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Schedule at-a-glance

Please note this schedule is subject to change and should not be treated as final until notified otherwise. Times are indicated in Central European Time (CET).

Registration and Information Desk

Thursday 08:00 - 19:30


Questions? Contact our Events Team

Thursday 13 April

Welcome Speech


Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Pompeu Fabra University
Daniela Vintila, University of Liege

10:00 - 12:00

Distinctive features in migration research

Chair & Discussant
Roberta PernaComplutense University

Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Pompeu Fabra University - Working with contested concepts in migration research
Gunjan Sondhi & Parvati Raghuran, Open University - Intersectionality as a method for migration research
Jørgen CarlingPRIO - Mixed methods: bridging the quantitative: qualitative divide in migration research
Verena Wisthaler, EURAC & Mireille Paquet, Concordia University - Multi-scalar approaches in migration research

Q&A with workshop participants

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 - 16:00

Doing quantitative migration research

Chairs & Discussants
Dirk GebhardtPompeu Fabra University
Pau Baizán MuñozPompeu Fabra University

Steffen Pötzschke, GESIS - Surveys and migration research
Daniel Auer, University of Bern - Experimental migration research
Jasper Tjaden, University of Postdam - Social media data and migration research
Abdeslam Marfouk, University of Liege - Public opinion data and migration research
Pau Palop-García, German Centre for Integration and Migration Research - The design and use of migration indexes and indicators

Q&A with workshop participants

16:00 - 16:30 Break
16:30 - 18:30

Doing qualitative migration research

Chairs & Discussants
Carmen GehaPompeu Fabra University
Rafik ArfaouiPompeu Fabra University

Justyna Salamońska, Kozminski University - The pros and cons of qualitative migration research
Franck DuvellOsnabruck University - Ethnographic approaches in migration research
Bob White & Guy Drudi, University of Montreal - Rigor and subjectivity in the analysis of qualitative data on migration
Monica VarsanyiCUNY Graduate Center - Archival data and migration research

Q&A with workshop participants

Friday 14 April
09:00 - 11:00

Communicating & sharing migration research

Nena MocnikPompeu Fabra University

Leila Hadj-Abdou, EUI - Knowledge production and reflexivity in migration research
Ernesto Castañeda, American University - Disseminating migration research findings to the general public
Albert Kraler, Danube University Krems - Translating migration research for the policy world
Peter Scholten, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Systematic literature reviews in migration research
Christina Clark-Kazak, University of Ottawa - Ethical issues in communicating and sharing migration research findings

11:00 - 11:30


11:30 - 13:00

Open discussion with PhD students & workshop speakers

Ricard Zapata-BarreroPompeu Fabra University
Daniela VintilaUniversity of Liege