The book “Atlas of Portuguese Emigration” will be launched on January 16 at 6pm. The presentation will take place in auditorium C1.04, in building II of Iscte, and will be opened by the scientific coordinator of the Emigration Observatory, Rui Pena Pires. A debate, moderated by Cláudia Pereira (Observatório da Emigração, CIES-Iscte) and with the participation of Jorge Malheiros (CEG, Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território), Dulce Pimentel (DGPR, FCSH-UNL) and José Carlos Marques (Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Centro Interdisciplinar de Ciências Sociais), follows. The event ends with the presence of the Secretary of State for Portuguese Communities, Paulo Cafôfo, at the closing session.
The public presentation of the data from the most recent statistical report published by the Emigration Observatory will take place on February 17, at 3pm. The event takes place in meeting room 1 of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto and will be attended by Lígia Ferro, from the Institute of Sociology of the University of Porto, and Cláudia Pereira, from the Emigration Observatory, in the opening session, followed by the presentation of the latest data on Portuguese emigration by the scientific coordinator of the Emigration Observatory, Rui Pena Pires. The session will also include a round table discussion moderated by Tânia Leão, from the Institute of Sociology at the University of Porto, with the participation of João Teixeira Lopes, from the Institute of Sociology at the University of Porto, Emília Araújo, from the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Minho, Jorge Oliveira, from the Directorate-General of Consular Affairs and Portuguese Communities of the Northern region, and Afonso Bento, from the Native Science association.
The annual meeting of COST action 19112 "Women on the move" will take place on February 7, 8 and 9, at the Law Faculty of the New University of Lisbon. The Emigration Observatory will join this debate dedicated to the topic of migrant women, both in Portugal and Portuguese migration abroad, on the first day of the event, February 7, starting at 9:30 am.
The seminar “Migrants' digital practices of creativity and resistance”, will take place today, February 2, between 16h00 and 18h00, in digital format. Part of the International Cycle of migrations in the digital space: experiences, transformations and resistance, this seminar will feature interventions by Silvia Almenara Niebla, Vrije University of Brussels, and Ester Serra Mingot, University of Bielefeld, and comments by Luca Queirolo Palmas, University of Genoa, followed by a debate open to the public.
The conference "Migration and return in today's Portuguese society. Expectations and experiences: contrasts and continuities between the return to the mainland and the return to the Azores", as part of the project "Experiences and expectations of new Portuguese emigrants: reintegration and mobility", starting at 9am.
The public presentation of the Emigration Report 2018 will take place on December 17, at Palácio das Necessidades, Queen's Library, at 4pm. It will be attended by the Scientific Coordinator of the Emigration Observatory, Prof. Rui Pena Pires to present the general lines of the Report, the Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, and the Secretary of State of Portuguese Communities, Berta Nunes.
The workshop "The role of justice in the defense of refugees and migrants: discussion of practical cases" will take place on October 20, in Iscte's B203 Auditorium, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
It will be held on March 1, Auditorium of the Urban Information Center of Lisbon, Picoas Plaza, the workshop "How are refugees represented in the media?", organized by Refugees and migrations: initiatives and reflections (RMIR), from 09h30 to 17h30.RMIR meeting on March 1, 2016, at the Auditorium of the Urban Information Center of Lisbon, Picoas Plaza. From 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
The workshop "Refugees and housing emergencies", organized by Refugees and Migrations: initiatives and reflections (RMIR), will take place on November 17th, in the IGOT conference room, from 2pm to 6pm.