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[WEBINAR] The webminar "Suspended Globalization - Human Migration and Mobility After the 2020 Pandemic", organised by the Emigration Observatory, will take place on 29 April, from 09h00. This webminar will be attended by Professor Alan Gamlen, Associate Professor at Monash University. +
[COLLOQUIUM] On April 21, from 15:00, will take place the symposium "Economic Potential of the Diaspora", organized by the Secretary of State for Portuguese Communities, the Emigration Observatory (CIES, ISCTE-IUL) and the Regional Council of the Portuguese Communities in Europe (CRCPE). +
[WEBINAR] The webminar "The Transnationalized - Social Question Migration and the Politics of Inequalities", organised by the Emigration Observatory, will take place on May 6th, from 16h00. This webminar will be attended by Professor Thomas Faist, from Bielefeld University. +
[CONFERENCE] On the next 29th of April, the conference “Migrations back to rural Portugal”, will take place, starting at 14h00. In this meeting about migratory experiences, organized by CIES-iscte, CRIA-iscte and Emigration Observatory, the documentary film "Je suis partout et nulle part à la fois" (I am everywhere and nowhere at once) will be shown, followed by a discussion with Amandine Desille, Post-doctoral researcher at UMR-Passages, Bordeaux; Associate member of MIGRARE, IGOT-UL, and Filomena Silvano, Integrated Researcher at CRIA/NOVA FCSH. +
[WEBINAR] On April 15, from 16h00, will take place the webminar “The Portuguese Emigration in the XXI Century”, organized by the Emigration Observatory. This webminar will be attended by the Observatory of Emigration team, followed by a debate with Professor Rui Pena Pires, from the Observatory of Emigration, Professor José Carlos Marques, from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Professor Jorge Malheiros, from the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, and Professor Lígia Ferro, from the Faculty of Arts, University of Porto. +
[PUBLICATION] Article by the researchers Maria Lucinda Fonseca, Alina Esteves and Luís Moreno which, using the case of Odemira, makes an analysis of the consequences of foreign investment in agribusiness, for international workers, and in the lifestyle of migrants in a rural location and, highlights the strategies devised by local actors in adapting to the new linguistic and housing demands. +
[SURVEY] The survey “Experiences of Portuguese people returning from abroad”, part of the research project “Expectations and experiences of return of new Portuguese emigrants: reintegration and mobility (EERNEP)” is now available online. This survey aims to understand the experiences of return of Portuguese citizens who lived abroad. +
[WEBMINAR]On February 5th, at 2pm, a webinar will be held focusing on the future of migration under the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union, organised by the Migration Policy Centre. This webinar will be attended by Monique Pariat, European Commission, Ulrich Weinbrenner, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building, and Community, Federal Republic of Germany, Cláudia Pereira, Secretary of State for Integration and Migration from Portugal, and Hanne Beirens, MPI Europe. +
Yesterday the Emigration Report 2019, carried out by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, DGACCP, the Camões Institute and the Emigration Observatory was made public. This report includes the most recent information concerning the number of citizens leaving the country, the countries of destination of Portuguese emigrants, the socio-economic, namely school and academic, and geographical characterisation of Portuguese emigrants, the identification and characterisation of the structures and consular responses to support emigrants in each of the destination countries, the identification and characterisation of formal and informal structures to support emigrants in each destination country, as well as the labour, social and economic situation of Portuguese emigrants. +
[WEBMINAR] On 16 December, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., a webinar will be held on statistical indicators of emigration, organised by the Observatory of Emigration. This webinar is aimed at journalists, researchers, students and decision-makers whose work is linked to Portuguese emigration data and its dissemination. +
[CONFERENCE] On December 9th, the conference “Waiting time: undocumented immigrants and the different notions of time” will take place from 6pm. This meeting on migratory experiences, organised by CIES-iscte, CRIA and the Observatory of Emigration, will have as speakers Cecilia Menduni Luís, CRIA-iscte, Kishor Subba Limbu, ICS-ULisboa, and Antónia Pedroso de Lima, CRIA-iscte. +
