ESF Exploratory Workshop

Lisbon 20-21 May 2010

Convened by Marzia Grassi (ICS-UL)



Thursday 20th May 2010

 09.30-9.45  Welcome and inaugural adress

             Marzia Grassi (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal)

09.45-10.00 Presentation of the European Science Foundation (ESF)

       Luisa Lima, Standing Committee for Social Sciences (SCSS)

10.00-10.30 “Gender and African migration to Portugal”

       Marzia Grassi (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal)

10.30-11.00 “Travelling ideas and dislocated fantasies: Notions of family, sexuality and gender in Europe/Africa relations in  the 20th century”

       Signe Arnfred (Roskilde University, Denmark)

11.00-11.30 Coffee / tea break

11.30-12.00 “West African Associations in Italy: Transnational engagements, co-development and citizenship”

       Bruno Riccio (University of Bologna, Italy)

12.00-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.00 “Migration Internationale et transformation des relations de genre dans les communautés de la moyenne vallée du fleuve Sénégal"

        Fatou Sarr (University Check Anta Diop, Senegal)

15.00-15.30 “The new transnational Cape Verdean Matrifocal Families”

       Martina Giuffrè (University of Rome, Italy)

15.30-16.00 “The impact of the transnational network in the Equatorial Guinea case in a gender view”

       Yolanda Aixelá (Spanish Council for Scientific Research, Spain)

16.00-16.30 Coffee / tea break

16.30-18.30 Discussion

19.00 Dinner


Friday 21th May 2010


09.30-10.00 “The exchange of care between migrants living in Australia and Belgium and their parents living in El Salvador: a comparative analysis"

       Laura Merla  (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal)

10.00-10.30 “African diasporas and gendered trajectories”

        Giovanna Campani (University of Florence, Italy)

10.30-11.00 "Migrant Assimilation in Europe: A Transnational Family Affair”

        Sam Scott (University of Bristol, United Kingdom)

11.00-11.30 Coffee / tea break

11.30-12.30 Discussion

12.30-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.30 "Migration Trajectories of Immigrant Women in Portugal"

        Karin Wall (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal)

14.30-15.00 “The situation of migrant women and their integration into Italian society”

        Olivia Salimbeni (University of Florence, Italy)

15.00-15.30 “Transnational fathering projects and practices: some evidence from the UK”

        Majella Kilkey (University of Hull, United Kingdom)

15.30-16.00 Coffee / tea break

16.00-18.30 Discussion on follow-up networking, future activities and collaboration

19.00 Dinner