Greece

Programme

The Migration Conference 2017 Programme

23 - 26 August 2017 | Harokopio University, Athens, Greece

Detailed tentative conference programme will be announced here


23 August 2017, Wednesday | OPENING DAY

12:30 – 18:00: Registration [Reception]


14:00 – 16:30: Opening Plenary Session I[Main Auditorium]

Welcoming speeches
Ibrahim Sirkeci, Conference Chair, Regent's University London, UK
- Mara Nicolaidu, Rector of Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
Apostolos Papadopoulos, Conference Co-chair, Harokopio University Athens, Greece
Migration Research and Data
"Gallup World Poll Migrant Acceptance Index"
Neli Esipova, Gallup World Poll, USA
Keynote Speeches
"Migration when social preferences are ordinal: Steady state population distribution, and social welfare"
Oded Stark, University of Bonn, Germany
"The Other Side of Transnationalism. A Sociology of Disaffiliation"
Giuseppe Sciortino, University of Trento, Italy


16:30 – 16:45: BREAK


16:45 – 18:30: Roundtable [Main Auditorium]
Migration / Refugee Crisis and its Aftermath: Challenges for migration policy in Greece
Chaired by Apostolos Papadopoulos, Harokopio University, Greece


24 August 2017, Thursday | DAY 2


09:00 – 17:00: Registration [Reception]


09:00 – 10:20: Parallel Sessions I Session Program
10:20 – 10:35: BREAK
10:35 – 12:00: Parallel Sessions II Session Program
12:00 – 12:15: BREAK
12:15 – 13:30: Parallel Sessions III Session Program
13:30 – 14:30: LUNCH BREAK


14:30 – 15:45: Plenary Session II [Main Auditorium]

Keynote speech: Edebiyat ve Goc [This plenary will be in Turkish language]
"Gurbet ve Edebiyat"
Yüksel Pazarkaya, novelist, Germany and Turkey


14:30 – 15:45: Parallel Sessions IV Session Program
15:45 – 16:00: BREAK
16:00 – 17:30: Parallel Sessions V Session Program
17:30 – 17:45: BREAK
17:45 – 19:00: Parallel Sessions VI Session Program


25 August 2017, Friday | DAY 3


09:00 – 17:00: Registration [Reception]


09:00 – 10:15: Parallel Sessions VII Session Program
10:15 – 10:30: BREAK
10:30 – 12:00: Parallel Sessions VIII Session Program
12:00 – 12:15: BREAK
12:15 – 13:30: Parallel Sessions IX Session Program
13:30 – 14:30: LUNCH BREAK
14:30 – 15:45: Parallel Sessions X Session Program
15:45 – 16:00: BREAK


16:00 – 17:15: Plenary Session II[Main Auditorium]

Keynote speech
"TBC"
Saskia Sassen, Columbia University, USA


17:15 – 17:30: BREAK
17:30 – 19:00: Parallel Sessions XI Session Program

BREAK


20:00 – 22:30: GALA DINNER AND PRIZES
venue to be confirmed

Athens
Tel. +



26 August 2017, Saturday | DAY 4


09:00 – 12:00: Registration [Reception]


09:30 – 11:00: Parallel Sessions XII Session Program
11:00 – 11:15: BREAK
11:15– 12:45: Parallel Sessions XIII Session Program

09:30 – 12:45: Training Workshop: Grounded Theory: Tutor: Prof Dilek Cindoglu
12:45: END OF THE PROGRAMME


Please note this programme is subject to change without notice.