10/11/2017 ITEM Annual Conference 2017

Date: 10 November 2017 | 10.30 am – 4.30 pm; Location: S-Forum der Stadtsparkasse, 3rd floor Address: Berliner Allee 33, 40 212, Düsseldorf Conference URL: https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/events/item-annual-conference-2017 Please register before 24 October 2017 through the link below: https://www.aanmelder.nl/97011/subscribe  (Mind the registration deadline of…

European Commission recognises ITEM as good practice

The efforts of the ITEM Expertise centre of Maastricht University have been recognised by the European Commission as a good practice. In an official document of the Commission’s Regional Policy titled Communication “Boosting Growth and Cohesion in EU Border Regions”,…

Macimide Co-Director Melissa Siegel presents research on labour migration at the Azerbaijan Ministry

A meeting of the Commission consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population, the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Education, the State Migration Service and the State Oil…

Executive Education program / Beyond the Refugee Crisis

This 5 day course (29 January – 2 February 2018) covers policy-makers and societal leaders evidence-based handles for improving their organizations’ refugee-related policies and projects. Based on lectures by specialized academics, workshops by experienced practitioners and trainings from veteran experts…

18/10/2017 Migration Seminar by Floris Peters

In the upcoming seminar, Floris Peters (Maastricht University, FaSoS Political Science) will present “Naturalisation and homeownership: an analysis of the signaling effect of citizenship in the housing market”.  The seminar will be held from 12:00-13:00 in the UNU-MERIT building at Boschstraat 24 in room 0.16-0.17. A sandwich lunch will be…

Recent Macimide Publications, 15/10/2017

Kuschminder, K. (2017). Interrogating the Relationship between Remigration and Sustainable Return. International Migration. Early View.  Kuschminder, K. 2017. Reintegration Strategies: Conceptualizing How Return Migrants Reintegrate. Palgrave Macmillan: London.  Kuschminder, K. (2017). “Taking Stock of Assisted Voluntary Return from Europe: Decision Making, Reintegration and Sustainable Return”. Global…

DAMR Fall Meeting 2017

The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) & the University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies (IMES) invite you for the DAMR Fall Meeting 2017 Challenging Categorization in Migration Policy and Research With a keynote by Prof. Dr….

CfA: European Commission Data Challenge on Migration and Demography

Data challenge launched at the Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) on the topic of integration of migrants in EU cities. Through this initiative the European Commission makes available to interested researchers a large data set showing population counts at…

CfP: European Union in International Affairs (#EUIA18)

In the current difficult environment, will the EU be able to protect its citizens while also projecting its values into the world? In what ways has the EU’s international role and standing been subject to change? We invite paper abstracts and panel…

Extended Deadline for Submissions to the Odysseus Prizes

The “Odysseus” Academic Network for Legal Studies on Migration and Asylum in Europe extends the deadline for submissions to the two Odysseus Prizes until the 1st of November 2017. The prizes reward authors of outstanding publications on issues in immigration and…