Brussels, 5 November 2010
Workshop “Social capital and political participation by migrants in European cities”
Organizers: GERME, Institut de Sociologie, ULB
Within the frame of the project “Ethnic social capital and its impact on generalised trust and political participation among ethnic minority groups” -Mandat d’Impulsion Scientifique-FRS-FNRS
Open to the public. Please notify katia.pilat (at) ulb.ac.be if you want to assist.
- Ana Paula Beja Horta (Open University, Lisbon/Centre of Studies on Migration and Intercultural Relations)
- Manlio Cinalli (CEVIPOF Paris)
- Mario Diani (University of Trento and University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona)
- Nina Eggert (Université de Genève)
- Meindert Fennema (IMES, University of Amsterdam)
- Marco Giugni (Université de Genève)
- Laura Morales (University of Manchester)
- Jean Tillie (IMES, University of Amsterdam)
Friday, November 5, 2010
9.15-9.30: Chaired by Dirk Jacobs, ULB: Introduction of the meeting.
9.30-10.30: Chaired by Laura Morales (University of Manchester) and Marco Giugni (Université de Genève): brief overview of the book: Morales, Laura and Marco Giugni (eds.) 2010 Social Capital, Political Participation and Migration in Europe. Making Multicultural Democracy Work?. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
10.30-11.00: Coffee break.
11.00-12.00: -Herman Barbara, ULB: Individual political participation of migrants in Brussels
-Thys Rebecca, ULB: Migrant organizations in Brussels
12.00-13.30: Lunch break.
13.30-15.00: -Mario Diani (University of Trento and University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona) “The structure of migrants’ organizational networks”
-Nina Eggert, Marco Giugni, and Miruna Morariu (Université de Genève) “The impact of political opportunity structures on organizational characteristics and activities: A comparative analysis of immigrants’ organizations”
-Katia Pilati (ULB) and Nina Eggert (Université de Genève): “Networks and political activities of migrant organizations in 5 European cities”
15.00-15.30: Coffee break.
15.30-17.00: – Ana Paula Beja Horta (Open University, Lisbon/Centre of Studies on Migration and Intercultural Relations) “Civic Participation and Political Attitudes among Immigrant Women in Lisbon.”
-Laura Morales (University of Manchester), “Bridging or bonding? The nature of the social capital of Latin American Immigrants in Spain”
-Jean Tillie (IMES, University of Amsterdam): “Why some Amsterdam Muslims become radicals”