[CONFERÊNCIA] Next November 16th, the conference “Aesthetics Afro-diaporics in Portugal: the case of Quinta do Mocho” will take place at the Paquete Oliveira Auditorium, in the Sedas Nunes Building of ISCTE-IUL, starting at 8:30pm. In this Meeting on migratory experiences, organized by CIES-Iscte, CRIA, CEI and the Emigration Observatory, the documentary "On Thursday with Kally" by director Otávio Raposo will be shown. +
[PUBLICAÇÃO] The 2020 edition of International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non-member countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. It includes a special chapter on the impact of migration on the structural composition of the economy. It also includes country notes and a statistical annex. +
Jane Beswick's book addresses issues such as identity, language and integration in Jersey, focusing in particular on the Madeiran Portuguese diaspora. +
Interview with José Carlos Marques
Article by José Carlos Marques, associate researcher of the Observatory of Emigration, on emigration and return of Portuguese. +
Interview with Liliana Azevedo
Article by Liliana Azevedo, an associate researcher of the Observatory of Emigration, on Portuguese emigration to Switzerland. +
Article by the researchers from the Emigration Observatory, Rui Pena Pires, Cláudia Pereira, Joana Azevedo, Inês Vidigal and Carlota Moura Veiga, about Portuguese emigration in the 21st century. +
Article by researchers Pedro Góis and José Carlos Marques, from the Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra, and the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, respectively. This article is part of the Ethnic and Racial Studies Journal. +
[WEBMINAR]On June 24th, at 2pm, a webinar will be held focusing on the effects of economic development on international migration, organised by the Migration Policy Centre. This webinar will be attended by Claas Schneiderheinze, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Linda Oucho, African Migration and Development Policy Centre (AMADPOC), and Mauro Lanati, MPC, RSCAS, EUI. +
[WORKSHOP] On June 17th, at 3pm, the workshop "Descendants of Migrants and Returns", part of the series of workshops on Emigration and Return, will take place. +
[WEBMINAR] On June 3rd, at 4pm, the webinar "International Migration and Migrant Communities - Impacts of COVID-19" will be held, as part of the series of webinars COVID-19: (Cons)Ciência Geográfica, promoted by the Centro de Estudos Geográficos (IGOT-ULisboa). The panel will be composed by Marta Bronzin (Head of IOM Mission in Portugal), Sónia Pereira (High Commissioner for Migration), João Peixoto (ISEG - ULisboa) and Juliana Iorio (CEG/IGOT - ULisboa), and will have as moderator Maria Lucinda Fonseca (CEG/IGOT - ULisboa). +
Book organized by Elsa Lechner, Graça Capinha and Maria Clara Keating. This book addresses the migratory experience of the Portuguese case as an object of observation, addressing issues such as migration, exile, return and coloniality. +
The European Commission has set up a page addressing the impact of OVID-19 on migrant communities and presenting the responses and support from the responsible entities. +
[WEBMINAR] A webinar will be held on May 20th at 2pm to mark the publication of the second edition of the book Migration and Mobility in the European Union, co-authored by Andrew Geddes, Leila Hadj Abdou and Leiza Brumat. This webinar will examine how past and current experiences of migration governance to, from and within the EU - in its various forms - can provide a guide to the dilemmas and challenges ahead from the current Covid-19 crisis. +
The International Organization for Migration has developed a global mobility database to map the impacts of OVID-19 on human mobility at global, regional and national levels. +
[WEBMINAR] A webinar on the effects of Covid-19 on migration and mobility, organised by the Migration Policy Centre and the Global Citizenship Observatory, (GlobalCit), will be held on 6 May at 3pm. This webinar, divided in three panels, will discuss issues on the impact of Covid-19 on citizenship, mobility in Africa and the effects and policy responses to Covid-19 in South America. +
Report by the (FRA) European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, on the implications of the Corona Virus for Fundamental Rights. +
