MACIMIDE, Maastricht University to take part in the largest-ever European-funded research project on migration

The European Commission has awarded funding for what is probably the largest-ever European-funded research project on migration, set to start work in September 2018. MIGNEX(Aligning Migration Management and the Migration–Development Nexus) will be carried out over the course of five…

3 TRANSMIC PhD defenses forthcoming

We are happy to announce three PhD thesis defenses by TRANSMIC fellows that will take place at Maastricht University (Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4) soon: Friday 22 June, 10:00: Clotilde Mahé (ESR4) Wednesday 27 June, 16:00, Zvezda Vankova (ESR1) Monday 2 July, 16:00,…

Bilisuma Dito represents MACIMIDE at H2020 Cross Migration event in Florence

Bilisuma B. Dito, Assistant Professor in Globalization and Development Studies at Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, represents MACIMIDE at H2020 Cross Migration event in Florence. This conference will create an open dialogue with scholars from the migration research community…

Macimide publications, May 2018

Volante, L., Klinger, D., Siegel, M. (2018). ‘The secrets of immigrant student success’. The Conversation. Retrieved from: https://theconversation.com/the-secrets-of-immigrant-student-success-92164 Fransen, S., Vargas-Silva, C. & Siegel, M. (2018). ‘The impact of refugee experiences on education: evidence from Burundi’. IZA J Develop Migration (2018) 8: 6…

MACIMIDE’s Melissa Siegel and Veronika Faith launch WP2 of Reminder project

Monitoring migration within the EU with existing data This mapping paper of work package 2 provides a discussion and overview of the main databases available to understand mobility within the EU. It maps existing data sources and evaluates their usefulness…

Prof. dr. Marta Sender joins the Maastricht University Faculty of Law

Dr Marta Pertegás Sender appointed professor of Private International Law and Transnational Law She obtained her doctoral degree at the Catholic University of Leuven in 2000 while practising part-time as a lawyer of counsel in Brussels. Subsequently, she combined the…

Prof. dr. Arjen Leerkes joins UNU-MERIT

Prof. Dr. Arjen Leerkes joined the Migration Group at UNU-MERIT as a professorial fellow. There has been a selective securitisation of migration since the 1990s, and it is against this backdrop that Prof. Leerkes studies how states impact patterns of international…

Nomination for IMISCOE’s Standing Committee on Migration Citizenship and Political Participation (MIGCITPOL)

Interested to lead @IMISCOE’s Standing Committee on Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation (MIGCITPOL)? Submit your nomination by 15 May! https://www.imiscoe.org/news/news-from-members/783-call-for-standing-committee-coordinators-migration-citizenship-and-political-participation The Standing Committee on Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation (MIGCITPOL) is one of the longstanding IMISCOE research groups. Standing Committees…

Recent MACIMIDE Publications, March 2018

Bücken, L., de Groot, R. (2018). ‘Deprivation of nationality under article 8(3) of the 1961 Convention on the reduction of statelessness’. Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law (forthcoming) Dumbrava, C. (2018). ‘The ethno-demographic impact of co-ethnic citizenship in Central and Eastern…

18/04/2018 GTD Colloquium by Joost Oorthuizen

Globalization, Transnationalism & Development Colloquium When: April 18, 2018, from 15.30 to 17.00 Where: Spiegelzaal The topic of this lecture is: Working with international business for the SDGs: how well does that work?  Joost Oorthuizen Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)   Abstract IDH convenes companies, CSOs,…