29/09/2021 – MGSoG/UNU-Merit Seminar Rescheduled

Due to unforeseen circumstances the seminar that had been scheduled for 29th September has had to be rescheduled.

13/10/2021 – EU Enlargement and (Temporary) Migration: Effects on Labour Market Outcomes in Germany

EU Eastern Enlargement elicited a rise in (temporary) labour market-oriented immigration to Germany starting in May 2011. Taking into account that not all immigrants stay permanently and that outmigration flows are selective, this paper classifies recent EU immigrants into “new…

06/09/2021 – ERCOMER Guest Seminar

The first seminar in the ERCOMER guest seminar series will be held on Monday 6th September, from 13.15 to 14.45. It shall be provided online. The talk shall be given by Dr Liza Mügge, associate professor at the political science department of…

02/06/2021 – DAMR PHD event – Exploring Migration in Rural Areas

A large part of research in migration studies focuses on urban centers. Context-specific social processes surrounding international migration to and diversity in rural regions, small villages and marginalized, or downscaled, areas have been widely omitted by scholarship and policy. However,…

03/06/2021 – Engagement strategies regarding the Brazilian Diaspora of Science, Technology and Innovation: the case of Rede Diáspora Brasil

The aim of the present work is to analyse engagement strategies regarding the Brazilian Diaspora of Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) by the Brazilian government. The specific use of the term diaspora for the migration of highly qualified people has…

02/06/2021 – Maastricht Migration Lecture Series: Challenges in using healthcare services by undocumented migrants in Europe: what does the evidence show?

Migration has become an essential topic of social and political debates in Europe. But the migrants’ perspective has seldom been considered in these debates. For instance, are migrants satisfied with their new living environment, and are they given the opportunity…

27/05/2021 – The Great Recession: Sector, Efficiency, Technological innovation, Capital deepening, and Labour mobility

About the speaker Romain Houssa is a professor of economics at the University of Namur where  he undertakes his research  within the Institute of Development Finance and Public Policies (DeFiPP), including the  Center for Research in the Economics of Development…

26/05/2021 – Countering the Virus: Discrimination and protestation in multicultural Europe

Abstract: As the Coronavirus spreads, stigmatisation, prejudice and discrimination make their mark in many parts of the world. Reports on physical or verbal assault on people of Chinese/East and Southeast Asian appearance are abundant, also in many ‘multicultural societies’ in…

12/05/2021 – Decolonizing Forced Migration Studies: Lessons from Borderlands

The Seminar Series on Forced Migration which will be given by Prof. Nergis Canefe (York University), titled “Decolonizing Forced Migration Studies: Lessons from Borderlands”. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2021 starting at 5pm CET (Vienna time)/11am CST (Toronto time) and will be held online. Everyone is welcome and…

11-13/05/2021 – WORLD MIGRATION & DISPLACEMENT SYMPOSIUM

The agenda for the Symposium is as follows: May 11, 2021: Opening Ceremony The symposium will commence with welcome remarks from HDSR Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Xiao Li Meng, USA for IOM CEO, Luca Dall’oglio, and USA for UNHCR CEO, Anne-Marie Grey….