Introduction to Special Issue: Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Reintegration

12 November 2020

Dr. Katie Kuschminder and Dr. Ine Lietaert, UNU-MERIT and UNU-CRIS

This event is an initiative of UNU-MERIT, UNU-CRIS, the UNU Migration Network and the RET-MIG network to launch the International Migration forthcoming special issue on Reintegration. 


  1. Introduction to Special Issue: Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Reintegration 
    Dr Ine Lietaert, UNU-CRIS and Dr Katie Kuschminder, UNU-MERIT
  2. Reintegrating After Return: Conceptualisation and Empirical Evidence from the Life Course of Senegalese and Congolese Migrants
    Marie Laurence Flahaux, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), LPED - Aix-Marseille University.
  3. Social, Human, and Positive Psychological Capital in the Labor Market Reintegration of People Deported to the Dominican Republic  
    Yajaira Ceciliano-Navarro, UC Merced and Tanya Golash-Boza, UC Merced
  4. Assuming Reintegration, Experiencing Dislocation – Returns from Europe to Afghanistan 
    Nassim Majidi, Samual Hall
  5. Towards a Definition for Returnees’ Reintegration Processes in the Context of Rural Ethiopia
    Ashenafi Tizazu, Ghent University, Ilse Derluyn, Ghent University and Ine Lietaert, UNU-CRIS
  6. Evaluations of Return within a Mass Deportation, UNU-MERIT -  Ethiopians experiences of return after expulsion from Saudi Arabia 
    Katie Kuschminder, UNU-MERIT, Zoe Ogahara, University of Copenhagen and Iman Rajabzadeh:
  7. Migrants’ post-return wellbeing: A view from the Caucasus
    Ine Lietaert, UNU CRIS
  8. Question and Answer Session

Media credit: UN Splash / C. Masterson


Date: 12 November 2020
Time: 16.00 - 17.30

This event is free of cost but please register below and information on how to join the Zoom session will be sent to you prior to the event. It will also be streamed live on the UNU-MERIT YouTube Channel, but should you wish to interact with the panel, please register and attend the Zoom session. 

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