New explainer video on migration by MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel

Prof. Melissa Siegel, Professor of Migration Studies at Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT, has published a new video on her Youtube channel addressing the concept of diaspora: looking at the origins of the term, how definitions differ and have changed over time…

UNU Migration Network

The United Nations Migration Network, currently chaired by Prof. Melissa Siegel and Dr. Katie Kuschminder of UNU-MERIT, launched a blog series ‘Migration, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic’ in late 2020. As a build-up to International Migrants Day on 18 December 2020, this series…

Migration team members win grants at Maastricht University’s SBE

The month of December 2020 was a successful one for several members of the Migration Research Group. Dr. Katrin Marchand and Dr. Sonja Fransen were both awarded a grant from the School of Business and Economics (SBE) Elinor Ostrom Fund….

Transnational peer relationships as social capital: Mobile migrant youth between Ghana and Germany

Ogden, L.J. & Mazzucato, V. (2021). Transnational peer relationships as social capital: Mobile migrant youth between Ghana and Germany. Journal of Youth Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2020.1869197

The Sustainable Development Goals and ‘legal identity for all’: ‘First, do no harm’

Manby, B. (2021). “The Sustainable Development Goals and ‘legal identity for all’: ‘First, do no harm’”. World Development, 139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105343

Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities in the EU

Waddington, L., & Broderick, A. (2020). Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities in the EU. In D. Ferri & A. Broderick (Eds.), Research Handbook on EU Disability Law (pp. 89-104). Edward Elgar Publishing.

‘Legal Identity for All’ and Statelessness: Opportunity and Threat at the Junction of Public and Private International Law

Manby, B. (2020). “‘Legal Identity for All’ and Statelessness: Opportunity and Threat at the Junction of Public and Private International Law”. Statelessness and Citizenship Review, 2(2), 248-271. More information.

Online PhD Defence Inge Hooijen: Place attractiveness. A study of the determinants playing a role in residential settlement behaviour

On Friday 5 February 2021 at 10:00, Inge Hooijen will defend her PhD with the title “Place attractiveness: A study of the determinants playing a role in residential settlement behaviour”. The aim of this dissertation is to create more insight into various factors that…

“Make it viral: Countering discrimination with awareness-raising media”

A hands-on workshop in media-making (no prior experience in media required – all are welcome!) Date: 27th of January 2021 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 (CET)  Venue: Online (Zoom) Sign-up  here (by 20th January 2021, 17.00 CET) In this workshop film- and media-maker…

Symposium on Migration, Health and Integration

On 26 November the first symposium on Migration, Health and Integration took place, a collaboration between UNU-MERIT (with the Maastricht Centre for Global Health and the Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development) and the Radboud University Network on Migrant Inclusion (RUNOMI) in Nijmegen. Dr. Michaella…