24/03/2021 – Lecture on ‘Populations at Risk: Implications of COVID-19 for Hunger, Migration and Displacement’

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit at a time when hunger has been on the rise over four consecutive years, mainly due to conflict, climate-related shocks and economic crises. At the same time, forced displacement has reached record highs. The COVID-19…

15/02/2021 – Report Launch on Internal Displacement in the MENA Region

The Qatar Charity, the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) are hosting the launch of a new report on internal displacement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, which will take place…

27/01/21 - Webinar: Migration Governance and Politics in the Face of the Pandemic

27/01/21 – Webinar: Migration Governance and Politics in the Face of the Pandemic

27 January 15:00 – 16.15 CET The link to the Webinar will be provided following registration. Migration governance and politics have rarely been analysed in relation to each other. Research on migration politics has emphasised the contentious side of the…

Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy

1 – 12 July 2019Brussels, Belgium Application now open!  For more information about the Summer School please follow the links below and download our brochure. Click here to access the programme of 2018 Summer School! Go to this page to find all the events and debates of…

Seminar: The Transnational Illegal Adoption Market (Utrecht)

The Centre for Information and Research on Organised Crime (CIROC) organises on Friday 14 June 2019 a seminar on: The last half-century has witnessed the emergence of a transnational market in adoptable children. Numerous cases have been uncovered whereby children…

Seminar: The Syrian war and its impact on migration

Richard Sondeijker, Netherlands Ministry of Justice and Security and Faculty of Law, Maastricht University. The Syrian civil war erupted in 2011. Different factions, such as secular Syrians, Islamist radicals and Sunni jihadists, have combatted the Syrian army and its allies….

Extending Immigrant Non-Citizen Voting Rights in (Non)Democratic Regimes

Victoria Finn, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile and Leiden University In this article, I examine the political incorporation process of immigrant (non-citizen) voting rights in three countries that offer universal non-citizen voting rights at the national level: Chile, Ecuador, and…

Money to move: The effect on researchers of an international mobility grant

Dr. Fabiana Visentin, UNU-MERIT Despite the acknowledged importance of international mobility for science and innovation, there is limited evidence on the effect of incentives and programs supporting it. Novel data from the Swiss National Foundation allow us to implement a…

Summer School on Development and Migration – Human Rights Law Centre University of Nottingham

The Human Rights Law Centre (University of Nottingham) Summer School 2019 will run this summer from 24 to 28 June 2019 and will focus on the theme of ‘Development Aid and Migration’. The Summer School faculty is includes –       George-André…

Strategic Institutional Ambiguity and the Governance of Refugees in Lebanon

Dr. Nora Stel, Maastricht School of Management (MSM) Lebanon has the highest per capita number of refugees worldwide. The 1.5 million Syrian refugees in the country face a ‘no-policy-policy’ that rejects the establishment of official refugee camps and refuses to…