SIETAR Europa Congress 2017
Dublin, 22-27 May 2017
Pari Namazie, Chairwoman of the Simorgh and current SIETAR Europa President held a presentation at the SIETAR Europa Congress in Dublin on 25 May titled: “A research study on the Iranian migrant community in Europe”.
Further information on the presentation:
• A research study was conducted on the Iranian diaspora and migrant community in Europe with over 900 respondents. The community surveyed including data from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Switzerland. The aim of the study to shed light on a range of issues related to cultural and social integration, societal and political participation, identity (and identity threat), and embeddedness of the Iranian diaspora in Western European societies.
• The findings of the study showed the connection between migration reasons and social integration, the migrants perception of self, community and others, the level of trust in same migrant community, level of political participation, relation between length of period of migration and level of trust and integration.
• The Iranian migrant community was used as a case study with the aim to learn from this community and explore how similar research can be shared and explored with other migrants and migrant communities in Europe.
– hosted a roundtable discussion with other Middle East experts on: “Demystifying the Middle East – Stories, insights and solutions” on Saturday 27 May and
– participated in a panel on “The Interculturalists Responsibility” on Thursday 25 May.
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