International Political Science Association

Conference 2017.

Program of the Conference

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Thursday, 11 May 2017


15:00 – 15:30 Registration of participants

15:30 – 17:15 Discussion with Ph.D. students – Governance and Society
Chair:
Professor Emeritus Dr Fred Lazin, Ben Gurion University, Israel

Friday, 12 May 2017

08:45 – 09:15 Registration of participants

09:15– 09:45 Opening ceremony(Room 4 /1st flour)
  • Professor Dr Ivan Koprić, president of the Institute for Public Administration, Croatia, Board member of RC 05 and RC 32 IPSA
  • Professor Dr Norbert Kersting, chair of Research Committee 05 IPSA
  • Professor Dr Zdravko Petak, vice chair of Research Committee 32 IPSA
  • Mr. Jon Hoisaeter, UNHCR,Deputy Regional Representative, Regional Representation for Central Europe
09:45 – 11:45 Opening session(Room 4 /1st flour)
Chair:
Professor Emeritus Dr Fred Lazin, Ben Gurion University, Israel
  • Professor Dr Ivan Koprić, Dr GorankaLalić Novak and Dr Tijana Vukojičić Tomić, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia – Looking Beyond the Crises: Impact of Mass Migrations on the Local, Regional, National and EU Governance
  • Professor Dr Peter Scholten, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands – Cities of Migration: The Urban Governance of Migration Related Diversity
  • Professor Dr EckhardSchröter, Zeppelin University, Germany – No Integration withoutRepresentation? What Representative Bureaucracies CanDo and Cannot Do for Diverse Societies
  • Professor Dr Zdravko Petak, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia –Policy-Making in the EU and Managing the Migration Crisis
Refreshment break: 11:45 – 12:00


12:00 – 13:30 Panel 1–The nexus between the EU and the Member states in immigration and integration policies(Room 4 /1st flour)

Chair:
Professor DrAnna Krasteva, New Bulgarian University, Department of Political Sciences and CERMES Discussant:
  • Dr JernejLetnarČernič, Graduate School of Government and European Studies, Slovenia Dr Helena Bauerová, Metropolitan University Prague, Department of International Relations and European Studies,Czech Republic – The Czech Republic and Reality of Integration Policy of Migrants at the Local Level in Context of European Integration
  • Dr Dario Čepo, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia– What is Law without Institutions: Analysis of Dublin Regulation in the Light of the EU's Refugee Crisis
  • Noemia Bessa Vilela and Professor Dr Boštjan Brezovnik, Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, Slovenia Europe: Hell or Paradise?
  • Dr Vedrana Baričević, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia - The Link between the EU and the Member States in Immigration and Integration Policies
Lunch break: 13:30 – 14:30 (premises of CAAS)


14:30–16:00 Panel 2– Local integration policies – tradition, experiences and good practices(Room 4 /1st flour)
Chair:
Professor Dr Benedikt Speer, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Discussant: Dr GorankaLalić Novak, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Professor Dr SnežanaĐorđević, Faculty for Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia– Local Government Capacities for Integration: Good European Experiences and Practices
  • Dr Aleksandra Winiarska, Institute of Applied Social Sciences, University of Warsaw, Poland and Magdalena Wojno,Mayor's Plenipotentiary for Equal Treatment, City of Warsaw, Poland - Local Perspective on Practices and Challenges of Migrant Integration – the Case of Warsaw, Poland
  • Professor Dr Veran Stančetić, Faculty for Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia – Guidelines for the Design of Refugee Policy in the Western Balkans
  • Zoran Drangovski, president, Macedonian young lawyers association (MYLA) – Integration as One of the Challenges of Macedonia Today
Saturday, 13 May 2017

09:00 – 10:15 Panel 3–Administrative capacities for immigration and integration policies(Room 4 /1st flour)
Chair:
Professor Dr Norbert Kersting, University of Münster, Germany

Discussant:Professor Dr VedranĐulabić, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Dr IstvanTemesi, National University of Public Service, Hungary – Administrative Background and Process of Migrant's Integration in Hungary
  • Dr YeserenElicin, Galatasaray University, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences,Turkey – Refugee Crisis and Local Responses: An Assessment of Local Capacities to Deal with Migration Influxes in Turkey
  • Iva Lopižić, PhD candidate, PhD Degree "Public Law and Public Administration” and Dr GorankaLalić Novak, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia – The Role of Deconcentrated State Administration in Migration Policy
Refreshment break: 10:15– 10:30
10:30 – 11:45 Panel 4–Management of cultural diversity on national and local level(Room 4 /1st flour)
Chair:
Professor Dr Eckhard Schröter, Zeppelin University, Germany

