Facing a New “Age of Migration

Conference 1-2 September, 2016 – “Facing a New “Age of Migration”? Methodological Challenges, Conceptual Questions, Political Entanglements”

Under the head “Facing a New “Age of Migration”? Methodological Challenges, Conceptual Questions, Political Entanglements”, the third Midterm Conference of the Research Network 35 “Sociology of Migration” of the European Sociological Association will be held this year in Bucharest (1-2 September). The main theme of the Conference is to reflect on the question of whether or not European countries are currently facing a “new” age of migration and on the methodological and conceptual challenges posed to migration research within the current developments. The 49 papers to be presented in 7 sessions will bring to Bucharest scholars from all over the Europe. Bridget Anderson (COMPAS, University of Oxford, UK) and Michael Collyer (University of Sussex, UK) will share their insights on the current migration status as keynote speakers.

Organized by ESA RN 35 “Sociology of Migration”, Research Institute for Quality of Life, Romanian Academy (ICCV), The Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest (FSAS), The Research Institute of the University of Bucharest (ICUB), the conference will take place at the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, Panduri Street, 90.

For any questions related to the event, please address your messages to:

Monica Şerban (ICCV): monas@iccv.ro

Karin Peters (ESA RN35): karin.peters@wur.nl

More information here:

  1. RN35ESA_Midterm_book of abstracts
  2. RN35ESA_Midterm_programme

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