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European Migration Network


10th Anniversary Seminar


A Longitudinal Look at Migration

- Global, European and National Views



26th of September 2017


Hotelli Presidentti

Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4


00100 Helsinki

 


Programme

(please note that changes are possible)


Seminar languages: Finnish and English, interpretation is provided from Finnish to English and English to

Finnish


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



The seminar is part of the programme for the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017.



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