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[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. +
Chapter of the researchers João Peixoto, Pedro Candeias, Bárbara Ferreira, Isabel Tiago de Oliveira, Joana Azevedo, José Carlos Marques, Pedro Góis, Jorge Malheiros, Paulo Miguel Madeira, Aline Schiltz, Alexandra Ferro and Eugénio Santana, in the book organized by the researchers of the Emigration Observatory, Cláudia Pereira and Joana Azevedo. This chapter deals with the theme of transnationalism and the return of recent Portuguese emigration, namely the flows that occurred after the turn of the century. +
[SEMINAR] Next October 31st, it will take place in Aud. Caiano Pereira, in the Building 1 of ISCTE-IUL, the international seminar "Violence, trafficking and humanitarian action", starting at 9h30. The seminar will count with the presence of several researchers in the area of migration and will have as keynote speaker Professor Sharvari Karandikar. +
Chapter by Professor Rui Pena Pires in the book organized by the researchers of the Emigration Observatory, Cláudia Pereira and Joana Azevedo. In this chapter, it's possible to find all the information about the Portuguese emigration in the present days. +
[PUBLICATION] Book by researcher Fabio Scetti, published by PUL Québec, which illustrates the relationship between language, in its practices and representations, and identity within the "Portuguese community" of Montreal. +
[CALL] The first workshop of the cycle "Emigration and return in Portugal" will take place on October 9th. This round table will have the participation of Professor Rui Pena Pires, the Director of the Demographic Statistics Service of INE, Cláudia Pina, and Professor Isabel Tiago de Oliveira. The session is open to all people who work or have an interest in the topic of return. The workshop is open for registration until October 6. +
[PUBLICATION] Article by researcher Cristiana Bastos, published in the journal History and Anthropology, where she analyses the production and reception of a 1923 social monograph on migrant communities in New England. +
[PUBLICATION] Article by researcher Cristiana Bastos, published in the journal History and Anthropology, where she analyses the production and reception of a 1923 social monograph on migrant communities in New England. +
[PUBLICATION] Article by researcher Cristiana Bastos, published in the journal History and Anthropology, where she analyses the production and reception of a 1923 social monograph on migrant communities in New England. +
Chapter authored by the scientific coordinator of the Emigration Observatory (OEm), and by the researcher Ana Filipa Cândido, of the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES-IUL), of the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), focused on the Portuguese case regarding emigration and development in the European periphery. +
[PUBLICAÇÃO] On July 22nd, the launch of the book by the Portuguese Secretary of State will take place at the Biblioteca da Imprensa Nacional (National Press Library), entitled Valorizar os portugueses no mundo: por uma visão estratégica partilhada 2015–2019, at 4:00. The presentation will be made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva. +
Interview conducted by Ângela Roque (Renaissance) and Lígia Silveira (ECCLESIA Agency) to Professor Maria Beatriz Rocha Trindade on the Civilization Retreat puts the law above the human being. +
[PUBLICATION] Working paper by Hein de Haas, Simona Vezzoli and María Villares-Varela, part of the series produced by the International Migration Institute network. This paper focuses on the issue of the structural increase of extra-EU immigration, challenging the political expectations that the opening of internal borders would reduce extra-EU immigration, in a 60-year, 1950-2010 analysis. +
[FORUM] On May 6th, the international conference Perspectives on Migration: Political Action and Civic Engagement was held at ISCTE-IUL. The conference counted with Dr. António Vitorino, Director-General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), as keynote speaker, as well as several national and international specialists in the area of migration. The videos of the Forum are available here. +
[PUBLICATION] Article by Daniela Craveiro, Isabel Tiago de Oliveira, Maria Sousa Gomes, Jorge Malheiros, Maria João Guardado Moreira and João Peixoto, of the University of Lisbon and Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), of the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), of the University of Aveiro, of the University of Lisbon, and of the Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, respectively. This article is part of the Revista Demographic Research. +
At the end of the cycle dedicated to migrations, the Cinemateca Portuguesa dedicates the month of May to the Portuguese diaspora with a set of sessions focused on this theme, and the presence of some directors who approach and experience this same reality. The Cycle will end with a debate on the themes addressed in the Cycle, with the presence of José Vieira, José Alexandre Cardoso Marques, Philippe Costantini and Octávio Espírito Santo. +
As part of the Cycle "Peoples in Movement: Migration, Exile and Diaspora III" directed by the Cinemateca Portuguesa, the film O Salto by Christian de Chalonge, about emigration to France in the sixties and seventies, will be shown on May 14th at 9:30 p.m. in the theater M. Félix Ribeiro. Watch the interview filmed to the director, by the Emigration Observatory, here. +
