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CONFERENCE ON SECURITY INSECURITY AND MIGRATION IN EUROPE
Leicester
From 08 giugno to 09 giugno 2009
 

A call for papers has been launched within the Conference "Security, insecurity and migration in Europe", 18-19 September 2009, University of Leicester, UK.

 

 

Proposals for papers with one page abstract should be sent by 30 May 2009 to Dr. Lazaridis. Email  gl36@leicester.ac.uk


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[CONFERENCE ON SECURITY INSECURITY AND MIGRATION IN EUROPE]

The conference aims to explore a number of themes:

- The dilemmas involved in framing policy-making on migration in Europe.

- The implications of the securitisation of migration and migrants. 

- The extent to which irregular migration constitutes a real or perceived threat to state security and human security.

- Migration, economic in/securities and the informalisation of European labour markets.

- Migration, societal in/securities and rise of racism and xenophobia in Europe.

- The living conditions and security needs of migrants in European countries.

- Processes of inclusion/exclusion.

- Gender and Migration.

- Role of social capital in negotiating spaces of control.

- Politics of diversity and multiculturalism.

- Migrants as objects of globally networked surveillance.

- The implications of state structures and institutional capabilities for the migration-security balance sheet.

Organisation: Registration fee: £130 (this includes conference package including papers presented at the conference, coffee breaks and lunches, reception and conference dinner). Student subsidized fee: £95. Further information can be obtained from Ms Jane Russell. Email jer13@leicester.ac.uk