European Migration Network
10th Anniversary Seminar
A Longitudinal Look at Migration
- Global, European and National Views
26th of September 2017
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4
(please note that changes are possible)
Seminar languages: Finnish and English, interpretation is provided from Finnish to English and English to
08:00 - 08:45 Registration and refreshments
08:45 - 09:00 Welcome Ms. Kielo Brewis, PhD, National Coordinator,
European Migration Network National Contact Point
Opening of the seminar Ms. Päivi Nerg, Chief of Staff, Ministry of the Interior
Migration and Finland
09:00 - 09:40 "History and independence"
Mr. Antero Leitzinger, Researcher, Finnish Immigration Service
09:40 - 10:20 "From the post-war decades to the present day"
Mr. Tuomas Martikainen, Director, Migration Institute
10:20 - 10:35 Break
10:35 - 11:15 "The EU & EMN perspective, 10-year span"
Professor Philippe De Bruycker, Brussels Free University / Odysseus Network
11:15 - 11:30 Q & A
11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH
12:30 - 13:00 Individual experiences: "Identity formation of a migrant"
Ms. Yonca Ermutlu, Researcher, student advisor, University of Helsinki
13:00 - 13:30 "Thoughts on ethical migration journalism"
Mr. Rauli Virtanen, Journalist, author
13:30 - 14:00 Coffee break
14:00 - 15:45 Panel discussion: "Which way forward for Finland - Migration and media"
Moderator: Mr. Rauli Virtanen, Journalist, author
- Ms. Heidi Kaila Prime Minister’s Office
- Ms. Renaz Ebrahimi Randomlife.fi
- Ms. Annika Forsander Ministry for Employment and the Economy
- Mr. Pasi Saukkonen City of Helsinki
- Ms. Anne Hyvönen Journalist and media consultant
- Mr. Klaus Kaartinen Finnish Immigration Service
15:45 - 16:00 Closing words