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Programme

 The CDCDI international summer school „Advocacy and migration policies”, Bucharest, Romania, 24 – 28 July 2017

Venue: The Research Institute for Quality of Life

Romanian Academy Building, 13 Calea 13 Septembrie st., Bucharest, Romania

MONDAY, 24 JULY 2017

Migration policies in the destination countries: stakeholders and processes

9.30 – 12.30

Keynote speeches:

Dr. Sarah Louise Nash, Sabanci Univeristy, Istanbul – „Beyond the Policy Impasse: The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants and the Global Compacts”

Associate Prof. Deniz Şenol Sert, Özyeğin University, Istanbul – „Migration Policy in Turkey: A Case of Transformation”

12.30 – 13.30

Exercises and debates

13.30 – 14.30

Lunch

14.30 – 16.00

Keynote speech:

Ms. Radostina Pavlova, Center for Legal Aid – Voice in Bulgaria - "Rowing in turbulent waters: advocating for migrant rights in times of 'crisis' - do we need new approaches?"

16.00 – 17.00

Ms. Corina Dragomirescu, The Advocacy Academy Timisoara - Advocacy tools and exercises

TUESDAY, 25 JULY 2017

Asylum policies and practices

9.30 – 12.30

Keynote speeches:

Prof. Bruce Leimsidor, University of Venice – The Current migration crisis in Europe and the rule of law: Problems in the European and international response”

Dr. Sean Christopher Anderson, Wayne State University, USA - "Politicizing asylum: Where and how do the rules matter?"

12.30 – 13.30

Exercises and debates

13.30 – 14.30

Lunch

14.30 – 16.30

Visit to UNHCR - presentation by Ms. Carolina Marin, Senior Protection Associate

16.30 – 18.30

Visit to NGO – Jesuit Refugee Service Romania

WEDNESDAY, 26 JULY 2017

Labour migration

9.30 – 12.30

Keynote speeches:

Dr. Dragoș Radu, King’s College London – „The Economics of Temporay Labour Migration”

Prof. Ibrahim Sirkeci, Regent’s Univeristy, London – „Labour market experiences of migrant workers: employment and over-qualification”

12.30 – 13.30

Exercises and debates

13.30 – 14.30

Lunch

14.30 – 16.30

Site visit NGO providing services on access to the labour market – AidROM

16.30 – 19.00

Visit the city of Bucharest

THURSDAY, 27 JULY 2017

Migration statistics and quantitative datasets

9.30 – 12.30

Keynote speeches:

Associate Prof. Alvaro Martinez Perez, University of Scheffield – An Introduction to Secondary Data Analysis for Policy Makers and Practitioners Interested in Migration Research

Dr. Victor Cebotari, University of Maastricht - "Migration, the context of origin and those left-behind"

12.30 – 13.30

Exercises and debates

13.30 – 14.30

Lunch

14.30 – 16.00

Dr. Bogdan Voicu, Dr. Ana-Maria Preoteasa, Research Institute for Quality of Life - „Life-course perspective in migration”

16.00 – 16.30

Exercises and debates

19.00 – 21.00

We were born in the wrong place” – theater performance, Macaz Club

FRIDAY, 28 JULY 2017

Public opinion toward refugees and migrants

9.30 – 12.30

Keynote speeches:

Dr. Roxana Bărbulescu, University of Leeds - "Rising walls. Renthrenchment of migrant and refugee rights in liberal democracies and the end of an era"

Ms. Corina Tulbure, Journalist Público, Spain – “Beyond the Words: Immigration News and the "Integration" Discourse”

12.30 – 13.30

Exercises and debates

13.30 – 14.30

Lunch

14.30 – 15.30

Documentary film:

Ms. Beatrice Kabutakapua, University of Sussex - Image of African communities. Invisible cities

15.30 – 16.00

Debates with journalists: Ms. Corina Tulbure, Ms. Beatrice Kabutakapua

End