MACIMIDE Newsletter 08.05.2015

Please find below the latest announcements from the Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE). Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) MACIMIDE NEWS   New VIDEOS section on the MACIMIDE website with MACIMIDE Lectures on Citizenship, Migration…

Applications Open: UNU-GCM Consultants

The UNU Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) is accepting applications for consultants to work on our research program on Female Agency, Mobility and Socio-Cultural Change. The feminization of migration is one of the most significant social patterns to have…

Call for papers: mini-symposium “Class, Gender and Migration”

Sebastien Chauvin and Saskia Bonjour will convene a mini-symposium on ‘Class, Gender and Migration’ in the framework of Conference Class in the 21st Century organized by the Amsterdam Research Center on Gender and Sexuality (ARC GS) on 22-23 October 2015 at the University…

Migrants in the City: New Dynamics of Migration in Urban Settings An interdisciplinary and international conference,  Sheffield, 12th &13th October 2015

Rapid urbanisation is radically changing the economic, financial, social, and ecological landscape of our planet. It has been identified as the single greatest development challenge and opportunity for the 21st century. International migration has been, is and will continue to…

27 May: Onderzoek Huwelijkse Gevangenschap

Onderzoek Huwelijkse Gevangenschap Maastricht University Graag nodigen we je uit voor een bijeenkomst in Maastricht waar de onderzoeksgroep van de Universiteit Maastricht haar tussentijdse bevindingen in het onderzoek naar Huwelijkse gevangenschap in Nederland zal rapporteren. De bijeenkomst zal plaatsvinden in Maastricht (precieze…

26 May: Migration Seminar “Displacement, refugees and the new world disorder” by Ewen Macleod (UNHCR)

Displacement, refugees and the new world disorder Ewen Macleod (UNHCR) MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE Abstract: The presentation will focus on the impact of emerging global trends – population growth, climate change, urbanisation, and migration – on the current arrangements for the…

1st of May: Inaugural lecture “Elusive citizenship” by Dr. Maarten Vink

Elusive citizenship Inaugural lecture by Dr. Maarten Vink On 1st of May 2015 dr. Maarten Vink appointed as professor of Political Science and Political Sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will accept this position with the delivery of an…

25-6 April: 2015 WUN Migration Conference, Hong Kong

The inaugural WUN Migration Conference explores the issue of migration through the lens of WUN’s identified Global Challenges in public health, in responding to climate change, in understanding cultures and in global higher education. The conference aims to facilitate discourse…

10 April: PhD Defence “Parenting across borders –Effects of transnational parenting on the lives of Angolan and Nigerian migrant parents in the Netherlands” by Karlijn Haagsman

On April 10, 2015 Karlijn Haagsman will defend her PhD thesis “Parenting across borders – Effects of transnational parenting on the lives of Angolan and Nigerian migrant parents in the Netherlands.” Event page.

8 April: MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar “Why Diaspora Matters: New Trajectories in Diaspora Engagement and Research” by Martin Russell

Why Diaspora Matters: New Trajectories in Diaspora Engagement and Research by Dr. Martin Russell (Diaspora Matters) Abstract: In 2012, Khachig Tölölyan wrote a formative contribution on the past, present and promise of diaspora studies. The challenges  and the promise outlined…