Programme and abstracts

Friday, 2nd September 2016
University of West of Scotland, Paisley Campus – McLean Building, Room D141

09:00     Registration (McLean Building)

09:40     Welcome (D141)

Professor Robert Pyper, Assistant Dean (Research and Enterprise)
University of the West of Scotland

Dr Emilia Pietka-Nykaza, University of the West of Scotland

09:50      Keynote

‘Brexit, free movement and Scotland’, Professor Jo Shaw, University of Edinburgh

10.50     Questions and answers

11:05     Coffee/tea break (D130)

11:20     Session 1: Securities, Insecurities and Youth Transitions in the context of Scottish Independence Referendum and Brexit

Chair of the session – Professor Derek McGhee, University of Southampton

Securities/Insecurities and EU citizenship: attitudes of migrants from Central and Eastern Europe to two referendums – Paulina Trevena, University of Glasgow

Independence? Young people, political engagement and transitions to adulthood after the Scottish Independence ReferendumMaddie Breeze, Queen Margaret University

12:20     Buffet lunch (D130)

13:40     Session 2: Scottish values and national identity and national community in the context of the Scottish Independence and Brexit

Chair of the session – Professor Colin Clark, University of the West of Scotland

‘Bloody Jocks’ (The Scots in England): Certainly Uncertainty and Change?Murray Stewart Leith and Duncan Sim, University of West of Scotland

‘Scottish values’, national community, and its boundariesMinna Liinpää, University of Glasgow

14:45     Coffee/tea break (D130)

15: 00     Session 3: Refugee cases in the context of the Independence referendum and Brexit

Chair of the session – Dr Emilia Pietka-Nykaza, University of West of Scotland

Migration & Citizenship: Asylum Seekers’ Identity Formations & Implications for an independent Scotland and UK Brexit – Amadu Khan, International Commission on Survivor-Centred Disaster Recovery (ICSCDR), and The Welcoming Association, Edinburgh

Refugee rights and experiences in the context of the two referendums in Scotland – Wafa Shaheen, Scottish Refugee Council

16:05     Closing remarks

16:15     Light refreshment/wine reception (D130)

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