GRFDT & MFA Special Lecture Series on Migration and Diaspora, Every Saturday

Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA), Manila, Philippines, and Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism (GRFDT), New Delhi, India  are jointly organising a Special Lecture Series on Migration and Diaspora on every Saturdays. Any other days only in exceptional cases.  Please find the Time Conversion link:  


Save the Date: All Saturdays

2PM-4PM Geneva time | 8PM-10PM Manila time
3PM-5PM Doha Time | 5:30PM-7:30PM India time


Special Lecture Series


  1. Evolution of Migration: Dr. Raj Bardouille, Former Senior Officer in UN, 24 October 2020
  2. Theories of Migration and Diaspor­a Studies: Dr. Ruchi Singh, PLNW Institute of Management Development and Research, India, 22 November 2020
  3. Migration, Diaspora and Transnationalism: Dr. Sadananda Sahoo, IGNOU, India, 28 November 2020
  4. Types and Characteristics of Migration: Ms. Paddy Siyanga Knudsen, Migration Governance Analyst based in Kosovo, 05 December 2020
  5. Demographic Imperatives of Migration: Prof. R.B. Bhagat, India (TBC), 12 December 2020
  6. Economic Impacts of Migration: Prof. Binod Khadria, SGT Univ, India, 19 December 2020
  7. Social Costs of Migration: Dr. Rakesh Ranjan, TISS, India, 26 December 2020
  8. Gender and Migration:  Dr. Amba Pande, JNU, India, 02 January 2020
  9. Migration Governance (International Legal Provisions)- Dr. Smita Tiwary, GRFDT, India, 09 January 2020
  10. National Policies and Regional Migration Mechanisms:  Ms. Paddy Siyanga Knudsen, Migration Governance Analyst based in Kosovo, 16 January 2020  
  11. Multilateral Stakeholders of Migration (International Migration Mechanisms); Dr. Piyasiri Wikramashekara, Formerly at ILO, 23 January 2020
  12. Health/Crisis, Migration and Diaspora (In the context of COVID 19): Prof. Camelia Tigau, UNAM, Mexico, 30 January 2020





Time and Place:

Date:   Saturday, Dec 12, 2020
Venue:   zoom
Address:   zoomz
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