East Asian Migration Governance in Comparative Perspective: Norm Diffusion, Politics of Identity, Citizenship

Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018

Program

October 12, 2018

9.00 - 10.00 David Chiavacci - The Establishment and Development of an East Asian Migration Region

10.00 - 11.00 Bettina Gransow - Migrants’ Agency and Policy Responses. The Intersection of African and Internal (Im)migration in the Pearl River Delta/China


Coffee break


11.15 - 12.15 Elena Meyer-Clement & Xiang Wang - Political steering of urban citizenship: China's migration policy for internal migrants and foreign immigrants


Lunch


14.00 - 15.00 Franziska Plümmer - ‘Three Evils’ and ‘Three Illegals’: Securitizing Illegal Immigration in China

15.00 -  16.00 Anastasiya Bayok - Safeguarding or Limiting Sovereignty? Migration Governance at the Sino-Russian Border


Coffee break


16.15 - 17.15 Elena Barabantseva - ‘Russian Wives’, Eurasian Children and the Politics of Citizenship in China

17.15 - 18.15 Discussion of the chapters


October 13, 2018

9.00 - 10.00 Elena Soboleva - China and the Refugee Dilemma: A New Asylum Destination or a Challenge to International Norms?

10.00 - 11.00 Björn Ahl & Eva Richter - New Legal Framework of Economic-stream Migration to China


Coffee break

11.15 - 12.15 Isabelle Cheng - On a Steep Learning Curve: Taiwan’s Proximity to Sovereignty, Selectivity and Benevolence


Lunch


14.00 - 15.00 Gunter Schubert - Immigration, Social Exclusion and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Hong Kong

15.00 - 16.00 Chang So Young & Luicy Pedroza - The Inclusion of Non-Citizens in the Contemporary South Korean Polity


Coffee break


16.15 - 17.15 You Jae Lee - South Korean Labour Migration Regime since the 1990s

17.15 - 18.15 Verena Blechinger-Talcott - Managing Migration and Competing for International Talent - Norm Diffusion in Japan’s Points-based System for Highly-Skilled Foreign Professionals

18.15 - 18.45 Concluding remarks