The Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague cordially invites you to the workshop focused on migration challenges in Central and Eastern Europe. The main aim of this international workshop is to facilitate networking in strategically important research areas; it is financially supported by Strategy AV21 within the research programme “Global Conflicts and Local Interactions”.
9:30-11:00 Labour migration - new forms and discourses - Panel chair: Yana Leontiyeva
Wanted but not welcome? The German discourse on migration from Eastern Europe
Christian Ulbricht, Center on Migration, Citizenship and Development (COMCAD), University of Bielefeld
The role of Russian-Ukrainian military conflict in shaping Ukrainian migration to Poland
Agata Górny, Pawel Kaczmarczyk, Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw
Employment of non-EU migrants in the Czech Republic
Josef Bernard, Marta Kolářová Jana Stachová, Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
11:15-11:30 coffee break
11:30-12:30 Migration and the city - Panel chair: Josef Bernard
Migration and integration policies of the city of Vienna
Bernhard Perchinig, The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), Vienna
Migrants in the city of Prague – presentation of on-going project on integration needs and barriers
Yana Leontiyeva, Blanka Tollarová, Renata Mikešová, Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
12:30-12:45 Books presentations
Fedyuk, O. and M. Kindler (eds.) Ukrainian Migration to the European Union: Lessons from Migration Studies. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
Hradečná, P., Jelínková, M., Ezzeddine, P. et al. Women at the Sidelines (?) – Gender, Migration and Ageing. Prague: SIMI, 2016.
Drbohlav, D. and M. Jaroszewicz (eds.) Ukrainian Migration in Times of Crisis: Forced and Labour Mobility. Charles University, Faculty of Science. Prague, 2016.
13:00-14:00 lunch break
14:00-15:30 Refugee mobility in Fortress Europe - Panel chair: Petra Ezzeddine
Refugees as Surplus Population: Capitalism and the common marginalisation of refugees and other subaltern populations
Prem Kumar Rajaram, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University, Budapest
Solidarity movements with refugees and migrants in Hungary
Celine Cantat, Center for Policy Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Media analysis of migration debate in the Czech Republic
Marie Heřmanová, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague, Open Society Fund
15:30-16:00 Presentation of public oriented projects on migration and informal discussion
Registration (for free) is required! To register, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The organisation of this workshop is financially supported by Strategy AV21 within the research programme “Global Conflicts and Local Interactions”. Workshop convenors: Yana Leontiyeva, Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Petra Ezzeddine, Faculty of humanities, Charles University.
Picture: Asylum applicants in Europe between 1 January and 31 December 2015. The sizes of the bars indicate the number of asylum seekers per country between 1 January and 31 December 2015. Colors indicate the percentage of asylum applicants in relation to population: