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Published on Thursday, April 30, 2009Thursday, April 30, 2009 by Marie Pellen


Vous êtes cordialement invité(e) à la conférence « Immigration, Consumption and Markets » qui se tiendra dans les locaux de l’ESA - Université Lille 2 (1 place Déliot - BP 381 59020 Lille Cedex) les 18 et 19 mai 2009. Cette manifestation réunira des chercheurs de 20 pays afin d’échanger des connaissances sur les questions d’immigration, de consommation et les rôles du marché dans la construction de sociétés interculturelles, dans un esprit de partage interdisciplinaire (les disciplines comme la gestion, la sociologie, la psychologie, l’anthropologie y seront représentées). Ouverte à tous, cette conférence s’inscrit dans le cadre du projet ANR ETHNOS labellisé par le Pôle de compétitivité des « Industries du Commerce » qui s’intéresse aux comportements de consommation des minorités. Elle est organisée par Lille School of Management Research Center. Pour de plus amples détails (programme et modalités d’inscription) : http://www.lsmrc.com/Pole-Marketing/Seminaires-et-conferences-du-Pole-Marketing/


Monday May 18

9.-9.30 AM Conference registration


Session 1 Remittance and cross border relationship

  • Ziad Malas, Salim Azar, Imen Ben Amor: Does immigration change immigrants’ relationships toward materialism and money? Exploring the case of North African immigrants in France.
  • Melissa Siegel: Immigrant integration and remittance channel choice.
  • Lisa Peñaloza: Here, there and beyond national borders: remittance consumption in transitional families.

Session 2 Ethnic buying and brands

  • Sonia Carcelén García, Belén López Vásquez, Ana Sebastián Morillas, Nuria Villagra García: Latin Amercian immigration in Spain: an opportunity for brands.
  • Ahmad Jamal: Cultural diversity and brand equity creation: the case of ethnic minority consumers in the UK.
  • Eva Kipnis, Krzystof Kubacki, Dariusz Simieniako :The changing landscape of consumer ethnocentrism: evidence from Kazakhstan and Poland.
11.00-11.15 Coffee break

11.15-12.15 Key note address: Barbara Robles (Arizon State University)

12.15-13.30 Lunch break


Session 3 Collective subjects: family and region

  • Onyipreye Ekperi: Power dynamics in immigrant families in Britain and its effect on consumption.
  • Helmut Schneider, Bilgen Coskun,Gülpinar Kelemci Schneider: Effects of the interaction between level of acculturation and societal development on family decision making among Turkish immigrants in Germany: a cross-cultural and cross national study.
  • Delphine Dion, Eric Remy, Lionel Sizt: A phenomenological reading of regional sentiment.

Session 4 Special session: Ethnic media and ethnomarketing

  • Discussion leader: Isabelle Rigoni (session organised by MINORITYMEDIA)
  • Souley Hassane: The Blackness Of The Market Place: infotainment, Advertainment and Identity in the Afro-Caribbean Media in France and the UK.
  • Claire Scopsi: Identity interplay and ‘communication shops’ in Château-Rouge neighbourhood in Paris.
  • Joyce Koeman: Why youth (dis)likes advertising: an examination of advertising beliefs in a culturally diverse market.
15.00-15.30 Coffee break


Session 5 Food consumption

  • Michelle Bergadaà: Culturally marked food: the perspective of first and second generation immigrants.
  • Natacha Calandre, Nicolas Bricas,Claude Fischler: Food and eating patterns of Moroccan and Malian migrants in the wider context of social and cultural mutations: the ALIMI project.
  • Zuzana Chytkova: Consumer acculturation and gender roles: you are what you cook.
  • Amina Beji-Becheur, Nil Özcaglar-Toulouse: Liberty - Egality - Couscous.

