Policies of Immigration
International Conference: Policies of Immigration & Human Rights
10.00-18.00, 16 May 2011, Council Room, Strand Campus, King’s College London
The Conference will have as Keynote Speaker Antonio Vitorino
– Lawyer, European Commissioner, Justice and Internal Affairs (1999-2004).
Instituto Camões Centre for Studies in Portuguese Language and Culture at King’s College London
Portuguese Institute of International Relations/ New University of Lisbon (IPRI-UNL) – Portugal
Carlos Gaspar (IPRI-UNL)
Luisa Pinto Teixeira (Instituto Camões Centre, King's College London)
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Embassy of Portugal in the United Kingdom
10.10 Welcome note
Jan Palmowski, Head of School of Arts & Humanities
Luisa Pinto Teixeira Director of Instituto Camões Centre at King’s College
10.15 Opening Remarks
Ambassador João de Vallera, Portuguese Ambassador to the UK
Nuno Severiano Teixeira, IPRI, Minister of Internal Administration (1999-2002), Minister of National Defence (2006-2009))
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 Session I
Chair: Satvinder Juss (King’s College London)
António Vitorino: Portuguese immigration legislation in the European context.
Isabel Mota (Board of Trustees, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Secretary of State for Planning and Regional Development (1987-1995): Integration of Immigrants: the role of Foundations – the case of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Migrant Voices – Lisbon streets’ testimonies on MIPEX III (Migrant Integration Policy Index III. Portugal) key findings.
14.00 Session II
Chair: Ricardo Soares de Oliveira (University of Oxford)
Veronica Policarpo (Portuguese Catholic University): Immigrants in Portugal, in the eyes of the Portuguese: data from a recent survey commissioned by Gulbenkian Foundation.
Rui Pena Pires (CIES-ISCTE, Lisbon): New migration, old policy?
João Peixoto (SOCIUS/ISEG): Crisis, immigration and the labour market in Portugal: impacts and policy options.
Madalena Resende (IPRI-UNL): Nationalism and the centre-right in Europe: recent evolutions.
15.30 Coffee break
Chair: Stephen Meili (University of Minnesota Law School)
Satvinder Juss (King’s College London), Jean-Pierre Gauci (King’s College London), Leila Simona Talani (King’s College London), Adam Hanieh (School of Oriental & African Studies), Philip Marfleet (University of East London).
17.00 Closing Remarks
Ambassador Alexander Ellis, Director of Strategy at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, British Ambassador to Portugal (2007-2010).
17.15 Launch of Crisis, immigration and the labour market in Portugal: return,
regulation or resistance? / Crise, Imigração e Mercado de Trabalho: Retorno, Regulação ou Resistência? by João Peixoto and Juliana Iorio, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2011
Presentation of Portugal: An Atlas of International Migrations /Atlas das
Migrações Internacionais, (org.) Rui Pena Pires, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2011.