Speakers
:

  • Martina Cvajner, University of Trento, Italy: “Soviet Signoras. A Female Perspective on Migration
  • Elli Heikkilä, Research Director, Migration Institute of Finland, Finland: “Labour market participation of immigrants and challenges in Finland

14:45-15:00 – Break
15:00-16:30 – Parallel Sessions IV
16:30-17:00 – Break
17:00-18:30 – Parallel Sessions V


10 September 2020, Thursday | DAY 3

10:45-12:15 – Parallel Sessions VI
12:15-12:45 – Break
12:45-14:15 – Parallel Sessions VII
14:15-14:45 – Break

14:45-16:15 – Parallel Sessions VIII
16:15-16:45 – Break
16:45-18:15 – Parallel Sessions IX


11 September 2020, Friday | DAY 4

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


12:45-14:45 – Roundtable: COVID-19 Pandemic and Migration Policy Challenges [ Click here to Join ]
Moderator:
Michela C. Pellicani, University of Bari, Italy
   Panellists:

  • Giuseppe Brescia, MP, Member of Italian Chamber of Deputies, Parliamento Italiano, Italy
  • Agnes Igoye, Deputy National Coordinator Prevention of Trafficking in Persons, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Uganda
  • Helén Nilsson, Director, Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania
  • Jeffrey H. Cohen, Professor of Anthropology, Ohio State University, USA
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Centre for Transnational Business and Management, Regent’s University London, UK

14:45-15:00 – Break
15:00-16:30 – Parallel Sessions XI
16:30-17:00 – Break
17:00-18:30 – Parallel Sessions XII

18:00  END OF THE PROGRAMME


Please note this programme is subject to change without notice.