The Ghent Centre for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees (CESSMIR) organizes from 17 till 19 September 2018 in Ghent the first CESSMIR conference on Needs and Care Practices for Refugees and Migrants.
CESSMIR invites scholars, policy makers and practitioners to discuss their perspectives and experiences on the compelling needs of different groups of refugees, migrants and newcomers in a global perspective and the diverse ways to address these needs. We hereby want to focus on interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary and transnational perspectives.
Submissions will be welcomed on the following conference streams, which you will need to choose one from during submission of your paper: (1) Education, language and integration, (2) Work, (3) Wellbeing, identity and resources, (4) Health and health care, (5) Trajectories and place-making, (6) Law, asylum & rights and (7) Reception & housing. Deadline for abstract submission: April 15, 2018
All information about this conference as well as about the Call for Papers, including guidelines for submitting your abstract can be find here or on www.ugent.be/cessmir/en/conference-2018