24. Environmental Migration in West Africa
Convener: Dr Caroline Zickgraf (University of Liège) and Sara Vigil (University of
Chair: Dr Paola Minoia (University of Helsinki)
I. Dr Florence de Longueville (University of Liège) Perception of Climate Change and Intention to Migrate in Burkina Faso.
II. Sara Vigil (University of Liège) Climate Change and Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: Consequences on Mobility Patterns in Senegal.
III. Dr Kees Van der Geest (United Nations University) Migration and Environment in Ghana.
IV. Dr Benjamin Schraven (German Development Institute) and Dr Christina Rademacher-Schulz (United Nations University) Shifting rainfalls, shifting livelihoods: The changing nature of seasonal migration in Northern Ghana.
V. Discussants: Dr Pierre Ozer and Dr Caroline Zickgraf (University of Liège).
25. Climate Policies and the Freedom of Residence: Planned Relocation in the Context of Adaptation and Mitigation Measures
Room: Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre, CG91
Convener: Dr Jeanette Schade (Bielefeld University) and Dr Kerstin Schmidt (Bielefeld
Chair: Dr Kerstin Schmidt (Bielefeld University)
I. Dr Elizabeth Ferris (The Brookings Institution) Planned relocations and the thorny issues of definitions.
II. Dr Christopher McDowell (City University London) Don’t Go There: COP21 Negotiations and the Social Risks of Adaptation and Mitigation.
III. Julia Blocher (University of Liège) and Dalila Gharbaoui (CEDEM) Struggling to cope after environmentally-induced relocation: Lessons from Fiji and Papua New Guinea.
IV. Dr Jeanette Schade (Bielefeld University) The challenges and pitfalls of mechanisms for participation and complaint in climate mitigation projects.
26. Environmental Changes and Human Mobility in Post National Rulemaking Processes
Convener: Dr Elisa Fornalé (WTI)
Chair: Dr Anja Mihr (Utrecht University)
I. Dr Elisa Fornalé (World Trade Institute) Framing labour mobility options in environmental affected settings.
II. Marine Frank (UNHCR) Migration, displacement and planned relocation: as facets of adaptation to climate change.
III. Dr Krkoška Lorencová, E and Dr Vačkář, D (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) Exploring climate change attitudes towards adaptation and willingness to migrate among Czech citizens.
27. The New Techno-Politics of Border Exclusion and the Corporate Communities’ Response to Managing Crisis Mitigation
Convener: Steve Wright (Leeds Beckett University)
Chair: Professor Gregory White (Smith College, Northampton)
I. Dr Martin Lemberg-Pedersen (University of Copenhagen) Private Security and Military Companies & Borderscape Governance.
II. Dr Steve Wright (Leeds Beckett University) Advanced Technologies of Border Exclusion and the Political Economy of Border Control.
III. Dr Ben Hayes (Transnational Institute Amsterdam & Project Director of Statewatch) Critical Assessment of recent Innovations in European Border Exclusion Programmes & Policies, on land, Sea and Air.
IV. April Humble (Earth League) The fence Builders: A global mapping of hi tech border exclusion fences and their relative porosity.
28. Loss and Damage from Climate Change: What Role for Human Mobility?
Room: Scarborough Lecture Theatre, CG93
Convener: Kees van der Geest (UN University, Bonn)
Chair: Alex Randall (UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition)
I. Dr Kees van der Geest (UNU-EHS) What the IPCC 5th Assessment Report has to say about loss & damage and human mobility.
II. Dr David Wrathall (UNU-EHS) Problematising loss and damage: shifting habitability as a crux for climate justice and policy.
III. Dr Koko Warner (United Nations University) Migration, loss and damage.
IV. Susanne Schwan (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) The Role of Social Protection in addressing climate-induced Migration.