Beyond brain drain 26-27 mars Skills & Mobility without Methodological Nationalism

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Beyond brain drain
Skills & Mobility without Methodological Nationalism

Conveners : Speranta Dumitru (Paris 5), Stéphane Chauvier (Paris 4), Caroline Caplan (Paris 5)

26-27 March 2015
Salle des Thèses 5 e étage Bât. Jacob
45 rue des Saints-Pères, Paris Descartes

Thursday 26 th Mobility
Introduction : Chair: Stéphane Chauvier (P4)
9.15 – 9.30 Speranta Dumitru ( Paris 5) Introducing the project
9.30 – 10.15 Alex Sager (Portland) The Critique of Methodological Nationalism and “Brain Drain”
Coffee Break

Neither utility, nor rights ?
Chair: Caroline Caplan (P5)
10.30 – 11.30 Antoine Pécoud (Paris 13) Brain Drain and the free movement of people
11.30 – 12.15 Adina Preda (Limerick) Some reflections about the rights and freedoms to migrate


The states’ perspective
Chair: Camille Schmoll (P7)
14.30- 15.15 Lucie Cerna (Compas Oxford) The policy implications of the war on talent
15.15 – 16.00 Oliviero Angeli (Dresden) Taxing the entrants to protect the stayers? On the prospective responsibility of skilled migrants

A plea for change
Chair: Hélène Thiollet (CERI)

16.15 – 17.15 Michael Clemens (CGD, Washington): Losing our minds? A fresh Start in considering policy toward skilled emigration
17.15 – 17.45 General discussion

Friday 27 th: Skills

Whose skills, which serfdom?
Chair: Shirin Shahrokni (INED)

9.30- 10.15 Valeria Ottonelli (Genova) : The "global drain" of domestic care work: what’s wrong with it?
Coffee Break
10.30 – 11.30 Bernardo Bolanos & Camelia Tigau ( Mexico ) : Diasporas and colonialism. The geopolitical dimension of skilled migration
11.30 – 12.15 Christine Straehle (Ottawa): Are they my Skilled? Anti-emigration measures from a liberal perspective


Cosmopolitan Views
Chair: Stéphane Dufoix (paris 10)

14.00- 14.45 Phillip Cole (U West of England): Labor mobility: towards a cosmopolitan ethic
14.45 - 15.30 Jean-Baptiste Meyer (IRD Montpellier ): Brain drain and the cosmopolis: conflicting views… or may be not


Towards a new perspective on skills
Chair: Yves Boquet (U of Bourgogne)

16.00 – 17.00 Parvati Raghuram (Open University) Dis/locating skills
17.00 – 17.30 General discussion

The conference is part of iNAME (Political theories of immigration and methodological nationalism, a research project at Paris Descartes) and of Sociétés plurielles, an Interdisciplinary Program of the University Sorbonne Paris Cité. It is organized by CERLIS (CNRS), INALCO and SND, Paris 4.

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