Contemporary Migration Seminar Series, Spring Term 2015

A series of seminar presentations by University of Leicester academic staff on their research relating to contemporary migration. The seminars are open to academic staff and graduate students from any discipline.

For further information, please contact the organiser: Bernard Ryan, School of Law,


Wednesday 21 January, 4-530 pm, Charles Wilson Building, room 802
Laura Morales (Department of Politics and International Relations):

‘The gap between public preferences and policies on immigration: A comparative examination of the effect of politicization on policy congruence’


Wednesday 4 February, 4-530 pm, Attenborough Building, room ATT 210
David Bartram (Department of Sociology)

‘Migration and happiness in Europe’


Wednesday 18 February, 4-530 pm, Ken Edwards Building, room KE 526
Jen Dickinson (Department of Geography)

‘Chronicling Kenyan Asian diasporic histories: ‘newcomers’, ‘established’ migrants, and the post-colonial practices of time-work’


Wednesday 4 March, 4-530 pm, Ken Edwards Building, room KE 322
Sara Lemos (Department of Economics)

‘The immigrant-native earnings gap’


Wednesday 18 March, 4-530 pm, Ken Edwards Building, room KE 527
Kelly Staples (Department of Politics and International Relations)

‘The ethics of deportability’


Wednesday 25 March, 4-530 pm, Fielding Johnson South Wing, Ogden Lewis Seminar Room 1

Marie-Laure Mallet, Lecturer at the Sorbonne University (Paris IV) and visiting fellow at University College London Institute of the Americas

‘Intra- and Inter-Latino Sociocultural and Political Networks in Miami and Their Consequences for Latinos’ Local Integration’

Share this page: