Volunteer Role: Dutch Red Cross Migrant Help Desk

Over de Functie Wil jij ongedocumenteerde migranten in Nederland ondersteunen met de juiste informatie over onder andere medische hulp, onderdak en COVID19? Word dan vrijwilliger bij de WhatsApp Helpdesk van het Rode Kruis! Het programma Digitale Hulpverlening is een innovatief…

New Country Case Study on South Africa by Melissa Siegel

In Melissa Siegel’s new video she looks at the history, policy and current situation in South African Migration. She starts the first video looking at the pre-16th century. She highlights that prior to European colonisation there was already various nomadic…

New video by Melissa Siegel on Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking

In her latest video Prof. Melissa Siegel has sought to establish the difference between migrant smuggling and human trafficking. To do this Melissa Siegel looks at the international legal definition of both concepts. She also highlights the varying conditions of…

17/11/2021 – UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Migration Semiar “Immigration and Welfare State Development in the Long Run”

Immigration and Welfare State Development in the Long Run Dr. Alexandre Afonso, Leiden University The relationship between immigration and the welfare state has been extensively studied in the political economy literature, looking notably at how immigration affects support for welfare,…

27/10/2021 – UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Migration Seminar “Controlling irregular migration: can a market for Temporary Foreign Work Permits help?”

Prof. Emmanuelle Auriol, Toulouse School of Economics “Controlling irregular migration: can a market for Temporary Foreign Work Permits help?” by Emmanuelle Auriol,  Alice Mesnard, and Tiffanie Perrault We model the supply of human smuggling services and the demand from workers…

Young Ghanaians in Europe travel ‘home’ a lot: why their mobility matters

Ogden JL. (October 13, 2021) ‘Young Ghanaians in Europe travel ‘home’ a lot: why their mobility matters’. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/young-ghanaians-in-europe-travel-home-a-lot-why-their-mobility-matters-169367​

03/11/2021 - PhD Defence of Marie Labussière on the Educational Outcome of Migrants

03/11/2021 – PhD Defence of Marie Labussière on the Educational Outcome of Migrants

Marie Labussière will defend her PhD dissertation “Native born but not yet citizen. Citizenship and educational outcomes of the children of immigrants in the Netherlands” on Wednesday 3 November at 10.00 in the Aula at Minderbroedersberg 4-6.   Her supervisors…

13/10/2021 – MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Seminar: EU Enlargement and (Temporary) Migration: Effects on Labour Market Outcomes in Germany

Luisa Hammer , Freie Universität EU Eastern Enlargement elicited a rise in (temporary) labour market-oriented immigration to Germany starting in May 2011. Taking into account that not all immigrants stay permanently and that outmigration flows are selective, this paper classifies…

Melissa Siegel New Video on Using MIPEX

Prof. Melissa Siegel has produced another video on MIPEX, building on her first video she looks at how MIPEX scores can be used within academic research. The video itself is also building on the presentation given by  Thomas Huddleston &…

New Migration Country Case Study Azerbaijan

Prof. Melissa Siegel has produced a new video series on Azerbaijan. In her videos she addresses the history of the migration in Azerbaijan, as welling as contextualising this with broader history of the region. Within her second video in the…