from 08 to 09 November 2013
The Implications of Migration on Emancipation and Pseudo-Emancipation of Turkish Women

First day : friday, 8/11/2013 from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

9.30 Greetings/Opening remarks

10.00 - 10. 45 Nermin Abadan - Unat, Senior Prof. of Political Science and International Relations, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Emancipation and pseudo-emancipation: fallacy or the force of social control in a global world

10.45 - 11.30 Dominique Schnapper, Directeur d’études, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris
Emancipation and integration
Discussant: Nilüfer Göle, Directrice d'études at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris

11.30 - 12.15 Mine Eder, Prof. of Political Science, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Paradoxes of vulnerability and empowerment: Turkey’s female migrant workers since the 1990s
Discussant : Czarina Wilpert, University of Berlin

13.30 - 14.15 Nancy Foner, Prof. of Sociology, Hunter College, N.Y.
The Emancipation of Immigrant Women: The View from the United States
Discussant: Nancy Green, Directrice d'études EHESS

14.15 - 15.00 Ahmet Icduygu, Prof. International Relations, Koc University, Istanbul (co-author:Deniz Karci Korfali)
What do those left behind think about gender roles and migration:evidence from Morocco, Senegal, Ukraine and Turkey
Discussant: Danièle Joly, University of Warwick and EHESS, Paris

15.30 – 16.15 Gretty Mirdal, Professor of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, and director Institute for Advanced Studies of Paris. Co-author: Fatma Kücükyildiz
Varieties of emancipation – Varieties of freedom: Turkish women in Denmark across thirty years

16.15 – 17.00 Anika Liversage, Senior Researcher, Danish National Center for Social Research, Copenhagen.
Emancipatory changes for young Turkish women in Europe - female self-determination in sexual matters over three decades
Discussant (to be confirmed)

Second day : saturday, 8/11/2013, from 9.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

9.00 – 9.45 Cigdem Kagitcibasi, Professor of Psychology, Koc University, İstanbul
Women, family and self in migration: Theoretical and applied issues

9.45 – 10.30 Karen Phalet, Professor of Intercultural Studies, University of Utrecht with Derya Güngör De Bruyn, reearch fellow, Centre for Socıal and Cultural Psychology, K.U. Leuwen
Autonomous and related? Self-construals and acculturation strategies among Turkish migrant women
Discussant for Kagitcibasi and Phalet’s papers : Reader Ruth Mandel, University College, London

10.30- 11.15 Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim, Professor of Sociology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Between autonomy and loneliness: the gains and pains of women migrants
Discussant: Riva Kastoryano,Directrice de recherche, CNRS, Science Po, CERI,Paris

11.30 -12.15 Christiane Timmerman, Professor of Sociology, Antwerp University (Co-author:Kenneth Hemmerechts)
Gendered migration aspirations in Turkey
Discussant: Mirjana Morkovasic-Müller, Directrice de recherche émérite au CNRS, Institut des Sciences sociales du Politique–CNRS-Université Paris Ouest–Nanterre la Défense (to be confirmed)

12.15-13.00 Serpil Sancar, Professor of Political Science, Ankara University
Islamism, women’s rights politics and female emancipation issues from Turkey
Discussant: (to beconfirmed)

14.00 - 15.00 Deniz Kandiyoti, Professor, Department of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Overview and Concluding Discussion

15.00-15.30 Plans for publication


Localisation : IEA de Paris | 17 Quai d’Anjou | 75004 Paris
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