Successful Policy Conference in Rotterdam

At May 23nd 2016 the final IMAGINATION Conference was held at Het Timmerhuis in Rotterdam!

The final Conference welcomed around 50 representatives of local, national and EU-level governments and urban stakeholders. By several keynotes, one in-depth panels and 3 workshops  urban practitioners and scientific scholars from the Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey and Austria discussed the major findings of the IMAGINATION research.

Moreover, at the Conference the Handbook for Urban Governance of free movement in the EU was presented. This handbook can be downloaded at this website and offers concrete tools for governing intra-EU mobility. As such, the conference was a success in communicating and exchanging key information with local, national and EU-level stakeholders on intra-EU movement.

IMAGINATION conference in Gothenburg

On December 10-11th the IMAGINATION team will have a two day conference in Gothenburg. First to discuss the findings of the governance implications of CEE migration on all cases and second to receive feedback of external scholars on these contributions. 

Policy Brief Online

The second policy brief considering the implications of CEE migration in European urban regions has been posted online. The policy brief gives a concise and comprehensive overview about the new findings of the IMAGINATION research (see: ‘publications’).

New comparative report online

The second IMAGINATION report presents a comparative analysis of the implications of CEE migration in Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden and Turkey. It includes data from more than 220 stakeholders in all IMAGINATION project countries displaying similarities, differences and patterns across countries and urban regions.
By this report, the IMAGINATION project emphasizes the importance of different types of CEE migration, which shows a variety of social implications in European urban regions.
The full Comparative Report WP2 (‘Implications of CEE migration in European urban regions’) can be found at the ‘Publications’ tab.

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