Nine paper nominations for the RP Best Paper Award

25 August 2014

Nine conference papers have been nominated for the Rinus Penninx Best Paper Award. This new prize will be awarded for the first time during this year's IMISCOE annual conference. The winner will be announced during the Plenary Closing Session of the conference, on Friday 29 August, 17:45-19:00 in the Aula Magna (Comillas University). 

In the first round of selection, all panel and workshop chairs could select one paper for consideration of the RP Award. In the second round, an anonymous interdisciplinary review committee selected a total of nine papers for consideration in a third round of evaluation. This third round will be at the occasion of a special meeting of the RP Award Committee during the Madrid conference. After these three rounds of rigorous review, the winner will be announced on Friday August 29th.

The following papers have been nominated (in random order):

  • Marco Pecoraro and Didier Ruedin. More than this: the occupational share of foreigners and attitudes to equal opportunities
  • Fuusje de Graaff. End of life care and beyond.
  • Hein de Haas and Marie Laurence Flahau. African migrations: trends, patterns and drivers.
  • Peter Scholten, Godfried Engbersen, Erik Snel and Mark van Ostaijen. In pursuit of multi-level governance: urban responses to the new labour migration from central and eastern Europe.
  • Agnieszka Radziwinowics. Li(ea)ving the deportation regime: the Mexican experience of forced reverse migration.
  • Siresa López-Berengueres. New EU Cultural Policy Scenarios of Cultural Exclusion: repercussions of the economic crisis on the reconfiguration of the European Intercultural Space?
  • Elisabeth Grindel. Partners of International Students – Tied Migrants or Highly Skilled Labour Migrants?
  • Philipp Schnell and Rosita Fibbi. Getting ahead through various avenues: educational and occupational pathways of the “new” second-generation in Switzerland.
  • Suzana Koelet, Christof Van Mol & Helga de Valk. Social embeddedness in a harmonized Europe: the social networks of European migrants with a native partner in Belgium and the Netherlands

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