2nd Seminar – MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: RESPONSES OF BRITS AT HOME AND ABROAD

28
Nov
2013

A White Rose Consortium Funded Research Collaboration
Co-ordinated by Majella Kilkey (University of Sheffield), Neil Lunt (University of York) & Louise Waite (University of Leeds)

Seminar 2: Graduate and professional mobility
Thursday 28th November 11:00 – 16:30
Tree House, Berrick Saul Building, University of York

PROGRAMME

11.00 – 11:30 Registration

11:30 – 11:35 Introducing the White Rose research collaboration – Migration and Economic Crisis
(Dr Neil Lunt, University of York)

11:35 – 12:15 Emigration of graduates: what does the HESA data show?
(Denise Jones, Head of Information Services, Higher Education Statistics Agency).

12:15 – 13:00 The experiences of finding work for highly skilled British migrants in Vancouver, Canada (Dr William Harvey, Senior Lecturer University of Exeter)

13:00 – Lunch and exhibition

13:15 – 14:00 Overview of the Brits Abroad Photography Project (Charlie Clift, Portrait Photographer) (Venue Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building).

14:10 – 14:50 Harnessing brain gain: creating a professional space for transnational migrant professionals (Dr Christa Fouché, Associate Professor, University of Auckland)

14:50 – 15:20 Tea & Coffee

15:20 – 16:00 A typology of Euro-commuters: Lifestyle migration, social mobility, and livelihood strategies among cross-border commuters between the Republic of Ireland and Europe (Dr David Ralph Marie Curie Research Fellow, Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century (ISS21) University College Cork)

16:00 – 16:30 Final Discussion – Economic crisis, austerity and Brits abroad: graduates and professionals what are the new questions for social scientists?
(Introduced by Dr Majella Kilkey, University of Sheffield)

To book your place or for further information, please contact:
Dr Roxana Barbulescu

r.barbulescu@sheffield.ac.uk

More information on the the Collaboration Fund project  Migration and Economic Crisis: Responses of Brits at home and abroad