UNU-MERIT and the Maastricht School of Governance: Two New Projects on Irregular Migration

UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance have been commissioned to conduct two research projects on irregular migration. The first, commissioned by WODC, aims to investigate the routes of irregular migrants to Europe and to the Netherlands in particular. The second, funded…

25 — 26 APRIL: WUN Migration Conference 2015, THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

WUN Migration Conference 2015 THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG, HONG KONG   25 — 26 APRIL, 2015, 9:00 — 12:00 The inaugural WUN Migration Conference explores the issue of migration through the lens of WUN’s identified Global Challenges in public health, in responding…

27 February: Seminar Attracting the highly skilled

UNU-MERIT and the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance Maastricht University is holding an afternoon seminar where the findings of a research study on attracting and retaining highly skilled migrant in Maastricht and the region will be presented along with a…

25 February: Inaugural lecture “Realities and illusions of human migration: a geographical perspective” by Ronald Skeldon

On 25 February 2015 dr. Ronald Skeldon appointed as Extraordinary professor of Human Geography in the Faculty of Humanities and Sciences will accept this position with the delivery of an inaugural lecture entitled “Realities and illusions of human migration:  a geographical perspective”. See event page.

Call for manuscripts – Family Science Review issue on immigrant families.

The journal Family Science Review has a special issue planned, themed “Immigrant Families over the Life Course,” and editors are seeking manuscript submissions by Feb. 27, 2015. For more information, please visit:http://www.familyscienceassociation.org/familysciencereview.  Submit by Feb. 27, 2015. International Conference on Population Geographies…

CfP Conference “None of Europe’s Children Should be Stateless”, The European Network on Statelessness (ENS)

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) is pleased to announce its conference “None of Europe’s Children Should be Stateless which will take place in Budapest from 2-3 June 2015. Please find the ful announcement & call for papers on the ENS website: http://www.statelessness.eu/news-events/news/ens-conference-announcement-call-papers The…

Welcome MACIMIDE Junior Visiting Fellows

MACIMIDE welcomes Afroditi Gavrill and Sakura Yamamura, the new MACIMIDE Junior Visiting Fellows. Afroditi Gavriil is PhD candidate in Political Science at Panteion University (Athens). At MACIMIDE she works on the project The statuses of quasi-citizenship and denizenship in Greece: a comparative…

PCE Colloquium: “The Political Uses of Expert Knowledge” Prof. Christina Boswell (University of Edinburgh)

The Political Uses of Expert Knowledge Prof. Christina Boswell Professor of Politics, University of Edinburgh See Event page.

14/01/2015: GTD Colloquium “Ethnic Enclaves and Transnational Fields” by José Luis Molina (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

Ethnic Enclaves and Transnational Fields   by José Luis Molina  (Universitat  Autonoma de Barcelona) Globalisation, Transnationalism & Development Colloquium, organized in association with Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) Abstract The literature that addresses simultaneously the processes of spatial segregation of ethnic…

Call for papers and workshop note – Religion and the Political Participation and Mobilization of Immigrant Groups: A Transatlantic Perspective

Centre for Ethnic and Migration StudiesUniversité de Liège- Integration and international migration: pathways and integration policies (project funded with support from the European Commission), Work Package 2: Citizenship and Political Participation CALL FOR PAPERS INTEGRIM SCIENTIFIC THEMATIC WORKSHOP 11 May 2015, CEDEM, University of…