10/11/2017 ITEM Annual Conference 2017

Date: 10 November 2017 | 10.30 am – 4.30 pm; Location: S-Forum der Stadtsparkasse, 3rd floor Address: Berliner Allee 33, 40 212, Düsseldorf Conference URL: https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/events/item-annual-conference-2017 Please register before 24 October 2017 through the link below: https://www.aanmelder.nl/97011/subscribe  (Mind the registration deadline of…

European Commission recognises ITEM as good practice

The efforts of the ITEM Expertise centre of Maastricht University have been recognised by the European Commission as a good practice. In an official document of the Commission’s Regional Policy titled Communication “Boosting Growth and Cohesion in EU Border Regions”,…

Macimide Co-Director Melissa Siegel presents research on labour migration at the Azerbaijan Ministry

A meeting of the Commission consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population, the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Education, the State Migration Service and the State Oil…

Executive Education program / Beyond the Refugee Crisis

This 5 day course (29 January – 2 February 2018) covers policy-makers and societal leaders evidence-based handles for improving their organizations’ refugee-related policies and projects. Based on lectures by specialized academics, workshops by experienced practitioners and trainings from veteran experts…

18/10/2017 Migration Seminar by Floris Peters

In the upcoming seminar, Floris Peters (Maastricht University, FaSoS Political Science) will present “Naturalisation and homeownership: an analysis of the signaling effect of citizenship in the housing market”.  The seminar will be held from 12:00-13:00 in the UNU-MERIT building at Boschstraat 24 in room 0.16-0.17. A sandwich lunch will be…

Recent Macimide Publications, 15/10/2017

Kuschminder, K. (2017). Interrogating the Relationship between Remigration and Sustainable Return. International Migration. Early View.  Kuschminder, K. 2017. Reintegration Strategies: Conceptualizing How Return Migrants Reintegrate. Palgrave Macmillan: London.  Kuschminder, K. (2017). “Taking Stock of Assisted Voluntary Return from Europe: Decision Making, Reintegration and Sustainable Return”. Global…

DAMR Fall Meeting 2017

The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) & the University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies (IMES) invite you for the DAMR Fall Meeting 2017 Challenging Categorization in Migration Policy and Research With a keynote by Prof. Dr….

20/09/2017 MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar by Zina Nimeh

In the upcoming seminar, Dr. Nimeh (MGSoG/UNU-MERIT) will present “In the Absence of Social Justice – the Case of Migrating from Syria”.  The seminar will be held on 20 September 2017 from 13:00-14:00 in the UNU-MERIT building at Boschstraat 24 (room 0.16-0.17). A sandwich lunch will be provided. Go to…

Swantje Falcke presents MiLifeStatus results at press meeting in Berlin

Swantje Falcke presents MiLifeStatus results at press meeting in Berlin

At a recent press meeting in Berlin, MiLifeStatus researcher Swantje Falcke talked to journalists about Germany’s current citizenship policy. She also presented some first results of the ERC funded research project MiLifeStatus on the relation between naturalisation and integration. The…

5-Year SSHRC Insight Grant Funded Study Award

Affiliated Researcher Professor Louis Volante Leads 5-Year SSHRC Insight Grant Funded Study with Colleagues at Queen’s University and UNU-MERIT  Education policies geared toward supporting immigrant students’ transition and integration are increasingly important in an ethnically diverse country such as Canada….