JOMEC Journal will hold a free one-day conference on the topic of migration during Easter recess 2014, with a view to publishing a selection of papers in a special issue of the journal in winter 2014-5.
A topic central to political agendas, featuring daily in national and global news headlines and positioned as of considerable consequence to publics within and across nation states around the world – liberal democratic and otherwise – the meaning, or social, cultural and political significance of migration has become of immense importance to scholars across a range of disciplinary fields.
Beginning with a keynote from Professor Terry Threadgold, the conference will bring together over 20 original papers exploring the meaning of migration from a variety of theoretical perspectives and/or methodological approaches, and through a range of themes including:
The day will begin at 9.30am with the first session opening at 10am. Full details of the conference schedule will appear on this page in due course.
Any questions or queries about the Meaning of Migration conference should be directed to Dr Kerry Moore.
Introduction and Welcome
Shared Lecture Theatre E.1.21
Morning Parallel Sessions
Early Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Mid Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Late Afternoon Parallel Sessions