Borders and Migrations in Wider Europe


INTRODUCTION

Arja Makkonen, Ambassador of Finland to Ukraine 

Ilkka Liikanen, Professor, Director of the research project, Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland

 
FORMATION OF THE BORDERS

Ilkka Liikanen, Professor, Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland
Cross-Border Cooperation and regional stability in the European neighbourhood

Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Elise Richter Research Fellow, Institute for Political Science, University of Vienna
The limits of EU’s transformative power towards the Eastern neighbourhood

Octavian Ticu, Director, Institute of History and Political Sciences, Free International University of Moldova
Reconstruction of Post-Soviet Borders. The case of Moldova

 

 EU POLICIES

James Scott, Professor, Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland
Europeanisation and its Ambiguities: A Case of Conflicting Geopolitical Identities

Olga Filippova,  Associate Professor of Sociology, V.N. Karazin National University, Ukraine
Politics of dilemma: Transnistria and EU approaches toward Transnistria’s border

Vyachaslau Pazdnyak, Associate Professor, European Humanities University (EHU) in Vilnius, Lithuania
Europeanization of Belarus’ border governance: the hard case of a “soft security” approach

 
GENERAL TRENDS IN MIGRATION

Oleksii Pozniak,Head of the Department of Migration Studies of the Institute of Demography and Social Studies, NAS Ukraine
Migration Situation in Ukraine

Valeriu Mosneaga, Professor, "Emeritus", head of Political Science Department, Moldova State University
Republic of Moldova: main trends in the contemporary migration processes

Paul Fryer,  University Lecturer, Human Geography Programme Co-ordinator, Department of Geographical and Historical Studies, University of Eastern Finland
Managing Migration: Challenges and Responses in Central Asia

 

COMMUNITIES AND NETWORKS

Igor Markov,Head of the Department of ethnic and social studies of the Institute of Ethnology, NAS Ukraine
Features of social communications of Ukrainian immigrants in EU

Sergey Rumyansev, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Institute for European Ethnology Humboldt-University, Berlin
From Migrants to United Diaspora: Bureaucratic and Discursive Practices of Construction of the Ethno-National Community

Sergei Ryazantsev, Professor, RAS, Institute for socio-political studies, Moscow
Labour migrants in Russia: their role in the formation of diasporas and social-economic development of the countries of origin

  

MIGRATION POLICIES AND GENDER

Olga Tkach,Research Fellow, Centre for Independent Social Research (CISR), Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Issues that migrants create and issues that create migrants: the case of St.Petersburg

Olga Brednikova, Research Fellow, Centre for Independent Social Research (CISR) Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Sex far away from homeland: intimate lives of Central Asian migrants in St.Petersburg

Larissa Titarenko, Professor of Sociology, Belarus State University
Migration in Belarus within the new borders


BORDERS, MIGRATIONS AND EU-POLICIES IN WIDER EUROPE

James Scott, Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Vyachaslau Pazniak, Aleksei Kiryukhin, Ilgar Hasanli, Furugzod Usmonov, Olga Davydova