You are invited to attend the launch of:
MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: RESPONSES OF BRITS AT HOME AND ABROAD
A White Rose Consortium Funded Research Network
Co-ordinated by Majella Kilkey (University of Sheffield), Neil Lunt (University of York) and Louise Waite (University of Leeds)
Seminar 1: Economic crisis, austerity and Brits abroad
Monday 23rd September 11 am to 5 pm, University of Sheffield
British emigration: what do the official data show?
(Dr Rebecca Gillespie, Home Office Science: Migration and Border Analysis)
and provisionally, to be confirmed
(Dr Joanna Wroe, Research Officer, Migration Statistics Unit, Office for National Statistics)
Researching the ‘new’ British mobility: conceptual frames and methodological challenges
(Professor Loretta Baldassar, Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Western Australia)
Thinking through lifestyle migration in an era of austerity
(Dr Michaela Benson, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London)
Returning from Spain?
(Dr Kelly Hall, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, School of Social Sciences, University of Northampton)
An Emigration Nation without an Emigrant Policy: Explaining the British Government’s Non-engagement with Overseas Citizens
(Dr James Hampshire, Senior Lecturer in Politics, Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex)
Economic crisis, austerity and Brits abroad: what are the new questions for social scientists?
(Discussion introduced by Professor Peter Dwyer, Professor of Social Policy, University of York)
To book your place or for further information, please contact:
Dr Majella Kilkey, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield by email
For more information about the Collaborating Fund project please see