Keynote speaker announced

We are delighted to welcome Dr Lelio Alberto Mármora as keynote speaker for the opening session of Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home. Dr Marmora will join Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool) and Alison Phipps (University of Glasgow) to open the conference on Thursday 6th April, and will speak on the subject of International Migration Policies in Argentina: historical process and current status.

Dr Mármora is a Sociologist who graduated in the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters from the National University of Buenos Aires, 1967. He gained a Doctorate degree in sociology in 1969 from the University of Paris. Dr Mármora has held the roles of National Director for Migrations of the Argentine Republic from 1973 to 1974; Director of the National Statistics and Censuses Institute of the Argentine Republic, from 2003 to February 2007; representative of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for the Southern Cone, from 1987 to 2002 and consultant on migration policies for the ILO, UNHCR, OAS, OEI, IDB, ECLAC and UNFPA.

Currently Dr Mármora serves as Director of the Institute for Migration and Asylum Policies (IPMA), from the National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTREF – DNM); Director of the Specialization and Master’s Degree in International Policies and Management of International Migration, IPMA – UNTREF and Professor of Policies and governance of international migration for the The National Foreign Service Institute (ISEN) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Argentine Republic.

To see more information about our keynote speakers, please visit: Keynote Speakers

Simultaneous translation will be available at the conference opening session, with kind support from the British Council.

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