03/06/2021 – Engagement strategies regarding the Brazilian Diaspora of Science, Technology and Innovation: the case of Rede Diáspora Brasil

The aim of the present work is to analyse engagement strategies regarding the Brazilian Diaspora of Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) by the Brazilian government. The specific use of the term diaspora for the migration of highly qualified people has…

02/06/2021 – Maastricht Migration Lecture Series: Challenges in using healthcare services by undocumented migrants in Europe: what does the evidence show?

Migration has become an essential topic of social and political debates in Europe. But the migrants’ perspective has seldom been considered in these debates. For instance, are migrants satisfied with their new living environment, and are they given the opportunity…

27/05/2021 – The Great Recession: Sector, Efficiency, Technological innovation, Capital deepening, and Labour mobility

About the speaker Romain Houssa is a professor of economics at the University of Namur where  he undertakes his research  within the Institute of Development Finance and Public Policies (DeFiPP), including the  Center for Research in the Economics of Development…

Dr Bilisuma Dito wins WOTRO Impact and Innovation (WI&IG) grant

Dr Bilisuma Dito has received a grant of €50,000 from the NWO WOTRO Impact and Innovation grant scheme for the project  ‘Only Time will Tell: How the Well-being of Stay-behind Migrants’ Children Develops Over time.’ This project will study the…

A Group of MACIMIDE Researchers have been awarded a D&I grant on “Expats x Migrants”

​A team of Maastricht University employees including various MACIMIDE researchers won a Diversity & Inclusivity Grant to challenge the arbitrary distinction made between expats and migrants. The project ‘Expats x Migrants: Segregating the Migrant Community’ invites people to think about and question the labels they put on…

Melissa Siegel Takes Part in SBE Podcast

Melissa Siegel was the most recent guest on the SBE Podcast hosted by Louis Morgner (an International Business student). In it she discussed both her own migration and academic journey as well as some of the myths that exist surrounding…

Odysseus Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy

The Odysseus Academic Network is pleased to invite you to the 21st edition of the Odysseus Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy, Brussels and Online (28 June – 09 July 2021). For more information please consult…

Vacancy: Internship IOM Bangkok

IOM works in the five broad areas of migration management: migration and development, facilitating migration, regulating migration, addressing forced migration, and the implications of climate change on migration. Cross‐cutting activities include the promotion of international migration law, policy debate and…

26/05/2021 – Countering the Virus: Discrimination and protestation in multicultural Europe

Abstract: As the Coronavirus spreads, stigmatisation, prejudice and discrimination make their mark in many parts of the world. Reports on physical or verbal assault on people of Chinese/East and Southeast Asian appearance are abundant, also in many ‘multicultural societies’ in…

The migration-sustainability paradox: transformations in mobile worlds

A new article has been published as part of the MISTY (www.projectmisty.org) project that examines at migration and sustainability issues: Franco Gavonel M., Adger W.N., Safra de Campos R., Boyd E., Carr E.R.,  Fabos A.,  Fransen S., Jolivet D., Zickgraf C., Codjoe…