Conferences and Workshops

Conference: NGOs & Migration Management

We are very proud to share with you a symposium that a fellow member of the collective is co-planning in the Netherlands! Provided in brief is a description of the focus. Feel free to share or contact for more details!

Conference: International Association for the Study of Forced Migration

Ben Globerman, MA Candidate at the Institute of European, Eurasian, and Russian Studies (EURUS) at Carleton University and member of the Mobility and Politics Collective will be presenting a joint-paper written with Martin Geiger, founder of the Collective, at…

Conference Report: State of the EU

Emily Nickel, Ben Globerman, and Jay Ramasubramanyam recently returned from the “State of the EU in Canada and in the Pacific Asia” conference at the University of Victoria, which took place between May 25 to 27, 2016. Their travel was…

Conference Report: Managing Migration in a World Society

On March 10-11, 2016, the Mobility & Politics Collective put on an international workshop and conference highlighting the role of International Organizations in the realm of migration management. This event was attended by emerging scholars and practitioners across the globe…

Conference: Halifax Review

Five of our own Mobility & Politics collective members, Jay Ramasubramanyam, Daniel Stefanik, Amanda Bergmann, Andrada Mihai and Martin Geiger have recently returned from Halifax after presenting their research at the ECSA-C Biennial Conference this past week. These five scholars…

International Research Workshop: “Managing Migration in a World Society”

March 10-11, 2016
Carleton University and The Hub (Ottawa), Canada

The 1.5 day event brought together established and emerging scholars from across Canada and abroad to address a wide range of cross-disciplinary research questions around the role of international organizations in current migration politics. See the program here.

“Categorization and Knowledge Production in Migration Management: Transnational Perspectives”

September 10, 2015
Carleton University, Canada

As part of the “Emerging Trends and Common Challenges in Europe and Canada” lecture series, Kenneth Horvath (Karlsruhe, Germany) and Sabine Dini (Paris XIII, France) together offered a workshop examining the concepts and consequences of category changes and specifically, IOM’s and UNHCR’s “production of nationality as both a category and defining norm”.

“Balancing Humanitarianism and Security”

January 10, 2014
Carleton University, Canada

A one day workshop consisting of interviews with keynote speakers, hosted by the Centre for European Studies, on responses to new migration and refugee issues . These interviews are available for viewing here.