Events

Luxembourg
5-6 May 2022

International conference: 'Cross-border work in Europe: regional practices and realities'

The colloquium is aimed at all researchers and economic and social actors from the various cross-border areas of Europe. We invite presentations on the situation of cross-border employment in Northern, Eastern, Southern and Central Europe, as well as in micro-states.

The questions we wish to address during this conference fall under 4 themes:

  • Legal aspects related to the presence of a border between the country of residence and the country of  employment;
  • The economic aspects;
  • Questions related to the socio-cultural practices of these workers;
  • The territorial impacts of these border flows.

You can find more information on the conference in the call for papers.

Important dates

Proposals for presentations should be sent by e-mail by 30 June 2021 exclusively to Franz Clément (franz.clement@liser.lu). The decision on the acceptance of the presentation proposals will be communicated to the authors around 30 September 2021.

Information for speakers

Proposals for presentations, written in English or French, should not exceed 400 words and include:

  • A title
  • The precise contact details of the author(s)
  • The status or function of the author(s)
  • An explicit problematic, elements of methodology
  • The topic which fits with the presentation (1. legal aspects, 2. economic aspects, 3. socio-cultural aspects or 4. territorial impacts) and its geographical scope.

Written papers will be requested after the colloquium for publication.
The working languages of the conference will be English and French (with simultaneous translation).

Scientific board

  • Andrea Albanese, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)
  • Rachid Belkacem, UniGR-Center for Border Studies (University of Lorraine)
  • Franz Clément, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)
  • Frédéric Docquier, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)
  • Peter Dörrenbächer, UniGR-Center for Border Studies (Saarland University)
  • Frédéric Durand, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)
  • Grégory Hamez, UniGR-Center for Border Studies (University of Lorraine)
  • Isabelle Pigeron-Piroth, UniGR-Center for Border Studies (University of Luxembourg)
  • Christian Wille, UniGR-Center for Border Studies (University of Luxembourg)

Conference location
Chambre des salariés du Luxembourg (CSL),
2-4 Rue Pierre Hentges
Luxembourg-City