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Migration Working Group

Parties, Attitudes and Migration

Convenors: Anna Triandafyllidou and Andrew Geddes | European University Institute

29 January 2019

13:00 - 17:30 | Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia, Via Giovanni Boccaccio 121 - Florence



13:00 - 14:00 

Special Lunch Session

Chair: Anna Triandafyllidou | European University Institute

Populists against International Law: Swiss Lessons in an European Perspective
Gianni D’Amato | Université de Neuchâtel


14:00 - 15:30

Chair: James Dennison | European University Institute

Explaining Migration Policy Trade-Offs: the Role of Governing Parties’Preferences
Caroline Schultz | University of Bamberg

Loved and Feared: Citizens’ Attitudinal Ambivalence towards Free Movement inthe European Union
Philipp Lutz | University of Bern and European University Institute

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 17:30

Immigration, Diversity and Distrust: The Political Consequences of Immigrationin Europe
Marc Hooghe | University of Louvain

Age and Opinion about Immigration: Examining Ego-tropic vs. Socio-tropicOrientations across the Life-cycle
Anne-Marie Jeannet | European University Institute

Effects of Education on Attitudes to Immigration
Lenka Drazanova | European University Institute

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Andrew Geddes

Anna Triandafyllidou


Villa Schifanoia


Last Tuesday of each month, from 14:00 till 16:00 hours. Coffee/tea break offered at 16:00


Valentina Bettin
Email  [email protected]
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 807 


Former directors:

Rainer Bauböck (2008-2012)
Jean-Pierre Cassarino (2006-2008) 
Virginie Guiraudon (2005-2006)
Philippe Fargues (2004-2005)
Franck Düvell (2002-2004) 

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