Symposium: Producing (Im)Mobilities: Do States Create Vulnerabilities?

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Place: Migration Institute of Finland, Eerikinkatu 34, Turku
Time: Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 10:00–17:00

Program:

10:00–10:30 Coffee/tea & snacks

10:30–10:45 Opening remarks

Dr. Johanna Leinonen & Dr. Marja Tiilikainen (Migration Institute of Finland)

10:45–11:45 Keynote 1: Professor Nicholas De Genova (University of Houston): The Convulsive European Space of Mobilities

Commentary: Dr. Saara Pellander (University of Tampere)

11:45–12:00 Break

12:00–13:00 Keynote 2: Dr. Jill Alpes (Nijmegen Center for Border Research & Coopetic Paris): Immobility Through Returns? Vulnerabilities of Migrants after Deportation and Assisted Return in Mali, Niger and Nigeria

Commentary: Dr. Anna-Kaisa Kuusisto (University of Tampere)

13:00–13:30 Discussion

13:30–14:30 Lunch [at own expense]

14:30–16:00 Panel discussion

Chair:
Dr. Eveliina Lyytinen (Migration Institute of Finland)
Panelists:
Dr. Anna-Kaisa Kuusisto (University of Tampere)
Senior Officer Anni Valovirta (Office of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman)
Dr. Jukka Könönen (University of Tampere)
Volunteer Coordinator Yasmin Yusuf (Home Accommodation Network)

16:00–17:00 Networking; wine & snacks

 

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