New Video by MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel on Investor Visas

In her latest video, Prof. Siegel looks at the basics of investor visas from their historical background to why we see them today and the attitudes towards them. Then she goes into some famous examples of investor visas and differences…

MACIMDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel releases three new videos on Migration in Singapore

In three new videos, Melissa Siegel looks at: (i) the history of migration in Singapore; (ii) their migration policy; and, (iii) the current situation in practice. In doing this she traces migration from the colonial period to the modern day,…

Vacancy for a Data Analyst to join the Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) team at GMDAC

The Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC), based in Berlin, Germany, responds to International Organisation for Migration’s call for upgrading its capacity to collect and analyse migration data, and to develop closer partnerships with data providers and academic institutions. GMDAC…

Two Postdoctral positions at Swisspeace

One position is open to persons whose research focus is in the area of “Adaptive Peacebuilding” swisspeace are interested in advancing their research portfolio in areas such as understanding impact in complex environments, adaptive approaches in peacebuilding, and the role…

MACIMIDE Co-Director Prof. Melissa Siegel has taken part in a podcast episode discussing Migration and Development: linkages, causes, and consequences

Loksan Harley, host of the Migration and Diaspora Podcast discussed the topic of migration and development and how each affects the other with Prof. Melissa Siegel. In their discussion, they talked about how development affects migration (including the “migration hump”) and…

New video by MACIMDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel on the Effects of Migration in Countries of Destination

Melissa Siegel specifically examines the effects of international migration in destination, or host, countries. The effects of migration are observed at different levels of society and under a variety of circumstances. While this video is not meant to be a…

Project Manager at Samuel Hall

Samuel Hall is seeking a professional and motivated individual to join its team for a full-time position as Migration & Displacement (Pillar 1) Project Manager (PM), ideally based in the Nairobi office. The PM will directly support the Pillar Lead…

MISTY: Is COVID-19 shifting attitudes towards sustainability?

The Migration, Transformation and Sustainability (MISTY) project aims to provide theoretical and methodological innovations on the links between migration and sustainability. Dr. Sonja Fransen and Beatriz Cardoso Fernandes (both from UNU-MERIT) together with Dominique Jolivet (UvA) conducted a case study from…

New video by MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel on the Effects of Migration on the County of Origin

Melissa Siegel discusses how mobility can have micro level effects, for example, on the immediate family members or households that an emigrant leaves, while on the other end of the spectrum the effects at the country or regional level which…

New explainer video on migration by MACIMIDE Co-Director Melissa Siegel

Prof. Melissa Siegel, Professor of Migration Studies at Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT, has published a new video on her Youtube channel addressing the concept of diaspora: looking at the origins of the term, how definitions differ and have changed over time…