CfP: MACIMIDE Annual Work Conference 2022

The Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) invites you to submit a proposal for a workshop or paper for the MACIMIDE Annual Work Conference 2022. MACIMIDE is Maastricht University’s interdisciplinary research platform for interfaculty collaboration in the fields…

Melissa Siegel has Taken Part in a Podcast on Migration and Climate Change

Melissa Siegel took part in the 15th episode of the Delmi podcast on climate adaptation, its opportunities and risks. The Delmi podcast is a podcast on migration and research published by the Migration Studies Delegation, an independent committee that initiates…

10/06/2022 – Farewell Lecture of Prof. dr Hildegard Schneider

On the 10th June 2022, Prof. Hildegard Schneider, professor of European Migration Law and a co-founder of MACIMIDE, will deliver her farewell lecture. The lecture will be on the topic of Crossing Borders: Challenges and Chances and will be delivered…

CfP: IRiS International Conference on “Looking back to look forward: Research on migration, diversity and forced displacement in times of rapid change”

The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham, UK, is inviting submissions for paper and panel proposals that address key dimensions and changes in contemporary migration studies research, both in the past decade and for the decade ahead…

02/06/2022 – PhD defence of Gladys Akom Ankobrey on the Mobility Trajectories and Transnational Engagements of young Dutch-Ghanaians

On 2 June 2022 at 16:00, Gladys Akom Ankobrey will defend her PhD thesis entitled ‘You can’t limit yourself to one country’: Mobility trajectories and transnational engagements of young Dutch-Ghanaians, in the Aula of Maastricht University at Minderbroedersberg 4-6. You…

Prof. Siegel’s latest video looks at the OECD Talent attractiveness tool

Melissa Siegel begins this video by breaking down the notion of highly skilled migrants, both from an international perspective and from the different indicators countries often use. She then turns to the OECD’s new talent attractiveness tool. In doing this…

Melissa Siegel has taken part in a podcast on the European Response to Ukrainian Displacement

In this discussion with Refugee Project Maastricht (RPM), Melissa Siegel breaks down how migration is a prominent component of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. They compare rhetoric from public officials and civil society in Europe in 2015 and 2022 regarding…

30/05/2022 – PhD defence of Sarah Anschütz on the impact of mobility on the lives of transnational migrant youth

On Monday 30 May 2022 at 13:00, Sarah Anschütz will defend her PhD dissertation “Young lives on the move: The mobility trajectories and transnational affective engagements of Ghanaian-background youth living in Belgium” in the Aula of Maastricht University at Minderbroedersberg…

01/06/2022 – Laura Ogden’s PhD defence – Transnational Youth Mobility Trajectories

On Wednesday 1 June at 10.00, Laura Ogden will defend her PhD thesis, “Transnational Youth Mobility Trajectories: An ethnography of young people with a migration background between Ghana and Germany.” The defence will be held in the Aula at Maastricht…

Vacancies: 2 PhD’s on Migration and Human Rights Law

Are you interested in the human rights of migrants, and would you like to work in a vibrant team of scholars forming one of the largest migration law research groups in Europe? These PhD positions will study the ambivalent role…