[SURVEY] The survey The impact of OVID-19 on international/ foreign students in higher education in Portugal, developed through MIGRARE, which aims to understand the impact of OVID-19 on international/ foreign students in higher education in Portugal, is now available online. +
The Migration Policy Institute has created a platform that brings together all the research and analysis generated on the new Corona virus pandemic and migration. In addition to articles and comments, the platform already has a factsheet and two webminars. +
The Centre for Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at Oxford University has created a forum focused on Coronavirus and Mobility. The forum is led by the Oxford University Professor of Social Anthropology, Biao Xiang. +
[WEBMINAR] A webinar on migration and the Coronavirus, organized by the Migration Policy Institute and the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, will be held on March 24th at 3:30pm. It will discuss the state of the situation around the world, where experts will compare the current response (and rhetoric) with what was seen during previous major public health crises in the United States and internationally, and discuss how this may affect future mobility and international cooperation on issues such as humanitarian protection. +
Article by researchers José Carlos Marques, Pedro Candeias, Pedro Góis and João Peixoto, from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-UL), the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, and the Higher Institute of Economics and Management of the University of Lisbon (ISEG-UL), respectively. This article is part of the Journal of International Migration and Integration. +
[CONFERENCE] On March 9th, ISCTE-IUL will host the second conference in the scope of the 10 years of the Observatory of Emigration, dedicated to the theme "Migration and Communication", which will have as keynote speaker the researcher of COMPAS and Deputy Director of the Observatory of Migration of Oxford, Robert McNeil. +
[WORKSHOP] On March 4th, the fourth workshop of the cycle "Migrations and forced returns" will take place from 2:30pm. This fourth workshop will feature two communications from the researchers Magdalena Lopez, CEI-Iscte, and Yvette Santos, IHC-NOVA FCSH, and comments from Nuno Domingos, ICS-ULisboa, and Morgane Delaunay, Université Rennes 2 and Iscte. +
[CONFERÊNCIA] On February 19th, the conference "The legal construction of the national and the foreign in South America for 200 years" will take place at Auditório Caiano Pereira, in in the Sedas Nunes Building, starting at 2:30 pm. In this meeting on migratory experiences, organized by CIES-IUL, CRIA and the Migration Network, will be discussed the implications of the legal construction of foreign and national in Latin America, on Venezuelan emigration, and will be lectured by Professor Diego Acosta, of the University of Bristol. +
[CONFERENCE] On March 9th, ISCTE-IUL will host the second conference in the scope of the 10 years of the Observatory of Emigration, dedicated to the theme "Migration and Communication", which will have as keynote speaker the researcher of COMPAS and Deputy Director of the Observatory of Migration of Oxford, Robert McNeil. +
[CALL] There is an open call for papers until February 20th for the International Symposium on Migration and Integration in the Lusophone World: Historical, Current and Future Perspectives, to be held at the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, from June 30th to July 1st. +
Article by researcher Dora Sampaio and Professor Russel King on migrations and aging in Azores. +
As part of the 17th edition of KINO - German Expression Film Festival, organized by the Goethe-Institut Portugal in partnership with the Austrian, Swiss and Luxembourg Embassies, the film ELDORADO, a feature by Rui Eduardo Abreu, Thierry Besseling and Loïc Tanson about Portuguese emigration in Luxembourg, will be shown on January 30th at 6:30pm. The film is followed by a round table discussion with Portuguese emigration specialists and researchers from the University of Lisbon, with Dr. Jorge Malheiros and Dr. Pedro Candeias, where the context of recent Portuguese emigration will be discussed and reflected on the migration path and the search for an "Eldorado" in general. +
[SEMINAR] Next January 27th, the collaborative seminar on sociology of law and violence will take place from 6:30 p.m. in Room C2.05, at ISCTE-IUL Building II, where the text “Not citizens, not real people. The Italian way of governing immigration through the criminal justice system” will be discussed. The text will be presented by the author, Professor Giovanni Torrente of the University of Turin, and commented by ISCTE Professor and CIES researcher António Pedro Dores. +
