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International Migration in Europe: New Trends, New Methods of Analysis

In cooperation with the Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies

The EAPS Working Group on International Migration in Europe, together with the Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies, organises its second conference next fall in Rome (Italy, 25 – 27 November 2004). This conference intends to address some of the emerging issues in European migration, focusing on new trends and methods of analysis. Specific consideration will be given to four research themes: the uses and limitations of special surveys in international migration studies, new forms of migration in Europe, the evolution of regional patterns of European international migration, and the problems of measuring the integration of migrants.

The conference is open to researchers worldwide but participation will be limited to 60–70. Papers will be selected by the steering committee. All the sessions will be plenary and the possibility of including a poster session will be considered. There will be no registration fee for the conference. Grants to cover travel and/or accommodation expenses of participants are not provided.

Abstracts should be forwarded before 29 February 2004 in English and should not exceed one page in length. They should contain the essence of the proposed contribution, including:

  • Title and session;
  • Name and affiliation of the author(s), with full address, phone/fax/e-mail of the principal author;
  • Background and purpose of the research;
  • Data and methods used;
  • Main results and conclusions.

Notification of acceptance by 15 April 2004; final abstract on 30 June 2004; papers on 31 October 2004.

Send abstracts preferably by e-mail to migconf@irpps.cnr.it; by mail or fax to Corrado Bonifazi (Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies, Via Nizza 128, 00198 Rome, Italy; fax: +39 6 858 345 06).

Steering Committee: Corrado Bonifazi (IRPPS-CNR, Italy), Marek Okólski (University of Warsaw, Poland), Jeannette Schoorl (NIDI, Netherlands), Patrick Simon (INED, France).

For further information, please contact Corrado Bonifazi (c.bonifazi@irpps.cnr.it) or Laura Sperandio (l.sperandio@irpps.cnr.it).

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Wednesday, November 24, 2004 to Friday, November 26, 2004
Working Group: 
International Migration in Europe (completed)
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