Home / Multimedia / Interviews
EU migrants and the welfare state
Jean-Michel Lafleur
Filmed interview with Professor Jean-Michel Lafleur at the University of Liège on the relationship between access policies to the welfare state as a method of migration control, conducted on November 27th, 2019, by Carlota Moura Veiga, at Iscte.

Also available as a PDF in the OEm Conversations With series.
Also available in an online version here.

Date  November 27th, 2019
Duration  14:11
Location  Iscte
Organization  Emigration Observatory.


About the interviewee

Jean-Michel Lafleur is Professor at the University of Liège and Associate Director of its Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM). He is also a research associate at the National Science Foundation of Belgium (FRS-FNRS). He currently holds a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to work on a project entitled "Migration and Transnational Social Protection in Post-Crisis Europe". 


About the interviewer

Carlota Moura Veiga holds a bachelor's and a master's degree in Political Science from Iscte. She did an internship at the Social Security and Labor Commission which led to her Master's thesis "The State and the family: family support policies and familism as factors of sustainability of the Portuguese welfare state". She worked for a year and a half at the Portuguese Embassy in Bern where she deepened her knowledge in the area of migration by working directly with the Portuguese community. Since 2017, she has been a research assistant at the Emigration Observatory. She is editorial coordinator of the periodical publications, OEm Conversations With and Portuguese OEm Working Papers. 

Observatório da Emigração Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia
Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

Av. das Forças Armadas,
1649-026 Lisboa, Portugal

T. (+351) 210 464 322

F. (+351) 217 940 074

Partners Support
ceg Logo IS logo_SOCIUS Logo_MNE Logo_Comunidades