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Friday, October 19, 2012

Online Conference: Migration in a Changing World: Where Do We Go Now? (5-9 November 2012

Online Conference: Migration in a Changing World: Where Do We Go Now? (5-9
November 2012

Conference registration and participation is free of charge. The conference
will take place 5-9 November 2012 and will bring together academics from the
disciplines of geography, economics, history, policy, philosophy, peace
studies, religious studies, sociology, politics, cultural studies and more.
The conference will cover the following thought-provoking themes:

The Geography of Migration, including discussion of development, population
growth, urbanization and borderlands.
The Economics of Migration, including discussion of remittances, labour and
Migration and the Environment, including discussion of climate/environment
change and sustainability.
Migration and Society, including discussion of identity, diasporas, forced
migration, refugees, ethnicity, family, wellbeing and religion.
Migration and Politics, including discussion of policy, human rights and
Migration: Then & Now, including discussion of historical context,
colonization and ethnic movements.
Conference delegates will have access to the following content:

Slide-cast keynote addresses from leading figures in the field.
Scholarly articles with expert commentary.
Publishing workshops.
Live Q&A with presenters.
A book and journal 'Reading Room' with free access to related books and
journal content.
Previews of The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration Text discussion open
to all.
Attendance certificate.

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