Rights, Democracy and Migration – Challenges and Opportunities

The 12th IMISCOE conference took place in Geneva, 25 27 June 2015. The conference covered the theme "Rights, Democracy and Migration", and was organised by the Institute for Demographic and Life Course Studies (University of Geneva), the Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies (University of Neuchâtel) and the nccr – on the move.  The conference was held on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of SFM, a long-standing IMISCOE member institute. The conference committee was chaired by Gianni D'Amato.

The Geneva conference hosted various types of sessions/events:

  • (a) individual paper proposals that were grouped into thematic sessions by the conference committee
  • (b) workshops, a.o. for book presentations, research projects and research-policy dialogue sessions
  • (c) research panels of minimum 3 and maximum 4 papers and a discussant
  • (d) a gallery featuring selected papers in the form of research posters

More information about the 12th annual conference in Geneva:

Final Program update June 4 (pdf) & Program Erratum (docx)

PhD training workshop