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Tunis meeting - Aug 2008

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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