17th IMISCOE Annual Conference is going online!

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Europe’s largest research network of migration and integration scholars and practitioners is coming together for its first online annual conference. Resilient as our community is, we now more than ever appreciate the value of coming together, as well as the opportunity to develop further and take this step. As always, the conference aims to support the exchange of ideas and knowledge amongst its members, giving them opportunities to present papers and get feedback, have panel discussions, and to support and inspire each other in these extraordinary times.

The first online annual conference will take place on July 1 and 2, 2020.

Conference program and focus

The online conference programme will feature the papers, panels and workshops that were already accepted for presentation. All those whose presentations have been accepted will be invited to join the online conference. We also invite non-presenters to attend the conference.

In response to the contemporary pandemic and its effects, the plenary topic will be: “Mobilities and Immobilities in Pandemic times”. The speakers will reflect on research in, for and with migrants during the pandemic, and what the current crisis means for our research field. The keynote speakers are Biao Xiang , Professor of Social Anthropology, and Anna Triandafyllidou  , Professor of Sociology. The panellists will be announced in the coming weeks.

The annual conference in Luxembourg with the theme ‘crossing borders, connecting cultures has been postponed to July 7- 9, 2021.

For more information please follow the link: https://www.imiscoe.org/events/imiscoe-events/1027-17th-imiscoe-annual-conference