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Dr. Maria Koinova Convenes a Prestigious ISA Workshop on Sending States & Global Migration
Dr. Maria Koinova (Reader in International Relations, Warwick), together with Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas (Senior Teaching Fellow, SOAS), is the academic convener of a prestigious venture workshop at the annual convention of the International Studies Association in Atlanta, GA. The workshop is entitled: "Unpacking the Sending State: Regimes, Institutions and Non-state Actors in Diaspora and Emigration Politics." The workshop will include two sessions exploring the impact of weak and strong states on diaspora and migration mobilisations abroad, and another two sessions on the effects of democratic, competitive authoritarian, and authoritarian regimes on those mobilisations. These themes are also explored through the lens of the global governance of migration.
Workshop participants include accomplished and early career scholars from Europe and the US. They are listed below in the order of their presentations: James Hollifield (Southern Methodist University), Fiona Adamson (SOAS), Patrick Ireland (Illinois Institute of Technology), Maria Koinova (Warwick), Yoni Abramson (John Hopkins), Sarah Garding (Oxford), Myra Waterbury (Ohio), Katrina Burgess (Tufts), Gerasimos Tsourapas (SOAS), Dana Moss (University of California, Irvine), Marlies Glasius (University of Amsterdam), Covadonga Meseguer (London School of Economics), Daniel Naujoks (Columbia University), and Nikola Mirilovic (University of Central Florida).