Discussant:Professor Dr Tuan N. Samahon, Villanova University, School of Law, USA
  • Professor Dr RemzieIstrefi, University of Prishtina, Kosovo– Multicultural Agenda as a Part of Peace and State Building in Kosovo- Fictional Peace or Sincere Efforts?
  • Dr Tijana Vukojičić Tomić, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia – Diversity Management and Prospects of Migrants’ Integration in European Union Policies
  • Desirée Campagna, PhD candidate, Joint Ph.D Degree "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance", University of Padova (Italy), Western Sydney University (Australia), Faculty of Law University in Zagreb (Croatia), Panteion University (Athens, Greece) and Daniela Angelina Jelinčić, Department for Culture and Communication, Institute for Development and International Relations, Zagreb, Croatia – A Set of Indicators of Interculturalism in Local Cultural Policies: AStudy of Three Croatian ECoC Candidates
11:45 – 13:00 Panel 5–The role of cities in integration policies (Room 4 /1st flour)
Chair:


Discussant:Professor Dr Peter Scholten, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Professor Dr Norbert Kersting, University of Münster, Germany– Migration and Integration in German Cities
  • Professor DrAnna Krasteva, New Bulgarian University, Department of Political Sciences and CERMES– Sofia: Close City, Open City
  • Daria Dubajić, PhD candidate, Joint PhD Degree "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance", University of Padova (Italy), Western Sydney University (Australia), Faculty of Law University in Zagreb (Croatia), Panteion University (Athens, Greece) – Governance of Migration in Europe – City Roles, Challenges and Opportunities
Lunch break: 13:00 – 14:00 (premises of CAAS)


14:00 –15:30 Panel 6– The impact of societal and political institutions on migration and integration of migrants(Room 4 /1st flour)
Chair:
Professor Dr Zdravko Petak, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Discussant:Dr Dario Čepo, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Professor Dr Benedikt Speer, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria – Internal and External Effects of Austria`s Handling of the Refugee Crisis
  • Dr Jernej Letnar Černič, Graduate School of Government and European Studies, Slovenia – Exploring Fear of the Other in Central and Eastern European Countries
  • Dr Giorgia Bulli, Dr Sorina Cristina Soare andDr MattiaZulianello, University of Florence, Italy – Beyond the Usual Suspects: Anti-Immigration Stances in Italian Politics
  • MihaelaJelićRistovska, PhD candidate, PhD Degree "Public Policies and Development”, Faculty of Political Science, University in Zagreb (Croatia), Independent researcher– Institutional Perspectives of Integration Policies - Lessons Learned from Implementation of Policy Responses to Trafficking in Human Beings for Forced Labour
15:30 – 16:30 Panel 7 – The impact of migration on public services(Room 4 /1st flour)
Chair:
Professor Emeritus Dr Fred Lazin, Ben Gurion University, Israel

Discussant:Dr Teo Giljević, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Professor Dr Ana Čekerevac and Dr Natalija Perišić, Faculty for Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia – Social Services and Migrant Crisis – the Case of Serbia
  • Professor Dr Vedran Đulabić, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia – Challenges of Local Government and Local Public Services in Integration of Migrants
Sunday, 14 May 2017

09:30 – 10:45 Panel 8–Coordination of integration policies(Room 4 /1st flour)
Chair:
Dr Tijana Vukojičić Tomić, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Discussant:Dr NatalijaPerišić, Faculty for Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Professor Emeritus Dr Fred Lazin, Ben Gurion University, Israel – The Israeli Case: Lessons from Integrating Russian and Ethiopian Immigrants
  • Dr Goranka Lalić Novak and Dr Teo Giljević, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia – Coordination of Integration Policies in Croatia
  • Professor Dr Tuan N. Samahon, Villanova University, School of Law, USA – Immigration Federalism and Administrative Conflict: An American Comparative Perspective
10:45 – 11:15 Summary and closing session (Room 4 /1st flour)

11:15 - 11:30 Closing ceremony