Publications and communications of Jean-Michel Lafleur

Theses and dissertations

Doctoral thesis

Lafleur, J.-M. (2008). Political Transnationalism and the State. Unpublished doctoral thesis, IEP Paris, Paris, France.
Jury: Martiniello, M. (Promotor), ... Badie, B. (Promotor).

Publications

Books

Written alone

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). Transnational Politics and the State. The External Voting Rights of Diasporas. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203077283

Lafleur, J.-M. (2005). Le transnationalisme politique. Pouvoir des communautés immigrées dans leurs pays d'accueil et pays d'origine. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Academia Bruylant.

Written in collaboration

Lafleur, J.-M., Marfouk, A., & Fadil, N. (2018). Migratie in België in 21 vragen en antwoorden. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Marfouk, A. (2017). Pourquoi l’immigration? 21 questions que se posent les Belges sur les migrations internationales au XXIe siècle. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Academia-L’Harmattan.

Direction and/or edition of collective works and journal's special issues

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (Eds.). (2020). Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 3) A Focus on Non-EU Sending States. (IMISCOE Research Series). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51237-8

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (Eds.). (2020). Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 2) Comparing Consular Services and Diaspora Policies. (IMISCOE Research Series). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51245-3

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (Eds.). (2020). Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 1) Comparing Access to Welfare Entitlements. (IMISCOE Research Series). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51241-5

Gioconda, H., Lafleur, J.-M., & Isabel, Y. D. C. (Eds.). (2018). Migraciones internacionales en Bolivia y Ecuador: crisis global, Estado y desarrollo. Quito, Ecuador: FLACSO Ecuador.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (Eds.). (2017). South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4

Lafleur, J.-M. (Ed.). (2012). Diáspora y voto en el exterior. La participación política de los emigrantes bolivianos en las elecciones de su país de origen. Barcelone, Spain: CIDOB.

Yépez del Castillo, I., Ledo, C., & Lafleur, J.-M. (Eds.). (2012). Nuevas dinámicas en la migración cachabambina. Trayectorias, reconfiguraciones familiares y transnacionalismo. Cochabamba, Bolivia: Universidad de Cochabamba.

Lafleur, J.-M. (Ed.). (2011). The Transnational Political Participation of Latino Migrants in Europe. International Migration, 49 (3), 1-189.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Martiniello, M. (Eds.). (2009). The Transnational Political Participation of Immigrants A Transatlantic Perspective. Routledge.

Martiniello, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (Eds.). (November 2008). Ethnic Minorities'Cultural Practices as Forms of Political Expression. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 34 (8), 1191-1335.

Martiniello, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (Eds.). (May 2008). Transnational Politics from a Transatlantic perspective. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 31 (4), 646-841.

Articles in scientific journals

With peer reviewing

Arnaut, K., Lafleur, J.-M., Fadil, N., Mandin, J., & Alloul, J. (13 May 2020). Leaving Europe: New Crises, Entrenched Inequalities and Alternative Routes of Social Mobility. Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 18 (3), 261-269. doi:10.1080/15562948.2020.1759751

Arrighi, J.-T., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Where and why can expatriates vote in regional elections? A comparative analysis of regional electoral practices in Europe and North America. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1409164

Østergaard-Nielsen, E., Ciornei, I., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Why do parties support emigrant voting rights? European Political Science Review, 11 (3), 377-394. doi:10.1017/S1755773919000171

Lafleur, J.-M., & Duchesne, J. (2018). Migration de retour, genre et remises sociales : le retour des migrantes boliviennes d’Espagne durant la crise économique. Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 33 (2-3), 183-201.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Mescoli, E. (2018). Creating Undocumented EU Migrants through Welfare: A Conceptualization of Undeserving and Precarious Citizenship. Sociology, 52 (3), 480-496. doi:10.1177/0038038518764615

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vivas Romero, M. (2018). Combining transnational and intersectional approaches to immigrants' social protection: The case of Andean families' access to health. Comparative Migration Studies, 6 (14). doi:10.1186/s40878-018-0073-7

Vintila, C.-D., Lafleur, J.-M., & Nikolic, L. (2018). Report on the political participation of mobile EU citizens: Belgium. Global Citizenship Observatory, 13, 1-33.

