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Tracing Social Inequalities in Environmentally-Induced Migration

Location Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZIF), Bielefeld, Germany
Date 09 - 13 December 2012
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COST Action IS1001 was delighted to support 'Tracing Social Inequalities in Environmentally-Induced Migration'. The second 2012 ESF-Bielefeld University research conference, this event focused on social inequalities between world regions, countries, organisations, groups and categories of people involved in environmental and climate-induced migration.

ISCH COST Action IS1101 'Climate Change and Migration: Knowledge, Law and Policy, and Theory' supported and co-organised this event.


The conference programmes includes:

  • Panel 1 - Migration Theories: What Role for Inequality and Environmental Degradation (Integrated COST Panel, Working Group III on Theory)
  • Panel 2 - Social Inequality as a Trigger of Environmental Migration on the National and Global Scale
  • Panel 3 - Social Inequality as a Trigger of Environmental Migration on the Local Scale
  • Panel 4 - Forced or Voluntary Migration: Considering Conceptual Levels and Inequality (Integrated COST Panel, Working Group III on Theory)
  • Panel 5 - Reproduction of Inequality by Social Mechanisms and its Effects on Migration
  • Panel 6 - Social Inequalities and the Legal Framing of Environmental Migration
  • Panel 7 - Observations on Social Inequality From EXCLIM: “Exils Climatiques: Gérer les déplacements des populations dues aux phénomènes climatiques extrêmes”
  • Panel 8: Perceptions of Responsibility, Action and Enabling Structures

COST Action IS1101 provided Panel 1 and Panel 4 at the conference. For more information about this event, please see the  full programme .

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Dr Jeanette Schade
Vice-Chair of COST Action IS1101
Center on Migration, Citizenship and Development (COMAD), Bielefeld University Department of Sociology