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Public seminars series on Multiculturalism, Immigration and European Integration

 

In the frame of the course on  Multiculturalism, Immigration and European Integration  for Master’s and PhD students given in collaboration between the European University Centre (EUC), the School of Government and the Centre for European Studies at Peking University,  a series of public seminars  is organised  from September to December 2014 .

 

Lecturers from a number of EUC member universities (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Autonomous University of Madrid, Lund University, University College Dublin, University of Milan and Uppsala University) will visit Peking University and present the results of their current research  in the field of multiculturalism, immigration and European integration .

Contributions will be from a variety of perspectives such as Law, Sociology, History and Political science.

 

All seminars will be presented  in English  and will be held on Fridays at:
School of Government of Peking University
Leo KoGuan Building, room 505
h 10:00-12:00

 

Students and faculty from all departments and schools are welcome to attend.

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

26 September 2014
Residential concentration, ethnicity and party competition effects on the representation of immigrant-origin minorities at the local level in Spain (2003-2011) and in the Madrid Metropolitan Area (2011)
Prof Santiago Pérez-Nieva, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

 

10 October 2014
How Do Education Programmes Develop Cultural Intelligence? Research Review and Practical Implications
Dr. Jacob Eisenberg, University College Dublin

 

17 October 2014
Some Observations on EU’s  Border Controls during the Arab Spring
Dr. Abdulhadi Khalaf, Lund University

24 October 2014
The threshold of autonomy. Relational options and decision making
Prof Silvina Alvarez, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

 

31 October 2014
Human Dignity in European and Comparative Social Law as a Value in a Multicultural Society
Dr. Anna-Maria Konsta, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

 

7 November 2014
Temporary agency work in the European Union
Prof. Maria Teresa Carinci, University of Milan

 

14 November 2014
The unfair dismissal: European Union v. International law
Prof. Francesca Marinelli, University of Milan

 

21 November 2014
Euro-scepticism and public opinion as a challenge to EU integration
Dr. Mattias Burell, Uppsala University

 

28 November 2014
Immigration and Integration in the Republic of Ireland
Prof. Bryan Fanning, University College Dublin

 

5 December 2014
On the Limits of International Law?: Reception Conditions for Asylum Seekers in Europe
Dr Liam Thornton, University College Dublin

 

12 December 2014
Does the European Union need to become a community?
Dr. Tobias Theiler, University College Dublin

 

 

VISITING LECTURERS

Prof. Silvina Alvarez, Autonomous University of Madrid
Dr. Mattias Burell, Uppsala University
Prof. Maria Teresa Carinci, University of Milan
Dr. Jacob Eisenberg, University College Dublin
Prof Bryan Fanning, University College Dublin
Dr. Abdulhadi Khalaf, Lund University
Dr. Anna-Maria Konsta, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Prof. Francesca Marinelli, University of Milan
Prof. Santiago Pérez-Nievas, Autonomous University of Madrid
Dr. Tobias Theiler, University College Dublin
Dr. Liam Thornton, University College Dublin

 

 

SERIES COORDINATOR

Dr. Emma Lupano (European University Centre at Peking University)