Session 6 Special session: Religious evolvements, migrations and markets

  • Discussion leader: Anne Raulin
  • Jean-Pierre Hassoun: Sheet brick dough mass industrialization and diffusion in France (1965-2009). Kosher religious certification stability and market segmentation.
  • Jamel Stambouli: The market of the pilgrimage to Mecca, as it developed in France.
  • Lucine Endelstein: Kosher Markets in Paris: plurality of Judaïsm and the Consumption of Alterity.
  • Sepideh Parsapajouh: From Mosque to Market: religious motivations and consumption of the rural migrants in a Teheran neighborhood.
17.30-19.00 Reception

Tuesday May 19

9.-9.30 AM Conference registration


Session 7 Nostalgia & authenthicity

  • Celina Stamboli, Denis Guiot Nostalgic consumption: the case of food.
  • Krysztof Kubacki, Katarzyna Krot, Ewa Glinska,Dariusz Simieniako: Nostalgia and alcohol consumption: the relationship with homeland cultures.
  • Jason Flores, Deniz Atik: Cross-Border Consumption: different Interpretations of Authenticity.
  • Celina Stamboli, Manel Hadj Hmida: Looking for home in the store shelf:the impact of nostalgia on the immigrant consumption choices.

Session 8 Social issues

  • Nanna Ahlmark, Dorthe Brogård Kristensen: Diabetes and ethnic minorities in Denmark: treatments, illnesses and consumer practices.
  • Norma Montesino: Consumption and social work in Sweden.
  • Manish Priyadarshi: Migration, consumption, market, and cultural changes to poverty:a case study of Delhi slums.
11.00-11.15 Coffee break


Session 9 Conceptual issues

  • Marius K. Luedicke: Consumer acculturation to complex cultures: a review and revision of its key concepts.
  • Julie Emontspool: Beyond ethnic acculturation: migrant multicultural groups.
  • Søren Askegaard, Dannie Kjeldgaard,Eric J. Arnould: ‘Metacculturation’: reflexivity and identity politics in Greenlandic food discourses.

Session 10 Religion revisited

  • Karijn Bonne, Florence Blackler, Wim Verbeke: Religious food consumption: insights from focus groups with halal and kosher meat consumers in Belgium, France and the Netherlands.
  • Samuel K. Bonsu: Singing the Lord’s song in a strange land: negotiating African pentecostal identity in the age of global migrations.
  • Sarah Benmoyal Bouzaglo, Soraya Zouari: Exploration of the linkage between religion and shopping behavior in France.

12.45-14.00 Lunch break

14.00-15.00 Panel discussion: New challenges for research in immigration and acculturation
Eric J. Arnould (University of Wyoming), Samuel K. Bonsu (York University), Lisa Peñaloza (EDHEC)

15.00-15.30 Coffee break


Session 11 Looks!

  • Sondes Zouaghi, Leila Damak: Consumer bodies, cultural appearance and ethnicity: proposal of a conceptual framework.
  • F. Khan: A qualitative analysis of British South Asian Muslim women and their consumption of fashion and beauty products.
  • Margit Keller, Triin Vihalemm: Looking Russian or Estonian?

Session 12 Materialism and motivation

  • Bréma Ely Dicko: Commercial activities and construction of cross-border migrant networks: a case study of Malians in France.
  • Jeffrey Steven Podoshen, Lu Li, Junfeng Zhang: Materialism and conspicuous consumption in China: new comparative insights.
  • Mourad Touzani, Boutheina Bengamra-Zainelabidine, Mouna Myriam Labadim: Immigrants’ motivations, acculturation and consumption: evidence from three ethnic groups living in Tunisia.
17.00-17.15 Co-chair farewell address


  • ESA - Université Lille 2 ; 1 place Déliot - BP 381
    Lille, France


  • Monday, May 18, 2009Monday, May 18, 2009
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2009Tuesday, May 19, 2009


  • immigration, marché, consommation


  • Nil Toulouse
    courriel : nil [dot] toulouse [at] univ-lille2 [dot] fr

Information source

  • Nil Toulouse
    courriel : nil [dot] toulouse [at] univ-lille2 [dot] fr

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