CALL for MACIMIDE Junior Visiting Fellows 2019 – 2020

The Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) invites applications for Junior Visiting Fellowships. The duration of fellowships is between 3 and 6 months. Selected applicants are not financially remunerated by the Centre. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas,…

MACIMIDE Board Member Prof Mazzucato appointed to Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed 19 new members, including MACIMIDE Board Member Valentina Mazzucato. KNAW members are selected on the basis of their academic achievements. The Academy now has around 550 members, all of…

FASoS Research cited in important court case Donald Trump vs Hawaii

Research by Karlijn Haagsman, Valentina Mazzucato and Bilisuma Dito has been used in an important Supreme Court case in the US: President Trump vs Hawaii. This case assessed whether the controversial ‘Muslim Ban’ of President Trump violates the Constitution or…

Looking back at the annual MACIMIDE Conference - Photos available

Looking back at the annual MACIMIDE Conference – Photos available

On September 20 the annual MACIMIDE conference took place at the Jan van Eyck Academie. It was an inspiring conference with several  interesting workshops and panels where MACIMIDE researchers as well as researchers from other universities presented their work on…

MACIMIDE Global Expatriate Dual Citizenship Dataset: 2018 update

An updated version of the MACIMIDE Global Expatriate Dual Citizenship Dataset has been published, extending the dataset to 2018. The MACIMIDE Global Expatriate Dual Citizenship Dataset charts the rules that existed in near all states of the world since 1960…

Internal Kick-off Meeting: H2020 Advancing Alternative Migration Governance

On 14 and 15 February 2019, Dr. Katie Kuschminder andProf. Melissa Siegel will be participating in the internal kick-off meeting of the H2020 project ‘Advancing Alternative Migration Governance’ (ADMIGOV) in Amsterdam. UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance contribute to this project as…

GIZ Project: Pakistani Diaspora in Germany

A team of researchers from UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance were recently commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to quantitatively and qualitatively analyse the Pakistani diaspora in Germany. The project recognises that diasporas are heterogeneous and complex, as they…

WUN Project: Memorials to people who have died and to those missing during migration

Dr. Katie Kuschminder will be a team member in the “Memorials to people who have died and to those missing during migration: a global project” led by Ann Singleton (University of Bristol) and funded by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research…

TI Project: Women’s Political Participation and Corruption

A team of researchers at UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance has been mandated by Transparency International (TI) to conduct a study on female politicians’ engagement in the fight against corruption. The overarching aim of this project is to generate…

Improving Migration Management in the Silk Routes

On 04-05 December 2018, the Iraqi Government organised the second drafting workshop for a ‘Policy on Engagement with Iraqis Abroad’ in Baghdad. The purpose of the second drafting workshop was to support the Iraqi government in drafting a ‘Policy on…