Migration, mobility and movement calls and opportunities

Migration, mobility and movement calls and opportunities
Monday 21 January 2019

The ANU Migration, Mobility and Movement Network would like to share the following calls and opportunities.

Computational Social Science Summer School on Data-Driven Modeling of Migration
Santa Margherita di Pula (Sardinia), Italy, 10-21 June 2019

Application deadline: 17 February 2019

The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) Computational Social Science summer school cordially invites junior researchers (advanced MA students or higher*) to apply for participation in the CSS summer school on data-driven modeling of migration to take place in Santa Margherita di Pula on Sardinia, Italy, from June 10-21, 2019.

Women are especially encouraged to apply!

The CSS summer school serves as a research incubator aiming at fostering the use of data-driven methods in the social sciences and developing a contribution to the research field of migration. During the summer school, you will work in one of eight teams of five people on a specific research project. Each team consists of three junior researchers and two senior experts/supervisors, with strong methodological expertise in CSS and the field of migration research. Each team will work through the whole research process with the aim to prepare a manuscript for scientific publication. Each project combines CSS methods with a research focus on migration. This involves data-driven modeling of migration and making use of simulation or prediction techniques. The projects may look, for example, into the consequences of migration and its relation to conflicts and social cohesion.

Learn more about the general summer school concept, the focus on migration and CSS methods of the 2019 school, as well as check out our expert team and the pre-defined projects they offer: https://bigsss-css.jacobs-university.de/calls/call2019/

The Migration Conference 2019 - Call for Papers

Submission deadline: 31 January 2019 here: https://www.migrationconference.net/mc/index.php/tmc/2019/author/submit

On behalf of The Migration Conference Organizing Committee, we cordially invite you to the 7th conference in the series which will take place in Bari, Italy from 18 to 20 June 2019.

The conference is organised in thematic streams of parallel sessions inviting contributions from all disciplines on topics including migration, migrant populations, diasporas, migration policies, Brexit, Trump, labour migrations, refugees, integration, acculturation, xenophobia, discrimination, economic impacts, development, remittances as well as non-migrants and the wider impact of human mobility on sending, transit and receiving societies. The Conference programme of usually comprises keynote speeches, invited talks, oral presentations, poster presentations, exhibitions and workshops. The TMC encourages friendly and frank exchanges to foster research and scholarship in migration studies.

Every year, along with a large body of academics, there are representatives of media, NGOs and policy makers joining us in special panels and roundtables.

Proposals for special sessions/panels and workshops are also welcome.

The main language of exchange is English, however, we also encourage full special panels in other languages, particularly in Spanish, Italian, Turkish and Eastern European languages.

Abstract submission guidelines

All papers presented at the conference must be original. Structured abstracts (up to 500 words) are welcome.

Structured long abstracts should state clearly the objectives, referring to relevant literature, methods, results and conclusions of the work, and should be no more than 500 words in length. Up to 6 key references cited in the abstract can be given and these are not included in the word count.

* A maximum of 500 words excluding references.
* Microsoft Word documents only
* A4-page formatted
* 2.5cm margins on all sides
* Single spaced
* 12-point Times Roman font (the title, which must be 14-point Times
Roman).

For more details and to submit abstract please visit: https://migrationconference.net

IMISCOE Spring Conference: Transforming Mobility and Immobility: Brexit and Beyond
28-29 March 2019, Sheffield, UK

This conference is about developing an understanding of how events in Europe and the rest of the world are affecting mobility and immobility. For more information visit: https://mrg.group.shef.ac.uk/future-events/international-conference-transforming-mobility-and-immobility-brexit-and-beyond/

Registration Fees: PhD Day: £40 (Early Bird), £50 (Late registration);
Full conference: £80 (Early Bird), £100 (Late registration).
Discounted registration fees may be available for paper givers from NGOs.
Please contact MRG Network Administrator for further information: migrationresearch@sheffield.ac.uk

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