Conferences participation

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A brief list of the conferences and congresses paricipations by the YMOBILITY team members.

 

1)     The UCC team presented a paper entitled “Researching youth migration and labor market mobility in Europe” to the College of Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) at University College Cork.  This paper focused on the methodological approach and key foci of the YMOBILITY project, Cork, 8 December 2015 (UCC)

2)     YMOBILITY shown as best practice in: a) Workshop “Italy and first year H2020 projects within Inclusive Innovative and Reflective Societies” – Rome 9 April 2015; b) H2020 training course – Rome 15-16 January 2016 (UNIROMA1)

3)     UNIROMA1 has presented YMOBILITY preliminary results with two contributions at the European Congress of Geography, Budapest – 31 August – 2 September 2015:

4)     B. Staniscia, A. Montanari “Young Italians on the move: who they are, why they move, where they go”

5)     A. Montanari “Human mobility and information technology, a more and more integrated cause and effect phenomenon”

6)     UAL co-organized the XVI Congreso Internacional de la Inmigración, Almeria, 10-12 March 2016; within the congress, the following presentations were made (for further details, please see Annex 1):

o   The European migration system and the economic crisis, R. King (SUSSEX)

o   Destination choices in Romanian transnational migration: a layered multiregional approach, D. Sandu (UB)

7)     E. Apsite-Berina (LU) – “Motivation and pull factors: youth geographical mobility” – 5th Congress of Latvian Geography, Riga, 18-19 March, 2016

 

