Registration and additional information from the chairs of the sessions Eleonora Mussino ( and Ognjen Obucina (, or from Juho Härkönen (

The same day as this workshop, and right after it ends at 15:30, Stockholm University also arranges “Jan M. Hoem Distinguished Lecture in Demography”. The first Hoem Lecturer will be Professor Douglas S. Massey from Princeton University with a topic of “America’s Immigration Fiasco”. Read more here.

Programme Challenges in Contemporary Migration Research

9:00:    Opening words

9:15 - 11:15:    Session: Comparative Migration Studies

Chair: Eleonora Mussino (Stockholm University)

Discussant: Jussi Tervola (Kela)

Nazareno Panichella (University of Milan), Mezzogiorno migrants in Northern Italy and Germany

Elena Ambrosetti (University of Rome-La Sapienza), Who does it better where? Integration of refugees in France and Sweden

Amparo González-Ferrer (Spanish National Research Council), Moroccans' selection into return migration. Merging datasets as a strategy for testing return migration theories from different destinations.

11:15:   Lunch break

12:15 - 14:30   Session on: Selection, under-coverage and other issues in migration studies

Chair: Ognjen Obucina (Stockholm University)

Discussant: Amparo González-Ferrer (Spanish National Research Council)

Sol Juarez (Stockholm University), A new beginning? Perinatal health of children of refugees in Sweden

Rosa Weber (Stockholm University), Circular migration between Finland and Sweden: Who moves abroad again?

Andrea Monti (Stockholm University), Over-coverage in registers – possible ways of estimation