Sessions sponsored by the Globility commission during Tunis-IGC are planned on August 14 and 15, 2008.
Tentative program is shown here.
The Globility sessions at IGC-Tunis on August 14-15 were successfully over.
The program associated with Globility Commission, excluding cancelled presentations, is introduced below.
August 14 (Thursday)
Session 1 (8:00 - 9:30 am), Room Gabès
Human mobility: a chronological approach
Chair: Armando Montanari
Taku Fukumoto (Japan): Changes in Korean population concentration in Osaka from the 1920s to the 1980s
Maris Berzins (Latvia): Amenity in post-socialist metropolis: the case of Riga agglomeration
Natsuko Chubachi (Canada): Japanese or Canadian? : meanings of landed immigrant status and nationality for Japanese immigrants in Canada
Session 2 (9:30 - 11:00 am), Room Gabès
Human mobility in Middle East and Africa
Chair: Zaiga Krisjane
Carmella Pfaffenbach (Germany): The importance of knowledge and power in migration and remigrationprocesses and development initiatives at the local level: the case study of Malula, Syria
Hanaa Nazer (Egypt): Travellers gathering around the city of Fayoum ecological study using GIS
Brij Maharaj, Ramos Cardoso Muanamoha and Eleanor Preston-Whyte (South Africa): Social dynamics of undocumented Mozambican labour migration to South Africa
Cristóbal Mendoza (Mexico): Transnational migration, place and sense of place: Mexican immigrants in Albuquerque
August 15 (Friday)
Session 3 (8:00 - 9:30 am), Room Carthage
Migration in Europe and America
Chair: Brij Maharaj
Makram Mandhouj (Tunisia): Migration internationale et dynamiques socio-spatiales dans le Sahel Tunisien: Le cas de la ville de Sayada
Rosalia Avila Tapies (Japan): Building friendship networks and intercultural communication spaces: the case of Japanese women in Spain
Wei Li (Canada): Global banking and financial systems to immigrants in Canada and the United States
Zaiga Krisjane (Latvia): From receiving to sending nations: Lavia’s new role in European migration landscape
Session 4 (9:30 - 11:00 am), Room Carthage
Matters for Asia
Chair: Yoshitaka Ishikawa
Teimor Amar (Iran): The function of cultural production in immigration of rural youths to the cities: case study, East of Guilan
Mayuri Das (India): An assessment of the extent of redistribution in Majuli Island due to river erosion
Yoshitaka Ishikawa (Japan): Role of matchmaking agencies for international marriage in contemporary Japan
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