Thursday, 11 January 2018
Venue: Parish Hall, London School of Economics
A meeting to celebrate the publication of ‘Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are we becoming less mobile?’, convened jointly by the British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) and the RGS-IBG Population Geography Research Group (PGRG)
There is no charge for attendance at the meeting, but pre-registration is required by emailing here – places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis up to the capacity of the meeting room. Registration is now open.
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11.00 Session 1: Key findings from the book (Chair: Piers Elias)
11.00 Piers Elias (BSPS President) – Introduction: a more mobile world or not?
11.10 Anne Green (Birmingham) – Understanding the drivers of internal migration
11.25 Tony Champion (Newcastle) – Overview of the book’s findings
11.40 Tony Fielding (Sussex) – The Japanese experience
11.55 Ian Shuttleworth (Belfast) – The Swedish experience
12.10 Nik Lomax (Leeds) – The UK experience
12.50 Formal book launch
13.00 Lunch break (attendees get their own)
14.00 Session 2: Submitted contributions (Chair: John Stillwell)
14.00 Brad Campbell (Belfast) – Declining internal migration in Northern Ireland, 1981- 2011
14.30 Darren Smith (Loughborough) – Blocking the pipeline for rural gentrification:
where are the migrants?
15.00 Break (coffee/tea provided)
15.20 Session 3: Discussion and summing up (Chair: Tony Champion)
15.20 Discussants: Ben Corr (GLA), Ian Gordon (LSE) and Christine Whitehead (LSE)
15.50 Open discussion
16.20 Summing up
16.30 Book launch reception