Turkish Migration Conference 2014: Comparative Perspectives and Continuities
30 May - 1 June 2014 | Regent's University London
Offering an outlet and forum for exchange of research and scholarship in this field, Turkish Migration Conference 2014 organised by Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies brought together academics, practitioners, policy makers, students, and wider interested public to debate and discuss past, current and future patterns of human mobility as well as non-mobility and national and transnational repercussions of increasing mobility.
Streams in the Turkish Migration Conference 2014 focused on the impact of migration on receiving, sending and transit societies, on individuals, families, households, groups, and communities, economics and development, arts, culture and media.
It also covered issues such as integration, multiculturalism, xenophobia, mixed ethnicities, minorities, asylum seekers, refugees, internal displacement, care drain, brain drain, labour market implications, education, discrimination, conflict, segregation, gender roles, aging, fertility, sexuality, class relations, transnational politics, diasporas and remittances.
The latest in the series, Turkish Migration Conference: Comparative Perspectives and Continuities took place in Regent's campus from 20 May to 1 June 2014: TMC 2014. A post-conference press release is available here. The conference hosted over 140 papers presented by 200+ academics from all over the world.
Keynote speakers at TMC were: