Current Seminars and Conferences

Past Seminars and Conferences


Seminars and Conferences 2016



"Responsabilitat Social Corporativa i diversitat a l'empresa; un benefici per a tothom." November 22 at 11:00.  Ed. Roger de Llúria. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27, Barcelona. Aula: Sala de Graus A. Calsamiglia.

“Transnational Diaspora Entrepreneurship (TDE): exploring cultural and socio-economic links through migration between Morocco and Spain/Catalonia”. In collaboration with IEMed, on January 21-22 2016.

Research Forum, DCPIS. 12 May at 15:00. Douglas S. Massey, Princeton University, presents "Segregation and Social Mobility in the United States" 

GRITIM / ISOR-UAB Research Meeting. 17 June 2016, 10:00-14:00

Master Student Workshop: "Migration and Conflict: Researching in Unsettled Times". 27 June 2016, 12:00-18:00.

Seminars and Conferences 2015


GRITIM / ISOR-UAB Research Meeting. 3 October 2015, 10:00-15:00

GRITIM-IMISCOE (POPADIVCIT) Workshop: Inclusion of immigrants in the cultural policy mainstream: Identifying approaches and challenges. 21 september 2015, 9:00-16:30, Museu d'Història de Barcelona.


Past Seminars and Conferences


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 the multi-level governance of 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 Integration Policies Affect Immigrants' Voluntary Engagement? An Exploration at Switzerland's Subnational Level.  Anita Manatschal, University of Berne, Switzerland.

Check here all the abtracts, as well as further information about the invited speakers.


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 AprilDo 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 MayContextual Effects on the Educational Ambition of Immigrants' Children and Natives in Italy and Belgium. Alessandra Minello, European University Institute, Florence.

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

See the poster!


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