CfP: The diplomacy of migration: analysing external migration policies

The diplomacy of migration: analysing external migration policies Deadline for paper proposals: 25 January 2018 Notification of successful applicants: 31 January 2018 This is a call for proposals for one or two panels on the diplomacy of migration at the…

IOM World Migration Report 2018

The new IOM World Migration Report 2018 has been launched: https://www.iom.int/wmr/world-migration-report-2018 The report was launched by IOM’s Director General last week at the organization’s annual Council meeting in Geneva, where it was part of a panel discussion: http://webtv.un.org/watch/panel-discussion-world-migration-report-2018-108th-session-of-iom-council-/5661198002001/ You may also be interested…

IDEA report on Global State of Democracy uses MACIMIDE dual citizenship data

The Global State of Democracy 2017, published by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) cites data from the MACIMIDE Expatriate Dual Citizenship Dataset, co-authored by Maarten Vink, Gerard-Rene de Groot and Chun Luk. The dataset is publicly available and updated…

06/12/2017 GTD Colloquium by Simone Castellani

When: Dec 6, 2017, from 15.30 to 17.30 Where: Attic – Grote Gracht 80-82, Maastricht University The topic of this lecture is: Facing the obligation to belong: transnational engagement and construction of identities among Ecuadorian migrants’ children in Spain and Italy By Simone Castellani University Institute…

7/12/2017 UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Migration Seminar by Lenore Matthew

The migration seminar series is offered jointly by UNU-MERIT/MGSoG in collaboration with MACIMIDE, and features researchers and practitioners whose work addresses human mobility. Lenore Matthew (University of Illinois) will present “Mental Health Stressors Among Undocumented Young Adults in the United States: A Review from…

Recent Macimide publications, 10/11/2017

Elsayed, A. & de Grip, A. (2017). Terrorism and integration of Muslim immigrants.Journal of Population Economics 31 (1), 45-67.

13/12/2017 TRANSMIC event

You are cordially invited to a TRANSMIC event* presented by CONTAINED Project. During the event, issues of migration, citizenship, rights and responsibilities will be presented in a playful and interactive way. The setting will be informal and there will be…

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…