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International Conference: Migration in a turbulent world

November 26, 2016 - November 28, 2016

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ISA Research Committee on the Sociology of Migration RC31

ABSTRACT SUMBISSION DEADLINE: Monday 18th July 2016 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

  • Professor Stephen Castles, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Professor Jonathan V. Beaverstock, University of Bristol, UK

OTHER CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS:

  • Professor Adrian Favell, University of Leeds, UK
  • Professor Min Zhou, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Professor Hassan Aly, The Ohio State University, USA & Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar
  • Professor Nasra Shah, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Professor Jennifer Hyndman, York University, Canada
  • Associate Professor Karen Jacobsen, Tufts University, USA

The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) at Qatar University are jointly organizing the interim meeting of the International Sociological Association Research Committee on Sociology of Migration (RC31). The conference is sociologically oriented but welcomes contributions from related fields (Geography, anthropology, political science, economics and labour studies, international relations and law). We encourage submissions under any of the following themes:

  1. Highly skilled migrants and mobility
  2. Forced migration and refugees
  3. Mega events and migration
  4. Migration and development
  5. Urbanization and migration
  6. Migration, integration and social cohesion
  7. The European migration crisis as seen from abroad
  8. Guest workers in the gulf countries

We intend to publish selected papers from the conference as a journal special issue and/or as an edited volume with a reputable academic press. Presenters who would like their papers to be considered for the special issue or the edited volume should indicate that when they submit the abstract.

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Start:
November 26, 2016
End:
November 28, 2016
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