Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Cosmopolitan paradoxes

Cosmopolitan paradoxes:

Migration and emergent systems of transnational rights

Mediterranean Mobilities Network, CeMoRe

29 June 2007, 10:30-16:30

@ the Institute for Advanced Studies, Lancaster University


Professor John Solomos, Department of Sociology, City University


Professor Lydia Morris, Department of Sociology, University of Essex

‘Managing contradiction: Civic stratification and migrant rights in Europe

Dr Liza Schuster, Department of Sociology, City University

‘The realities of the New Asylum paradigm’

Dr Eleni Hatzidimitriadou, European Centre for the Study of Migration and Social Care, University of Kent

Matters of agency and social transformation for migrant women from Mediterranean countries’

Dr Gabriella Lazaridis, Department of Sociology, University of Leicester

‘Social capital, agency and pathways to inclusion: The case of Albanian migrant women in Greece


The workshop will be held in the Institute for Advanced Studies at Lancaster University on 29 June. The workshop will run from 10:30am to 16:30pm with a complimentary lunch at 12:30 pm. There are a limited number of places so please book soon to avoid disappointment.

The cost will be £30 (£10 for postgraduate student attendance) to include all meeting costs, a meal and tea/coffee. The workshop has been scheduled to allow participants to travel to, and from Lancaster on the same day. If required, overnight accommodation is available at cost on campus. Please contact Pennie Drinkall if you would like to attend at

ORGANISERS: Rodanthi Tzanelli

Javier Caletrio

Co-sponsored by the IAS – Institute for Advanced Studies (Incubation Programme)

and CeMoRe – Centre for Mobilities Research

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