Track Policies

General Papers

Submissions that does not fall under any of the below tracks can be submitted to General Papers track.

Directors
  • Jeffrey Cohen, Department of Anthropology, Ohio State University
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
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Area Focus and Geographies

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Geography and spatial patterns
  • African Migration and Migration in Africa
  • European Union and the periphery
  • Gulf Countries
  • Mexican migration
  • Migration in Australasia
  • Migration in China and Chinese Migration
  • Migration in Russia and Russian migration
  • Migration in MENA region
  • Migration in Latin America
  • New Immigration Destinations
  • North America
  • South Asia
  • Migration in Turkey
  • Migration in the United States
  • Canada as a destination
  • Internal migration within the EU
  • Russian speaking migrations

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Arts, Media and Migration

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Arts and Movers
  • Cultural heritage
  • Migration and Cinema
  • Migrant Literature
  • Migrants in novels and poems
  • Exiled artists
  • Migrants in Media
  • Media and Communication
  • Representation of migrants/refugees
  • Migrant artists
  • Art in diaspora
  • Transnational art
  • Conflict model in literary analysis
  • Transnational cinema
  • Migrant art/literary/movie festivals
  • Integration by arts and drama
  • Celebrity migration

Directors
  • Deniz Özalpman, Vienna University
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
  • Ali Tilbe, Namik Kemal University
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Chinese, Korean and Japanese Migrations

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Chinese diaspora
  • Chinese migrant workers in the World Wars
  • Chinese internal migration
  • Chinese refugees
  • China as a destination
  • Japanese migration
  • Migration policy in Japan
  • Japanese diaspora
  • Korean migration
  • Migration between Koreas
  • Immigration in Korea
  • Taiwanese migration

Directors
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
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Economics, work and migration

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Economic theory and migration
  • Macroeconomics and migration
  • Family resources and migration
  • Labour migration
  • Domestic worker migration
  • Seasonal worker migration
  • Circular migration
  • Borderlands and labour migration
  • Labour unions and migrant workers
  • Wages and migration
  • Socio-economic development and migration
  • Female migrant workers
  • Smuggling and human trafficking
  • Economics of migration
  • Migration business
  • Immigrant entrepreneurs
  • Migrant businesses
  • Refugee employment
  • Labour market discrimination
  • Expats and intra-company transfers
  • Unemployment and inactivity among migrants
  • Economic motives of migration
  • Inequalities and migration
  • Regional disparities and migration

Directors
  • Bradley Saunders, Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
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Edebiyat, Sanat ve Göç

Bu oturumlarda sunum dili Turkcedir. Kapsama dahil konulardan bazilari sunlardir:

  • Edebiyat ve Göç
  • Göçmen edebiyatı
  • Romanlarda göç ve göçmenler
  • Oyun ve göç
  • Sinemada göç ve göçmenler
  • Göçmen sineması
  • Diaspora edebiyatı
  • Diaspora sanatı
  • Drama, sanat ve göçmen uyumu
  • Edebi teori ve göç
  • Sanat ve yazında çatışma modeli

Directors
  • Ali Tilbe, Namik Kemal University
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Education and skilled migration

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • High skilled migration
  • Student migration
  • Graduate integration
  • Graduate employment
  • Government incentives for high skilled movers
  • Transnational lives and lifestyle
  • Doctors and nurses on the move
  • International education
  • Transnational programs
  • Student and academic exchanges
  • Mobility of the high skilled
  • Mobility of diplomats
  • Education as a migration opportunity
  • Conflict and exodus of the high skilled
  • High skilled refugees
  • Integration of high skilled
  • Discrimination and disadvantages

 

Directors
  • Nirmala Arunasalam, University of Plymouth, School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
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European Migration Space

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Brexit and future of migration in Europe
  • British immigrants in Europe
  • British migration
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Deals with third countries
  • Frontex and Mediterranean border
  • Intra-EU human mobility
  • Migration in Nordic Countries
  • Refugee crisis
  • Southern Europe
  • Western Europe

Directors
  • Elli Heikkila, Migration Institute of Finland
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
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Gender, Sexuality, Migration

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Gender
  • Family and migration
  • Sexuality and migration
  • Domestic workers
  • Gender in migration scholarship
  • Gendered discourses
  • LGBT movers
  • Conflict model and migration motivations
  • Feminist approaches

Directors
  • Pınar Yazgan, Sakarya University, Department of Sosyology
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Identities, Ethnicities, Minorities, Religions

