3rd Global Conference
Migrations : An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Project

Sunday 1st December 2019 – Monday 2nd December 2019
Prague, Czech Republic


Sunday 1st December 2019
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and Opening Words

09:15 – 10:45 Session 1: On Globalization, Inclusion, and Exclusion
Chair: William Arrocha

Traversing Boundaries and Borderlands
Tina Engels-Schwarzpaul

“It was a beautiful life”
Suzanne Goopy

10:45 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2: The State, Networks and IDPs (Joint Migrations-Diasporas Session)
Chair: Farzad Salahshour

The Unfaded Political Boundaries: Irreconcilability of State Sovereignty and International Responsibility to Protect Internally Displaced Persons
Aditi Singh

A Phenomenological Analysis of Household-level Disaster Management in Pama Sawata, Caloocan, Philippines
Claudine Joyce Gabur

Understanding the Emergence of a Social Enterprise by Highly Skilled Migrants: The Case of Honduras Global Europa
Ingrid Fromm

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3: Belonging and the Challenges of Inclusion (Joint Migrations-Diasporas Session)
Chair: Efrat Tzadik

Towards a Common Theory of Second-Generation Assimilation: Comparing United States and European Studies on Education and Labour Market Integration
Kacper Grass

Becoming “Native”: A Performance in Immigrant Narratives
Laura Duncan

Avowed or Ascribed Identity? The Homogenization of the African Diaspora in Europe
Chinta Musundi-Beez

15:30 – 15:45 Tea/Coffee

15:45 – 17:45 Session 4: Assistance, Settlement, Wellness (Joint Migrations-Diasporas Session)
Chair: Sophia Pandya

Varied Settlement Programming in Western Canada and Settlement Agencies’ Responsiveness
Katerina Palova and Cesar Suva

Public Service Provision for Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Perspectives, Prospects and Challenges
Emrah Atar

How Sport Can Be An Effective Tool to Promote Community Cohesion and Integration in the UK and Internationally
Helen Vost

The Bambisanani Partnership: Using the Power of Sport to Change Lives in one of South Africa’s Poorest Regions
David Geldart

17:45 – 18:00 End of Opening Day Cross Panel Issues, Discussion and Consolidation

18:00 Wine and Drinks Reception

Monday 2nd December 2019
09:00 – 10:30 Session 5: ROUNDTABLE: Agency and Strategies Across Stages of Migration

Creating a Turkish Muslim Festival/Identity in Southern California
Nancy Gallagher

Turkish Refugees: Constructing Meaning out of Trauma
Sophia Pandya

Blocked Agency/Boxed into Violence: Yemenis and the “Muslim ban”
Louise Cainkar

10 :30-11:00 Tea/coffee

11:00-12:30 Session 6: On the Plight of Migrants, Refugees and their Host Communities
Chair: Ingrid Fromm

The Things They Carried: A Refugee Project
Lisa C. Camichos

Refugees Economies, The Case of Syrian Refugees in Jordan
Salam Alhaj Hasan

Choices Made in the Process of Material Development Targeting Women Migration Integration
Elena Xeni

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Session 7: The Politics of Identity (Joint Diasporas-Migration Session)
Chair: Tina Engels-Schwarzpaul

Contemporary Hegemony: A Rethink of Transnational Long-distance Democratic Participation
Njikang Kennedy Ebang

The Growing Role of the Indian Diaspora in the Assembly Elections
Eva Loreng

My Milkshake!
Charlene Clempson

15:30-16:00 Tea/coffee

16:00-17:30 Session 8: Reimagining identity (Joint Migration-Diasporas session)
Chair: Hazel T. Biana

Strategies of Acculturation and Cultural Integration of Jewish and non-Jewish Migrants in Brussels
Efrat Tzadik

“I Feel Threatened By My Very Identity,” or Are Americans Free to Live Outside the United States?
Laura Snyder

Making Home In-Between: Relieving the Conflicts of One and Other Through Negotiations of Spatiality
Shima Rezaei Rashnoodi

17:30 – 17:45 End of Day 2 Cross Panel Issues, Discussion and Consolidation

17:45 – 18:00 Development, planning, closing words, photographs and goodbyes