GRITIM-UPF Weekly News: October 25

GRITIM-UPF Weekly News: October 25



GRITIM-UPF weekly news

October 25, 2019


GRITIM-UPF News: (presented in chronological order)

The 11th edition of the Master in Migration Studies successfully kicks off! More info.

On Oct. 15th Gemma Pinyol-Jiménez participated in the debate “Democracia, Gestión de la Diversidad y Prosperidad en Europa” as part of the Series of Dialogues “En Busca de la Prosperidad: Los Desafíos de las Migraciones” jointly organized by the Ernest Lluch Foundation and the Ivie at Fundación Bancaja in Valencia. More info.

On Oct. 11th Dirk Gebhardt talked about “City Networking and the Europeanisation of Local Practice” at Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne, France. More info.

On Oct. 10th Lorenzo Gabrielli participated in the roundtable “Més enllà de l'etiqueta. Refugiats: persones i identitats” at UPF Ciutadella Campus, within the framework of the 7th edition of UPF Solidària Fair. More info.

The opening lecture of the 2019-20 GRITIM-UPF Seminar Series led by Roser de la Torre Villalobos (“la Caixa” Banking Foundation) on Oct. 10th at UPF Ciutadella Campus was about the Intercultural Community Intervention Project (ICI) promoted by “la Caixa” Foundation. More info.


Call for Papers:

Contributing to the overall theme of the 17th IMISCOE Annual Conference “Crossing borders, connecting cultures”, the IMISCOE Standing Committee 'Methodological Approaches and Tools in Migration Research' is organizing panel sessions on methodological issues in migration research, with preference given to papers that discuss issues arising in comparative and cross-national studies.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: Nov. 22nd, 2019.

Read more about the call here.


Call for Papers for a Conference on “Migration politics and governance: understanding the relationships” organised by another IMISCOE Standing Committee 'Migration Politics and Governance' on 26-27 March 2020 at the European University Institute in Florence.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: Nov. 29th, 2019.

Read more about the call here.


Recommended Readings: (presented in alphabetical order)

Distretti, Emilio. 2018. “The Colonial Mediterranean, Anonymity and Migration Control.” In Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics, edited by Olivia U. Rutazibwa and Robbie Shilliam. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 11.

Glorius, Birgit and Jeroen Doomernik, eds. 2020. Geographies of Asylum in Europe and the Role of European Localities. IMISCOE Research Series. Cham: Springer.

Scott FitzGerald, David. 2019. “Remote control of migration: theorising territoriality, shared coercion, and deterrence.Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1680115.

Westerlund, Heidi, Sidsel Karlsen and Heidi Partti, eds. 2020. Visions for Intercultural Music Teacher Education. Cham: Springer.