30/06/2021 – MGSoG/UNU-Merit Migration Seminar: “UN Global Compacts: Governing Migrants and Refugees”

Dr Nicholas R. Micinski, University of Maine This talk will explore the key findings from my recent book, UN Global Compacts: Governing Migrants and Refugees (Routledge, 2021), in which I present a comprehensive analysis of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants,…

18/05/2021 – MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar: ‘Philosophies of Migration Governance in a Globalizing World’

International migration is a key feature of globalization. Yet there is no international migration regime that would support cooperation and governance at the global level. This makes for enduring and worldwide migration crises. This article identifies five distinct patterns of…

07/04/2021 – The emergence of local responses to emigration: a case study in Romania

Local governments in origin countries have become increasingly active in creating their own strategies and policies in response to emigration. More and more are taking it upon themselves to address the human and material losses emigration entails and to ensure…

22/04/2021 – The spiralling of the securitisation of migration in the EU: From the management of a crisis to a governance of human mobility?

Since the end of the Cold War, securities studies have recognised the existence, in the field of migration governance, of a securitization process creating a migration-crime nexus as a consequence of political speech-acts and practices. Valeria Bello proposes the understanding of the securitisation…

10/03/2021 – MGSOG/UNU-MERIT MIGRATION SEMINAR: ‘THE IMMIGRANT-NATIVE WAGE GAP: IS THERE A GAP AND IS IT “FAIR”?’

The migration seminar of March 2021 offered jointly by MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE will take place on Wednesday, March 10th. This seminar will present a study on ‘ The immigrant-native wage gap: is there a gap and is it “fair”?‘ The seminar will…

17/02/2021 – MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar: Barriers to Humanitarian Migration, Victimisation and Integration Outcomes: Evidence from Germany

In this seminar, will present a study on ‘ barriers to humanitarian migration, victimisation and integration outcomes: Evidence from Germany’ The seminar will be held from 15:00 to 16:00 CET on Zoom. For more information and the link please click here. About the speakers:​ Teresa Freitas-Monteiro & Lars…

13/01/2021 – MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar: ‘Objective and subjective relative deprivation among Congolese refugees and Rwandan locals’

In this seminar, Dr. Özge Bilgili will present a study on ‘Objective and subjective relative deprivation among Congolese refugees and Rwandan locals’. The seminar will be held from 15:00 to 16:00 CET on Zoom. Dr. Özge Bilgili, Utrecht University Economic relative deprivation is increasingly recognized as…

MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar: “Naturalization in Context: Migrant Life Course and Institutional Change”

The next migration seminar offered jointly by MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE, which will take place on Wednesday, February 20. In this seminar, Prof. Dr. Maarten Vink from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Maastricht University) will present about Naturalization in…

Migration Seminar: Assessing the impact of international mobility on the development of Chinese science

Dr ir Koen Jonkers,  This paper, co-authored by Cong Cao, Jeroen Baas, Caroline Wagner and myself, provides an analysis of the contribution of overseas Chinese and returned scholars on the output of the Chinese research system. China is the country…

MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Seminar: “What does migrant decision-making mean for policy?”

The next migration seminar offered jointly by MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE, which will take place on tomorrow, Wednesday, April 3rd.  In this seminar, Dr. Jessica Hagen-Zanker from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) will present on “What does migrant decision-making mean…