Conference Program

Europe and Migrations in the 3rd Millenium


23rd - 26th September 2015

Centro Altreitalie sulle Migrazioni Italiane

Sala Conferenze Fondazione Luigi Einaudi

Via Principe Amedeo, 34

Turin Italy


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18:00 Informal gathering






9:0010:00 Welcome, Maddalena Tirabassi (Director Centro Altreitalie, Vice Chair aemi), Ilda Curti (Turin City Councilllor), Hans Storhaug (President AEMI), Piero Bassetti (President Globus et Locus), Piero Gastaldo (General Secretary Compagnia di San Paolo)


10:0010:30 Opening Lecture, Ferruccio Pastore, FIERI, Turin

The crisis of the European migration regime: how we got here and which ways forward?


10:30–11:45 SESSION ONE: New European migrations 1


Chair: Marco Demarie, Compagnia di San Paolo, Turin


Solange Maslowski, Center for Comparative Law of the Faculty of law of Charles Univ. in Prague, CZ

Expulsion of economically inactive European Union citizens from their host member state

Laura Bartolini, European Univ. Institute, Florence

Drivers of highly-skilled emigration from Southern Europe in time of crisis


Stella Capuano, Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, de;  Silvia Migali, Univ. of Aarhus, DK

The migration of professionals within the EU: any barriers left? Migration, institutions and business cycle


Donatella Greco, Univ. of Trieste

New migration routes: mobility and self-perception of young Italians abroad




11:45–12:00 Coffee Break


12:00–13:30 SESSION TWO: New European migrations 2


Chair: Marco Demarie

Emilia García López, Head of Foreign Affairs of the Council for Galician Culture, Santiago de Compostela, ES

New mobilities of migration in Galicia (2010-2014)


Domenico Gabrielli, Univ. of Rome “La Sapienza”, National Institute of Statistics, Rome

The emigration of Italian citizens in the 2000s: a special focus on the United Kingdom


Daniele Valisena, Univ. of Modena, KTH Stockholm

From migrations to new mobilities in the European Union transnational space. Italians in Berlin between anomie and multi-situated identity


Francesca Mazzuzi, Silvia Aru, Univ. of Cagliari

Beyond the numbers: socio-cultural backgrounds and expectations of the new Sardinian (e)migrants in the time of the crisis



13:30–14:45 Lunch (for registered participants)


14:45–16:15 SESSION THREE: Old and new European migrations


Chair: Adam Walaszek, Jagiellonian University Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Krakow, PL


Federica Moretti, Katholieke Univ. Leuven, BE

Old and new Italian migrations in Belgium


Suzana Cascão, Univ. of Rome

“Ethnic media”: The role of the leading Portuguese-speaking newspaper (“Contacto”) in Luxembourg


Margherita Di Salvo, Tuscia Univ., Viterbo

From Italy to England and back between histories, identities and languages


Carlo Stiaccini, CISEI; Andrea Torre, Centro Studi MEDI’, CISEI, Genova

Mobility in Genoa during economy crises: from history to present times


Maria M. Berglund, Swedish Migration Center, Karlstad, SE

Father in new fatherland, mother in new mother soil. Depictions of migranthood and parenthood in Swedish fiction 2004–2014







9:30–11:00 SESSION FOUR: European diaspora


Chair: Brian Lambkin, Mellon Centre for Migration Studies, Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, UK


Janja Žitnik Serafin, Slovenian Migration Institute, Ljubljana, SI

Care for diasporic communities: the case of a bilateral agreement between Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina


Maria Beatriz Rocha-Trindade, Centro de Estudos das Migrações e das Relações Interculturais/ cemri, Universidade Aberta/ UAb, Lisboa, PT

Bonding the Portuguese diaspora: secular, religious and leisure catalysts politics and practices


Elisa Gosso, Univ. of Turin

Crossing Boundaries: negotiating transnational heritage and belonging in the German Waldensian diaspora




11:00–11:30 Coffee Break


11:30–13:00 SESSION FIVE: Archives, Museums, Projects 1


Chair: Hans Storhaug, Norwegian Migration Center, Stavanger, NO


Brian Lambkin, Mellon Centre for Migration Studies, Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, UK

The Irish National Diaspora Centre


Triantafillia Kourtoumi, General State Archives of Greece, Univ. of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, GR

Filling the gaps in the archival sector: current gender migration in an oral history case study


Margaret Hills de Zárate, Queen Margaret Univ., Edinburgh, uk; Loredana Polezzi, Marco Santello, Univ. of Warwick, UK

Transnational Italian networks and transnational Italian studies




13:00–14:00 Lunch


14:00–16:00 SESSION SIX: Archives, Museums, Projects 2


Chair: Hans Storhaug


Paul Pauseback, Nordfriisk Instituut, Bredstedt, DE

Making Europe Bottom Up: migration from and to the region of North-Frisia in Schleswig-Holstein from 1800 till today


Sarah Clément, Génériques, Paris, FR

European citizenship through European migration history


Maria Luisa Caldognetto ; Nicolas Graf, Centre de Documentation sur les Migrations Humaine, Dudelange, LU

Food traditions amongst italian migrants in Luxembourg, between the need to be faithful to the past and new future challenges


Nonja Peters, Curtin Univ. & Univ. of Western Sydney, AU

Developing a sustainable model in mutual cultural digital heritage





19:30 Dinner (Villa Abegg, for registered participants)





09:3012:30 AEMI Annual General Meeting (AEMI members)



14:0016:00 Migrantour:  Porta Palazzo Ethnic Market with an intercultural companion


The official language of the conference is English.


Please note that the Conference is a limited-seating event requiring advanced registration.

 Il convegno è aperto al pubblico. Dato il numero limitato di posti, si consiglia tuttavia di registrare la propria partecipazione.



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