Mapping Turkish International Migration Studies: Old Questions, New Challenges

22 June 2011

Turkish Migration Studies Group (TurkMiS) Inaugural seminar, keynote lecture
16:00 – 18:00, Wednesday, 22 June 2011
Mawby Room, Kellogg College, 60 Banbury Road, Oxford

Turkey has long been a major sending country of migrants and there are 3.7 million Turks and their descendants now living in the EU. However, Turkey has increasingly become a receiving and transit country for migrants. Its population is likely to grow from 75 to 90 million between now and 2050 but is already undergoing demographic transformation and has begun ageing. The Turkish economy is amongst the fastest growing in the OECD, and Turkey is becoming a strong regional power; it thus has potential to become a new gravity centre in the Mediterranean migration system. It is even suggested by some sources that Turkey should become a member of the ‘rising powers’ group, also known as the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). These and other issues will be explored by the newly founded Turkish Migration Studies group. This seminar will present state of the art of research and is the first of a new series.

Agenda

Podcast
Oxford University podcast
iTunesU

MIGRALAC in Oxford

18 May 2015

Humanist perspectives

Michaelmas term 2014

Migration Film Showings

Tuesdays, Hilary Term 2014

Decade of Migration

Decade of Migration

21 - 22 February 2014

Keywords in Diaspora

Keywords in Diaspora

Tuesdays, Michaelmas Term 2013

Rethinking Diaspora

Rethinking Diaspora

30 June - 2 July, 2013

8th TurkMiS Seminar

8th TurkMiS Seminar

26 April 2013

Migration Film Showings: Journeys

Migration Film Showings: Journeys

Thursdays, Michaelmas Term 2012

No Way Out, No Way In

No Way Out, No Way In

25 June 2012

Migrants at Work

Migrants at Work

22 June - 23 June 2012

Citizenship and its Others

Citizenship and its Others

12 - 13 March 2012

Book Launch

Book Launch

17:00 - 18:30, Thursday 9 February 2012

Learning, citizenship and integration

Learning, citizenship and integration

Thursday 17 November 2011

COMPAS DPhil Workshop

COMPAS DPhil Workshop

12:00 - 18:00, Friday, 17 June 2011

Diaspora Studies: Past, Present and Promise

Diaspora Studies: Past, Present and Promise

17:00 - 20:00, Thursday 2 June 2011

Launch of the Migration Observatory

Launch of the Migration Observatory

18:00 - 20:00, 29 March 2011