CfP: ARRISE/ ECSA Romania International Conference and Annual Reunion

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International Conference

The implications of EU policies for the social, economic and political integration of immigrants

1 – 3 April 2015, Bucharest, Romania

Call for Papers

This Conference intends to raise awareness upon the subject of immigrant’s integration and upon the need of developing a more efficient strategy in order to create real premises for their social and economic integration. In 2012, the estimated number of immigrants in EU-27 was of 1.7 million, and another 1.7 million people that were previously residing in one EU Member State migrated to another Member State[1]. Not only should the magnitude of this phenomenon draw attention to it, but also its implications and consequences.

The event aims at encouraging a multi-disciplinary debate between scholars and practitioners from different fields of study, such as European studies and public policies. On the other hand, this conference represents a good opportunity for young researchers to promote their academic work and to interact with representatives of the public administration and civil society.

Specific topics include, but are not confined to:

  • determinants, patterns, and consequences of migration
  • implications of social policies towards the integration of immigrants
  • evaluation of policies that address the integration of immigrants
  • labor market impact
  • long-term effects and path dependencies
  • policy reactions and impact on the political evolutions
  • multiculturalism and interculturalism
  • European citizenship and European culture
  • transformation of values and attitudes
  • the security dimension of the immigration phenomenon
  • return migration
  • transnationality
  • integration policies and examples of good practices
  • demographic and economic aspects of human migrations

How to apply?

Submissions to contact@rise.org.ro and ioana.borcan@dri.snspa.ro (in PDF format) should include: a 300 word abstract, name of the authors, affiliation and e-mail addresses. The abstracts will be double blind peer reviewed. The authors of the selected papers will receive a notification by e-mail until the 28th of February, 2015.

The conference languages are English and Romanian.

The selected papers can be published in a new issue of the Romanian Journal of International Relations and European Studies (RoJIRES). For more information about the Journal, please go to: http://www.rise.org.ro/revista-romana-de-relatii-internationale-si-studii-europene-rojires/

Important dates:

05th of March, 2015 – deadline for abstract submissions

9th of March, 2015 – notification of accepted abstracts

22nd of March, 2015 – deadline for full paper submissions

For any further information, please go to http://www.rise.org.ro/ or write to the following e-mail addresses: contact@rise.org.ro; ioana.borcan@dri.snspa.ro.

 

Organizers:

This event is financed by the European Commission through the Erasmus Plus program, as part of the following Jean Monnet Support for Associations project: “Contributing to the development of the EU immigration and mobility field of study from a multi-disciplinary approach. Support for the Romanian Association of International Relations and European Studies / CDEUS”.

The Romanian Association of International Relations and European Studies http://www.rise.org.ro/?lang=en

The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (NUPSPA)                http://www.snspa.ro/

 

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The Department of International Relations and European Integration

http://dri.snspa.ro/

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The Centre for European Studies on Human Migration 

[1] http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Migration_and_migrant_population_statistics

 

*This message does not reflect the point of view of the European Commission. The interpretations and opinions contained in it are solely those of the authors.

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