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THEMIS international migration conference: Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond

This conference examines how enduring patterns of migration emerge, are sustained and decline; the mechanisms by which the migration processes of yesterday influence those of today; and the role of the migrant as a social actor in the face of these historical and social processes. The conference takes an inter-disciplinary approach to migration dynamics drawing on comparative studies of international and internal migration processes and will include contributions covering both origin and destination countries/regions


Theorizing the Evolution of European Migration Systems (THEMIS) conference

Why do some migrants set off the movement of thousands of people, while others are followed only by a few, or remain virtually alone in the destination country? Some answers can be found in the variation in economic and social conditions in different places. Another vital part of the puzzle relates to the historical, social and cultural practices of migration: those who move now are following in the footsteps of those who left before.

Our keynote speakers include: Thomas Faist (Bielefeld University) Douglas Massey (Princeton University) Ewa Morawska (University of Essex)

There are three main themes for this THEMIS conference: - See more at:

Participation from students and scholars in based in non-OECD are welcomed, and discounted fees offered in these cases. However, we will not be able to provide visa support in this instance.

The detailed conference programme is presently being drawn up. Provisional timings for the conference programme: commencing early afternoon Tuesday 24 September and finishing no later than 18.00 Thursday 26 September.

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Paper Submission Call for Papers [for reference only. Call closed]

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Tags: University of Oxford, international migration, migration dynamics, conference, migration
Published June 28, 2013 3:17 PM