Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Emigration at a time of Austerity (Conference/Report launch)

Emigration at a time of Austerity: Ireland and peripheral Europe under the spotlight - Emigre Conference and Report Launch

Venue: CACSSS Seminar Room, Ground Floor, O’Rahilly Building, UCC Friday, 27th September 2013


Morning Session (10.30-12.45)

Ireland’s Migration Experience since 1945

Keynote: Prof. Mary Hickman (St Mary’s University College, London)

Paper 1: Irish Emigration from the late 1940s to the early 1960s (Prof. Mary Daly, UCD)

Paper 2: The 'new wave' of Irish emigration in the 1980s (Prof. Bronwen Walter, Anglia Ruskin University)

Paper 3: 'Lost generations?' Taking the longer view on Northern Ireland migration (Dr. Johanne Devlin Trew, University of Ulster)

Lunch: 12.45-14.00

Afternoon Session (14.00-16.15)

Current European Emigration Compared

Paper 1: Emigration governance in the EU, Dr Agnieszka Weinar (European University Institute, Florence)

Paper 2: Nuove mobilità (new mobility): Italian emigration, State discourses and policies in the 2000s/2010s, Dr. Guido Tintori (Leiden University/Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin)

Paper 3: The mutually reinforcing relationship between international migration of highly-educated labour force and economic crisis: The case of Greece, Professor Lois Labrianidis (University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki)

Paper 4: Perspectives on Current Migratory Flows and Policies in Portugal, Dr Joana Azevedo (CIES, Lisbon)

Paper 5: Out-migration of Spanish immigrants, Dr Gemma Larramona (University of Zaragoza)

Coffee Break: 16.30-16.45

Launch of EMIGRE Report (16.30-17.30)

Presentations by Irial Glynn, Piaras Mac Éinrí, Tomas Kelly

Followed by Wine reception

Places are limited. To register for this event contact Emigre Project PI, Dr. Piaras Mac Einri

Category: Conferences: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 10.30am-5.30pm
Location: CACSSS Seminar Room, Ground Floor, O’Rahilly Building
Target Audience: All Welcome (registration required)
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Piaras Mac Éinrí
021 4902207

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