Conferences/congresses participation

  • The UCC team presented a paper entitled “Researching youth migration and labor market mobility in Europe” to the College of Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) at University College Cork. This paper focused on the methodological approach and key foci of the YMOBILITY project, Cork, 8 December 2015 (UCC)
  • YMOBILITY shown as best practice in: a) Workshop “Italy and first year H2020 projects within Inclusive Innovative and Reflective Societies” – Rome 9 April 2015; b) H2020 training course – Rome 15-16 January 2016 (UNIROMA1)
  • UNIROMA1 has presented YMOBILITY preliminary results with two contributions at the European Congress of Geography, Budapest – 31 August – 2 September 2015:
  • Staniscia, A. Montanari “Young Italians on the move: who they are, why they move, where they go”
  • Montanari “Human mobility and information technology, a more and more integrated cause and effect phenomenon”
  • UAL co-organized the XVI Congreso Internacional de la Inmigración, Almeria, 10-12 March 2016; within the congress, the following presentations were made (for further details, please see Annex 1):
    • The European migration system and the economic crisis, R. King (SUSSEX)
    • Destination choices in Romanian transnational migration: a layered multiregional approach, D. Sandu (UB)
  • Apsite-Berina (LU) – “Motivation and pull factors: youth geographical mobility” – 5th Congress of Latvian Geography, Riga, 18-19 March, 2016
  • Berzins (LU) – “Migration biographies in the research of youth mobility” – 5th Congress of Latvian Geography, Riga, 18-19 March, 2016
  • Podcast “Lure of London: motivations and experiences of migration of highly educated young people from the Baltic states” – Russell King (SUSSEX) – Baltic Symposium, University College London, School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES), 20 April 2016
  • Montanari (UNIROMA1) participated to the “XLI Meeting of “Macro problems 2016: Living well within the limits of our planet” organized within the Europe Day (Festa dell’Europa) with the patronage of the Italian Office of the European Commission; he presented the report “Science dissemination, YMOBILITY Project case study”, Rome 6 May 2016 (see Annex 5)
  • Pumares (UAL) – “Movilidad, migración y retorno de jóvenes españoles en el Reino Unido”, Second Scientific Session: Una población en movimiento: el escenario geográfico y social de la movilidad. Migraciones internacionales – XVI Conference of Spanish Population, Fuerteventura, 8-10 June 2016
  • King, A. Lulle (SUSSEX) – “BREXIT, Eastern Europeans and tactics of belonging” – Presented at the seminar “The specter of BREXIT: Free movement and European citizenship in question seminar”, part of the research seminar series “A sociology of BREXIT”, Southampton, 17 June 2016 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp3DMfSN3aI&feature=em-share_video_user)
  • King, A. Lulle (SUSSEX) gave the presentation: “Hopping Europe: the migratory habitus of young Latvians searching for a better life” – IMISCOE, Prague, 30 June, 2016
  • Chrančoková (IFSAS) – “Tacit knowledge transfer via international migration” – Surrey Conference 2016, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Surrey 19-22 July 2016
  • 33rd International Geographic Union (IGU) Conference, Beijing, 21-24 August 2016
    1. Session “Moving World, Moving Actors: Global Changes and Personal Challenges”
      1. J. Rojas Tejada, P. Sayans Jiménez, A. Blanc Molina, L. Piedra Muñoz, P Pumares (UAL) “Motivational Profiles of young people to go to live/work abroad”
    2. Session “Youth Mobility. An Emerging Phenomenon at the Global Scale”
      1. Tufis, M. Serban, M. Manea (UB) “Academic Achievement of Immigrant Children. Individual-Level Sources of Success: the Self, Parents, and Friends”
      2. Montanari (UNIROMA1) “EU Countries Youth Mobility: Policies to Facilitate their Repatriation. The Case of Italy”
      3. Krisjane, E. Apsite Berina, G, Burgmanis (LU) “International Youth Migration: Challenges for Latvia”
      4. Berzins, Z. Krisjane (LU) “Youth on the Move: An Overview of Recent Trends in Latvia”
      5. Sechi, Z. Krisjane, M. Berzins (LU) “Harmonizing Youth Migration Stocks and Flows Data in the EU: A New Approach”
      6. Gallo (ISTAT), B. Staniscia (UNIROMA1) “Italian Youth Mobility in the Last Two Decades: An Overview in Eight Selected Countries”
      7. Williams, Gang Li, H. Janta (SURREY) “Motivations and Barriers of International Youth Mobility in Europe: A Comparative Study”
      8. Pumares, A. J Rojas Tejada, M. Navas Luque, B. González-Martín (UAL) “Crisis, migration and return: new mobility of young Spaniards and its consequences”
  • UB organized the ESA RN 35 “Sociology of Migration” – Facing a New Age of Migration? Methodological Challenges, Conceptual Questions, Political Entanglements Midterm Conference in Bucharest on 1-2 September 2016; within it was arranged session 7 (RN35 Horizon2020 YMOBILITY and Horizon2020 MOVE): Youth migration) in collaboration with the H2020 MOVE project; during the session, several presentations were made (for further details, please see Annex 2)
  • Sandu, P. Tufis (UB) – “Youth migration as strategic behavior in a multilevel approach” – Horison 2020 project meeting on Youth Mobiliity (YMOBILITY), Bucharest, 2 September 2016
