Visiting Researcher – Guest Workshop 'Regional Migration Governance in Africa: Concepts, trends and policies', German Development Institute (DIE), Bonn, Germany. 11-12.12.2017.
Research Seminar Department of Geography, University of Sheffield. Presenting the paper ‘The Affective and Intimate Life of the Family Migration Visa’, with Dr Joe Turner. 05.12.2017
‘Regional Solidarity and Refugee Resettlement in Brazil and Chile’. Invited talk at the White Rose Funded Workshop ‘Understanding Solidarity Amid Refugee Crises’. University of York. 10.11.2017
Guest Speaker, ‘Crossings: Stories of Migration’ at the Showroom Cinema. Event organised as part of Migration Matters Festival. 23.06.2017
Guest Speaker, ‘Festival of Debate: Does Solidarity with Refugees Matter?’ organised by the White Rose Network ‘Understanding Solidarity amid refugee crises’. 21.06.2017
Seminar ‘Reasentamiento en Chile y Brasil’. Observatorio de Desigualdades, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago Chile. 05.01.2017
‘The limits and opportunities of regional solidarity: Exploring refugee resettlement in South America’. Expert Panel 3: The Role of Regional and Inter-State Cooperation in Providing Protection and Securing Political Stability in Transit and Host States. Global Governance Initiative, The Hague Institute. The Netherlands. 07-09.12.2016
‘Challenges in Fieldwork’. Invited to present at the workshop ‘ Fieldwork in Latin America’ organised by the Postgraduate in Latin American Studies (PILAS). 22.11.2016
Speaker ‘Arrivals: Making Sheffield Home’, Festival of Social Sciences 2016. Members of the University of Sheffield's Migration Research Group joined some of the migrants featured in the exhibition ‘Arrivals’ in conversation. 09.11.2016
‘The unsettlement journey’ Exploring the resettlement of Palestinian and Colombian refugees in Chile and Brazil. Refugee Resettlement Conference. Sussex Centre for Migration Research, Sussex University, Brighton, United Kingdom. 14-16.09.2016
Speaker ‘Britain After Brexit?’ Teach-in-event organised by the Department of Politics, University of Sheffield. 27.04.2016.
Discussant 'Politics in the Pub: To Calais and Back - Experiences of a refugee camp volunteer'. 9.03.2016
‘How UK are you?’ Event co-organised with Dr Chris Roast (Sheffield Hallam University) for the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences 2015. 8-9.11.2015
‘Research in refugee resettlement. Reflections from the field’. Seminar’ to participants of the project “Perspectiva Político-Normativas para a Proteção dos Direitos Humanos dos Imigrantes no Brasil” [Guest Talk]. Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil. 12.11.2013.
‘Exílio y Refugio: Experiencias de Reconstrução. Trabalho con refugiados colombianos reassentados no Rio Frande do Sul e no Chile: construção social do medo e experiencias de integração’ Seminar at Projeto SIG Intervençoes. Porto Alegre, Brazil. 3.12.2013
‘Refugee resettlement in Chile: Experiences of Integration’. Research Seminar Bachelor Degree International Studies. UNISINOS University. Porto Alegre, Brazil. 12.11.2013
Vera Espinoza, M. (2020) "La vida politica de los migrantes en Chile: estrategias y desafíos resistiendo prácticas fronterizas" with Ximena Poo (Universidad de Chile), in PanelBordering practices and migration policies in Latin America (co-organised with Luciana Gandini, UNAM). LASA Annual Conference 2020 Améfrica Ladina, vinculando mundos y saberes, tejiendo esperanzas, 13-16.05.2020.
Vera Espinoza, M. (2020) “Architecture and Current Challenges of Refugee Protection in Latin America” with Gabriela Mezzanotti (University of South-Eastern Norway) and Liliana Lyra Jubilut (Universidade Católica de Santos, Brazil). ‘Rethinking the “Regional” in Refugee Law and Policy?’, 4th Annual Conference Refugee Law Initiative, 3-4 June 2019. London, UK.
Vera Espinoza, M. (2019) "Chile and the politicization of migration governance" in Panel 'Governance Issues in present-day Chile', LASA Annual Conference 2019 Nuestra América: Justice and Inclusion, 24-27.05.2019, Boston, US.
Vera Espinoza, M. (2019) “Refugee Integration and ‘durable solutions’ in Latin America” in Panel 28: Displacement and Refugee Protection in Latin America 35 Years after the Cartagena Declaration (Panel Organiser). SLAS Annual Conference 2019, 04-05.04.2019. University of Leicester, UK.