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Identities
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Religions, religious groups
  • Atheists
  • Kurdish migration
  • Tamil migration
  • Alevis
  • Muslim minorities
  • Language and migration
  • Migrant minorities
  • Religiosity among migrants
  • Islamic movements and migrants
  • Opressed minorities and migration
  • Migrant minorities
  • Religion and acculturation
  • Religious organisations and migration

Directors
  • Bahar Başer, Coventry University
  • Serena Hussain, CTPSR, Coventry University
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
  • Pınar Yazgan, Sakarya University, Department of Sosyology
  • Welat Zeydanlioglu, Managing editor Kurdish Studies
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Migration in South and South East Asia

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Migration in Bangladesh
  • Bangladeshi Diaspora
  • Indian Diaspora
  • Indonesian migration
  • Migration in India
  • Migration in Philippines
  • Malaysian migration
  • Migrant workers in Brunei
  • Pakistani migrations
  • Singapore as a destination
  • Sri Lankan migration
  • Vietnamese migration
  • Borderland populations in Thailand
  • Nepalese migration
  • Disasters and environmental migrations

Directors
  • Md Rahman, University Brunei Darussalam
  • Ahsan Ullah, University Brunei Darussalam
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Migration Theory

  • This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:
  • Theories and conceptualisations
  • Liberal models and approaches
  • Conflict model
  • Feminist critique
  • Transnationalism
  • Household model
  • Networks
  • New migrations and new perspectives

Directors
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
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Politics and Law

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Law and Policy
  • Asylum laws and processes
  • Border Management
  • Citizenship and Participation
  • European Union migration challenge
  • Frontex and border patrols
  • Migration Management
  • Migrant rights
  • Migrant detention and deportation
  • Rogue regimes and migration
  • Security perspectives
  • Smuggling and human trafficking
  • Visas and permits

Directors
  • Emilia Castro, University of Hamburg
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
  • Ülkü Sezgi Sözen, Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law
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Refugees and asylum seekers

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Syrian refugees
  • Humanitarian protection
  • Rohingya crisis
  • Palestinian refugees
  • Refugee detention
  • Refugee integration
  • Refugees and return
  • Refugee camps
  • Case studies
  • Forced migration and refugees
  • Environmental refugees
  • Refugee agencies
  • Refugee children
  • Refugee families
  • Afghan refugees in Iran
  • Refugee resettlement
  • Asylum dispersal
  • Trauma and reconciliation

Directors
  • Deniz Eroglu Utku, Thrace University
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
  • Ülkü Sezgi Sözen, Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law
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Remittances and Development

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Social remittances
  • Non-financial remittances
  • Worker remittances
  • Consumption and remittances
  • Irregular remittances
  • Informal remittances
  • Hawala and similar systems
  • Remittances data and registers
  • Banks and remittances
  • Money Transfer Operators
  • Bitcoin and digital money transfers
  • Communities and remittances
  • Conflicts and remittances
  • Terrorism and remittances
  • Families and remittances
  • Remittances in developing countries
  • Remittances in industrialised world
  • Remittances theory

Directors
  • Sule Akkoyunlu, Rimini Center for Economic Analysis
  • Bharati Basu, Department of Economics, Central Michigan University
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
  • Fethiye Tilbe, Namık Kemal Üniversitesi, İİBF, Çalışma Ekonomisi ve Endüstri İlişkileri Bölümü
  • Ahsan Ullah, University Brunei Darussalam
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Turkish Migration

This track includes the following themes and topics but not limited to:

  • Geography of Turkish migration
  • Turkish diaspora
  • Turkish asylum seekers
  • Turkish religious groups abroad
  • Turkish high skilled migration
  • Internal migration in Turkey
  • Immigration in Turkey
  • "Almanci" and returnees
  • Immigrant integration in Turkey
  • Intellectual migration in Turkey
  • Irregular migration in Turkey
  • Migration management and governance in Turkey
  • Immigration of Turkic and Muslim populations to Turkey
  • Population exchange(s)
  • Minority exodus from Turkey
  • Syrians and other migrants in Turkey
  • Turkish exiles

Directors
  • Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies, Regent's University London
  • Ali Tilbe, Namik Kemal University
  • Pınar Yazgan, Sakarya University, Department of Sosyology
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Türkiye’de Göç Deneyimleri: Politikalar ve Toplumsal Yansımalar

Bu özel oturum Dr Gökçe Bayındır Goularas tarafından düzenlenmektedir.

This is a special session on migration experiences and social repercussions in Turkey (in Turkish language) convened by Dr Gökçe Bayındır Goularas.

Directors
  • Gökçe Bayındır Goularas, Yeditepe University
  • Gökçe Bayındır Goularas, Yeditepe University
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