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‘Brain-gain' return of India’s high-skilled entrepreneurs: Home, transformation, and power politics in the cosmopolitan global south

Malasree Neepa Acharya (Institute for European Studies, Belgium)

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Does many migrants a migration system make?

Oliver Bakewell (IMI)

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Does migration from Colombia to the United Kingdom constitute a migration system? Exploring the role of migrant agency and structural factors

Anastasia Bermudez (Instituto de Estudios Sociales Avanzados)

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Aspirations as meaningful (and elusive) glimpses into the future of migration: insights from the narratives of immigrant domestic workers in Italy

Paolo Boccagni (University of Trento, Italy)

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Worldwide@home: transnational networks in the Digital Age

Maren Borkert (Department of Development Studies, Vienna)

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Stuck in transit: the Dublin regulation, national discrepancies, and secondary migration of asylum seekers in Europe

Jan-Paul Brekke (Institute for Social Research, Norway), Grete Brochmann (University of Oslo)

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Pulling up the ladder? Migrants' choices about helping others migrate or not

Jørgen Carling (PRIO), Jennifer Wu (PRIO)

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The role of both migrants and institutions in an enduring pattern of migration: the case of Almeria, a province of Spain which acts as a stage for undocumented migrants to pursue regularisation papers

Pauline Carnet (LISST-CERS, University of Toulouse)

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A life-course perspective on mobility trajectories and migrant networks among Senegalese migrants

Eleonora Castagnone (FIERI), Sorana Toma (IMI)

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Mediating migration: the role of the Qiaoban (the Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs) in the rescaling of the Wenzhou region in China

Ya-Han Chuang (Paris IV Sorbonne University)

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To move or not to move (when one arguably has the social capital): the mediating effect of migrant family networks on migration aspirations and planned and unplanned Mexico-US migration

Mathew Creighton, Fernando Riosmena (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

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Cohort Influence & Cumulative Causation: Reconsidering Demographic Factors in Explanations of Migration Momentum

Sara Curran, Walker Frahm (University of Washington)

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Emergence and development of migration systems: Keynote discussant

Sara Curran (University of Washington)

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Dis-locating the local: a study of the migrants originating from the Indian enclaves

Sanghita Datta (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)

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How does migration start and stop? Revisiting migration systems and cumulative causation theory

Hein de Haas (IMI)

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Migration system dynamics: evidence from global data

Hein de Haas, Mathias Czaika (IMI)

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Feedback processes in migration: Keynote Discussant

Hein de Haas (IMI)

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Online feedback in migration systems

Rianne Dekker (EUR), Godfried Engbersen (EUR)

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Migrants' expected time of residence in receiving countries: a systems approach

Jack DeWaard (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities), Guy Abel (Vienna Institute of Demography)

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‘How to get into London?’: the role played by travel agencies to move Brazilian migrants to the UK

Gustavo Dias (Goldsmiths College)

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What kind of asylum and which destination? Afghan asylum seekers transiting from Greece

Angeliki Dimitriadi (Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy)

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Networks and beyond: Feedback channels and the diminutive causation of international migration

Godfried Engbersen (EUR)

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The mobility turn: a new paradigm for the social sciences?

Thomas Faist (Bielefeld University)

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'Should I stay or should I go?' The role of relationships in the decision to migrate, stay, or return: the Brazilian migrants case study

Ana Paula Figueiredo (University of Manchester)

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The (changing) role of family among Afghan communities in Britain and Germany

Carolin Fischer (University of Oxford)

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Migration decision making: aspirations and opportunities

Maria Lucinda Fonseca (IGOT-UL), Sueli Siqueira (Universidade do Vale do Rio Doce), Alina Esteves (IGOT-UL), Jennifer McGarrigle (IGOT-UL), Sónia Pereira (IGOT-UL)

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Trasnational families and state-services provision in the communities of origin

Mariana Gabarrot (Tec de Monterrey)

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The complexity of migration: life-strategies of migrant family members and families

Thomas Geisen (University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, School of Social Work)

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Challenging the borders of intimacy and legality: migrant agency in response to Danish restrictions on transnational marriage

Tess Hellgren (RAND Europe)

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Conceptualizing migrants as social actors in migration systems: A view from the periphery

Cindy Horst (PRIO)

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A matter of class? The dynamics of Brazilian migration to Europe

Cindy Horst (PRIO), Agnieszka Kubal (IMI), Sonia Pereira (IGOT-UL)

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'Se quedó ¿a volver?': crisis, stay, and return in the case of Ecuadorians in Spain

Juan Iglesias (Instituto U. Estudios sobre Migraciones)

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Life paths of migrants: a sequence analysis of Polish labour migrants' family-life trajectories

Tom Kleinepier (NIDI), Helga de Valk (NIDI), Ruben van Gaalen (Statistics Netherlands)

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American migrants in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom: diversity of migration motivations and patterns

Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels (University of Kent at Brussels)

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Highly skilled migrants and the European mobility industry

Saara Koikkalainen (University of Lapland, Finland)

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Children go first! Family strategies and educational migration

Liudmila Kopecka (Charles University in Prague)

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Citizens of Kazakhstan in a Russian city: factors facilitating and limiting transnational activities (the case of Novosibirsk)

Larisa Kosygina (Institute of Economics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science)

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“I may not be legal, but I am not a criminal”: the consequences of criminalization of migration for migrants' everyday lives in Europe

Agnieszka Kubal (IMI)

