14/10/2016 Phd Defence: Craig Loschmann

On 14 October, Craig Loschmann will defend his PhD dissertation ‘Essays on Conflict-related Migration and Development in the case of Afghanistan’. Go to event page.

28/06/2016: PhD Defence “Nationality Requirements in Olympic Sports” by A. S. Wollmann

Who may compete for a country at the Olympics? While the qualification rounds for the Rio Olympics received huge media attention, the underlying question regarding which country an athlete may compete for only makes headlines when prominent athletes change their…

Stateless Africans a step closer to citizenship thanks to UM doctoral student

Thanks to an external doctoral student under the supervision of professor René de Groot at Maastricht University, the future is looking a little bit brighter for the millions of Africans living without an official nationality. On 20 October, British scholar…

20 October: PhD Defence “Citizenship and Statelessness in Africa: The law and politics of belonging” by Bronwen Manby

Citizenship and Statelessness in Africa: The law and politics of belonging by Bronwen Manby Event page.

1 October: PhD Defence “The status of children arising from inter-country surrogacy arrangements; the past, the present, the future” by Michael Wells-Greco

The status of children arising from inter-country surrogacy arrangements; the past, the present, the future by Michael Wells-Greco Supervisors: Prof. René de Groot and Dr. Susan Rutten Event page.

10 July: PhD Defence “The Margins of Discretion in European Expulsion Decisions” by Kathrin Hamenstädt

National expulsion decisions following a criminal conviction in light of European standards and their effects on the European level PhD Defence by Kathrin Hamenstädt Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Hildegard Schneider and Dr. Elise Muir Abstract: Foreigners who have been convicted of crimes and…

1 July: PhD Defence “Living Apart Together Across Borders; How Ghanaian couples form, transform, or dissolve in the context of international migration” by Kim Caarls

Living Apart Together Across Borders; How Ghanaian couples form, transform, or dissolve in the context of international migration PhD Defence by Kim Caarls Supervisor: prof.dr. V. Mazzucato Abstract: The prevailing notion that all migrants in the Netherlands want to unite…

17 June: PhD Defence “Family-Member Migration and the Psychosocial Health Outcomes of Children in Moldova and Georgia by Michaella Vanore

Family-Member Migration and the Psychosocial Health Outcomes of Children in Moldova and Georgia PhD Defence by Michaella Vanore UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance ABSTRACT: This dissertation examines the relationship between the migration of co-resident family members and the psychosocial health…

16 June: PhD Defence: “The Economic and Social Effects of Remittances and Return Migration in Conflict-Affected Areas: The Case of Burundi” by Sonja Fransen

The Economic and Social Effects of Remittances and Return Migration in Conflict-Affected Areas: The Case of Burundi PhD Defence by Sonja Fransen Migrants may contribute positively to economic development and thereby reconstruction and peace-building in conflict-affected states by sending remittances or…

17 June: PhD Defence “Family-Member Migration and the Psychosocial Health Outcomes of Children in Moldova and Georgia by Michaella Vanore

Family-Member Migration and the Psychosocial Health Outcomes of Children in Moldova and Georgia PhD Defence by Michaella Vanore UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance ABSTRACT: This dissertation examines the relationship between the migration of co-resident family members and the psychosocial…