Boccagni, P., Lafleur, J.-M., & Levitt, P. (2016). Transnational Politics as Cultural Circulation: Toward a Conceptual Understanding of Migrant Political Participation on the Move. Mobilities, 11 (3), 444-463. doi:10.1080/17450101.2014.1000023

Gsir, S., Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2016). Migration policy reforms in the context of economic and political crises: the case of Belgium. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42 (10), 1651-1669. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2016.1162352

Lafleur, J.-M. (2016). Enjeux de la représentation et de la participation politique des émigrés dans leur pays d’origine : Vers une citoyenneté politique externe ? Social Science Information Studies, 55 (4), 446-460. doi:10.1177/0539018416658153

Lafleur, J.-M. (2015). The enfranchisement of citizens abroad: variations and explanations. Democratization, 22 (5), 840-860. doi:10.1080/13510347.2014.979163

Lafleur, J.-M., & Sanchez-Dominguez, M. (2015). The political choices of emigrants voting in home country elections: A socio-political analysis of the electoral behaviour of Bolivian external voters. Migration Studies, 3 (2), 155-181.

Lafleur, J.-M. (June 2013). Le vote à distance des migrants mexicains : quel impact pour la diaspora dans le champ politique du pays d'origine? Politique Américaine, 21, 143-164.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). La participation politique transnationale des Belges expatriés: Un cas d’exportation des divisions ethniques? Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 29 (2), 115-135.

Lafleur, J.-M. (June 2011). The Transnational Political Participation of Latin American and Caribbean Migrants Residing in Europe. International Migration, 49 (3), 1-9. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2435.2011.00688.x

Lafleur, J.-M., & Calderon Chelius, L. (June 2011). Assessing Emigrant Participation in Home Country Elections: The Case of Mexico’s 2006 Presidential Election. International Migration, 49 (3), 99-124. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2435.2010.00682.x

Lafleur, J.-M. (2011). Why do states enfranchise citizens abroad? Comparative insights from Mexico, Italy and Belgium. Global Networks, 11 (4), 481-501. doi:10.1111/j.1471-0374.2011.00332.x

Lafleur, J.-M., & Martiniello, M. (2010). Si se puede! Music, musicians and Latino Vote at the 2008 US Presidential Election. Migrações, (7), 213-229.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Martiniello, M. (2010). Musica, musicos e o voto latino na eleiçao presidencial americana del 2008. Migrações, (7), 229-247.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2009). L'extension des droits politiques aux citoyens vivant à l'extérieur du territoire national à l'ère de la migration transnationale. EUI Working Papers, (28), 1-21.

Martiniello, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2009). Musiques, musiciens et participation électorale des citoyens issus de l’immigration. Le cas des élections présidentielles américaines de 2008. Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 25 (2), 101-118.

Martiniello, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (November 2008). Ethnic Minorities’ Cultural Practices as Forms of Political Expression : A Review of the Literature and a Theoretical discussion on Music. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 34 (8), 1191-1215. doi:10.1080/13691830802364809

Martiniello, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (May 2008). Towards a transatlantic dialogue in the study of immigrant political transnationalism. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 31 (4), 645-663. doi:10.1080/01419870701784471

Lafleur, J.-M. (2005). « ¿Bienvenidos a Miami ? ». La politique cubaine américaine de 1959 à 2004. Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 21 (3), 149-177.

Without peer reviewing

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stangherlin, G. (2016). Les Nouveaux Liégeois. Migrations et Transformations Urbaines. Dérivations: pour le Débat Urbain, (3), 194-203.

Bousetta, H., Lafleur, J.-M., & Martiniello, M. (2016). Permanence de l'utilitarisme. Politique, Revue de Débats, 94 (mars-avril2016), 28-31.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2010). External Voting and Voter Turnout: A Discussion on Migrants Decisions to Register and Vote in Home Country Elections. CEDEM Working Paper Series.

