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Immigration and Integration 2017 : 2nd International Conference on Immigration and Security: “Immigration and Integration”


When Oct 12, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017
Where Antalya/Turkey
Submission Deadline TBD

Call For Papers

Call for Paper
2nd International Conference on Immigration and Security:
“Immigration and Integration”

Center for Research on Immigration and Border Security (CRIBS) of Turkish National Police Academy organizes the Second International Conference on Immigration and Security. The conference will be held in Antalya/Turkey on 12-13-14 October 2017. The theme of the conference will be “Immigration and Integration”, where the integration of the immigrants into the host/destination society will be treated from a multi-dimensional perspective. Integration (from political, cultural, economic, psychological and sociological perspective) is one of the most important aspects of immigration. In this respect, the conference aims to contribute to the immigration and integration literature on both theoretical and practical levels. The conference will bring international actors with a variety of background together to have discussions upon and share experience and knowledge of mass immigrants in general and the Syrian immigrants in particular, in a friendly international context. Thus, an in-depth analysis of integration of immigrants from a multidimensional outlook will result in a fruitful and up-to-date body of literature, which eventually will compose an edited book.

The following themes and topics are encouraged for the conference proposals (The proposed papers which are irrelevant to the followings, or have nothing to do with the concept of integration, will not be taken under consideration):

- Immigrants’ integration into the:
o health care system
o economic system and the economic conditions
o work and labor markets
o financial and fiscal system
o cultural circumstances
o educational system
o daily life
o legal system
- Best practices of
o overcoming the loss of orientation of immigrants
o immigrants’ psychological integration
- The role of the states in the integration of immigrants
- The role of the NGOs in the integration of immigrants
- The importance of international cooperation and the international organizations for the integration of immigrants
- The position and the role of host societies’ peoples in the integration of immigrants

Proposals with rich findings based on empirical researches will be given high priority but theoretical or literature-based ones also welcome.

Important dates:
- Deadline for submission of the extended abstracts: August 15th, 2017.
- The date for notification of acceptance: August 20th, 2017.
- Deadline for full text submission: October 2nd, 2017
- The date and venue of conference: 12-13-14 October 2017, Antalya/Turkey.
- For any enquiries and questions regarding the program, please contact:

Please note: Please use the following format for proposals (personal information should be provided separately on the same page for each author in case of multiple authors, then the title and the body of the proposal should follow):
Name and the title of the author: Should include the academic title (if any);
Email address:
Mailing address:
Current institution and position held:
A short bio for the author: Should contain the title and keywords for PhD (if any) and their fields of interest in the extended abstract; keywords that describe the field of interest best.
List of publications (if any): A selection of publications that show the authors interests.
Title and the body of the proposal: Around 600 words.

Conference contact:
The extended abstracts and full papers will be submitted to:
gocmer or gocmerkezi (gmail is preferable)
+90 (312) 462 9093

Polis Akademisi
Göç ve Sınır Araştırmaları Merkezi Müdürlüğü
(Araştırma Merkezleri Binası)
Necatibey Cad. No: 108 Anıttepe/Çankaya/Ankara/Türkiye

Organizing committee:
General chair : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Coşkun Taştan
Member : Res. Asst. Ömer Özkaya
Member : Res. Asst. İbrahim İrdem

Conference scientific board:
Prof.Dr. Yılmaz Çolak (Turkish National Police Academy)
Prof.Dr. Şafak Ertan Çomaklı (Turkish National Police Academy)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Coşkun Taştan (Turkish National Police Academy)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Bayram Ali Soner (Turkish National Police Academy)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Şenol Yaprak (Turkish National Police Academy)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Orçun İmga (Turkish National Police Academy)
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Sutay Yavuz (Public Administration Institute for Turkey and Middle East)
Dana Wagner (Parliamentary Affairs Advisor Senate of Canada)
Maria Aurora Sottimano (University Institute of Lisbon, Center for International -Studies)
Ahmad Hammad (M.Sc. International Conflict resolution/Instructor/German Jordanian University)
Christina Velentza (Phd Researcher in international refugee law, Democritus University of Greece - Policy Advisor - Academy Fellow Chatham House (2015-2016)
Alizee Zapparoli - Bodson (Immigration Consultant between Turkey and Canada - Member of Executive Board for the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFFMS))

-The submitted full-text papers will be published in an edited book.
-Works published anywhere else in part or wholly will not be accepted.
-No participation fee will be applied.
-The travel, transportation and accommodation costs will be paid by the organizing committee. The hotel will serve breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee breaks to all attendees (to the 1st author in the case of multiple authors) during all of the conference days for free.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2nd International Conference on Migration and Security.

On behalf of the conference team:
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Coşkun Taştan

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