[SURVEY] With the aim of understanding and know the people affected by bi-directional movements of people and objects between Lisbon, Luanda, Berlin and Sydney, the Transits Project launched a series of questionnaires for Australians, Germans and Angolans living in Lisbon, and for Portuguese living in Luanda, Berlin and Sydney. +
[LECTURE] On May 11th, a lecture with five Portuguese people entitled "Growing Up Portuguese in Lowell as a Descendant of the Second Wave of Immigration (1959-1983)" will be held at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum Event Centre, 115 John Street, Lowell MA, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The day's events start with a lecture on the history of the Portuguese in Lowell by Prof. Robert Forrant, Distinguished History Professor at UMass Lowell, and conclude with a concert by the Holy Ghost Marching Band of Lowell in Board House Park at 3:00 p.m. +
[PUBLICAÇÃO] The presentation of the book The relevance of migration for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration edited by Constança Urbano de Sousa, will take place at Auditorium 1 of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, on May 8th at 6:30pm. +
[FORUM] See live here: https://videocast.fccn.pt/live/iscte-iul/forum

On the 6th of May the international conference “Perspectives on Migration: political action and civic engagement” will take place at ISCTE-IUl. The keynote speaker will be António Vitorino, Director-General of the International Organization for Migration (OIM), as well as several national and international specialists in the area. +
[CONFERENCE] The enduring migration crisis in Greece: "Curing the Limbo" A project towards refugee integration in the city of Athens" will take place at 6pm in the Auditorium B2.03, building II of ISCTE-IUL, on April 3rd. As part of the colloquium of doctoral conferences in sociology, this conference will be attended by Professor Thalia Dragona from the University of Athens. +
[INTERNACIONAL SEMINAR] On March 27th, the international seminar "New Migration" will take place in Auditorium 1, Tower B, of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, starting at 2pm. Divided into three panels, issues related to international migration will be addressed, as well as the presentation of a portrait of Portuguese emigration, which will be presented by professor and executive coordinator of the Emigration Observatory, Cláudia Pereira. +
[CONFERENCE] On March 27th, will be held at the Paquete de Oliveira Auditorium, in building I of ISCTE-IUL, the "Undocumented migrants health and access to care in Sweden", starting at 5:00 p.m. On this Meetings on Migratory Experiences, organized by CIES-IUL, CRIA, the Emigration Observatory and the Migra Network, will be discussed the living conditions, access to human rights and mental health of UMs living in Sweden. It will be presented by the Professor of the University of Göteborg, Lena Andersson, and commented by researcher of CIES-IUL, Alejandra Ortiz. +
During the months of March, April and May, the Cinemateca will present a vast series of films on the subject of migrations. The program covers 100 years of film and history and includes fiction, documentaries and filmed essays, great classics and rarities. +
[SURVEY] With the aim of understanding and know the people affected by bi-directional movements of people and objects between Lisbon, Luanda, Berlin and Sydney, the Transits Project launched a series of questionnaires for Australians, Germans and Angolans living in Lisbon, and for Portuguese living in Luanda, Berlin and Sydney. +
[SEMINAR] On February 22nd, the seminar "Integration of refugees in Portugal: the role and practices of the host institutions" will be held at the Palácio Ceia, at Universidade Aberta, starting at 10:00 am, where some of the results of the research on the process of resettlement of refugees will be presented. +
[INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR] On February 22, will take place at the Mário Murteira Auditorium, in the Sedas Nunes building of ISCTE-IUL. at 10:30 p.m, the international seminar "Diversities and migrations in the entrepreneurial city". The seminar will be attended by several researchers and specialists in the area of migrations and will be attended by João Sebastião, director of CIES-IUL (Center for Research and Studies in Sociology from the University Institute of Lisbon) the director of the CIAUD-FAUL (Center for Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon), Fernando Moreira da Silva, with the director of CRIA (Center in Research Network in Anthropology), José Mapril, and with the High Commissioner for Migration, Pedro Calado. +
[SURVEY] With the aim of understanding and know the people affected by bi-directional movements of people and objects between Lisbon, Luanda, Berlin and Sydney, the Transits Project launched a series of questionnaires for Australians, Germans and Angolans living in Lisbon, and for Portuguese living in Luanda, Berlin and Sydney. +
[CONFERENCE] On 11 December, the conference "Nepalese Immigration in Rural and Urban Settings" will take place at the Auditorium B104, in building II of ISCTE-IUL, starting at 5:00 p.m. On this Meeting on migratory experiences, organized by CIES-IUL, CRIA and the Migra Network will be discuss the Nepalese immigration to Portugal and will be lectured by the researcher Alexandra Pereira and the filmmaker Sohel Rahman. +
