POLICY PODIUM (Sponsored by CAGE)

Thursday, April 11 6:30 - 8:00 pm Bloomsbury Theatre
How should Governments Best Address Trends in Migration?
Welcome: Malcolm Grant (President and Provost of University College London)
Introductory Remarks:       Christian Dustmann (Scientific Director of the NORFACE Migration Programme)
Chair: Mark Easton (BBC Home Editor)
Panellists:

Giuliano Amato (Former Italian Prime Minister and Interior Minister)
Charles Clarke (Former UK Home Secretary)
Marina Del Corral Téllez (Secretary General of Immigration, Ministry of Employment and Social Security, Spain)
Peter Sutherland (UN Special Representative for Migration and Development)

POLICY EVENT:

Friday, April 12 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1
Migration: The Key Challenge for the EU?

How can the domestic and international aspects of migration be coherently addressed by the EU? Does anything need to change?

Chair: Trevor Phillips (Former Chair, EHRC)
Speaker: Cecilia Malmström (EU Home Affairs Commissioner)
Discussants:

Jonathan Portes (Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research)
David Metcalf (Chair of Migration Advisory Committee)

POLICY EVENT - CONFERENCE DINNER:

Friday, April 12 7:00 - 11:00 pm The Brewery
The Politics and Governance of Immigration in the USA, and Future Perspectives
Introductory Remarks: Christian Dustmann (Scientific Director of the NORFACE Migration Programme)
Chair: Charles Clarke (Former UK Home Secretary)
Speaker: Michael Chertoff (Former US Homeland Security Secretary)

KEYNOTE SPEECH:

Wednesday, April 10 2:50 - 4:00 pm Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1
Reproduction of inequality versus openings for social change: How should we think about the looming transition to diversity in western societies?
Introductory Remarks: David Price (Vice Provost for Research at University College London)
Speaker: Richard Alba


INVITED SESSION 1:

Thursday, April 11 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1
Globalisation and Migration
Tim Hatton, Jeffrey Reitz


INVITED SESSIOIN 2:

Thursday, April 11 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Wilkins Gustave Tuck LT
Migration and the Transformation of Societies
Leah Boustan, Imran Rasul


ACADEMIC PODIUM A - First and Second Generation Migrants:

Thursday, April 11 2:00 - 3:30 pm Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1
Chair: Birgit Leyendecker (Ruhr University Bochum)
Panellists:
Barry Chiswick
(University of Illinois at Chicago)
Claudia Diehl (University of Goettingen)
Ayse Güveli (University of Essex)

 
ACADEMIC PODIUM B - New Frontiers in Migration Data:

Thursday, April 11 2:00 - 3:30 pm Wilkins Gustave Tuck LT
Chair: Giovanni Facchini (University of Nottingham)
Panellists:


Frédéric Docquier (Catholic University of Louvain)
Frank Kalter (University of Mannheim)
Xin Meng (Australian National University)

 
ACADEMIC PODIUM C - Transnational and Multicultural Families: 

Friday, April 12 4:30 - 6:00 pm Wilkins Gustave Tuck LT
Chair: Brit Oppedal (Norwegian Institute of Public Health)
Panellists:


Mirca Madianou (University of Leicester)
Valentina Mazzucato (Maastricht University)
Judi Mesman (Leiden University)

 
ACADEMIC PODIUM D - Migration and Development:

Friday, April 12 4:30 - 6:00 pm   Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1
Chair: Bob Gregory (Australian National University)
Panellists:
François Bourguignon (Paris School of Economics)
David McKenzie (The World Bank)
Kaivan Munshi (Brown University)

 
ACADEMIC PODIUM E - Ethnicity, Religion and Discrimination:

Saturday, April 13 9:30 - 11:00 am Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1
Chair: Peter Nijkamp (VU University Amsterdam)
Panellists:
Jens Hainmueller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Anthony Heath (University of Oxford)
Lucinda Platt (Institute of Education)


ACADEMIC PODIUM F - Migration and Knowledge Spill-Overs:

Saturday, April 13 9:30 - 11:00 am Cruciform Lecture Theatre 2
Chair: Steve Machin (University College London)
Panellists:
Thomas Lemieux (The University of British Columbia)
Ethan Lewis (Dartmouth College)
Giovanni Peri (University of California, Davis)