New Country Case Study on South Africa by Melissa Siegel

In Melissa Siegel’s new video she looks at the history, policy and current situation in South African Migration. She starts the first video looking at the pre-16th century. She highlights that prior to European colonisation there was already various nomadic…

New video by Melissa Siegel on Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking

In her latest video Prof. Melissa Siegel has sought to establish the difference between migrant smuggling and human trafficking. To do this Melissa Siegel looks at the international legal definition of both concepts. She also highlights the varying conditions of…

Melissa Siegel New Video on Using MIPEX

Prof. Melissa Siegel has produced another video on MIPEX, building on her first video she looks at how MIPEX scores can be used within academic research. The video itself is also building on the presentation given by  Thomas Huddleston &…

New Migration Country Case Study Azerbaijan

Prof. Melissa Siegel has produced a new video series on Azerbaijan. In her videos she addresses the history of the migration in Azerbaijan, as welling as contextualising this with broader history of the region. Within her second video in the…

Prof. Valentina Mazzucato delivered the annual Sarah van Walsum lecture at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam

Prof. Valentina Mazzucato, a member of the MACIMIDE Board, delivered the 7th Sarah van Walsum lecture on October 7, 2021 at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, about the need to rethink categories used in research and policy to talk about migrant…

Video on the members of the Paralympic Refugee Team by Melissa Siegel

Adding to the rest the of her coverage, Melissa Siegel has recently released a video on the Paralympic Refugee Team. In her video Prof. Siegel looked at the history of various athletes. These include: Parfait Hakizimana (Taekwondo), Anas Al Khalifa…

Melissa Siegel’s latest video on MIPEX

In her latest video Prof. Melissa Siegel looks at MIPEX, the Migrant Integration Policy Index, a tool that can be used to measure the effectiveness of integration policy. It was originally developed in 2004 as the European Civic Citizenship and…

New Migration Snapshot on Slovakia by Prof. Melissa Siegel

Prof. Siegel’s video looks at the current migration situation in Slovakia on the basis of the European Commission Atlas on Migration. Melissa starts by looking at the stocks and flows of migrants in Slovakia before moving on to looking at…

New video by Melissa Siegel on the support for those that assisted foreign governments in Afganistan

In this newest video Melissa Siegel looks at the support being offered to people who supported foreign governments in Afghanistan. This video briefly examines the historical situation that led to the withdrawal of the US armed forces and those of…

Sonja Fransen has received a Comprehensive Innovation grant from UNU-MERIT

Dr Sonja Fransen has received a Comprehensive Innovation grant from UNU-MERIT to study ‘Climate Vulnerabilities in Refugee Camps’. The two-year research project will provide empirical insights into the vulnerabilities of refugee camp locations and camp residents to climatic events, both…