31 March, 2022, 10 GMT (11 CET), Zoom

Migration in Digital Space: Experiences, Change and Resistance

The international seminar cycle Migration in Digital Space: experiences, change and resistance aims at developing an interdisciplinary framework to analyse how migration is constructed, transformed and mapped by/within digital space, in order to expand our knowledge on its impact in both online and offline space. The seminar cycle intends to contribute to improving and fostering knowledge in regard to contemporary global challenges encompassing migration, forced displacement and refugee movement. Furthermore, it seeks to harmonize dialogue between the social sciences and digital technology fields, and move towards offering innovative contributions to public policy.

Migration in Digital Space: Experiences, Change and Resistance

In these seminars we wish to debate the role of digital technologies in migration in several domains:

  • New methodologies and techniques of applied investigation to migration studies (digital ethnographies);
  • The use of digital technologies and ‘Big data’ by the state as an information source, and control and monitorization tools in managing migratory processes;
  • Critique of the expansion of hate discourses towards migrants and ethnic minorities;
  • The increase in inequalities in regard to access to information (i.e., digital divide);
  • The visibilization and production of new practices of participation and resistance through digital space from migrants and civil society organizations;

The sessions strive to include a variety of speakers from different backgrounds, including academics, artists, media professionals and political representatives, with events taking place every three months and held in the hybrid format.

 

 

PhD School

2023 IMISCOE PhD School

24-28 April 2023, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (on-site)
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Spring conference

2023 IMISCOE Spring Conference

15-17 of March 2023 (hybrid event in Nice & online
Event organised by: Unité de Recherche Migrations Sociétés (URMIS) , University of Côte d’Azur (Nice). Deadline for paper submissions: 09th of December 2022 (23:59 CET)

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Annual Conference

20th IMISCOE Annual Conference

3-6 July 2023, Warsaw & online
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Book Launch event: Revisiting Migrant Networks: Migrants and their Descendants in Labour Markets

20 September 2022, 17:00 (CEST), Online
The book "Revisiting Migrant Networks: Migrants and their Descendants in Labour Markets" provides new conceptualisations on the networks of migrants and their descendants in accessing the labour market. In this 90 minutes book launch event we will...

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