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Final Conference: Whose security?: Migration-(in)security dilemmas ten years after 9/11

Conference Programme


Thursday 7th March 2013 
09:00 - 09:30 Coffee and registration
09:30 – 09:40 Welcome and opening remarks
09:40 – 10:30 Opening Keynote

John Solomos (City University, London): “Racism, Migration and Multiculture: a Crisis of Integration in Contemporary Europe?”

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 – 12:15 Panel 1: Gender, ‘Race’, Migration

Eleonore Kofman (Middlesex University): “Family Migration, Gender and Integration Discourses”

Leah Bassel (University of Leicester); Akwugo Emejulu (University of Edinburgh): “Solidarity in Tough Times: Minority Women in Third Sector Spaces in France and the UK”

Emanuele Toscano (Gugliemo Marconi University, Rome): “Immigration, Racism and Xenophobia in Italy after 9/11”

12:15 – 13:05 Keynote 2

Liz Fekete (Institute of Race Relations, London): “Migration, Racism and the Security State”

13:05 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15:45 Panel 2: 9/11 and the Creation of “Suspect” Communities

Mary Hickman (St Mary’s University College London & London Met): “‘Suspect Communities’ at the Centre of Counter-Productive Policy Approach: Comparing Irish and Muslim Experiences in Britain”

Chris Allen (University of Birmingham): “All Muslims are the same”: from External Others to Home-grown Bombers”

Kerstin Rosenow-Williams (Ruhr-Universität Bochum): “Security for whom? Islamic Organizations and the German State after 9/11”

15:45 – 16:00 Tea
16:00 – 17:30 Panel 3: Migration, Economic Crisis and Changing Identities

Natalka Patsiurko (University of Aberdeen): “Exclusion, Identity and Migration: Migration Aspirations of Minorities on the new EU borders in a Period of Economic Crisis”

Anca Loredana Enache (University of Helsinki): “Finland and Roma Migrants in times of economic Crisis: Constructing Otherness, Threats and Securitization of Migration”

Mariangela Veikou (University of Peloponnese, Greece): “Migration and Integration in Crisis-Stricken Greece. Visual Representations of Difference

Friday 8th March 2013
09:00 – 10:30

Panel 4: The Policies and Actions of State and Non-State Agents: Deepening Human Insecurity since 9/11


Mogens Hobolth (London School of Economics): "Wanted and Unwanted Travellers: Explaining Variation in the Openness of the European Union's External Border"

Rino Colucello (Coventry University): “The Architecture of the Human Trade between Asia and Europe”

Maria Margaronis (London correspondent of The Nation): "Greece: Crisis, Migration Policy and the Rise of Golden Dawn"

10:30 – 10:45


10:45 – 11:35

Keynote 3


Don Flynn (Migrant Rights Network, London): “The Storms ahead: Plotting a Course for the Politics of Migrants’ Rights during Turbulent Times”

11:35 – 12:35 Panel 5: Mobility, Borders and Counter-Terrorism Policies

Salma Yaqoob (Community Engagement Manager, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust & former Birmingham City Councillor): “The Impact of Post 9/11 Counter-Terrorism Policies on British Muslim Communities"

Yousef Dar (Community Safety Forum, Manchester): "Schedule 7 and its Impact on Communities"

12:35 – 12:45

Closing remarks

12:45 – 13:45



For Registration and further information, please contact:

Dr Khursheed Wadia

Centre for the Study of Safety and Well-Being

University of Warwick




Tel: +44(0)247 652 3970

Mrs Sam Hundal (Centre Secretary)

Centre for the Study of Safety and Well-Being

University of Warwick




Tel: +44(0)247 652

Dr Gabriella Lazaridis

Dept. of Politics and International Relations

University of Leicester

University Road




Tel: +44 (0)116 252 2522

Refreshments and lunch will be provided as indicated in the programme.

Registration is essential as places are limited.

The conference will take place at:

Radcliffe Conference Centre:

Lecture Room 6

University of Warwick

Gibbett Hill Road



In order to plan your journey please go to:

travelling_by_rail_and_air.pdf, travelling by road.pdf, warwickconf-campusmap-nov2012.pdf, howtofindus/.pdf (there is a visitors car park beyond the barriers at Radcliffe conference centre)