Chapters in collective works (including proceedings published in collective works)

With peer reviewing

Arrighi, J.-T., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2020). Diaspora Policies, Consular Services and Social Protection for French Citizens Abroad. In J.-M. Lafleur & C.-D. Vintila, Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 2)comparing Consular Services and Diaspora Policies (pp. 193-206). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51245-3_11

Caldarini, C., & Lafleur, J.-M. (Crit. Ed.). (2020). Diaspora Policies and Social Protection in Italy. In J.-M. Lafleur (Ed.), Migration and social protection in Europe and beyond: comparing consular services and diaspora policies (Volume 2). Springer.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (2020). Do EU Member States Care About their Diasporas’ Access to Social Protection? A Comparison of Consular and Diaspora Policies across EU27. In J.-M. Lafleur & C.-D. Vintila, Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 2): Comparing Consular Services and Diaspora Policies (IMISCOE Research Series, pp. 1-31). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51245-3_1

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2020). The Immigration-Emigration Nexus in Non-EU Sending States: A Focus on Welfare Entitlements, Consular Services, and Diaspora Policies. In J.-M. Lafleur & C.-D. Vintila, M Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 3): A Focus on Non-EU Sending States (IMISCOE Research Series, pp. 1-39). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51237-8_1

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2020). Migration and Access to Welfare Benefits in the EU: The Interplay between Residence and Nationality. In J.-M. Lafleur & C.-D. Vintila, Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 1): Comparing Access to Welfare Entitlements (IMISCOE Research Series, pp. 1-32). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51241-5_1

Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Migration and State Concerns about the Emigration & Welfare of their Citizens. In C. Inglis, B. Khadria, ... W. Li, Sage Handbook of International Migration (pp. 575-591). Thousand Oaks, United States - California: Sage.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2018). Southern European Migration Towards Northern Europe. In IEMed, IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2018 (pp. 325-328). Barcelona, Spain: IEMED.

Bousetta, H., Lafleur, J.-M., & Stangherlin, G. (2018). Ville multi-inter-culturelle ? Discours, pratiques, réalités. In R. Brahy, E. Dumont, P. Fontaine, ... C. Ruelle, Regards sur la ville. Echanges et réflexions à partir de Liège (pp. 69-89). Liège, Belgium: Presses Universitaires de Liège.

Herrera, G., Lafleur, J.-M., & Yépez del Castillo, I. (2018). Introducción: Migraciones andinas, desarrollo y transformación social. In G. Herrera, J.-M. Lafleur, ... I. Yépez del Castillo (Eds.), Migraciones internacionales en Bolivia y Ecuador: crisis global, Estado y desarrollo (pp. 1-22). Quito, Ecuador: Flacso Ecuador.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Representación y participación política de población migrante en sus países de origen: ¿hacia una ciudadanía política exterior? In J.-M. Lafleur, I. Yépez del Castillo, ... G. Herrera (Ed.), Migraciones internacionales en Bolivia y Ecuador: crisis global, Estado y desarrollo (pp. 61-81). Quito, Ecuador: Flacso Ecuador.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2018). Migration sud-européenne vers l’Europe du Nord. In IEMED, Annuaire IEMed de la Méditerranée 2018 (pp. 352-355). Barcelone, Spain: IEMED.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Lizin, O. (2017). Transnational Health Insurances as Social Remittances: The Case of Congolese Immigrants in Belgium. In N. Magdalena & S. E. I. Vojin (Eds.), Migration and Social Remittances in a Global Europe (pp. 211-234). London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2017). Restrictions on Access to Social Protection by New Southern European Migrants in Belgium. In J.-M. Lafleur & M. Stanek, South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis (pp. 99-121). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_7

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2017). Lessons from the South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis. In J.-M. Lafleur & M. Stanek, South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis (pp. 215-224). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_12

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2017). EU Migration and the Economic Crisis: Concepts and Issues. In J.-M. Lafleur & M. Stanek, South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis (pp. 1-14). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_1

Lafleur, J.-M., Stanek, M., & Veira, A. (2017). South-North Labour Migration Within the Crisis-Affected European Union: New Patterns, New Contexts and New Challenges. In J.-M. Lafleur & M. Stanek, South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis (pp. 193-214). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_11

Stanek, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2017). Emigración de españoles en la UE: pautas, implicaciones y retos futuros. In Sánchez-Montijano, J. Arrango (Ed.), R. Mahia (Ed.), ... D. Moya Malapeira (Ed.), La inmigración en el ojo del huracán (pp. 180-205). Barcelone, Spain: CIDOB.