  • Apsite-Berina (LU) – “Introduction to YMOBILITY project. Youth mobility: maximizing opportunities for individuals, labor markets and regions in Europe” – International Conference “Mobility and Mentoring. Increasing Employment of Young People in the European Chemical Industry”, Vienna, 7-9 September 2016
  • Lulle (SUSSEX) chaired a panel on migration policies in the 3rd CDCDI International Conference Changing migration policies: national perspectives and supra-national strategies, Bucharest, 10 -11 November 2016
  • King (SUSSEX) presented a keynote presentation “New European Youth Migration to the UK in the light of ‘Crisis’ and ‘BREXIT’” at the plenary session “Analyzing crises: Understanding migration”, Social sciences and humanities conference “A new agenda for Europe,” Bratislava, 14-16 November, 2016
  • Slovakia held the EU Presidency in second half of 2016. The Slovak Republic organized prestigious H2020 conference on the social science and humanities. V. Baláž (IFSAS) gave presentation titled ‘Spatial Patterns in the Intra-European Migration’ in Bratislava on 15 November 2016
  • Morosanu (SUSSEX) gave a presentation “Coping with stigmatized migrant identities: The experience of Romanians in the UK” at the Queen Mary University of London, 22 November 2016
  • King (SUSSEX) gave a presentation, “New European Youth Mobilities in the light of BREXIT, at the University of Luxembourg, 22-24 November 2016
  • UAL organized the VIII Conference of the Andalusian Sociological Association Societies in transition, Almería, Spain, 24-26 November, 2016:
    1. Symposium: Juventud y movilidad en una sociedad global (Youth and Mobility in a global society) led by J. S. Fernández-Prados (YMOBILITY – UAL) with the participation of YMOBILITY and MOVE researchers:
    2. P. Pumares (YMOBILITY): “La movilidad de la juventud europea: estado de la cuestión y la simplicaciones para la integración social
    3. B. González-Martín (YMOBILITY): Análisis de la movilidad internacional de los jóvenes andaluces retornados
    4. P. Sayans (YMOBILITY): Actitudes y motivaciones para la movilidad internacional de jóvenes andaluces
    5. A. Blanc Molina, P. Sayans Jiménez y A. J. Rojas Tejada (YMOBILITY): Variables psicosociales relacionadas con la intención y experiencia migratoria en jóvenes andaluces
    6. C Díaz-Catalán, R. Zúñiga, L. Navarrete Moreno (MOVE: La movilidad y el emprendimiento: percepción de ecosistemas idóneos
    7. L. Díaz-Chorne, C. Díaz-Catalán, E. Pallarés, L. Navarrete Moreno (MOVE): Captar la participación política transnacional de la juventud: másallá de la participación electoral
  • Krisjane, G. Sechi (LU) – “Challenges of youth migration: lessons from Latvia” – International Conference “Twenty-five years later (1991-2016): between Soviet past and unclear European and Eurasian future” hosted by the Central European University, Budapest, 25-26 November, 2016
  • Chrančoková (IFSAS), “Transfer knowledge via international migration – Slovak migration” within the Young Scholars Forum on South East Europe – YSF at the Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa (IDM), Vienna, 3 December 2016
  • Apsite-Berina, G. Sechi (LU) – “Research on youth mobility in Europe” – International Conference “Demographic Challenges and Urban Development in Post-Socialist Countries”, University of Latvia, Riga, 5-7 December, 2016
  • Croitoru, G. Toth, M. Șerban (UB) – “Individual outcomes for youth Romanian migrants in agriculture”, – 4thInternational Seminar on Migrations, Agriculture and Food Sustainability: Dynamics, Challenges and Perspectives in the Global Context”, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, 26-27 January 2017
  • Krisjane (LU) – “Intentions to return of Latvian youth in times of economic crisis” -Annual Conference of University of Latvia, Riga, 31 January, 2017
  • Krisjane (LU) – “Trends of geographical mobility: lessons from Latvia for the representatives of the Stockholm county Administrative council at the meeting in State Employment Agency of Latvia, 2 February 2017
  • Morosanu (SUSSEX) – “Young Europeans in London: Romanians’ career transitions and settlement plans before and after Brexit” – Romanian Migration Workshop, University College London, 27 April 2017
  • Adolfsson (MIM) – “Should I stay or should I leave? Latvian and Romanian Youth in Sweden” – European Immigration Conference – Zagreb, 15 May 2017
  • UNIROMA team participated with three papers to the 32nd Italian Geographical Congress – Rome – 7-10 June 2017
    • Deravignone – “Migro perché sono: quanto l’identità influenza la decisione di migrare?”
    • Montanari – “Mobilità umana invisibile: la popolazione del Bangladesh a Roma”
    • B, Staniscia – “La mobilità internazionale dei giovani italiani altamente quali cati. Motivazioni, 
esperienze, aspettative”
  • 14th IMISCOE Annual Conference on “Migration, Diversity and the City” – Rotterdam – 28-30 June 2017:
    • UNIROMA1 papers: 1) Montanari, L Deravignone, A. Londei, B. Staniscia “Young Italians on the move: intentions and decision-making”; 2) B. Staniscia “Italian youth mobility torn between quest for opportunities and family ties”
    • SUSSEX: Panel chaired: Youth mobility in Europe (A. Lulle, Janta, R. King)

