Immigration and Social Integration
Ruppin Academic Center is proud to host the 2nd Ruppin International Conference
on Immigration and Integration, which brings together leading academic figures and policy makers from Israel and various countries around the world, as well as representatives of international organizations. The participants will share their knowledge on the new frontiers in research and immigration policy making.
This conference is part of Ruppin's overall commitment to the exploration of immigration issues and to the development of know-how in the field for successful social integration. Immigration and Social Integration is Israel's most challenging social issue, and Israel's experience in this matter serves as a valuable model that can help in understanding the phenomena on a global level.
*Immigration and Social Integration in light of the current global economic situation
*Immigration, health and mental health
*Cultural issues related to immigrants' integration: identity and language
*Immigrants in the education system
*Economic integration of immigrants in the labor market
*Immigrant's' rights and migration laws
*Immigration policies- an international comparative perspective
*Impact of immigration within the absorbing society: Perceptions, Pride and Prejudices
*The involvement of civil society organizations in migration issues
*Demographic and geographic issues related to migration
*Measuring immigrant's integration using indices mmigration and in light of the current global
Chairman of the Academic Committee: Prof. Moshe Semyonov
Head of the Organizing Committee: Dr. Dvora Blum
Conference Content Coordinator: Dr. Karin Amit
Official language of the conference is English.