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Seminar 4: "Security/Insecurity & Migration in the Global Economic Crisis 2008-2012"

ESRC Seminar 4: Security/Insecurity & Migration in the Global Economic Crisis 2008-2012


Thursday 6th December 2012


Conference Programme

Thursday 6th December 2012

09.00 - 09.30 Welcome and Coffee
10.00 - 10.10 Introduction to the seminar series
10.10 - 11.30 Session 1 (Chair: Khursheed Wadia, University of Warwick, UK)

Susi Meret (Aalborg University, Denmark) “Irregular Migration in the Scandinavian Context: What Changes? Framing Conceptualizations, Discourses and Policy Practices from Times of Securitization to the Economic Crisis”


Anca Loredana Enache (University of Eastern Finland, Finland) “Beggars or Cheap Available Labor - the Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Migration of Romanians and Romanian Roma to Finland”

11.30 - 12.20 Session 2 (Chair: Natalka Patsiurko, University of Aberdeen, UK)

Maria Margaronis (London Correspondent The Nation, UK) "Greece, Migration and the Rise of Golden Dawn"


Vanya Ivanova (New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria) “Being an External Border of the EU: Bulgaria Caught between Security Measures and Respect for Human Rights”

12-20 - 13.20


  Session 3 (Chair: Claire Wallace, University of Aberdeen, UK)

Giovanna Campani (University of Florence, Italy) “Migration and the Contradictory Effects of the Economic and Political Crisis in Italy”


Annie Benveniste (University of Paris 8, France) “France and Immigration during a Time of Economic Crisis: the Threat of National Disintegration”

14.40 - 15.00


15.15 - 16.45

Session 4 (Chair: Gabriella Lazaridis, University of Leicester, UK)


Mojca Pajnik (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) “Multiculturalism: Between Critique and Rescue Attempts”


Claire Wallace and Natalka Patsiurko (University of Aberdeen, UK) “Citizenship, Europe and Migration: Varieties of Integration of Russian Minorities in Latvia and Lithuania”

16.45 - 17.00 Concluding Remarks and Thanks