MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel launches YouTube channel

Prof. Melissa Siegel, Professor of Migration Studies at Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT, has launched a Youtube channel dealing with migration issues. The purpose of the channel is to bring knowledge on migration to the general public. See here for the…

CfP: Interculturalism in a Polarised World

In a decade characterised by continual and growing anxieties over diversity and inclusion, there is an ever greater need to discuss the salience and limitations of the conceptual frames that we use when thinking about contemporary forms of mobility and…

Maastricht Migration Lecture Series

Five years after the so-called ‘refugee crisis’ reached the European continent, the topic is still widely debated. Media, politics and the public discuss intensive ways to deal with incoming migrants and to prevent migration in the future. However, many misconceptions…

Call for Membership Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR)

The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) is an inclusive international network of academic researchers with an interest in contributing to the development of migration research in the Netherlands. DAMR has the objective of increasing the scientific standing of migration…

02/04/2020: Launch of New Focus Area Migration and Societal Change (Utrecht University) (CANCELLED)

On 2 April, Utrecht University will launch the new Focus Area on Migration and Societal Change with a keynote by Prof. Nando Sigona from the University of Birmingham. The new Focus Area provides a platform for researchers and stakeholders in the…

Survey first generation academics: share your experience (Maastricht University)

Who are we looking for? We are looking for first-generation academics, i.e. academics whose parents did not obtain a university degree. From our previous data, we found out those academics face various challenges, both during their studies as well as…

Project Research Support Officer (International Organization for Migration, Bangkok, Thailand)

In short: Position title: Project Research Support Officer (DTM REMAP) Where: Bangkok, Thailand Type of appointment: Special short-term ungraded, six months with possibility of extensive Application deadline: 1 March 2020 Functions 1. Assist in writing, proof-reading, editing and formatting DTM…

MACIMIDE Co-Director Maarten Vink collaborates with National Geographic

Maarten Vink, MACIMIDE Co-Director, collaborated with National Geographic for the publication of a 1-page data visualization on the global variety in citizenship laws. The data are derived from the Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT), a web platform that provides user-friendly open access to…

CfP: Jean Monnet NOVA EU workshop: Migration and EU Borders

Fast facts: Call for Papers for the Jean Monnet NOVA EU workshop: Migration and EU Borders When: 30-31 March 2020 Where: Maastricht The Maastricht Centre for European Law at the University of Maastricht is launching a call for papers for…

PhD defense Marieke Wissink “Migration and networks in transit: the co-evolution of sub-Saharan African migrants in Turkey and Greece”

PhD defense of Marieke Wissink on the topic of “Migration and networks in transit: the co-evolution of sub-Saharan African migrants in Turkey and Greece” Abstract Journeys of irregular migrants are often far from easy, straightforward moves from one country to…