IMISCOE Springer Research Series Invites Submissions of Book Proposals

IMISCOE Springer Research Series Invites Submissions of Book Proposals. The RESEARCH series presents empirical and theoretical scholarship addressing issues of international migration, integration and social cohesion in Europe. Authored by experts in the field, the works provide a rich reference source…

ITEM Scientific Coordinator, dr. Alexander Hoogenboom, awarded with ELFA Award 2016

ITEM’s scientific coordinator, dr. Alexander Hoogenboom, has been awarded ‘first place’ in the European Law Faculties Association 2016 doctoral thesis competition on European law for his thesis Balancing Student Mobility Rights and National Higher Education Autonomy in the European Union. The…

Registration Open for Academic Institutes Working on Migration to participate in UN Assembly

Registration Open for Academic Institutes Working on Migration  Last year UN Member States adopted the landmark New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, which included an agreement to hold intergovernmental discussions leading to the adoption of a global compact for…

National Integration Evaluation Mechanism (NIEM) website launch

How can we improve the refugee integration policies?  The biggest research project in the EU dedicated to answering this question launches its ‘Forintegration.eu’ website What is the eligibility criteria for refugees to acquire citizenship in individual EU states? What is…

25/01/2017 GTD Colloquium: Theorizing Islamic Feminism

Globalization, Transnationalism & Development Colloquium When: Jan 25, 2017, from 15.30 to 17.30 Where: GG76, Room 0.07  The topic of this lecture is: Theorizing Islamic Feminism By Lana Sirri Maastricht University Lana Sirri is Born in Yaffa, Israel/Palestine, and studied Sociology at Tel-Aviv University and followed a…

Call for applications from the Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace

Call for applications from the Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace: ‘The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is pleased to announce the call for applications for our Diploma in Human…

Nominations opened for IMISCOE 2017 Maria Ioannis Baganha Dissertation Award

IMISCOE has opened nominations for its 2017 Maria Ioannis Baganha Dissertation Award. The Network has awarded this prize annually since 2010 (overview of winners) to stimulate and recognise excellent PhD research in the field of migration, integration and social cohesion in Europe….

REMINDER: Global Photo Competition: The Other Side of Migration

A picture is worth a thousand words. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s (SDC) Global Programme Migration and Development (GPMD) is launching a global photo competition to highlight the positive aspects of migration and its potential for development. Photographs have…

MACIMIDE Newsletter 22/04/2016

Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) MACIMIDE NEWS 26/04/2016: Migration seminar “Migrants as Agents of Change: Social Remittances in an Enlarged European Union” by Izabela Grabowska Labour Market Impacts of Forced Migration by Dr. Isabel Ruiz (Harris Manchester…

New Course on Migration at University College Maastricht (UCM) 

As of the 2015/2016 Academic Year, University College Maastricht (UCM) is offering a new bachelor level course on migration led by UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance. The course is coordinated by Dr. Katie Kuchminder and content is delivered by…