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Migration Working Group: the politics and discourses of in/exclusion in Canada

October 27, 2020
12:30 PM EDT - 2:30 PM EDT
Online via Zoom

The Migration Working Group is a series of monthly sessions to discuss innovative research being done on migration and integration by emerging and established scholars.


The Migration Working Group series provides researchers with the opportunity to present their ongoing projects, learn about each other’s work and share feedback. Discussions are moderated by Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou, the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration.

October Presentations

 Unity in diversity? Neoconservative multiculturalism and the Conservative Party of Canada

John Carlaw, Ryerson University

 Humanitarianism and the justification of deportation for criminality

 Colin Grey, external link and Alyssa Leblond, Queen’s University

 Testing the backlash argument: Voter responses to pro-immigration reforms

 Alexander Kustov, Yale University

 A relational longue durée approach to nationalism and immigration policy

 Aryan Karimi,, external link University of British Columbia and Rima Wilkes,, external link University of British Columbia