Hinojosa Gordonava, A., Domenech, E., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2016). The external voting right of Bolivians abroad: What role for emigrants in regime transformation in their homeland? In G. Emmerich & V. Alarcon Olguin, Sufragio Transnacional y Extraterritorial Experiencias Comparadas (pp. 115-131). Mexico, Mexico: Insituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos.

Barbulescu, R., Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2015). Intra-European Mobility: Patterns of Immigration Flows and Policies. In P. Europa, Western Europe 2016 (pp. 35-39). Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Lafleur, J.-M., Ledo, C., & Yepez, I. (2015). El impacto de las migraciones cochabambinas en el marco de las transformaciones globales de las migraciones. In C. Solé, S. Parella, ... A. Petroff (Eds.), Las migraciones bolivianas en la encrucijada interdisciplinar: evolución, cambios y tendencias (pp. 30-54). Barcelona, Spain: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Lafleur, J.-M., Martiniello, M., & Rea, A. (2015). Une brève histoire migratoire de la Belgique. In G. Simon (Ed.), Dictionnaire des migrations internationales (pp. 24-29). Paris, France: Armand Colin.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Yépez del Castillo, I. (2014). Transnacionalismo y circulación migratoria: dos visiones para repensar el vínculo entre migración y desarrollo. In G. Herrera, El vínculo entre migración y desarrollo a debate Miradas desde Ecuadory América Latina (pp. 71-94). Flacso Ecuador.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). Regime change in Mexico and the transformation of state-diaspora relations. In M. Collyer (Ed.), Policies and Ideologies of Emigrant Engagement. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave.

Without peer reviewing

Lafleur, J.-M., & Marfouk, A. (2018). "Les immigrés profitent plus de notre système social qu'ils n'y contribuent". In Le Forum - Bruxelles contres les inégalités, Pauvrophobie. Petite encyclopédie des idées reçues sur la pauvreté (pp. 199-201). Bruxelles, Belgium: Luc Pirre.

Brey, E., Stürckow, I., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2012). El voto de los migrantes bolivianos en Madrid: un asunto privado con impacto transnacional. In J.-M. Lafleur (Ed.), Diáspora y voto en el exterior: La participación política de los emigrantes bolivianos en las elecciones de su país de origen (pp. 65-90). Barcelona, Spain: CIDOB.

Hinojosa Gordonava, A., Domenech, E., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2012). Surgimiento y desarrollo del “voto en el exterior” en el “proceso de cambio” boliviano. In J.-M. Lafleur (Ed.), Diáspora y voto en el exterior: La participación política de los emigrantes bolivianos en las elecciones de su país de origen (pp. 39-64). Barcelona, Spain: CIDOB.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2012). Introducción: Transnacionalismo, diáspora y voto en el exterior. In J.-M. Lafleur (Ed.), Diáspora y voto en el exterior. La participación política de los emigrantes bolivianos en las elecciones de su país de origen (pp. 15-38). Barcelona, Spain: CIDOB.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2012). Ciudadanos en el exterior y participación electoral transnacional: Lecciones de la primera experiencia boliviana de voto en el exterior en las elecciones presidenciales del 2009. In J.-M. Lafleur (Ed.), Diáspora y voto en el exterior. La participación política de los emigrantes bolivianos en las elecciones de su país de origen (pp. 151-178). Barcelona, Spain: CIDOB.

Lafleur, J.-M., & von Arx, E. (2012). “¡Basta con Evo!” El voto boliviano en Nueva York. In J.-M. Lafleur (Ed.), Diáspora y voto en el exterior: La participación política de los emigrantes bolivianos en las elecciones de su país de origen (pp. 129-150). Barcelona, Spain: CIDOB.

Beaufays, J., Swenden, W., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2005). Identité(s) socio-culturelle(s) et fédéralisme (a)symétrique. In Fédéralisme: Construire l’harmonie dans la diversité, partage de bonnes pratiques. Bruxelles, Belgium: SPF Affaires étrangères.

