25/11/2015: Migration Seminar “Obstacles to naturalization in the Netherlands: a case study of ‘Ranov Licensees'” by Djamila Schans

Obstacles to naturalization in the Netherlands: a case study of ‘Ranov Licensees by Dr. Djamila Schans (WODC, Ministry of Security and Justice) Abstract: In 2007, almost 28 000 asylum seekers received a residence permit on the basis of an amnesty…

21 October: Migration Seminar “The Challenges of Harmonising Legal Migration” by Dr. Ágnes Töttős

The Challenges of Harmonising Legal Migration By Dr. Ágnes Töttős (Ministry of Interior, Hungary & European Migration Network NCP, Hungary)  MGSoG/UNU-MERIT  in collaboration with MACIMIDE Abstract: Whilst the benefits of harmonizing legal migration legislation are not disputed, the harmonisation process is not without…

30 September: Migration Seminar “Disasters, displacement and livelihoods: The case of Japan’s Fukushima evacuees” by Ana Mosneaga (UNU-IAS)

Disasters, displacement and livelihoods: The case of Japan’s Fukushima evacuees by Dr. Ana Mosneaga (UNU-IAS) MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE Abstract: Restoring livelihoods of people displaced by disasters involves a dual challenge of re-establishing the means for making a living while adapting…

3 June: Migration Seminar “Stigma, Coercive Isomorphism and Pakistani Migrant Organizations in London, Toronto and New York City” by Ali Chaudhary

Stigma, Coercive Isomorphism and Pakistani Migrant Organizations in London, Toronto and New York City  by Ali Chaudhary (University of California, Davis/International, Migration Institute) MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE Abstract: In this seminar, Mr. Chaudhary will present a paper from his doctoral research,…

26 May: Migration Seminar “Displacement, refugees and the new world disorder” by Ewen Macleod (UNHCR)

Displacement, refugees and the new world disorder Ewen Macleod (UNHCR) MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE Abstract: The presentation will focus on the impact of emerging global trends – population growth, climate change, urbanisation, and migration – on the current arrangements for the…

8 April: MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar “Why Diaspora Matters: New Trajectories in Diaspora Engagement and Research” by Martin Russell

Why Diaspora Matters: New Trajectories in Diaspora Engagement and Research by Dr. Martin Russell (Diaspora Matters) Abstract: In 2012, Khachig Tölölyan wrote a formative contribution on the past, present and promise of diaspora studies. The challenges  and the promise outlined…

23 February: Migration seminar “Key Findings of Comparative Research on the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration of Migrants” by Khalid Koser

Key Findings of Comparative Research on the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration of Migrants” Prof. Dr. Khalid Koser (Maastricht University) MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE Abstract: This seminar will present the key findings (and controversies) from a recent research project on understanding and…

11 February: Migration Seminar “The Effectiveness of Migration Policies: New Evidence from the DEMIG Project” by Hein de Haas

The Effectiveness of Migration Policies: New Evidence from the DEMIG Project Prof. Hein de Haas (International Migration Institute,  University of Oxford and  University of Maastricht) MGSoG/UNU-MERIT and MACIMIDE migration seminar Abstract: The effectiveness of migration policies has been widely contested; opposing are those arguing…

27 February: Seminar Attracting the highly skilled

UNU-MERIT and the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance Maastricht University is holding an afternoon seminar where the findings of a research study on attracting and retaining highly skilled migrant in Maastricht and the region will be presented along with a…

17 December: Migration Seminar “Exploring the Benefits and Potential of City-to-City Partnerships in Integration Governance” by Özge Bilgili

“Exploring the Benefits and Potential of City-to-City Partnerships in Integration Governance Dr. Özge Bilgili (presenting  a paper co-written with Dr. Ilire Agimi)  MGSoG/UNU-MERIT migration seminar in collaboration with MACIMIDE Read more on the event page.