Seven years after Polish accession to the EU

‘New academic and trade union perspectives on Polish migration and foreign workers in the UK’, 25 November 2011, Embassy of the Republic of Poland (London)

Seven years after the EU enlargement the debates over the impact of migration from Poland on British social and cultural landscape are still ranging on. This conference aims to provide a forum for debate on the subject of Poles in the UK.
The event will include the presentation of the latest issue of Studia-Migracyjne Przegląd Polonijny, an academic journal published by the Polish Academy of Sciences. The Special Issue edited by Dr. Michal P. Garapich from University of Roehampton is devoted entirely to social, cultural and economic aspects of migratory flows between Poland and the UK. The issue includes a paper by Alessio D’Angelo and Louise Ryan on ‘Polish Parents and Children in Schools’.

The conference is free but places are limited. For further information and to book a place: magdalena.kozak@msz.gov.pl (registration closes on Tuesday, 22nd November)

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Evaluation of Day-Mer educational services – community event

On Friday 18th November (2-4 pm), Day-Mer Turkish and Kurdish community centre will host a community event to launch and discuss the preliminary summary report of a research project conducted by Middlesex University (D’angelo et al.). The study included an evaluation of Day-Mer’s educational services as well as a broader discussion of the role of BME community organisatins in education. The final report will be launched at an academic conference organised by Middlesex on December 2nd.

For further information on this community event contact Day-Mer (info@daymer.org) or a.dangelo@mdx.ac.uk.