The aim of the conference is to bring together leading academic scientists and researchers, members of international organizations and data producers to exchange their experiences and to share their research results on all aspects of voluntary and forced international migration. The conference also intends to detect the new needs in the field of the international migration analysis, to strengthen cooperation between participants and at the same time to reflect about the limits of current data used to study international migration and to discuss the different new data-gathering strategies
On May 11-12, 2023, the LEM and the University of Lille are hosting the 7th edition of the conference “Understanding Voluntary and Forced Migration” (https://lillemigration.univ-lille.fr). The organizing committee invites the submission of high-quality academic papers that use different datasets (administrative, survey, experimental) on topics related to the voluntary and forced international migration.
Pawel KACZMARCZYK, Center of Migration Research. University of Warsaw, Poland
“The War in Ukraine and Migration to Poland: Outlook and Challenges”
Tatiana PANCHENKO, Center for International Institutional Comparisons and Migration Research, Munich, Germany
"Integration Strategies of Ukrainian refugees in Germany"
Ave LAUREN, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OCDE, Paris, France
“The Ukrainian Refugee Crisis: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead”
A discussant will be assigned to each paper presented at the conference.
Submission deadline: 1 March, 2023
If you would like to submit a paper (only full papers are accepted), please send a pdf file on