Papers: 1) L. Morosanu, R. King, A. Lulle, M. Pratsinakis – “Migrating to Learn: Occupational Trajectories and Skills Development amongst Lower-Skilled European Migrants in London”; 2) R. King, A. Lulle, L. Morosanu – “And then came Brexit: youth mobility of young Europeans in London”; 3) R. King, C. Mazzilli, M. Pratsinakis – “Youth mobility and crisis”

  • SURREY papers: 1) H. Janta, C. Jephcote, Gang Li, A. Williams – “Upwards, downwards or sideways: a comparative study of the human capital, employment and occupational mobility of young Europeans”; 2) N. Kilinc – “(Re-)inventing ‘home’ under the Sun?: Euro-Turks’ Translocal Space in the Mediterranean Tourism Hub of Turkey”
  • UAL Panel chaired: “Youth mobility in the EU: Factors involved in migration intentions and migration decision making in a changing economic and political context” (P. Pumares, B. González-Martín)

Papers: 1) P. Pumares, B. González-Martín – “Returning home: Decision making and Labor insertion back home of young Spaniards”; 2) I. Cuadrado, A. Constantin, MS. Navas, J.L. Ordoñez Carrasco – “Gender differences in the reasons to migrate and to return in a sample of Spanish young returnees”

  • UNIBI: Panel chaired: Temporary Migration and Social Inequalities (M. Aksakal)
  • Papers: 1) M. Aksakal “Temporary Labor Migration and Social Inequalities in Europe: Overview and open questions in current academic discussion?”; 2) K. Schmidt “The impact of categorizations of temporary migrants: Evidence from research into highly educated migrants in Germany”; 3) M. Aksakal “Failure in labor market integration? Migration decision processes among young migrants from Romania and Spain in Germany”; 4) Aksakal “Failure in labor market integration? Migration decision processes among young migrants from Romania and Spain in Germany”
  • MIM paper: H. Emilsson “Dreaming of Sweden: Latvian and Romanian youth mobility to Sweden”
  • UCC paper: P. Mac Éinri “Youth Mobilities and Migration: Case Studies from Ireland”
  • Chrančoková (IFSAS) “Reasons of return for Slovak young people” for the online Slovak conference “Preveda 2017“ – 3 July 2017
  • Morosanu (SUSSEX) ‘“Growing up” in London: Young Romanians’ partial transitions to adulthood’, 24th Council of Europeanists conference (CES), University of Glasgow, 12-14 July 2017
  • Baláž, K. Karasová, M. Chrančoková (IFSAS) – “Risk Attitudes in International Travel and Migration by Young Europeans” – 12th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Hiroshima, 26-28 July 2017
  • Morosanu (SUSSEX) “Young Europeans in London: Romanian migrants’ partial transitions to work and settlement”, Home Office, London, 10 August 2017
  • Krišjāne (LU) – “Regional disparities and geographical mobility in Latvia” – Ruhr-University, Bochum, 22 August 2017
  • Toth Georgiana, A. Croitoru, M. Șerban (UB) “Acquiring human capital through international migration. The case of young Romanian returnees” – 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Athens, 29 August – 1 September 2017
  • A. Tufiș, M. Șerban, M. Manea (UB) – “Under What Conditions Do Immigrant Children Do Well in School?” – 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Athens, 29 August 1 September 2017
  • A. Tufiș, M. Șerban, M. Manea (UB) – “Under What Conditions Do Immigrant Children Do Well in School?” – 1st Annual Conference of the Romanian Network for Migration Studies. Cluj, 5-7 September 2017
  • Aksakal (UNIBI) – “(Perceived) life chances of young Romanian migrants in Germany” – 1st Annual Conference of the Romanian Network for Migration Studies, Cluj, 5-7 September 2017
  • 6th EUGEO Conference on the “Geography of Europe” – Brussels – 4-6 September 2017:
    • UNIROMA1: Organization of four sessions: 1) 3.a. Youth mobility in Europe I – A. Montanari (4 documents); 2) 2.3.b. Youth mobility in Europe II – K. Zaiga (4 documents); 3) 2.3.c. Youth mobility in Europe III – K. Friedrich (4 documents); 4) 2.3.d. Youth mobility in Europe IV – J. Dominguez Mujica (4 documents)
    • UNIROMA1 papers: 1) L. Deravignone “Youth mobility and regional development: the case of migrants and returnees in core and peripheral areas of Italy”; 2) R. Ferrara (ISTAT), G. Gallo (ISTAT), A. Montanari “Young Italians in the European countries. Places of origin in Italy and main features in 2015”; 3) A. Londei “A neural system approach for modeling and forecasting European youth mobility”; 4) A. Montanari, E. Paluzzi (ISTAT) “From invisible to visible youth mobility: North Africans ethnics in the Rome Metropolitan Area”; 5) B. Staniscia “International youth mobility and regional development: some evidence from Italy”; 6) M. Stracquadanio “Youth mobility science dissemination: A Two-Way Approach”
    • UNIBI papers: K. Schmidt “Policies and initiatives supporting young mobile people in Europe”
