Oxford Brookes Business School

2nd International Mobility, Migration and Wellbeing Conference & Workshop

9:00, Wednesday, 11 December 2019 to 17:00, Saturday, 14 December 2019

international mobility

Who this event is for

  • Academic community


Istanbul University Conference Center in Beyazit, 34452, Istanbul


The conference invites empirical, conceptual and methodological papers and case studies on different themes of mobility and migration. Although papers related to one of the following fields are encouraged, authors are welcome to explore other related topics as well.


Suggested Topics:

Hospitality and hostility towards foreigners

Politics of mobility and migration

Mobility and impact on wellbeing

The wellbeing of migrants and their integration with the host society

Migrant networks and their utilization

Migrant services and resettlement

Refugee children, youth and their future

Refugees’ perceptions of hosts and vice versa

Employment and entrepreneurship among migrants

Case Studies: Roles of different sectors and disciplines

Role of migrants’ social, psychological, and intellectual capital in the integration and settlement processes

Barriers to the social and economic integration of disadvantaged migrants

Migrants’ mechanisms for coping with integration- and resettlement- related stressors


Publication Opportunities:

All accepted papers will be published in conference proceedings. Selected papers will be invited for the special issues of Services Industries Journal.


Important dates:

Extended abstracts due: 06 Sept. 2019

Notification of acceptance: 04 Oct. 2019

Registration deadline: 04 Nov. 2019


Guidelines for submissions:

Extended abstracts should not exceed 2000 words in length, written in clear academic English, and include title, authors, affiliations, main text including study aims, approach, key arguments, findings, and implications.


The conference is funded by Istanbul University and the British Academy. And there is no registration fee. Please submit your abstracts at https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=rentre2


The conference is hosted by Istanbul University, within a walking distance from key touristic attractions (Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and the Imperial Palace). Istanbul University Conference Center in Beyazit, 34452, Istanbul.


All questions about submissions should be emailed to rentre@istanbul.edu.tr


Participants can get a special rate in President Hotel which is at a walking distance from the conference venue and the historical centre. Please mention the Conference code as RENTRE when making your reservation.


For more information: http://www.thepresidenthotel.com/tr


Further details can be found at https://www.rentre.org/

All questions about submissions should be emailed to rentre@istanbul.edu.tr

More information and how to book


Email: rentre@istanbul.edu.tr