Michaelmas Term 2018

Speed Geeking the Many Dimensions of Migration

8 November 2018
Kellogg College Hub, Banbury Road, Oxford

Convened by: REMINDER

International migration can be a massive, multi-layered and mind-bending subject, so the REMINDER Project (based at COMPAS) has decided to compress everything you need to know about EU migration into a set of six minute presentations. Academics will have to cut the waffle and race against the clock to share their innovative and exciting research.

We hear a lot about the impacts of migration in the EU, but

  • What are the real costs and benefits?
  • How do the impacts of the free movement of EU citizens differ from the impacts of people coming to Europe from outside the EU
  • Are the impacts the same for all EU member states?
  • On top of this, why are political and media debates about migration, and public attitudes towards it, so different in different EU member states? 

All of these questions, and many more, will be answered by the (probably panicking) team as they charge valiantly through 20 images that explain their project, each of which will only be displayed for a maximum of 20 seconds. The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session at the end, where the audience can delve deeper.

Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Register to attend by visiting the Eventbrite page

This is a free event and all are welcome
The event will be live streamed, so even if you can’t attend in person, you can still participate

The REMINDER project is a Horizon2020-funded suite of research bringing together multiple strands of the social sciences to develop a comprehensive analysis of the impacts of migration, and how those impacts are mediated and politicised.

This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences. ESRC is part of UK Research and Innovation which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish.

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