Book reviews

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). Book review: Beyond Dutch Borders: Transnational Politics among Colonial Migrants, Guest Workers and the Second Generation. Contemporary Sociology: a Journal of Reviews, 42, 750. doi:10.1177/0094306113499713i

Lafleur, J.-M. (December 2008). Book review: Nouvelles migrations latino-américaines en Europe. Bilan et défis edited by Isabel Yepez and Gioconda Herrera. European Journal of Development Research, 20 (4), 739-742.

Reports

Research reports

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (2020). Consular Assistance for Citizens in Distress: A Comparison of National Policies of EU Member States, Switzerland and the UK. ULiège - Université de Liège.

Lafleur, J.-M., Marfouk, A., Devriendt, T. (Other coll.), Kervyn, E. (Other coll.), Leclipteur, L. (Other coll.), Van Roeyen, P. (Other coll.), & Verniers, E. (Other coll.). (2019). A common home. Migration and development in Belgium. Caritas International.

Lafleur, J.-M., Marfouk, A., Kervyn, E. (Other coll.), Leclipteur, L. (Other coll.), Van Roeyen, P. (Other coll.), Verniers, E. (Other coll.), & Devriendt, T. (Other coll.). (2019). Ons gemeenschappelijk huis. Migratie en ontwikkeling in België. Caritas International.

Lafleur, J.-M., Marfouk, A., Verniers, E. (Other coll.), Devriendt, T. (Other coll.), Kervyn, E. (Other coll.), Leclipteur, L. (Other coll.), & Van Roeyen, P. (Other coll.). (2019). Penser une maison commune. Migration et développement en Belgique. Caritas International.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). Access to Electoral Rights Belgium. (RSCAS/EUDO-CIT-ER 2013/4). Florence, Italy: European University Institute.

Learning materials

Lafleur, J.-M., & Wiliquet, C. (Other coll.). (2019). Migration et droits sociaux. (Eclosio).

Legast, E., Matagne, G., Kéfer, F., Dohet, J., Lafleur, J.-M., Evraud, M., Brouwez, C., & Wiliquet, C. (2019). Protection Sociale: droit acquis? (Eclosio). Liège, Belgium: Eclosio.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2016). Les migrants comme acteurs de développement: Réalité, illusions, instrumentalisation. SOS Faim.

Unpublished communications

Scientific congresses and symposiums with international audience

On request

Lafleur, J.-M. (02 March 2021). Immigrants’ Access to Welfare across EU27: Comparative Insights from the ERC-funded project MiTSoPro. Paper presented at Jean-Michel LAFLEUR, Brussels, Belgium.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Migration & the Transnationalization of Social Protection. Paper presented at GRITIM Research Seminar, Barcelona, Spain.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vivas Romero, M. (18 May 2017). Combining Transnational and intersectional Approaches in Migration Research: The Case of Andean Families' Access to Social Protection. Paper presented at TRANSMIC Conference ‘Migration, Rights and Citizenship: Coming Full Circle in a Challenging Environment.’, Florence, Italy.

Lafleur, J.-M. (11 November 2011). Voting across borders. Challenges and Opportunities for the Emigrants and their Host and Home societies. Paper presented at Leiden University Conference on "Strengthening Knowledge of and Dialogue with the Muslim World', Leiden, Netherlands.

Lafleur, J.-M. (26 May 2011). Exporting Ethnic Divisions? The Political Participation of Belgian Citizens Abroad. Paper presented at IMISCOE Conference on "Migrants and External Voting in the EU: New Prospects and Challenges for Research and Policy-making", Academia Belgica, Rome, Italy.

On personal proposal

De Heusch, F., Wenger, C.-A., & Lafleur, J.-M. (07 July 2021). “A right for body repatriation": Comparing Senegalese and Tunisian migrants and States’ transnational engagement around death during the pandemic. Paper presented at 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference (online).

Lafleur, J.-M. (27 June 2019). Comparing social entitlements for immigrants and emigrants across the EU. Paper presented at IMISCOE Annual conference, Malmö, Sweden.

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). The Value of Citizenship in Access to Social Protection: Conceptual and Methodological Challenge. Paper presented at 2019 Globalcit Annual Conference, Florence, Italy.

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Migration and social protection in Europe: comparing consular services and diaspora policies. Paper presented at International Workshop Central European Diasporas in Western Europe: 15 years since the EU’s Eastern enlargement: political and social dynamics, Warsaw, Poland.

