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The University of Southampton
Population Health

Migrants Work Futures Event

13:00 - 16:00
25 November 2014
West Gate Hall, Southampton SO14 2AY

For more information regarding this event, please email Carolin Bothe-Tews at .

Event details

The Work Futures Research Centre (WFRC) will be holding a half day symposium on ‘Migrant Work Futures’ to look at research, policy and evidence about migration, population patterns and employment in the UK. We have invited academics doing research and contributing to debates on this topic to speak at the event alongside representatives from the Trade Union Congress (TUC) who are currently running a ‘Truth Lies and Migrants’ campaign.



12.45 arrivals for a 13.00 start

  • Professor Pauline Leonard and Professor Catherine Pope (both co-director of WFRC) - Welcome and introduction
  • Professor David Owen (University of Southampton) - The political problem(s) with migrant workers
  • Dr Julie Vullnetari (University of Southampton) - Immigration, borders and ‘global care chains
  • Ana Margheritis (University of Southampton) - International Migration Management: Opportunities for Multilateral Cooperation
  • Dr Tom Vickers (Northumbria University), Refugees, work and activism
  • Video Annelise Dodds (MEP) - Migrant Work Futures – the view from the EU
  • Megan Dobney (Trade Union Congress) - Truth Lies and Migrants
  • Panel discussion

Close at 16.00 o'clock

Refreshments will be provided during a break. 

This Google map shows the venue, nearest Unilink bus stop (U1 which runs from Southampton Airport via Highfield Campus and the central train station to the Town Quay stop close to the venue).

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