Latin American and Caribbean Migration Research network (MIGRALAC) Launch

Past Event

16 June 2014, 3:00pm - 6:00pm


This launch is hosted by the International Migration Institute, an Oxford Martin School Institute; the Latin American Centre at the University of Oxford; and COMPAS

The Latin American and Caribbean Migration Research network (MIGRALAC) brings together researchers who are working on a broad range of issues relating to Latin American and Caribbean migration and diasporas. This event marks the inauguration of the network, which will create a space for discussion on issues of culture, class, gender and generation relating to the dynamics of Latin American and Caribbean migration


  • 14:00 Welcome and Introductions
    Robin Cohen, University of Oxford
  • 14.15-15.30 Panel: Conceptualising Class, Gender and Generational Dynamics amongst; Latin American and Caribbean Migrants
    Chair: Maria Villares, University of Oxford
    • Re-imagining Migrant Generations - Mette Louise Berg, University of Oxford
    • Negotiating masculinised migrant rights and everyday citizenship in a global city: perspectives from Brazilian migrants in London - Cathy McIlwaine, University of London
    • Integration from below. An intersectional class analysis of migrant worker;engagements in Britain - Davide Però, University of Nottingham
  • 15:45-16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:00-17:00 Keynote: Migrating People, Migration Culture: Concepts, Methods, and Implications for Development - Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College and Harvard University, Astor Visiting Lecture
    Chair: Olivia Sheringham, University of Oxford
  • 17:00-18:00 Drinks reception

Venue: Seminar room, Latin American Centre, 1 Church Walk, Oxford, OX2 6LY

Please register for this event by emailing

For further information please contact Olivia Sheringham ( or visit