Migration Conference 2020: programme

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Date: 20 March 2020
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Venue: Estonian art museum KUMU, Weizenbergi 34/ Valge 1, Tallinn
Language: English, Estonian (Simultaneous Interpretation)

Registration

 Moderator: Raul Eamets, Professor of the University of Tartu, Dean of Faculty of Social Scienses

  • March 20

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    Registration, coffee & tea

     10.00

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    Welcome notes

    10.20

    • Christer Haglund, Director of the Nordic Council of Ministers´ Office in Estonia
    • Urmas Reinsalu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia (tbc)
  • Keynote I: Cross-Border Cooperation between Estonia and Finland

    10.40

    • Jussi Jauhiainen, Professor of University of Turku, Finland
  • Questions, discussion

    11.00

  • Coffee Break

    11.10

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    I Cross-Border Mobility in the Nordic Region

  • Border Obstacles

    11.40

    • Claes Håkansson, Senior Adviser at Nordic Council of Ministers´, Secretary General’s Office, Denmark
  • Danish experience and future view on mobility and migration in Öresundsregionen

    12.00

    • Uffe Palludan, Palludan Fremtidsforskning, Denmark (tbc)
  • Cross-Border Mobility in Europe and Norden

    12:20

    • Olle Järv, Postdoctoral Researcher of University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Questions, discussion

    12.40

  • Lunch

    12:50

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    II Cross-Border Mobility and Migration in the Baltic Region

  • Opening of the second part of the conference

    14.00

    • Riina Solman, Minister of Population of Estonia
  • Overview of Cross-Border Mobility for the Baltic States

    14.10

    • Zaiga Krisjane,  Professor at University of Latvia, Latvia
  • Lithuanian experience

    14.30

    • Donatas Burneika, Professor at the Vilnius University, Head of the Institute of Human Geography and Demography, Lithuania
  • Estonians in Finland, Cross-Border Mobility and Return Migration

    14.50

    • Tiit Tammaru, Professor of the University of Tartu, Academician, Estonia
  • Questions, discussion

    15:10

  • Coffee Break

    15:20

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    III Launching and presentation of the book: Mobility, migration and transnational connections between Estonia and Finland

  • Mobility, Migration and Transnational Connections between Estonia and Finland

    15.40

    • Rolle Alho, Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow, Swedish School of Social Science at the University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Panel discussion

    16.00

    • Rolle Alho, Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow, Swedish School of Social Science at the University of Helsinki
    • Mikko Lagerspetz, Professor of the University of Turku, Finland
    • Keiu Telve, Executive Director of Vabamu Museum of Occupation and Freedom, Estonia
    • Sigrid Kaasik- Krogerus, University of Helsinki, Finland

    Chair of the panel: Tuomas Martikainen, Director of the Migration Institute of Finland, Finland

  • Questions, discussion

     16.40

  • Concluding remarks by the moderator

     16.50

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    Reception

    17.00

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