Somi Symposium on citizenship and collective action surveys 

Tuesday 7 July 2015, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, Paris

Venue: Institut du monde anglophone, 5, rue de l'école de médecine, 75006 Paris (Salle 16)

Contact: Romain Garbaye- and Ariane Chebel D'Appollonia-


9.00-9.30 am: Welcome address and introduction by Romain Garbaye (Sorbonne Nouvelle) and Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia (Rutgers)

9.30-10.00 am : perspectives on Muslims in the US after 9/11
Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia (Rutgers)

10.00 am-11.00 am : Bangladeshis in Tower Hamlets : the controversial successes of ethno-religious participation in local representative democracy
Romain Garbaye and Donia Touihri-Mebarek (Sorbonne Nouvelle)

11.00-11.15: Coffee break

11.15-12.15 : Nigerian associations in the UK : bridging the cultural and policy gaps and ‘gaining strength in unity
Catherine Puzzo (Université Jean Jaurès-Toulouse)

12.15-2.00 pm : LUNCH

2.00-3.00 pm : Strategies of Community Mobilization and Assertiveness amongst London’s Sikh Communities 
Vincent Latour (Université Jean Jaurès-Toulouse) and Nada Afiouni (Université du Havre)

3.00-4.00 pm : Latino Mobilization in New York: Conventional/ Unconventional Methods
Karina Saldivar (Long Island University, Brooklyn)

4.00-4.15 pm : Coffee break

4.15 pm : The Spectrum of Forms of Mobilization in Response to Intensified Immigration “Enforcement” in Tucson, Arizona (circa 2014)
James Cohen (Sorbonne Nouvelle)

4.45-6.00 pm : general discussion on the case studies and preparation of the 2016 final conference
discussion led by Simon Reich (Rutgers)

7.00 pm : Symposium dinner


Nada Afiouni (Maître de Conférences, Université du Havre)
Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia (Professor, Rutgers University, SoMI coordinator)
James Cohen (Professor, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)
Romain Garbaye (Professor, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, SoMI coordinator)
Vincent Latour (Professor, Université Jean Jaurès-Toulouse)
Catherine Puzzo (Maître de Conférences, Université Jean Jaurès-Toulouse)
Simon Reich (Professor, Rutgers University)
Karina Saldivar (Assistant Professor, Long Island University, Brooklyn)
Donia Touihri-Mebarek (PhD., Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)

Securitisation of Migrant Integration 
Lessons from the US and UK