Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina hosts the II meeting of the Jean Monnet Network - BRIDGE


On March 9, 2021, the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina held the II Jean Monnet Network Seminar – BRIDGE. Organized by professors Aline Beltrame de Moura, coordinator of the BRIDGE Project, and Sandra Negro from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, the conference addressed the theme “Migration and Citizenship in the European Union and Latin America”.

The event's activities were divided into two distinct moments: the debates promoted by the Seminar, which included the participation of various authorities specialized in the subject, and the presentation of the papers that took place at the Workshop, which brought together professors and researchers of different nationalities.

The Seminar was attended by the Member of the European Parliament, Margarida Marques; Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation in Brazil, Ana Beatriz Martins; the Regional Policy and Coordination Officer of the International Organization for Migration (IOM - South America), Ezequiel Texidó; the Deputy Representative of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Brazil, Federico Martinez; the Legal Adviser on Immigration at Unión Sindical Obrera in Spain, Max Adam Romero; and the former employee of Argentina's Dirección de Migraciones and professor at the Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Emiliano Bursese.

The Workshop featured the presentation of 16 (sixteen) papers previously selected through the Call for Papers organized by the Scientific Committee composed of Aline Beltrame de Moura (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina), Sandra Negro (Universidad de Buenos Aires) and Elisa Chiaretto, (Università degli Studi di Padova).

The selected articles were written by researchers from 17 (seventeen) different universities. The presentation was divided into four panels moderated by professors Nuno Cunha Rodrigues (University of Lisbon), Beatriz Campuzano Días (Universidad de Sevilla) Joana Stelzer (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina) Naiara Posenato (Università degli Studi di Milano) all members of the BRIDGE Project.

The closing of the Workshop included considerations by Professor Walter Arévalo-Ramírez (Universidad del Rosario).

The best articles will be published in the second edition of the Latin America Journal of European Studies and the first two articles, selected by the Organizing Committee, will also receive a prize equivalent to EUR 250 each. The other articles will be published in the Annals of the event organized by Editora Emais.

The entire event is available on the BRIDGE Project YouTube channel:

Seminar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmdgOOgkj8c

Workshop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUwubdisVPw