Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) is the interdisciplinary research platform of Maastricht University that brings together scholars working in the fields of migration, mobility, citizenship, development and family life. MACIMIDE combines various research lines across different Faculties of Maastricht University in order to contribute to a better understanding of the dynamics and consequences of transnational migration and mobility in a European and global context. Read more about MACIMIDE. 


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  • Labussière, M., Levels, M., and Vink, M. (2021) Citizenship and education trajectories among children of immigrants: A transition-oriented sequence analysis. Advances in Life Course Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.alcr.2021.100433 
  • Withaeckx, S. (2021) Ethische vragen en dilemma’s bij transnationale adoptie. Opgroeien. Click here.
  • Sayed, N., Sadat F., and Khan H. (2021) Will the Taliban’s Takeover Lead to a New Refugee Crisis in Afghanistan. Migration Information Source. Click here.
  • Manby, B. (2021) Naturalization in African states: its past and potential future. Citizenship Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/13621025.2021.1926098 
  • Franco Gavonel M., Adger W.N., Safra de Campos R., Boyd E., Carr E.R.,  Fabos A.,  Fransen S., Jolivet D., Zickgraf C., Codjoe S.N.A., Abu M. & Siddiqui T. (2021) The migration-sustainability paradox: transformations in mobile worlds. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 49, 98-109. https://doi.org/10.1177/00420980211006030
  • Leclerc C., Vink M., and Schmeets H. (2021) Citizenship Acquisition and Spatial Stratification: Analysing Immigrant Residential Mobility in the Netherlands. Urban Studieshttps://doi.org/10.1177/00420980211006030.
  • Anschütz S. & Mazzucato V. (2021).Reconceptualizing family reunification from a youth mobilities perspective: transnational youth between Ghana and Belgium. Children’s Geographies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2021.1919998
  • Sayed N. (2021). Diaspora Engagement in Afghanistan: A Policy Agenda for Sustainable Development. Cordaid. Access here.
  • Strijbosch K. (2021). 10 manieren om migranten te ontmoeten in Dakar. NEMO Kennislink. Access here.
  • Haagsman K. & Mazzucato V. (2021). Gendered Transnational Parenting. In: Mora C. & Piper N. (eds), The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Migration. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-63347-9_8
  • Berckmoes, L. & Turner, S. (2021) Pursuing futures through children: Crisis, social reproduction, and transformation in Burundi’s transnational families. Migration Studieshttps://doi.org/10.1093/migration/mnab004
  • Caarls, K., Cebotari, V., Karamperidou, D., Alban Conto, M.C., Zapata, J. and Zhou, R.Y. (2021). Lifting Barriers to Education During and After COVID-19: Improving education outcomes for migrant and refugee children in Latin America and the Caribbean. UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, Florence. Access here
  • Ruzibiza, Y., Berckmoes, L., Neema, S. & Reis, R. (2021). Lost in freedom: ambivalence on sexual freedom among Burundian adolescents living in the Nakivale refugee settlement, Uganda. Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters, 29(1). DOI: 10.1080/26410397.2021.1889750
  • Warnaar, H. & Bilgili, Ö. (2021). Financial aid, remittances and their effect on relative deprivation in Rwanda. International Migrationhttps://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12834
  • Dubow, T. & Kuschminder, K. (2021). Family strategies in refugee journeys to Europe. Journal of Refugee Studies. https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/feab018

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