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Current Seminars and Conferences 2014


These seminars are organized in the framework of the Comparative politics of migration course taught by Dr. Christina Zuber in the Master in Immigration Management of the University Pompeu Fabra. The theme of this year is "Immigrant Integration in Multi-Level Systems".


Thursday, 10 April, 18-21h, room 13.001: Invited talk 1: Political participation of aliens at local level in some EU countries: a normative perspective. David Moya, University of Barcelona, Spain.


Wednesday, 30 April, 18-21h, room 40.113: Invited talk 2: Transnational politics: The political impact of migrants on the home and host societies. Jean Michel Lafleur, University of Liège, Belgium.


Wednesday, 7 May, 18-21h, room 40.113: Invited talk 3: The role of cities in immigrant integration. Dirk Gebhardt, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain.


Wednesday, 14 May, 18-21h, room 40.113: Invited talk 4: Minority Nationalism and Immigrant Integration: the case of Quebec and Canada. Keith Banting, Queen's University, Canada.


Wednesday, 28 May, 18-21h, room 40.113: Invited talk 5: Do subnational integration policies matter for immigrant integration? Empirical evidence from the Swiss context. Anita Manatschal, University of Berne, Switzerland.

Abstracts will be delivered at least eight days before each session. Check here all the details as well as further information about the invited speakers.


Past Seminars and Conferences


    Wednesday 20 March: Social Mobility and Status Attainment among Turks in Western Europe and Turks in Turkey. Ayse Guveli, ISER, University of Essex.

    Wednesday 3 April: Do Migration and Mobility Policies Consider Class?. Agnieszka Weinar, CARIM East, European University Institute, Florence.

    Wednesday 24 April: Migrant workers and social class in Europe: racialisation and invisibility . Andrea Rea, GERME, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

    Wednesday 8 May: Contextual Effects on the Educational Ambition of Immigrants' Children and Natives in Italy and Belgium. Alessandra Minello, European University Institute, Florence.

    Wednesday 29 May: Gender Differences in the Education of the Second Generation in Cross-National Comparative Perspective. Fenella Fleischman, ERCOMER, Utrecht University.


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    Seminars on Comparative Migrations Policy in the framework of the GRITIM-UPF / Casa Amèrica Catalunya / Casa Asia / CIDOB / IEMed Masters Seminars:

    25th April (CIDOB): Cooperation in integrating immigrants in the European Union, Luis Miguel Pariza, European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels

    2nd May (IEMED): Becoming receiving countries: Southern Europe and international migrations, Maurizio Ambrosini, Department of Social and Political Studies, University of Milan

    16th May (CIDOB): Developments in the debate about migrants in The Netherlands, Meindert Fennema, University of Amsterdam

    23rd May (Casa Asia): New trends in Chinese migration, Frank Pieke, Modern China Studies, Leiden University

    30th May (CIDOB): Intercultural Integration in Cities, Irena Guidikova, Directorate of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage, Council of Europe

    6th June (IEMED): Europe/Mediterranean: Strategic Challenges and a Ray of Light!, Omar Benbekhti, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oran, Algeria  

  • GRITIM-UPF/IMISCOE PhD Summer school. Barcelona: 2nd to 13th of July, 2012.
  • GRITIM-UPF / IMISCOE Research Seminar: Democratic Representation and Diversity in Migration Societies. Barcelona: 25th June 2011.
  • Seminar: La place des migrations dans la construction de la communauté politique en Catalogne. Paris: 5th May 2011
  • Seminar: L'impact de l'immigration sur le débat nationaliste: Politique de frontières et diversité: une comparaison Québec - Catalogne. Montréal: 2nd and 3rd May 2011.
  • Seminars linked to the Master in Immigration Management - Compared Politics of  Migrations (CIDOB and IEMed) 2010-2011
  • 2010-2011