Séminaire international : Les migrations internationales sud-asiatiques, 27-28 avril 2010

organisé par le laboratoire MIGRINTER – Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société (99 avenue du recteur Pineau, Poitiers) les 27 et 28 avril 2010.

PROGRAMME

Tuesday, April 27th

10.00 – 10.15 : Opening session

10.15 – 12.30 : Session 1 : Identity, settlement and transnational strategies

10.15 – 11.00 : Philippe Venier (MIGRINTER, Poitiers)

Indians in the UAE and Kuwait: the construction of a sense of belonging?

11.00 – 11.45 : Radhika Kanchana (Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris)

Indian expatriates in Qatar and UAE: Comparative profile of the Keralite and Andhrite communities especially in entrepreneurial and white collar occupations.

11.45 – 12.30 : Ginu Oommen (FMSH-MIGRINTER, Poitiers)

The Evangelical Revivalism among the Syrian Christians of Kerala in Kuwait.

12.30 – 13.45 : Lunch

13.45 – 16.00 : Session 2 : Gender perspectives on South Asian migration

13.45 – 14.30 : Bindhulakshmi P. (TISS, Mumbai)

Women, illegality and Mobility: Indian women domestic workers in the labour market of UAE.

14.30 – 15.15 : Marie Percot (LAU/IIAC, Paris)

Masculinity in transnational migration: Malayali nurses’ husbands in Ireland.

15.15 – 16.00 : Souleye Hassane (MIGRINTER, Poitiers)

Shaadi.com: Matrimonial strategies, immigration and the new technologies.

16.00 – 16.30 : Tea/coffee break

16.30 – 18.00 : Session 3 : Tamils in France

16.30 – 17.15 : Anthony Goreau-Ponceaud (ADES, Bordeaux)

Sri Lankan Tamils in France: a recent visibility in the public space.

17.15 – 18.00 : Sreeleikha Nair (CWDS, New Delhi)

The Nation on the Move: A Narrative of Migrant Tamil Women’s Lives in Paris.

20.00 : Dinner

Wednesday 28th

09.00 – 10.30 : Session 4 : Old and new routes

09.00 – 09.45 : Eric Leclerc (AILLEURS, Rouen)

Brickfields (Kuala Lumpur): a old hub for the new transnational strategies of Indian IT engineers.

09.45 – 10.30 : Julie Baujard (IRSEA, Marseille)

Afghan refugees in Delhi: When religion determines the scale of the migration.

10.30 – 11.00 : Tea/coffee break

11.00 – 11.45 : Tristan Bruslé (HIMALAYA, Villejuif)

Nepalese workers in Qatar.

11.45 – 12.30 : Mary E. Breeding (Georgetown University, Washington D.C.) (to be confirmed)

Migrant Labor and Regional Policy Initiatives: Recruitment Agencies as Information Brokers.

13.45 – 15.15 : Session 5 : Socio-cultural implications of the international migration

13.45 – 14.30 : Manja Bomhoff (University of Leiden)

A long term cultural perspective on mobility: older persons in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

14.30 – 15.15 : Ester Gallo (Centre for South Asian Studies, Edinburgh University)

Migration and Privilege in Kerala. Elites Discourses on International Mobility.

15.15 – 16.15 : Concluding session

This event is organized with the support of MIGRINTER (UMR 6588, CNRS – University of Poitiers), the University of Poitiers, and the Fondation de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (Paris).

For any query contact the organizors: Aurélie Varrel aurelie.v@gmail.com ; Philippe Venier (+33) 05 49 45 46 84


Aurélie Varrel

Chargée de recherche en géographie au CNRS Centre d'Etudes de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud, UMR 8564 CNRS-EHESS

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