[CONFERENCE] On 23rd November, the conference "Immigration portugaise en France: penser les impensés" will be held at the Salle Laplanche, on the 5th floor of the Olympe de Gouges building (Paris Diderot University), starting at 09h30. This conference is organized by the Research Group on "Lusophone Migration" (URMIS), Center for Anthropological Research (CRIA), Faculty of Human and Social Sciences (FCSH), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in partnership with Instituto Camões / Portuguese Embassy , and will be attended by several researchers from the area of migrations. +
[SEMINAR] On November 9th, the seminar "Negotiating Distance after Migration - Sending and Carrying Things Across Borders" will take place at the Institute of Social Sciences, in the Polyvalent room, at 10:30 am. The seminar will be conducted by Professor Kathy Burrell of the University of Liverpool.+
[PUBLICATION] Paper co-authored by researchers from Emigration Observatory (OEm), of the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES-IUL), University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), focused on Portuguese qualified emigration. This study is part of the national publications on skilled labour emigration in 13 EU countries, edited by the European Commission's European Centre of Expertise (ECE) in the field of labour law, employment and labour market policy. +
[OEm] The Emigration Observatory carried out the extraction of the information about Portuguese emigrants from the DIOC and provides, in free access, the bases so constituted. A Portuguese emigrant was defined as any person born in Portugal residing abroad. +
[SEMINAR] On October 12th, it will take place at Aud. Afonso de Barros, Ala Autónoma, ISCTE-IUL, the international seminar "Migration and Labor Exploitation of the Nepalese in agriculture in Portugal", from 9am. The seminar will count with the presence of several researchers from the area of migration and the keynote speaker Professor Jacquelyn Meshelemiah.+
[OEm] The Emigration Observatory carried out the extraction of the information about Portuguese emigrants from the DIOC and provides, in free access, the bases so constituted. A Portuguese emigrant was defined as any person born in Portugal residing abroad. +
[OEm] The Emigration Observatory carried out the extraction of the information about Portuguese emigrants from the DIOC and provides, in free access, the bases so constituted. A Portuguese emigrant was defined as any person born in Portugal residing abroad. +
[OEm] The Emigration Observatory carried out the extraction of the information about Portuguese emigrants from the DIOC and provides, in free access, the bases so constituted. A Portuguese emigrant was defined as any person born in Portugal residing abroad. +
[WORKSHOP] Next Wednesday, July 25, in room C3.02 of ISCTE-IUL, is going to take place the research workshop Human trafficking Policies, norms and discourse at the Euro-Asian borders. The workshop will start at 1:30 p.m. and will be attended by two speakers from CIES-IUL. +
[OEm] The Emigration Observatory carried out the extraction of the information about Portuguese emigrants from the DIOC and provides, in free access, the bases so constituted. A Portuguese emigrant was defined as any person born in Portugal residing abroad. +
[PROJECT] Transits projectis is a research blog that has the main goals of disseminating and highlighting scientific informations and outcomes concerning the ongoing project as well as events and publications related to the topics under study. +
[CONFERENCE] The International Symposium Health Welfare in the Age of Superdiversity will take place next Friday, June 29th, at the ISCTE-IUL Grand Auditorium. The symposium will last for one day, starting at 9:00 am, and will count with the participation of researchers from different areas for a multidisciplinar discussion. +
[CONFERENCE] It will be held at ISCTE, in Lisbon, next June 25th at 5.30 pm, one more Monthly Meeting on Migratory Experiences. In this session will be presented, by Shukriya Nazridod, a communication on the children of Tajikistan, entitled "Voices' of left behind children in Tajikistan". +
[CONFERENCE] The 6th Migration Conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from 26 to 28 June 2018. The Conference is a forum for discussion where experts, young researchers and students, practitioners and policy makers working in the field of migration are encouraged to exchange their knowledge and experiences in a friendly and frank environment. +
[OEm] In the section entitled "Destination countries", the Observatory has included United Nations estimates of the stock of the Portuguese population emigrated. The information available concerns the years of 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015 and 2017. +
[OEm] In the section entitled "Destination countries", the Observatory has included United Nations estimates of the stock of the Portuguese population emigrated. The information available concerns the years of 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015 and 2017. +
It is open a Call for OEm Working Papers until April 30th. +
It is open a Call for OEm Working Papers until April 30th. +
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