Last days to apply to the Summer Course on “Border Crossings: European Responses to Current Migration Issues”

This intensive course offers an introduction to the phenomenon of migration today and to the diversity of European responses to the current critical situation. In a multidisciplinary perspective, it aims to:

– stimulate analytical and critical thinking on this hot topic;

– raise students’ awareness and stimulate their sensitivity to the various dimensions of the phenomenon of contemporary migration and its impacts on host societies;

– promote a practical component through study visits to governmental organisations and non-governmental organisations on the topics addressed.

There are still 5 places available for ISCTE-IUL students.

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Últimos dias para inscrição no Curso de Verão “Para Cá da Fronteira: Respostas Europeias Questões Contemporâneas da Migração”

ISCTE-IUL, de 2 a 20 Julho (9 créditos, em inglês)
 Este curso intensivo tem por objetivo introduzir os estudantes ao fenómeno da migração na actualidade e à diversidade das respostas europeias à presente situação. Numa perspetiva multidisciplinar, visa: 
– Estimular o pensamento analítico e crítico sobre esta temática candente;
– Consciencializar os estudantes e estimular a sua sensibilidade para as várias dimensões do fenómeno das migrações contemporâneas e seus impactos nas sociedades de acolhimento;
– Promover uma componente prática através de visitas de estudo a organizações governamentais e organizações não-governamentais sobre as temáticas abordadas.

Existem 5 vagas disponíveis para alunos do ISCTE-IUL.

 

Programme:

Lectures of the 1st week:

L1Irene Peano (ICS-ULisboa) | Migration management in and out of Italian agro-industrial enclaves: Analysing the forms of West-African and Eastern-European workers’ containment and social reproduction
L2aEmellin de Oliveira (IPRI – NOVA) | In Search of Legal Protection in the EU and USA
L2bClara Carvalho (CEI-IUL, ISCTE-IUL) | Women Rights Crossing Borders
L3aFernando Jorge Cardoso (CEI-IUL, ISCTE-IUL) | Harsh economics, harsher politics
L3bMarco Allegra (ICS-ULisboa) | ”Where is Israel?” The colonization policy and the (re)making of Israel/Palestine
L4Andrea Pavoni (DINAMIA’CET, ISCTE-IUL) | Border Lines: exploring the (in)visible aesthetics of urban borders
L5aFilipe Faria (IFILNOVA) | The politicisation of immigration and radicalisation in Europe and the US
L5bRoberto Falanga (ICS-ULisboa) | The participation of the “have-nots” in public decision-making

 

Lectures of the 2nd week

L6aManuel João Ramos (CEI-IUL, ISCTE-IUL) | Original sins: oil, guns and crescents
L6bAdam Al Alou (ICS-ULisboa) | Understanding the Background of the Syrian ‘Refugee Crisis’
L7aGiulia Daniele (CEI-IUL, ISCTE-IUL) | The current case of African refugees: another ongoing violation of fundamental human rights inside the state of Israel
L7bPedro F Neto (ICS-ULisboa) | Refugee camps and the proliferation of spaces of exception
L8aInês Marques Ribeiro (CEI-IUL, ISCTE-IUL) | The European Union as a crisis management actor: the growing link between security and development
L8bVasco Veloso (independent consultant and legal expert) | Assessing development efforts in Africa
L9Valeria Verdolini (U. Milano-Bicocca) | Activism and the “Refugee crisis” + Film On the Bride’s Side

Lectures of the 3rd week

L10aRicardo Falcão (CEI-ISCTE-IUL) | Going south – Navigating the interstices: African traders on route from Portugal do Senegal — and back
L10bThomas Fouquet (IMAf, CNRS, France) | Crossing Borders in the Urban Night: Engaging mobility and nocturnality in Dakar, Senegal
L11Dirk Bustorf (U. Hamburg/Refugee Management, Head of Team bei Fördern und Wohnen AöR) | Hosting Refugees in Northern Europe
L12Paul Nugent (U. Edinburgh) | Crossed Wires: African Mobility, Regional Integration and Global Comparison
L13Major General Carlos Branco (Politico-military Expert) | Terrorism or Insurgency? Europe at a Crossroad (followed by debate on Jihadism with Manuel João Ramos)
L14 – Student’s presentation and debate

 

Visits (cultural and research visits, other events)

V1 – Walking tour :Visit to Lisbon Historical Centre
V2 – Africa in Lisbon (Lisbon old quarters)
V3 – Marvila – new territories within the city
V4 – Cova da Moura – Racism in Lisbon / Cape Verdean Food
V5 – Sintra – Group excursion to Sintra (World Heritage Site UNESCO): National Palace of Sintra, Pena Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, Cabo da Roca, Praia do Guincho, Mouth of Hell, Cascais, Lisbon Coast Cabo da Roca (full day)
V6 – Drawing border ethnographies – workshop
V7 – Visit to corvette, Portuguese Navy
V8 – Group excursion to Évora (World Heritage Site UNESCO): São Francisco Church, Chapel of Bones, Praça do Giraldo, Évora Cathedral, Roman Temple, Silver Water Aqueduct (full day)
V9 – Branding Lisbon
V10 – Visit to CPR (Portuguese Centre for Refugees)
V11 – Wine cellars
V12 – Military Academy
V13 – Farewell party