    • LU papers: 1) Z. Krisjane, E.Apsite-Berina, G.Sechi, M.Berzins “Intra-EU youth mobility: aspirations and reality of return migration to Latvia”; 2) J.Krūmiņš, M.Berzins, G.Sechi “Residential satisfaction and mobility behavior: insights from the post-Soviet city of Riga”
  • Jephcote, A. Williams, Gang Li, H. Janta (SURREY) – “Quality of life and identities: a pre-Brexit perspective” – RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017”, Royal Geographical Society, London, 1 September 2017
  • Chrancokova (IFSAS) – “Slovak Migration” – International conference: Economic Policy in the Global Environment – Ostravice, 6 September 2017
  • Krišjāne (LU) – “YMOBILITY results” – Regional Studies Association Research Network on Migration, Inter-Connectivity and Regional Development (MICaRD), Warsaw 11 September 2017
  • Adolfsson (MIM) – “YMOBILITY results” – 2017 International Metropolis Conference – Panel “Labor Market Integration in Europe: Good Practice” – Session “Principles of Good Practice in Labor Market Integration” – The Hague, 20 September 2017
  • Schmidt (UNIBI) – “YMOBILITY preliminary results” – Department of Social Anthropology of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Lviv, 28 September 2017
  • Chrancokova (IFSAS) – “Tacit knowledge transferring via European mobility of Slovak migrants” – Slovak Economic Association Meeting (SEAM 2017), Košice, 29 September 2017
  • Șerban, A. Croitoru (UB) – “Does Romania Need Return Migration Policies?” – Conferința Națională a Societății Sociologilor din România – European and National Identities at Crossroads: Reshaping Boundaries, Changing Political Cultures, and Re-Imagining the Future, Sibiu, 13 – 14 October 2017
  • Mac Éinrí (UCC) – “Youth Migration: A Global Perspective” – International Conference, Youth Work and the Integration of young Migrants, Limerick Institute of Technology, Tipperary, 31 October 2017
  • McGarry – “Overview of relevant EU and national initiatives and policies that influence youth mobility, both directly and indirectly” International Conference, Youth Work and the Integration of young Migrants, Limerick Institute of Technology, Tipperary, 31 October 2017
  • Aksakal (UNIBI) – “The Migration of the Youth and Social Mobility: A comparative analysis of high-skilled migrants from non-EU and EU countries in Germany”, Colegio de la Frontera del Norte, Tijuana, 7 November 2017, YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6V4uxNB25U
  • Sandu (UB) – “The Migration Process of the Romanian Youth: a European comparative approach” – Brasov Colloquium, 9 November 2017
  • Adolfsson, H. Emilsson (MIM) – “Dreaming of Sweden – Lifestyle migration among young Latvians and Romanians” – International Conference on Immigration and Labor Market Integration, Gothenburg, 13-15 November 2017
  • Sandu (UB) – “Synergetic effects of the European Research: Results of the YMOBILITY project” – Pre-final meeting of ”Mapping mobility – pathways, institutions and structural effects of youth mobility” (MOVE) – Academy of Economic Sciences, Bucharest, 23 November 2017
  • King (SUSSEX) – “Experiences of European youth before and after the EU Referendum in the UK” – University of Lisbon, 23 November 2017
  • Schmidt (UNIBI) – “Categorization of mobile youth within the EU” and “Support measures for young intra-EU migrants” – University of Latvia, Riga, 30 November -1 December 2017
  • Lulle (SUSSEX) – “Migration and Competitiveness: Maximizing opportunities for states, regions, businesses, and individuals” – PROVIDUS annual Public Policy Forum “Migration Policies: Competing for Talent”, Riga, 4 December 2017
  • Krišjāne (LU) – “YMOBILITY results” – School of Young Geographers, Riga, 16 December 2017
  • Krišjāne (LU) – “Return migrants” – University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, 08 January 2018
  • Mac Éinrí, O. McGarry – “A pan-European perspective on intra-EU youth migration” – Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century (ISS21), University College Cork, 23 January 2018
  • Morosanu, A. Bulat, C. Mazzilli, R. King (SUSSEX) – “Growing Up Abroad: Italian and Romanian Migrants – Partial Transitions to Adulthood” – Migration, Social Inequalities, Inter-Generational Relations and Life Course Transitions’ workshop, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, 1 February 2018
  • Karasova, V. Baláž, M. Chrancokova (IFSAS) – “Building and Transferring Human Capital via Migration” – 6th RSEP International Multidisciplinary Conference, Lisbon, 01-03 February 2018
  • Sandu (UB) – “Changing Romania By Migration Experiences: The Italian Road In A Comparative Perspective” – Presentation to the week of Italian Culture at University of Bucharest, 20 February 2018