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Strong ties, weak ties and protection for domestic workers: Ethiopian domestic worker migration to the Middle East

Katie Kuschminder (Maastricht University)

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Skilled Iranians in Germany and the United States: exploring migrants' networks

Uta Lehmann (Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies, Germany)

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Egypt: migration, revolution, and social change

Philip Marfleet (University of East London)

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The impact of sending states’ transnational policies on migration dynamics: a comparative analysis of South American cases

Ana Margheritis (University of Southampton)

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Policy feedbacks and their influence on the evolution of the North American migration system

Douglas Massey (Princeton University)

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Micro level factors leading to a migratory decision: migrant groups in the Czech Republic

Antonin Mikes, Živka Deleva (Charles University)

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Changing contexts, changing actors: accounting for migration dynamics

Ewa Morawska (University of Essex)

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From post-socialist to post-accession pioneering: the shaping of Romanian migration networks to Spain and the United Kingdom

Chris Moreh (Northumbria University)

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Do institutions play a role in skilled migration? The case of Italy

Annamaria Nifo (University of Sannio), Gaetano Vecchione (University of Naples II)

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Flexible ethnography for practice stories of migration: (elite?) migrants in Asia

Katherine Botterill (Newcastle University), Karen O'Reilly (Loughborough University), Rob Stones (Loughborough University and University of Western Sydney)

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The influence of networks in the migration decisions of Kenyan and Nigerian women bound for the United Kingdom

Linda Oucho (African Migration and Development Policy Centre)

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Elites and emulators: the evolution of an Iraqi Kurdish - European migration system

Erlend Paasche (PRIO)

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New immigrant groups, integration and forms of citizenship in the global city: the case of Latin Americans in Europe

Fabiola Pardo Noteboom (Externado University of Colombia)

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Migrant negotiations/negotiating migration: a gendered variation on the new economics of labour migration

Anju Paul (Yale-NUS College)

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Agency and migrants in the labour market: social actors or submissive players?

Sonia Pereira (IGOT-UL)

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Violence, surveillance and agency experiences of the women refugees in the Italian reception camps

Barbara Pinelli (University of Milano-Bicocca)

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Accounting for diversity in Polish migration in Europe: motivation and early integration

Renee Luthra (University of Essex), Justyna Salamonska (University G. D’Annunzio of Chieti, Italy), Lucinda Platt (Institute of Education, UK)

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‘Now smells like revolution': migrants' activism, subjectivities, and agency in contemporary London

Gabriela Quevedo (University of Nottingham)

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Migration feedback effects in networks: an agent-based model

Miriam Rehm (Chamber of Labour, Vienna), Asjad Naqvi (Center for Economic Research in Pakistan)

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Transformative stages of migrant identity: a diachronic and synchronic study of the first-generation Romanian migrants in the UK

Oana Romocea (Manchester Metropolitan University)

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‘Do as I say, not as I do?’: Analysing the potential effects of immigrants' representations of the crisis on migration systems. Insights from a peripheral southern European country

Dora Sampaio (IGOT-UL), Rui Carvalho (IGOT-UL)

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Similar but not equal: The differing evolution of (gendered) migration systems in Moldova and Georgia

Melissa Siegel, Michaella Vanore (Maastricht University)

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Migrants as social actors: Keynote discussant

Ronald Skeldon (University of Sussex)

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From bridgeheads to gate closers: how migrant networks contribute to declining migration from Morocco to the Netherlands

Erik Snel, Marije Faber, Godfried Engbersen (EUR)

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Beyond migrant lives: the rise and fall of meso-level actors

Joana Sousa Ribeiro (CES, Center for Social Studies, Portugal)

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Developing migration systems in Europe and Asia

Hideki Tarumoto (Hokkaido University and Sciences Po)

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The relevance of ‘feedback mechanisms' in migration impacted regions in relation with  changing macro socio-economic contexts: A case study on Moroccan and Turkish emigration regions

Christiane Timmerman, Kenneth Hemmerechts, Helene de Clerck, Roos Willems (University of Antwerp)

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Remaining subjects despite structural constraints: Migratory strategies among refugees hosted in Italy after their expulsion from Libya

Gabriele Tomei (University of Pisa, Italy)

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Female migration and intergenerational relationships: the use of ICTs by Brazilian migrant women in the United Kingdom

Tania Tonhati (Goldsmiths College, London)

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What migration means: recognising the diversity of practices embedded in cultures of migration

Guri Tyldum (Fafo Institute for Applied International Studies, Norway)

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Guyanese migration since independence: migration policies, migrant networks, and postcolonial ties

Simona Vezzoli (IMI)

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The ‘Neogramscian approach’: using 'Critical Theories' to explain migration systems

Robert Westermann (BQN Berlin)

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Changing migration opportunity structures of Roma and their hosting societies: the case of Belgium

Johan Wets, Heleen Touquet (KU Leuven, Belgium)

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Migrant networks and the migration process: considering the spatial and temporal dimensions of social capital

Alexandra Winkels (University of Cambridge)

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Mobilizing resources in transit: configurations of transnational social networks of African migrants in Turkey and Greece

Marieke Wissink, Valentina Mazzucato (Maastricht University)

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Respondent-driven sampling as a recruitment method

Jennifer Wu, Rojan Ezzati (PRIO)

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Migration networks in action: case of Daba Tianeti

Tamar Zurabishvili, Tinatin Zurabishvili (Center for Social Sciences)

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