Ecologies of Migration - Interlinkages between Resources, Mobility and Environment
The very first seminar in the Pufendorf IAS initiative to forward transdisciplinary migration research focuses on the interlinkages between resources, environmental challenges and mobility. It explores the understanding of migration as an adaptive strategy for humans; facing challenges ranging from environmental pressures to violent conflicts.
The seminar is open for the public to atttend.
Programme for the Seminar
13.00-13.15 Coffee and registration
13.15- 13.30 Welcome, Mine Islar, project coordinator
13.30- 14.15 Geographies of resources and migration, Presentation by Yahia Mahmoud, Department of Human Geography
14.15-14.45 Does drought cause migration? Using satellite images to identify migration proxies after the Syrian Drought, Presentation by Lina Eklund, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
14.45-15.15 Environmental Migration: Making sense of multiple complexities, Presentation by Mo Hamza, Division of Risk Managemen and Societal Safety
15.30- 16.15 Panel discussion with the speakers about the future of research in migration studies
The new Pufendorf IAS initiative aims to explore conceptual, theoretical approaches as well as methodological innovations to address processes linked to migration.