“The production of knowledge on migration in Europe and South America & the relevance of academic research” with Leila Hadj Adbou (European University Institute). 'Transforming Mobility and Immobility: Brexit and Beyond' IMISCOE Spring Conference. 29 March 2019. Sheffield, UK
Vera Espinoza, M. (2018) Making sense of migration governance in South America’s main destination countries: the cases of Argentina, Brazil and Chile. Panel Organiser: Managing mobility: Migration governance in South America. XXXVI Congress: Latin American Studies in a Globalized World. 23- 26.05.2018. Barcelona, Spain.
Vera Espinoza, M (co-authored with Andrew Geddes) (2018) Framing Understandings of International Migration: How Governance Actors Make Sense of Migration in Europe and South America. Book Launch SLAS Annual Conference 2018 22-23.03.2018. University of Southampton, UK.
Vera Espinoza, M (2017) Debating ‘Refugee Integration’: Emerging Perspectives from Latin America. 2nd Annual Conference Refugee Law Initiative Conference, Mass Influx? Law, Policy and large-Scale Movements of Refugees and Migrants. 5-7 June 2017. School of Advance Study, University of London.
Vera Espinoza, M and Phillips, N (2017) Making sense of changes on migration in Mexico: governance in North America. MIGPROSP Conference ‘The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance’, 25-26 May 2017. European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
Vera Espinoza, M (2017) Understanding resettlement through refugee integration: paradoxes between the politics of humanitarianism and the politics of belonging. Panel Organiser: Contemporary Debates on Refugee Resettlement. RSC Conference 2017. Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies, University of Oxford. 16-17.03.2017
Vera Espinoza, M (2016) Researching refugees' experiences of unsettled citizenship in Latin America: A multi-sited mixed-method approach. RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2016, RGS-IBG London, 02.09.2016
Vera Espinoza, M (2016) Politics of resettlement: Expectations and unfulfilled promises in refugee resettlement in Chile and Brazil. XVI IASFM Conference – Rethinking Forced Migration and Displacement: Theory, Policy, and Praxis. Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. 12–15.07.2016
Vera Espinoza, M (2016) A Migrant Researching Refugee Experiences: Power, Privilege and Identities in a Study of Resettlement in Latin America. 2nd Postgraduate Conference on Migration “Looking Beyond the Refugee Crisis” Migration Research at the University of Sheffield. 09.06.2016
Vera Espinoza, M (2015) Forced Migration in Latin America: methodological and ethical challenges researching refugees in urban areas. Migrants in the City Interdisciplinary Conference, The University of Sheffield, 13.10.2015
Vera Espinoza, M. (2015) Unsettled’ citizens: Experiences of Colombian and Palestinians Resettled Refugees in Chile and Brazil. Panel Scales of Citizenship. RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2015, University of Exeter, 2-4.09.2015.
Vera Espinoza, M. (2015) Scales of Fieldwork: Translocal research in two countries and with two refugee communities. RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Mid-Term Conference. The University of Sheffield. 25-26.03.2015
Vera Espinoza, M. (2014) Refugee Protection in South America. Seminar Series, Faculty of Social Science Migration Research Group. University of Sheffield. 13.11.2014
Vera Espinoza, M. (2014) Resettlement in South America: Experiences of Colombians and Palestinians resettled refugees in Chile and Brazil. XV IASFM Conference - Forced Migration and Peace. Universidad Javariana. Bogotá, Colombia. 15–18.07.2014
Vera Espinoza, M. (2014) ‘Outsider or Insider? Negotiating positionality doing fieldwork back at home and abroad in refugee research in Latin America’. Annual PILAS Conference – Where is Latin America heading?, University of Sheffield, 12–13.06.2014
Vera Espinoza, M. (2014) When the Solution is also a Challenge: Reviewing the Resettlement Refugee Model in South America through the Cases of Chile and Brazil. Second Postgraduate Workshop on Refugee Law. Refugee Law Initiative, University of London.
Vera Espinoza, M. (2014) Mapping refugee resettlement in Latin America: actors, processes and expectations in Chile and Brazil. SLAS 2014: 50th Anniversary Conference, Birkbeck, University of London. 1-2.04.2014
Vera Espinoza, M. (2013) En búsqueda de protección: Una revisión del modelo regional de reasentamiento de refugiados en Chile y Brasil. XIV Congreso Internacional sobre Integración Regional, Fronteras y Globalización en el Continente Americano. Porto Alegre, Brazil. 20-22.11.2013
Vera Espinoza, M. (2012) Refugee protection in Latin America, the case of resettlement. Encuentros Paris Conference 2012 “The challenge of knowledge-based development”. July 2012. Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC). Paris, France
Vera Espinoza, M. (2012) Resettlement of refugees in Chile and Brazil. Sheffield International Development Network (SIDNet) 3rd Annual Postgraduate Conference “The challenges for development studies”, The University of Sheffield
Vera Espinoza, M. (2010) The relation between the UNHCR and main donors: challenges to global governance. Poster Presentation. Encuentros 2010. Integrating Chilean Research Worldwide. Cambridge University. 4-6.08.2010.