27 July 2014

Immigration, Social Cohesion and Social Innovation

27-28-29th August 2014Madrid (Spain)



(papers uploaded after August 1st will not be considered for the RP Best Paper Award)

The 11th IMISCOE Annual Conference covers the theme 'Immigration, Social Cohesion and Social Innovation.' The conference is organised by the IMISCOE partner IEUM in Madrid, 27-29 August 2014. This year's conference received a record number of proposals, over 200 in total. After a rigorous review, the Conference Committee has accepted about 90 sessions, including research panels, policy workshops, book workshops and a number of working sessions by IMISCOE research clusters. 

The (final) conference program (PDF) is now available; you can download the program by clicking on the image to the right.

Participants who have registered for the conference, can now also access all uploaded papers via the conference menu on the left.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: Registration for the 11th IMISCOE Annual Conference in Madrid (IUEM, 27-29 August) is now open. Registration can be completed via the online conference portal (see link)The conference fee is €200. Deadline for registration is August 1st! Please note that registration is required for ALL participants; also if you've already payed your membership fee (either individual or via your institute), registration for the conference has to be done separately. If you have already payed for membership, you will automatically receive a waiver for the same amount as your membership fee. The conference fee includes participation in the conference, the opening reception, the conference dinner and the social tour. By paying your membership fee, you will automatically become member of IMISCOE for a one-year period (read more about our membership policy).

UPLOAD YOUR PAPERSParticipants can now also upload their papers via the conference portal (see menu on the left). Full papers will have to be uploaded to the conference online system no later than August 1st. Please mind that, after uploading your paper, it will take a couple of days for the paper to appear in the online conference program. The papers that have been uploaded, will be only visible to and accessible for registered conference participants ('behind password'). 

The Conference Committee recommends a number of (low/mid-range) hotels in the vicinity of the Conference venue:   



Hotel name


Found via…

Low – budget


Hostal Domínguez






Pensión Muñoz



Casa de Huéspedes Sonne



Hostal Noviciado



Hostal Alicante


Middle - budget


Espahotel Gran Vía 65







Celuisma Florida Norte






Senator Gran Vía 70 Spa






Ayre Gran Hotel Colón




Senator Gran Vía










Hotel Exe Moncloa





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