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Religion, Policies, and Politics of Migration in European States

Religion, Policies, and Politics of Migration in European States



Overview of the seminar

In this seminar, Dr Pędziwiatr will tackle these issues:

  • Understanding of Politicization and Securitization of Migration
  • Securitization of Migration in Europe – historical perspective
  • Securitization of migration in the EU – dimension of practices and in particular role of FRONTEX
  • Securitization of migration in the EU – narrative dimension and in particular the case of Islamophobia
  • Case of Religious Dimension of Islamophobia in Poland




31 January 2019, Thursday


4:30 pm - 6:30pm


MBG06, G/F Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University


Dr Konrad Pędziwiatr

Cracow University of Economics, Poland




Dr. Padmore AMOAH ([email protected])



Biography of Speaker

Konrad Pędziwiatr - holds PhD in Social Sciences from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) and MA in European Studies from the University of Exeter (UK), and in Sociology from the Jagiellonian University (Poland). He is Professor at the Department of European Studies (Cracow University of Economics) specializing in sociology of Islam, religious dimensions of migration studies and social movements in Europe and the Middle East. He is author of monographs on “Transformations of Islamisms in Egypt and Tunisia in the context of the Arab Spring” (Nomos – forthcoming with Tonta). He has also published numerous articles in scientific journals including Patterns of Prejudice, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Social Compass and Gender, Place and Culture.