New Debates on Gender, Migration and Development: linking production and reproduction in contemporary mobility - Programme


9:00-9:30 Conference Welcome
Laura Oso and Natalia Ribas-Mateos
Sylvia Chant: The ‘Feminisation of Poverty’ as a Global Construct? Reflections from The Gambia, The Philippines and Costa Rica.
10:30-11:00 Coffee / Tea Break
11.00-13:30 SESSION 1:
New theoretical and methodological issues in the study of female migration and development.
Natalia Ribas-Mateos

Katia Lurbe
On Roma´s Migrants´ Development Capability in France: a Class, Gender and Race Intersectional Approach
Almudena Cortes
The Migration-development Nexus. A Research Agenda from a Gender Perspective.
Mercedes Jabardo
From Black Feminism: a look at Gender and Migration.
Amelia Sáiz
From an Asian Perspective: a look at Gender, Migration and Development.

Short Presentations:
Christine Verschuur
Theoretical debates on social reproduction and care. Articulations of household economy and global economy.
Laura Suárez and Martín Vázquez
Social Integration and Labour Insertion of Brazilian Migrants based on the restructuring of their faith Consumption Patterns within Evangelical Communiti

13:30-14:30 Lunch at the Museum´s Café
Mokhtar El Harras: Diaspora, Media and the Arab Spring.
15:30-18:00 SESSION 2:
Gender, Migration and Development Policies.
Kàtia Lurbe

María Jesús Criado
Migration, Gender and Development. Family remittances from Moroccan migrants in Spain.
Caroline H. Bledsoe and Papa Sow
Masculinity, fertility and control of capital: the dilemmas of ageing West African men in Europe.
Joseph Deli
Circular Migration of Mulism Women: Cameorun-Dubai-Saudi Arabia.

Short Presentations:
Nora Natchkova
ILO’s Politics on women’s work in the past and new research questions to Contemporary Gender Migration.
Eriko Ikeya
Decreasing Birthrates and Social Policy in Japan.
Sandra Seka
Migrant´s Itineraries and Risk for female migrant: Subsaharan women in transit through Morocco.



Lourdes Benería: Conceptual Approaches in Gender and Development: An Overview.
10:30-11:00 Coffee / Tea Break
11.00-13:30 SESSION 3:
Global Production.
Laura Oso

Diana Mata Codesal
Towards a Gender-sensitive Approach to Remittances in Ecuador.
Pilar Campoy, Melania Salazar-Ordóñez and Carlos R. García-Alonso
A Bayesian Model for Remittances and Gender: The Spanish-Equatorian Corridor.
Anastasia Christou
En/Gendering Development, Engaging the Diaspora: Reflections on Greece in the Age of Crises.
Àngels Escrivá
Feminities and Feminisms in Transnational Politics from Peruvian Migrants´ perspective.

Short Presentations:
Pau Miret and Elena Vidal
The Internationalisation of Domestic Work and Female Immigration in Spain during a decade of Economic Expansion (1999-2008).
Jacqueline Waldren
Gender and Contemporary Mobility in Mallorca.
Melania Salazar Ordóñez, Carlos García Alonso y Gabriel Pérez Alcalá
A Migration Decision-making model from Micro-economic view: Monte-Carlo Simulation.
Anna Safuta
A Polanyian Take on Informal Migrant Care Work.
13:30-14:30 Lunch at the Museum´s Café
Ninna Nyberg Sørensen: Who cares? Transnational Family Life and Development.
15:30-18:00 SESSION 4:
The Global Care Chain
Anastasia Christou.

Sònia Parella
Changes and Continuities in Transnational Family Dynamics. The case of Bolivian Migration in Spain.
María Luisa Setién and Elaine Acosta
Care and Feminised north-south and south-south Migration Flows: Denial of Rights and Limited Citizenship.
Irina Casado
FemaleTemporary Migrations through Transnational Family Networks. The Ethnographic case of Caretaker Rifain Imazighen Women.
Riitta Högbacka
Inter-country Adoption as part of the Global Diaspora of Care: Experiences of birth Mothers from South Africa.
Anna Cieslik
Transnational Mobility and Family Planning Decisions. A case study of Skilled Polish Migrant Women

Short Presentations:
Ase Karen Fjeld
Between Marianismo and the Norwegian idea of Gender Equality: Latin American Motherhood in a Norwegian Context.
Sofía Laíz
Transnational Motherhood and Gender Relations in Moroccan Unaccompanied Children’s Migrations.



11:30-13:30 ROUNDTABLE
Migrant Activism targeting Development: Which Role for Women? (Session in Spanish)

Activismo Inmigrante dirigido al Desarrollo: ¿Cuál es el Papel de las Mujeres?

Chairs: Sofía Laíz and Natalia Ribas-Mateos.

Janina Mitjana - Mediadora Intercultural del Ayuntamiento de Maó.
Jacqueline Waldren - Oxford University.
Representante de Cáritas Menorca.
Amaia Unzueta - Especializada en Cooperación e Inmigración, KAMBOTIK Consultoría Social.
Asociación de Inmigrantes Mauritanos en España.
Asociación Alma Boliviana.

Attending Associations: Associació Annoor; Associació Argentinos en Menorca; Associació Atahualpa; Associació Cultural de Reyes y Reinas de las Islas Baleares; Associació Intercultural Veus de la Terra; Associació MenorcÀfrica; Associació Tamazgha para la Comunicación Intercultural; Associació de Uruguayos en Menorca Ramón Mataojo; Residents Senegalesos a Menorca (ARSEM); Unión Deportiva Ecuatoriana.

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