Migration Conference 2020: programme

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Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Language: English
Event is held digitally
Watch the conference here (link is active only during the conference)

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

  • September 18

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    Welcome notes

    10.00

    • Christer Haglund, Director of the Nordic Council of Ministers´ Office in Estonia
    • Riina Solman, Minister of Population of Estonia
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    Keynote I: Cross-Border Cooperation between Estonia and Finland

    10.20

    • Jussi Jauhiainen, Professor of University of Turku, Finland
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    Keynote II: Cross-border mobility: a regional matter of national importance

    10.40

    • Jonas Wendel, Chief of Staff at Nordic Council of Ministers´, Secretary General’s Office, Denmark 
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    Questions, discussion

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    I Panel: Cross-Border Mobility and Migration in the Baltic Region

    11.00

    • Zaiga Krisjane, Professor of the University of Latvia, Department of Human Geography
    • Donatas Burneika, Professor of the Vilnius University, Head of the Institute of Human Geography and Demography
    • Tiit Tammaru, Professor of Urban and Population Geography at the University of Tartu, Academician

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

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    Questions, discussion

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    II Panel: New Challenges in Cross-Border Mobility, Nordic-Baltic Region

    12.00

    • Rolle Alho, Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher, Swedish School of Social Science at the University of Helsinki
    • Jonas Wendel, Head of department at Nordic Council of Ministers´, Secretary General’s Office
    • Olle Järv, academy research fellow at the University of Helsinki
    • Uffe Palludan, Director of Palludan Fremtidsforskning

    Moderator: Saara Pellander, Director of the Migration Institute of Finland

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    Questions, discussion

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    Concluding remarks by the moderator 

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