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[CONFERENCE] The final conference of the project Experiences and Expectations of New Portuguese Emigrants: Reintegration and Mobility, will take place on 22 October. The conference will take place in a presential mode at Aud. B203. Ed II, of Iscte, between 09h30 and 18h00. +
[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. +
[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). +
[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. +
[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. +
[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. +
[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. +
[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. +
[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. +
[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. +
[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. +
[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 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. +
[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. +
[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, Cláudia Pereira. +
[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. +
[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. +
[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. +
[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] 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. +
It is open a Call for OEm Working Papers until April 30th. +
It is open a Call for OEm Working Papers until April 30th. +
[PUBLICATION] Researchers' article from Centro de Investigação e Intervenção Social (CIS-IUL) from Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), published on Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, on June 2017, on the case of Portuguese migrant workers in the United Kingdom regarding their motivations and cross-cultural adaptation. +
[CONFERENCE]The Conference "Identité Portugaise et rapport à l'autre ", presented by Professor and researcher Onésimo Teotónio Almeida, will be held at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Genève on December 11th. +
[CONFERENCE]The Conference "Nouvelle Émigration et Société Portugaise: continuités et ruptures", presented by Professor and researcher João Peixoto, will be held at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Genève on November 27th. +
During this week, under the Lisbon Sintra film Festival, it will be possible to see eight movies of José Vieira, made between 2002 and 2016, on emigration. In these films testimonies of Portuguese that emigrated to France are registered, some of clandestine form during Estado Novo, others that lived in slums and those who returned to the villages where they were born. +
[CONFERENCE]The Conference "Nouvelle Émigration et Société Portugaise: continuités et ruptures", presented by Professor and researcher João Peixoto, will be held at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Genève on November 27th. +
[CONFERENCE] The International Congress "Migration, Citizenship, Human Rights" will be held at the Faculty of Law, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, on November 27th and 28th, beginning at 9:00 am. On the first day, questions will be debated on the theme "Migration is a Human Right issue", while on the second day will be addressed issues related to the theme "Being Portuguese, becoming Portuguese: nationality and citizenship at the beginning of the XXI's century ". +
[PUBLICAÇÃO] It is available for download, the book South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis edited by Jean-Michel Lafleur e Mikolaj Stanek, which contains a chapter by the researchers José Carlos Marques and Pedro Góis. +
[CONFERENCE]As part of the "Encontros mensais sobre experiência migratórias", CIES-IUL and CRIA, OEm partners, invite to an interdisciplinary debate to take place on June 19th between 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. in the auditorium B203, Ed. II, ISCTE-IUL, with the theme Ethnic and racial categories. Between political choices and social practices. +
[COMMUNICATION] The final session of the "Migrations Lusophones" Working Group on the theme Mobilité, migration et la sociologie de l'individu, will be held today, June 8th, from 2 pm to 5 pm, At URMIS, Paris. +
[CONFERENCE] The conference "Construire une mémoire de l'immigration portugaise" will be held at the BDIC in Nanterre on June 19th, starting at 2:00 p.m. +
[WORKSHOP] A workshop entitled "Working on Mapping Methodologies on Collecting Data and Engagement Strategies with Jordanians Abroad" was held last 26th and 27th of February in Amman, Jordan, as part of the project "Support to the Mobility Partnership between the European Union and The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (JEMPAS)", with the aim of mapping emigration methodologies in Jordan and “Strengthen the capacities of Jordan to more effectively reach out to and engage with Jordanian expatriate communities abroad”. Funded by the European Commission, the International Centre for the Development of Migration Policies (ICMPD) has called on organizations from Portugal and Lebanon, countries with high levels of emigration, to support the development and dissemination of good research practices in partnership with the Government of Jordan. To this end, 19 participants took part in the workshop: 12 participants from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates (MOFAE); 2 participants from the Department of Statistics; 3 ICMPD participants; And two migration experts, Cláudia Pereira from the ISCTE-IUL Emigration Observatory, and Tamirace Fakhoury from the American University of Lebanon. +

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