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Migrants’ access to welfare in the EU: comparing social protection regimes for immigrants and emigrants. Paper presented at ECPR Joint Sessions Mons, Mons, Belgium.

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Social protection entitlements for migrants in the EU: mapping the interplay between residence and nationality in accessing social benefits. Paper presented at 2018 GLOBALCIT Annual Conference, Florence, Italy.

Vintila, C.-D., Lafleur, J.-M., & Konstantinidou, A. (2018). Welfare chauvinism revisited: immigrant social protection regimes and public contestation of mobility in the European Union. Paper presented at 25th World Congress of Political Science of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Brisbane, Australia.

Vintila, C.-D., Lafleur, J.-M., & Konstantinidou, A. (2018). Social protection entitlements for migrants in the EU: the effect of residence and nationality on access to social benefits. Paper presented at Workshop Resurgences of national citizenship in Europe? Brexit and other restrictions, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Vintila, C.-D., Lafleur, J.-M., & Konstantinidou, A. (2018). Immigrant social protection regimes in the European Union. Paper presented at ECPR SGEU Conference, Paris, France.

Lafleur, J.-M., Vintila, C.-D., & Konstantinidou, A. (01 December 2017). Migration and Transnational Social Protection in (post) crisis Europe- Presentation of the MiTSoPro Project. Paper presented at MiTSoPro Project Workshop.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Mescoli, E. (September 2016). Creating undocumented EU migrants through welfare: The case of Belgium. Paper presented at 2016 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Philadelphia, United States - Pennsylvania.

Mescoli, E., & Lafleur, J.-M. (June 2016). Welfare and the creation of Undocumented EU migrants in Belgium. Paper presented at 13TH IMISCOE ANNUAL CONFERENCE.

Lafleur, J.-M. (26 September 2013). London or New York? Mobility Options of Young Belgians in Times of Crises. Paper presented at IMISCOE Annual conference: "Crisis and Migration – Perceptions, Challenges and Consequences", Malmö, Sweden.

Lafleur, J.-M. (06 October 2010). External Voting and migrants’ political influence in the home country. Paper presented at Metropolis Conference on "Justice and Migration: Paradoxes of Belonging", The Hague, Netherlands.

Scientific conferences in universities or research centers

De Heusch, F., Wenger, C.-A., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2021). « Un droit au rapatriement de dépouilles ?" Une comparaison de l'engagement transnational des États et migrants sénégalais et tunisiens autour de la mort. Paper presented at Vieillir et mourir en diaspora (online).

Vintila, C.-D., Lafleur, J.-M., Konstantinidou, A., Mandin, J., Stanek, M., Wenger, C.-A., Yener-Roderburg, I., & De Heusch, F. (24 June 2020). Protecting the diaspora? COVID 19 and the emergency policy measures of European countries for their citizens abroad. Paper presented at UNIC Lecture Series Migration and Corona.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vivas Romero, M. (29 June 2017). Tracing Transnational and intersectional inequalities in immigrants families’ access to social protection: The case of Andean families’ in Brussels. Paper presented at IMISCOE Annual Conference, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Konstantinidou, A. (25 April 2017). Renewing the Social Protection Agenda in Europe. Paper presented at WHAT FUTURE FOR IMMIGRANT SOCIAL PROTECTION IN EUROPE?, Brussels, Belgium.

Lafleur, J.-M. (19 September 2013). The Enfranchisement of Citizens Abroad in a Comparative Perspective. Paper presented at Political Rights in the Age of Globalization, St Gallen, Switzerland.

Lafleur, J.-M. (13 October 2011). Le vote à distance des migrants mexicains: Quel impact pour la diaspora dans le champ politique du pays d'origine? Paper presented at Paris VIII - Conference on "Etats-Unis Mexique : la frontière au défi de la mondialisation", Paris, France.

Martiniello, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (29 June 2006). Ethnic Minorities Cultural Practices as Forms of Political Expression: a review of the literature and a theoretical discussion on Music. Paper presented at Workshop IMISCOE Cluster B6 – Ethnic, Cultural and Religious Diversity Stream 2 - Ethnic Minority and Immigrants Cultural Productions as Forms of Political Expression, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Scientific congresses and symposiums with national audience

De Heusch, F., Wenger, C.-A., & Lafleur, J.-M. (22 March 2022). "États et diasporas face à la mort en migration: une analyse comparée des cas sénégalais et tunisien avant et pendant la pandémie de la Covid-19". Paper presented at Séminaire Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale et Culturelle (LASC).