 

Other activities

  • IFSAS (K. Karasova and M. Chrancokova) held a lecture on the goals and methods of YMOBILITY project for the Master Degree students of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU); the lecture was summarized in an article titled “Kick-off Meeting YMOBILITY”. The article was published in the STU journal TERRA SPECTRA Planning Studies, no 1 / 2015, pp 45-47, 4 March 2015
  • Montanari (UNIROMA1) met the Minister Maria Ligor (Delegate for Relations with Romanians Abroad), 2 September 2016
  • IFSAS team (V. Baláž, K. Karasová, M. Chrančoková and M. Lubyová) attended the annual conference of the Slovak Academy of Science in the Smolenice castle – 3-4 April 2017
  • Slovakia held the EU Presidency in second half of 2016. The high-level two-day meeting of EU Member States’ ministers responsible for employment and social policy (EPSCO), titled “Facing the Social and Technological Challenges in the World of Work” focused on the three main areas: Digitalization, Demographic changes and Migration. M. Lubyova (IFSAS) gave a keynote speech on informal meeting of the Ministers of Employment and Social Policy (in Bratislava, 14- 15 July 2016)
  • Aksakal (UNIBI) hold a lecture on Youth mobility in Europe based on Data of the YMOBILITY project for Bachelor Degree students of psychology at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico city, 9 November 2017