March 2019

IMISCOE Spring Conference, Sheffield, March 28-29th

The ‘Transforming Mobility and Immobility: Brexit and Beyond’ IMISCOE Spring Conference will take place on 28-29 March 2019 in Sheffield, UK.

This conference is organised by the Migration Research Group (MRG) (Sustainable Care team members Dr Majella Kilkey and Professor Louise Ryan) at the University of Sheffield in collaboration with the Centre of Migration Research (CMR) at the University of Warsaw and IMISCOE. It is supported by the Noble Foundation’s Programme on Modern Poland.

Confirmed speakers include:

Professor Feargal Cochrane, University of Kent
Professor Nira Yuval Davis, University of East London
Professor Pawel Kaczmarczyk, University of Warsaw
Dr Majella Kilkey, University of Sheffield
Professor Louise Ryan, University of Sheffield
Professor Peter Scholten, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Professor Anna Triandafyllidou, European University Institute
Catherine Woollard, European Council on Refugees and Exiles
Dr Aarti Iyer, University of Sheffield

More information, including registration and programmes, can be found at the MRG website here

Borders and Divisions: Brexit and Beyond Free Event, Sheffield, 28th March

The Migration Research Group invites you to attend

Borders and Divisions: Brexit and Beyond

Thursday 28th March 5:30 to 7:00pm
The Diamond, University of Sheffield

Brexit cannot be understood in isolation, and this event brings together a distinguished panel of migration experts to discuss the implications of on-going events in Europe and worldwide for borders and divisions, especially in the European context.

The panel members are:

Professor Feargal Cochrane, University of Kent
Dr Aarti Iyer, University of Sheffield
Professor Pawel Kaczmarczyk, University of Warsaw
Professor Peter Scholten, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Professor Anna Triandafyllidou, European University Institute
Catherine Woollard, European Council on Refugees and Exiles
Chair: Councillor Donatus Anyanwu

The event will be followed by a drinks reception.
This event is free to attend but likely to be popular so please book through this eventbrite link

April 2019

Sustainable Care Team Visit Partners in Taipei, April 8th- 12th

The Sustainable Care programme has been successful in winning additional UK research council funds, to be spent in 2018-19, to enhance international collaboration with colleagues in a restricted list of eligible countries.These included Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and Taiwan; many thanks to our partners in these nations for supporting our application. The funds have so far enabled several groups from the Sustainable Care team to visit Toronto (November 2018) Sydney and Tokyo (February 2019) and, now in April 2019, Taipei, for a range of meetings, research workshops, policy-research conferences and contacts with policy and practice partners.

Taipei skyline

May 2019

IAGG-ER 2019, Gothenburg, 23rd- 25th May

In May 2019, members of the Sustainable Care team will be attending the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress in Gothenburg, Sweden.

“The congress is the natural meeting place for researchers and professionals engaged in various scientific enquires and aging matters; whether in biological science, medical and health sciences, social sciences, in humanities or aging services. The main track of the congress includes sessions on multidisciplinary aspects of aging in which we can meet and learn from each other.” -IAGG-ER website

More information can be found on the conference website here.

June 2019

Transforming Care Conference, Copenhagen, June 24th- 26th

Several members of the Sustainable Care programme will be present at the 4th Transforming Care Conference in Denmark. Symposia featuring our team members include;

Combining Work and Care: Workplace support and its contribution to sustainable care arrangements- Professor Jason Heyes and Professor Sue Yeandle (Convenors), Dr Kate Hamblin and Katja Knauthe (Panel)
The role of national policies in shaping migrant workers’ experience in providing home care for older people in Europe- Professor Shereen Hussein (Convenor)
Innovation for Sustainable Care: International perspectives from industry and practice- Dr Karla Zimpel-Leal and Dr Matthew Lariviere (Convenors)

More information can be found at the Transforming Care Conference website here

16th Annual IMISCOE Conference, Malmö, June 26th-28th

In June, members of the Sustainable Care team will be attending the 16th Annual IMISCOE (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion) Conference at Malmö University in Sweden.

“The growing diversity and complexity of international migration present a need for reconceptualizing migration research. The aim of the 2019 IMISCOE Annual Conference is to facilitate exchanges in new concepts and innovative methodologies for understanding human migration in the 21st Century. We welcome proposals from various disciplines, such as political science, sociology, economics, history, law, anthropology, social work, public administration, demography, social geography, and others.”- IMISCOE website

More information can be found on the IMISCOE website here

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