Lafleur, J.-M. (27 November 2019). EU Migrants & the Welfare State Control or Protection? (keynote speech). Paper presented at 10 Year Anniversary of the Emigration Observatory ISCTE ULisboa.

Lafleur, J.-M. (09 April 2019). Migrants’ Access to Welfare in the EU: Comparing Social Protection Regimes for Immigrants and Emigrants. Paper presented at ECPR Joint Sessions.

Lafleur, J.-M. (21 March 2019). Transformaciones en el acceso de los inmigrantes a la protección social. Paper presented at IEMED Conference Series.

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Migration and access to welfare in Belgium and other EU Member States: a comparative perspective regarding the interplay between residence and nationality. Paper presented at 2019 Conference Belgium: The State of the Federation, Brussels, Belgium.

Lafleur, J.-M. (14 September 2018). Publishing in migration and mobility journals (keynote speech). Paper presented at NCCR on the Move Graduate conference.

Lafleur, J.-M. (25 August 2018). Immigrant social protection regimes in the European Union. Paper presented at ECPR Annual Conference.

Lafleur, J.-M., Konstantinidou, A., & Vintila, C.-D. (June 2018). Building a database on diaspora policies and social protection. Paper presented at IMISCOE Annual Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Lafleur, J.-M. (May 2018). Welfare Policies as Migration Control:

The Case of EU Migrants (keynote speech). Paper presented at Once on the move, always on the move ?, Berlin, Germany.

Lafleur, J.-M. (26 April 2018). Can diasporas shape homeland health policies? Paper presented at Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond, Germany.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Mescoli, E. (2017). Deserving EU citizenship: The case of undocumented Italian migrants in Belgium. Paper presented at Deservingness - power, morality and inequality in contemporary Europe and beyond Friday.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (29 November 2016). Analytical Challenges in the Study of South-North Intra-EU Mobility. Paper presented at Towards More Agile Social Statistics, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Lafleur, J.-M. (01 October 2015). Le droit de vote à distance: Emergence d'un objet de recherche et apport au champ de la sociologie électorale. Paper presented at VOTING AT A DISTANCE: ELECTORS AND ELECTIONS IN A TRANSNATIONAL CONTEXT, Paris, France.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Arrighi, J.-T. (06 September 2015). Citizens abroad and Regional Elections: A diffusionist Perspective. Paper presented at Conference of University Association for Contemporary European Studies, Bilbao, Spain.

Bermudez Torres, A., & Lafleur, J.-M. (22 June 2015). Diaspora Contributions to Democratic Processes at Home: The External Vote of Andean Migrants. Paper presented at 13e Congrès National de l'Association Française de Science Politique, Aix-en-Provence, France.

Demart, S., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). Influence without votes”: The transnational political practices of the Congolese diaspora and its impact on home and host country politics. Paper presented at Fifth European Conference on African Studies, Lisbon, Portugal.

Lafleur, J.-M. (08 October 2010). Why do states grant external voting privileges to their citizens residing abroad? Paper presented at Latin American Studies Association Congres on "Crisis, response, recovery", Toronto, Canada.

Lafleur, J.-M. (05 May 2010). Dual Citizenship and Home-country Voting. Paper presented at Columbia University's Forum on "Transnational Relations among Immigrants and their Countries of Origin", New York, United States - New York.

Promotion and popularisation of research

General audience and popularisation articles

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). The left remains too often fixated on denouncing issues, without providing any creative solutionsThe left remains too often fixated on denouncing issues, without providing any creative solutions. Progressive Post, (9), p. 16-19.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Migrants’ Access to Social Protection after Trump and Brexit: What Role for Sending Societies? EULAC Newsletter, (2), p. 17-18.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). La gauche se contente trop souvent de dénoncer les problèmes, sans fournir aucune solutions créatives. Progressive Post, (9), p. 16-19.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Avoir un débat raisonné sur l’immigration. Démocratie, (1), p. 13-15.