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Palma meeting - Apr 2003

The Palma meeting sponsored by IGU's
Globility Commission was held successfully as follows.
The 45 participants from 17 countries attended the meeting.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HUMAN MOBILITY IN A GLOBALISING WORLD Palma de Mallorca (Mallorca Island, Balearic Islands, Spain)
April 3-5, 2003
 FUNDACIÓ "SA NOSTRA"
CENTRE DE CULTURA. PALMA
12, Concepció Str.
Tel. 971.725210

PALMA CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Thursday, 3rd April, 2003

09:00-09:30 Registration of participants
09:30-09:50 Welcoming address
09:50-10:30 Opening and introduction

MONTANARI Armando, Chairman IGU Commission Global Change and Human Mobility. University G. d’Annunzio , Italy
“Human mobility, global change and local development”

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

Session 1. Methodological and empirical classifications, differentiation mobility flows and migratory models 
Chair: ISHIKAWA Yoshitaka, Secretary IGU Commission Global Change and Human Mobility. Department of Geography, Graduate School of Letters, University of Kyoto, Japan
Discussant: KING Russell, School of European Studies, University of Sussex, UK

11:00-11:25 VANDERMOTTEN Christian, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
“The new trends of migrations in Europe during the last decade”
11:25-11:50 STANISCIA Barbara, University G. d’Annunzio , Italy
“Industrial development and international migration in Sandro Valley, Abruzzo, Italy”
11:50-12:15 GENTILESCHI Maria Luisa, University of Cagliari, Italy
“The immigration model of Sardinia, an island and a border region”
12:15-12:40 STOCK Mathis and DUHAMEL Philippe, Équipe MIT, Université Paris-7 Diderot, Paris, and Université de Reims, Champagne, France
“A practiced-based approach to the conceptualisation of geographical mobility”
12:40-13:05 RUIZ-GALLICES Enric, Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, UK
“Changing places, changing universities: an ethnographic study of British Students in Spain and Spanish students in Britain”
13:05-15:00 Lunch Break

Session 2. Migration policies and international cooperation
Chair: CAVACO Carminda, Centro de Estudos Geográficos, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Discussant: RUIZ-GALLICES Enric, Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, UK

15:00-15:25 FONSECA Lucinda, University of Lisbon, Portugal
“Urban policy responses to immigration: views from Lisbon”
15:25-15:45 POVOA Helion, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
“State policies and Third Sector actions for immigrants and refugees: recent immigration in Brazil in the light of the European case”
15:45-16:10 FURMANKIEWICZ Marek, Institute of Geography, University of Wroclaw, Poland
“International cooperation of local communities as a factor generating goods and human flows- the example of Poland”
16:10-16:35 PARPULOVA Nadya, British Embassy, Sofia, Bulgaria
“Making globalisation work for the poor”
16:35-17:00 Coffee Break

Session 3. North-South contact regions
Chair: KING Russell, School of European Studies, University of Sussex, UK
Discussant: FONSECA Lucinda, University of Lisbon, Portugal

17:00-17:25 HORGA Ioan, CRISTIE Corine and JOSAN Ioana, University of Oradea, Romania
“Changes in the physiognomy of migrational flux in the context of the European Union enlargement”
17:25-17:50 ILIES Alexandru, University of Oradea, Romania
“Human mobility in the Romanian-Hungarian cross-border area”
17:50-18:15 HATZIPROKOPIOU Panos, Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, UK
“Balkan immigrants in the Greek city of Thessaloniki: transnational and local processes of social exclusion and incorporation”

 

Friday, 4th April, 2003

Session 4. Gender, age and behaviour changes in human mobility
Chair: VANDERMOTTEN Christian, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Discussant: MAHARAJ Brij, University of Natal, South Africa
09:30-09:55 DOMINGUEZ MUJICA Josefina and GUERRA TALAVERA Raquel María, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
“Women and irregular mobility flows in the European Ultraperiphery: the example of the Canary Islands”
09:55-10:20 FRIEDRICH Klaus, Department of Geography, Martin-Luther University, Germany
“German retirement migrants in the Mediterranean”
10:20-10:45 CERON Jean Paul, Université de Limoges, France, and DUBOIS Ghislain
“Changes in leisure/tourism mobility patterns facing the stake of global warming: the case of France”
10:45:11:15 Coffee Break

Session 5. New trends of human mobility in a new territorial organisation
Chair: GENTILESCHI Maria Luisa, University of Cagliari, Italy
Discussant: ILIES Alexandru, University of Oradea, Romania

11:15-11:40 KING Russell and MAI Nikola, School of European Studies, University of Sussex, UK
“Narratives of rejection, survival and integration: Albanian immigrants in Lecce and Modena”
11:40-12:05 BOAR Nicolae, “Babes-Bolai”University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
“Changes in the human mobility patterns in the Muramures Region”
12:05-12:30 MAHARAJ Brij, University of Natal, South Africa
“Illegal immigrants- The new enemy in Post-Apartheid South Africa?
13:00-15:00 Lunch Break

Session 6. Leisure, tourism and human mobility
Chairman: FRIEDRICH Klaus, Department of Geography, Martin-Luther University, Germany
Discussant: MONTANARI Armando, Chairman IGU Commission on Global Change and Human Mobility, University G. d’Annunzio , Italy

15:00-15:25 LIDSTRÖM Kristina N, Department of Human and Economic Geography, Göteborg University, Sweden
“The media geography of mass tourism: Mallorca’s image in three Swedish newspapers 1950-2000”
15:25-15:50 FLOGNFELDT Thor, Lillehammer University College, Norway
“The tourist route system-models of travelling patterns”
15:50-16:15 DEHOORNE Olivier, University of Antilles and Guyana, France, and COA Huhua, University of Moncton, Canada
“Tourist place and mobilities. The case of Martinique Island (a French territory in the Caribbean)”
16:15-16:40 WILLMS Joachim, International School of Management, Dortmund, Germany
“ Augmented moves - a new spatial approach of mobility in tourism and leisure”
17:00-17:30 CONCLUSIONS and CLOSING
MONTANARI Armando, Chairman IGU Commission on Global Change and Human Mobility, University G. d’Annunzio, Italy SALVÀ TOMÀS Pere, University of Balearic Islands, Spain

 

17:30-18:00 Coffee Break

 

Friday, 4th April, 2003

09:30-18:00 Field Trip : Wine Tourism tour of Raiguer, Mallorca Island. Lunch.
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