IMISCOE

April 2016

Newsletter #03

EVENTS

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13TH IMISCOE ANNUAL CONFERENCE (PRAGUE, JUNE 30-JULY 2, 2016)

The 13th IMISCOE Annual Conference will take place in Prague, 30 June – 2 July 2016. The conference covers the theme ‘Migration and Development’ and

will be organized by the Geographic Migration Centre (GEOMIGRACE) at Charles University in Prague - Albertov 6, Praag/Prague.


 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN (deadline 1 June): 
Registration for the 13th IMISCOE Annual Conference in Prague is now open. Registration can be completed via the online conference portal. The conference fee is € 200. Deadline for registration is 1 June.

Please note that registration is required for ALL participants; also if you have already paid your membership fee (either individual or via your institute) registration has to be done separately. If you have already paid for membership, you will automatically receive a fee waiver via the system. The conference fee includes participation in the conference, lunches, receptions and optional excursions. By paying your fee, you will automatically become a member of IMISCOE for a one-year period.

UPLOAD YOUR PAPERS: Participants can now also upload their full papers via the conference portal. The abstracts of all conference papers will also become available to all conference participants on the IMISCOE website.


 

Accommodation in and around Prague
The conference committee recommends a number of (low-/mid-range) hotels near the conference venue.

Getting around in Prague
More information on the conference venue, on how to get there, and how to get around in Prague.

“Outside-of-the-regular” tourist tips in Prague and Czech Republic
If you are thinking about extending your trip to make the most of Prague and Czechia once you are there, consider our selection of tips for trips and events in and around Prague.

 

PUBLICATIONS

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Ukrainian Migration to the European Union. Lessons from Migration Studies

Edited by Olena Fedyuk & Marta Kindler 


Upcoming book(s)

Jean Michael Lafleur & Mikolaj Stanek (Editors) “South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis

 

CMS - Special Issue 

 

 

 

 

 

A special issue of Wil Kymlicka will be published on SpringerOpen online soon, with commentaries on Kymlicka's article entitled: Solidarity in diverse societies: beyond neoliberal multiculturalism and welfare chauvinism

 

CMS call for Special Issues

 

CMS: Call for Special Issues (Deadline: May 30, 2016)
 

The next deadline for submitting proposals is May 30, 2016. Special issue proposals can be sent (as pdf files) to: info@comparativemigrationstudies.org

 

The RINUS PENNINX BEST PAPER AWARD, in honour of the founding father of IMISCOE, is an annual award for the best paper submitted to and presented at the IMISCOE annual conference. The award is sponsored by the journal Comparative Migration Studies. An anonymous review committee decides on the allocation of the award. Besides the honour of receiving the award, the prize winner also receives €750,-- and the opportunity to publish the paper in the journal CMS.

To be eligible for the Rinus Penninx Best Paper Award, a final paper has to be uploaded on the conference portal or, alternatively, sent to the chair of your session before 26 May 2016. The panel and workshop chairs (chairs will be nominated and published at the second circular of the programme) can subsequently ‘nominate’ one paper per session for consideration for the RP Award.  

 

 

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NEWS FROM MEMBERS

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  1. CONFERENCE: MUSEUMS IN TIMES OF MIGRATION AND MOBILITY - Date: May 25-26, 2016, Conference venue: Malmö University, Orkanen building, D 138

  2. CFA: MIREKOC INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL -VI- FORCED MIGRATION: OLD PHENOMENON, NEW CHALLENGES, 11-21 JULY, ─░STANBUL - deadline april 29 (midnight - gmt)

  3. NEW BOOK ON 'INTERCULTURALISM AND MULTICULTURALISM' (25% DISCOUNT)

  4. SPECIAL ISSUE ON ‘END-OF-LIFE CARE AND RITUALS IN CONTEXTS OF POST-MIGRATION DIVERSITY IN EUROPE’For those who do not have institutional access to the journal, there are 50 FREE Prints of the editorial introduction

  5. PHD COURSE ON CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION IN EUROPE, 25 - 29 JULY Location: University of Oslo, Norway
    Dates: 25 - 29 July 2016 - Limitation: 25 participants

  6. NEW DOCTORAL POSITIONS IN SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL RESEARCH - UNIVERSITY OF TRENTO

  7. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: ETHNO-CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS - – TAKING STOCK AND LOOKING AHEADOn May 3, 2016, a one-day international symposium will take place at the University of Liverpool.

 

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Department of Social Sciences, Room T17-16
PO Box 1738
Rotterdam, ZH 3000 DR
Netherlands

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