International conference : The Future of the Eurasian Migration System

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“The Future of the Eurasian Migration System”


October 9/10, 2023

Center for Regional Studies, Turan University, Almaty, Kazakhstan


Conference number: 816 0473 2904, Access code: 397617


Program (Almaty time)

Monday, October 9

10h00 – Welcome Session 

Roza Ibragimovna Razakova, Ablet Kamalov, António Eduardo Mendonça

10h30 – Panel 1: Conceptualizing the Eurasian Migration System – Theoretical, Historical, and Empirical Contributions

Chair – Cynthia Buckley

Irina Ivakhnyuk – The Eurasian Migration System: Recent Trends and Prospects [Keynote – in Russian]

Irina Molodikova – The Eurasian Migration System: Directions of Transformations in a Time of post-Soviet Independence

Yelena Sadovskaya – Migration from Russia to Kazakhstan in the aftermath of Russia’s war in Ukraine and its impact on the Eurasian migration system

Anna Prokhorova – Eurasian migration system through financial integration dimension

12h00 – Coffee break

12h15 – Panel 2: : Emergent Developments: Turkey, a Growing Destination

Chair: Aleksandra Filatova

Stephane de Tapia – The role of Turkey in the definition of a Turkic migration hub, and definitions of new diasporas

Aysem Biriz Karaçay – On the Sphere of the Eurasian Migration System: Reflections from Russians and Ukrainians in İstanbul

Jade Cemre Erciyes and Anastasia Christou – Transformational Potential of Categories in the Eurasian Outmigration: Ukrainian and Russian Migration to Turkey

13h15 – Lunch break

14h30 – Panel 3: The Changing Central Destination: Developments in Russia

Chair – Ablet Kamalov

Salavat Abylkalikov – Demography and migration in Russia in the next decade [in Russian]

Yulia Florinskaya – Labor migrants in Russia: current statistics and future plans [in Russian]

Norio Horie – Migration and food security dilemmas on the eastern borderlands in Russia: Before and after the COVID-19

Aleksey Oshchepkov, Valeriy Yumaguzin and Vladimir Kozlov – From Russia with love: What do we know about emigration from Russia in 2022?

Caress Schenk, Nikita Mishakov, Aleksandr Motin and Yuri Slinko – Uncertainty in theory and lived experience: Russian migrants in the midst of war

Svetlana Tvorogova – In search of a voice: Could we expect an active Russian community abroad?

16h30 – Coffee break

16h45 – Panel 4: The new Russian Emigration

Chair: Caress Schenk

Sergey Ryazantsev – Latin America as a new destinations of post-soviet migrants: new connections in the Eurasian migratory system

Olga Gulina – New Russia´s emigres in Germany

Andrei Korobkov – The New Wave of Elite Emigration from Russia

Florian Muehlfried – Uncanny resonances: Russian citizens and the Georgian intelligentsia 

Saltanat Liebert – Fleeing Putin’s Russia: Emigration of Russians to Georgia

Tuesday, October 10

09h30 – Panel 5: Changes and Challenges in Traditional Sending States and Emerging Destination Nodes

Chair: Franck Duvell

Cynthia Buckley – Central Asia’s demographic dividend: age, education, and human capital: perspectives on development and future labour migration patterns in Eurasia [Keynote]

Farkhad Alimukhamedov – Shifting emigration patterns in Central Asian countries

Leila Delovarova – Migration in Eurasia: key trends and coordination patterns through the prism of Kazakhstan

Botagoz Rakisheva – Modern trends in the formation of the Kazakh diaspora: new countries, motives, expectations

Zahide Erdogan – Exploring Uzbekistan’s new development strategy (2022-2026) in terms of migration infrastructure and regional mobility

11h20 – Coffee break

11h35 – Panel 6: Migrant Challenges and Migration Patterns in Central Asia: Impacts

Chair: Farkhad Alimukhamedov

Anastasia Blouchoutzi –  The future of labor migration from the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan

Akylbek Tashbulatov – Modern migration challenges for Kyrgyzstan [in Russian]

Abubakr Rakhmonov – Emigration from Tajikistan to the UK against the background of the economic deterioration of Russia

Rano Turaeva – Capitalizing precarity: Central Asian labour in Russia

Vera Peshkova – Strategies and practices for acquiring Russian citizenship by immigrants from Central Asia

13h15 – Lunch break

14h30 – Panel 7: Is the Eurasian Migration System Expanding, or Fraying? Central Asia: New Origins, New Destinations

Chair: Botagoz Rakisheva

Tatiana Karabchuk – Migration from Post-Soviet Countries to the Arabian Gulf: analysis of ethnographic interviews

Oksana Morgunova – Central Asia-UAE labour migration nexus: short-term benefits and long-term consequences 

Mira Kuzhakhmetova – Labor and Educational Migration from Kazakhstan to South Korea

Svetlana Kozhirova – New trends in modern Kazakhstan-Chinese migration processes

Ablet Kamalov – Migration of Uighurs from Xinjiang province of China in the XXI century

16h15 – Coffee break

16h30 – Panel 8: Conflict Migration as a Challenge: Boundaries, Movement and Identities

Chair: António Eduardo Mendonça

Paolo Ruspini – Borders and new conflicts in contemporary migration from Eastern Europe

Marta Jaroszewicz – Contemporary Belarus between Eurasian migration system and individual struggling

Iryna Lapshyna – Ukrainian diaspora’s response to the war in Ukraine. Case of Germany

Milana Nikolko – Diasporas’ collective strategies: Interethnic Collaboration among Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian Diasporic Communities in Canada and Turkey 

Franck Duvell: The Russian war against Ukraine: Do we need a post-colonial perspective of migration in the ‘Global East’?  [Keynote]

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