On the next 16th and 17th of January will be held the presentation of the book Corpos resistentes -Imigração, racismo e trabalho agrícola nos EUA by Seth Holmes. The presentation session on January 16th will take place in the Auditorium of Escola Superior de Educação/Politécnico do Porto, from 6:30pm, with the presentation of the author and introduction of João Queirós. On January 17th it will take place at the Sala Polivalente do Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, from 17h00, where the author will present the book, followed by a debate session with the presence of Cristiana Bastos, Jorge Malheiros, Sónia Pereira and Catarina Barata. +
[CONFERENCE] On January 23rd, the conference "Shifting Claims on Mobility in Times of Turbulence: The Politicization of Migration During the Oil and Subprime Crises in Switzerland" will take place at the Caiano Pereira Auditorium at the Sedas Nunes Building of ISCTE-IUL. This conference, part of the International Cycle of Doctoral Conferences on ESPP, will be attended by Professor Gianni D'Amato of the University of Nêuchatel as a speaker, of Professor José Carlos Pereira, Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria and researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences (CICS.NOVA.IPLeiria), as commentator. +
Chapter of the researcher and current Secretary of State for Integration and Migrations, Cláudia Pereira, integrated in the book New and Old Routes of Portuguese Emigration. This recent chapter focuses on the migration of Portuguese nurses - both as emigrants and as immigrants - within the European space. +
The public presentation of the 2018 Emigration Report will take place on 17 December at Palácio das Necessidades (Biblioteca da Rainha), at 4p.m. The general lines of the Report will be disseminated by the Scientific Coordinator of the Emigration Observatory, Prof. Rui Pena Pires. The session will be attended by the Secretary of State of the Portuguese Communities, Berta Nunes, and will be closed by the Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva. +
On December 7th, the presentation session of the books "De Torna-Viagem. A Emigração na Literatura Portuguesa" published by Editora Caleidoscópio, and the book by Jorge Pereira de Sampaio, "Virgínia Vitorino: vida e obra".will take place in the Auditorium of the Municipal Library of Alcobaça, at 2:45pm. The same will be presented by Piedade Neto, from CisterFM Radio, and by Mafalda Ferro, president of the António Quadros Foundation, respectively. +
[WORKSHOP] The third workshop of the cycle "Emigration and return in Portugal" will take place from 2:30 p.m. on December 4th. The theme of this third workshop will focus on urban-rural territoriality and spaces of return, and will be composed of a communication by the doctoral student and researcher João Baía, and two comments that will be made by Professor Jorge Malheiros and Professor Amandine Desille, of IGOT. +
[CONFERENCE] On November 27th will take place at ISCTE-IUL the first conference within the scope of the 10 years of the Emigration Observatory, dedicated to the theme "Migration and Welfare State", which will have as keynote speaker the Professor of the University of Liège, Jean-Michel Lafleur. +
[CONFERENCE] On November 27th will take place at ISCTE-IUL the first conference within the scope of the 10 years of the Emigration Observatory, dedicated to the theme "Migration and Welfare State", which will have as keynote speaker the Professor of the University of Liège, Jean-Michel Lafleur. +
Chapter of researchers Marco Lisi, Ana Maria Belchior, Manuel Abrantes and Joana Azevedo, included in the book organized by the researchers of the Emigration Observatory, Cláudia Pereira and Joana Azevedo. This chapter deals with the theme of participation and political representation of emigrants and the challenges of external voting. +
[WORKSHOP] The second workshop of the cycle "Emigration and return in Portugal" will take place on 6th November and will focus on emigration and return policies. This round table will have the participation of the researcher Filipa Pinho, the Executive Director of the Contact Point for the Return of the Emigrant/ Return Programme, Joaquim Moura, the Director of Guidance and Placement Services, Department of Employment/IEFP, I.P, Luísa Paula Bastos, and the Regional Director of Porto/Directorate General of Consular Affairs and Portuguese Communities, Jorge Oliveira. +

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