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Conference: Migration in and out of East and Southeast Europe - Values, Networks, Well-Being. Regensburg, 2-4 July 2015‏

Migration in and out of East and Southeast Europe: Values, Networks, Well-Being
Third Annual Conference of the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS, Regensburg)
This conference aims at exploring a range of social, economic and cultural effects of migration on the countries of East and Southeast Europe. To facilitate a multi-disciplinary dialogue between scholars from history, economics, and cognate fields of the humanities and social sciences, presentations should concentrate on the period from the 19th century to the present. Specific topics include, but are not confined to:
Determinants, patterns, and consequences of migration

Expectations, risks and migrant strategies

Labour market impact

Education and skill levels

Remittances, changes in living standards and well-being

Transformation of values and attitudes, social capital and trust

Policy responses and impact on political development

Social networks and diasporas

Return migration and re-integration of repatriates

Long-term effects and path dependencies

Keynote speakers: Herbert Br�cker (IAB, N�rnberg); Dariusz Stola (Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Political Studies, Warsaw)

Important dates:

January 18, 2015 Deadline for paper proposal submissions

February 14, 2015 Notification of acceptance

June 15, 2015 Deadline for full paper submissions

Submissions (in Word or PDF format) to should include:

an abstract (max. 300 words)

a short CV including your institutional affiliation and contact details

The conference language is English. IOS Regensburg will cover travel (up to 500 EUR) and accommodation costs of presenters.