MACIMIDE Co-Director Maarten Vink appointed Chair in Citizenship Studies at EUI

Maarten Vink, Professor of Political Science with a focus on Political Sociology, has been appointed to the Chair in Citizenship Studies at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence from 1 September 2020….

MACIMIDE Co-Director Hildegard Schneider together with ITEM researchers Pim Mertens and Martin Unfried on corona measures taken in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium

ITEM’s report on corona measures taken in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. The expertise centrum ITEM (The Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility) operates the convergence of research, counselling, knowledge exchange and training activities in the domain…

MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel over de impact van migratie op herkomst- en bestemmingslanden

Co-Director prof.dr. Melissa Siegel is geïnterviewd binnen het MIND-project. MIND staat voor ‘Migration, Interconnectedness, Development’ en is een driejarig project dat mede gefinancierd wordt door de Europese Commissie. In dit project werkt Cordaid samen met 11 Europese Caritas-partners, met als…

2020 update (V5.00) of MACIMIDE Global Expatriate Dual Citizenship Dataset

An updated version (V5.00) of the MACIMIDE Global Expatriate Dual Citizenship Dataset is now available. The Dataset charts rules in 200 countries 1960-2020 with regard to dual citizenship acceptance for citizens of a country who naturalise abroad. See here for…

Global Development Institute podcast

Global Development Institute podcast

In this special podcast, we are lucky to be joined by the editors of the newly published Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, Tanja Bastia and Ronald Skeldon. In this episode, they talk about their long-term collaboration in the fields…

MACIMIDE Co-Directors Melissa Siegel and Maarten Vink on migrants in times of corona

At UM, the Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) offers expertise and research on many different aspects of migration and provides extensive information on the migrant situation all over the world from societal, humanitarian, medical and economic perspectives….

MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel launches YouTube channel

Prof. Melissa Siegel, Professor of Migration Studies at Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT, has launched a Youtube channel dealing with migration issues. The purpose of the channel is to bring knowledge on migration to the general public. See here for the…

Well-being, Women and Work in Ethiopia

A member of the MACIMIDE Executive Board, Prof. Valentina Mazzucato, MACIMIDE researcher, Dr. Bilisuma Dito, and GTD post-doctoral researcher, Dr. Konjit Gudeta discuss and reflect on how the corona crisis affects the well-being of female workers in foreign flower farms…

Maastricht Migration Lecture Series (postponed)

Five years after the so-called ‘refugee crisis’ reached the European continent, the topic is still widely debated. Media, politics and the public discuss intensive ways to deal with incoming migrants and to prevent migration in the future. However, many misconceptions…

MSc in Public Policy and Human Development with a Specialization in Migration Studies (UNU-Merit and Maastricht University)

The Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development programme is a double-degree programme of University Nations University institute UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University. The programme provides students with a variety of skills, tools and knowledge which enables them to…