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Call for Papers | Workshop Series on Migration, Globalization and the Knowledge Economy - 2nd edition! - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 7

First, to announce that the deadline to submit papers to the second edition of our Workshop Series on Migration, Globalization and the Knowledge Economy (May 16-17, 2019) has been extended until April 7. This second edition of the workshop is organized by Utrecht University, and the call for papers is open and available here.

The workshop will consist of a 2-day plenary session with presentations and discussions, and two keynote speakers. The keynote speakers of the Utrecht workshop will be Ina Ganguli, from University of Massachusetts, and Ufuk Akcigit, from the University of Chicago.

We aim to attract both senior and junior scholars dealing with research topics such as the role of high-skilled migration in fostering innovation in receiving countries, the relationship between diversity and innovation, the role of skilled diasporas and return migrants in diffusing knowledge back to their home countries, the emerging role of MNC in shaping scientists’ and engineers’ migration flows as well as temporary migration and knowledge sharing, migration and innovation-based start-ups formation, regions and mobility, and so forth.

Second, we would like to announce that another partner has joined our Workshop Series on Migration, Globalization and the Knowledge Economy, This is the Gran Sasso Science Institute, located in L'Aquila (Italy). The Institute will host the 3rd edition of the workshop in December 2019. We hope you'll be able to join us in L'Aquila too.


We'll be delighted if you can join us in Utrecht this May, as well as in the forthcoming cities.

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