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…

10 April: PhD Defence “Parenting across borders –Effects of transnational parenting on the lives of Angolan and Nigerian migrant parents in the Netherlands” by Karlijn Haagsman

On April 10, 2015 Karlijn Haagsman will defend her PhD thesis “Parenting across borders – Effects of transnational parenting on the lives of Angolan and Nigerian migrant parents in the Netherlands.” Event page.

20 March: PhD Defence “Common Standards via the Backdoor. The Impact of Asylum Policy Coordination in the European Union” by Claudia Engelmann

On March 20, 2015 Claudia Engelmann will defend her PhD thesis Common Standards via the Backdoor. The Impact of Asylum Policy Coordination in the European Union. Event page.

22 December: PhD Defence “Pakistani Marriages and the Private International Laws of Germany and England” by Kaiser Chaudhary

Promotie Kaiser Chaudhary, Universiteit Maastricht Read more on the event page.

17 December: PhD Defence “Islamic divorces in Europe; bridging the gap between European and Islamic legal orders” by Pauline Kruiniger

Promotie Pauline Kruiniger, Universiteit Maastricht Read more on the event page.