Centre of Human and Social Sciences (CCHS),
Albasanz 26-28, Madrid. Metro Station: Suanzes (Green line).
The 4th International Seminar on Migrations, Agriculture and Food Sustainability: Dynamics, Challenges and Perspectives in the Global Context will be the continuation of the ones already done in Bergamo 2013, Murcia 2014 and Athens 2015.
The objectives of this fourth event will be to follow up with the discussions that took place in the previous events and extend them to other researchers from different geographical areas. As well, a second goal of the Seminar will be to take advantage of the presence of researchers from different countries to discuss the EU directives on Seasonal Work and Posted Workers, currently under revision. We will identify and discuss the most problematic aspects in both Directives, at the light of past and current fieldwork experiences and summarize the content and conclusions drawn from this debate to make recommendations to the EU Commission, in accordance with the objectives of the EU TEMPER Project (http://www.temperproject.eu).
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Javier Sanz Cañada (CSIC – Spain) – Approaches to Sustainability and Resilience of Local Agro-Food Systems
Cristina Brovia (University of Torino – Italy) – Seasonal work as a last resort or an opportunity? A study of Moroccan, Romanian and sub-Saharan seasonal workers’ conditions and migratory paths in the region of Saluzzo (Piedmont, Italy)
Mădălina Manea, Alin Croitoru (Center for Migration Studies (CeSMig)/University of Bucharest – Romania) and Alexandra Deliu (University of Bucharest – Romania) – Romanian youth migration – opportunity structure and life strategies. A case study
Alin Croitoru (Center for Migration Studies (CeSMig)/University of Bucharest – Romania) Georgiana Toth (National Institute for Research and Development Urban-Incerc – Romania) and Monica Şerban (Research Institute for Quality of Life (ICCV)/Romanian Academy – Romania) – Individual outcomes for youth Romanian migrants in agriculture
Alexandra Deliu, Monica Şerban (Research Institute for Quality of Life (ICCV)/Romanian Academy – Romania) and Mădălina Manea (University of Bucharest – Romania) – Types of Romanian migration to agriculture and types of migrants. A case study
Francisco Torres (University of Valencia – Spain) and María Elena Gadea Montesinos (University of Murcia- Spain) – Recruitment and different mobility forms in wine-growing areas. Reflections from the D.O. Utiel-Requena
Emmanuelle Hellio (CNRS – France) – Dead season? The contribution of gender analysis to the understanding of the migratory utilitarianism in Temporary Migration Programs.
Juan Agustín González Rodríguez (University of Lleida – Spain) – The formal and informal intermediaries in the recruitment of seasonal workers in Lleida’s fruit campaign: actions and impacts.
Lydia Medland (University of Bristol – UK) – Tomatoes from Thursday: reflections from fieldwork with seasonal workers in Morocco
Michele Nori (European University Institute – Italy) – Migrant shepherds and their role in sustainable pastoralism in the Mediterranean
Juana Moreno Nieto (Aix Marseille University – France) – Neocolonial dynamics in the strawberry export sector in Morocco
Irene Peano (University of Bucharest) – The governance of mobility in agro-industrial commodity chains: Patterns of differential inclusion, fragmentation and segregation in Italian agricultural districts and beyond
Katja Lindner (University of Leipzig – Germany) – Perspectives of the social actors involved in the system of “contracts in origin” – results of a sociological field study in the Agricultural Sector of Almería (Southern Spain).
Mohamed Bouchelkha and Bahija El Haiba (Ibn Zohr University – Morocco) – Migrant women and globalized agriculture in Morocco: A new dynamic with multiple effects: the case of the Souss region
Johan Fredrik Rye (NTNU – Norway) and Sam Scott (University of Gloucestershire, UK) – Labour migration to rural Europe: a review of the evidence
Matteo Belletti (University of Florence – Italy) – A triple enclave comparison. Differences and similarities in recruitment and working conditions among Romanian farm workers in Cuneo (Italy), Kent (UK) and Lleida (Spain)
Alicia Reigada, Marta Soler Montiel, Manuel Delgado Cabeza (University of Seville) and David Pérez Neira (University of León) – Labour Market, public policies and migratory networks: Fragmentation of the working class in the fields of Almeria
Loukia-Maria Fratsea and Apostolos G. Papadopoulos (Harokopio University of Athens – Greece) – Facets of migrant labour contribution in Greek agriculture: Precarity, mobilities and social integration
Monika Szulecka (Polish Academy of Sciences – Poland) – Declaration system as a Polish “gate” to seasonal employment – more pros or cons? Reflections on the planned amendments to the law on access to short-term foreign work in Poland
Maria Dardoumpa (University of Thessaly – Greece) – A spatial analysis on the labor trajectory of Albanian immigrants in Greece
José Duarte Ribeiro (Middle East Technical University – Turkey) – Between Localness and Deterritorialization: challenges in Southern European small-scale farming
Yoan Molinero Gerbeau (CSIC – Spain) – Migrant’s agency in global agricultural chains? Evidences from the case of Bolivian migrants in Argentina’s agriculture and Moroccan migrants in the enclave of Piana del Sele (Salerno, Italy)
Gennaro Avallone (University of Salerno – Italy) – Farm workers’ struggles and agriculture in Italy: an analysis of the new law about caporalato
Olga Achón (University of Barcelona – Spain) – Philanthropy and assistentialism. Formulas to legitimize circular migration programs of foreign agricultural workers in Catalonia
Anna Mary Garrapa (UNAM – Mexico) – The work of indigenous Mexicans in Californian agribusiness: harvesting strawberries in the Oxnard field.
Alessandra Corrado (University of Calabria – Italy) – Migrations, labor and agriculture: which kind of resistances in the global agri-food?
Samiha Salhi (Mohammed V University – Morocco) – Changing gender relations and agricultural labour migration: reconsidering the link
Panagiota Kotsila (UAB/Entitle – Spain) and Giorgos Kallis (ICREA/Entitle – Spain) – The biopolitics of malaria in Greece: migrant expulsions and evolutionary racism as drivers of disease
Yoan Molinero Gerbeau
Pre-doc researcher for TEMPER Project
Institute of Economy, Geography and Demography (IEGD)
Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
Centre of Human and Social Sciences
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Università degli Studi di Salerno (UNISA)
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