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The politics of Migration Policy Instruments: insights from EU external relations

2 October 2013 - 3 October 2013

Time: 1:30 - 6:00pm
Venue: TBC

2ND OCTOBER 2013
1.30pm Arrival and registration


2-3.30pm Welcoming and Presentation of the Special Issue
• Welcoming of the participants Adam Fagan, Professor of European Politics and Head of School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London
• Introduction of the editorial/ special issue
Sarah Wolff Queen Mary University of London & Florian Trauner, Institute for European Integration University of Vienna
• General discussion


3.30-4pm Coffee Break


4pm-6pm EU Migration Policy Instruments beyond Europe
• ‘Post visa-liberalisation in the Western Balkans’, Florian Trauner & Emanuele
Manigrassi, University of Vienna
• ‘Channelled Policy Transfer: Tunisian-EU interactions on migration matters, Jean-Pierre Cassarino, RSCAS, Return and Readmission Platform, EUI, Florence
• ‘Negotiating EU Readmission Agreements: insights from Morocco and Turkey’, Sarah Wolff, Queen Mary University of London
Discussants:
Adam Fagan, Professor of European Politics and Head of School of Politics and
International Relations, Queen Mary University of London
Paul Copeland, Lecturer in Public Policy, Queen Mary University of London

3RD OCTOBER 2013
9.30-11.30am
Diffusion of migration policy ideas beyond the EU
• ‘Transnational Diffusion or Competing Models? Regional Approaches to
Migration Governance in the European Union and Mercosur’, Diego Acosta
Arcarazo and Andrew Geddes, University of Sheffield
• ‘Normative regimes in the regulation of asylum and immigration: International
conventions – attitudes – EU Integration’, Christof Roos and Natschas Zaun's,
University of Bremen
Discussants:
Valsamis Mitsilegas, Head of the Department of Law and Professor of European
Criminal Law, Queen Mary University of London
Elspeth Guild, Professor of Law, Queen Mary University of London


11.30-11.45am Coffee Break


11.45am-12.30pm Final session – discussion special issue


12.45-13.45pm Lunch

If you would like to attend, please contact Dr Sarah Wolff

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