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…

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…

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….

Seminar ‘Citizenship and Integration in the EU: Challenges ahead’

As part of the annual Hanneke Steenbergen Scriptieprijs meeting (Dutch award for the best master thesis in migration law), which is this year at Maastricht University on 18 December 2018, the seminar Citizenship and Integration in the EU: Challenges ahead is organized by prof….

Migration seminar by Katie Kuschminder

A new migration seminar offered jointly by MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE, will take place Wednesday, October 10. In this seminar, Dr. Katie Kuschminder (MGSoG/UNU-MERIT) will present. The seminar will be held from 12:00-13:00 in room 0.16/0.17 of the UNU-MERIT building at Boschstraat…

PhD Summer School in Advanced Migration Studies

Migration is part of complex processes of internationalization, globalization, and social transformation with implications on both people’s lives and society. Migration as a social phenomenon and issue of concern, receiving significant political and public attention, attracts a growing demand for…

CfA: Summer Institute in Migration Methods

17-28 June 2018, Berkeley, California The 2018 Summer Institute on Research Methods in Migration will provide 8 days of training in the use and analysis of migration data and will be hosted at the University of California, Berkeley. Key themes:…

Applications open for JRC-SAS-INGSA Evidence and Policy Summer School in Slovakia

In a world flooded with information from a multitude of sources, providing, managing and making sense of knowledge to build more robust policies is highly challenging. Using evidence in policymaking is a complex task demanding a set of distinct skills…

16/06/2017 Seminar on EU Citizenship and Expulsion

On the 16th of June Radboud University Nijmegen is organizing an event on the topic of EU citizenship and expulsion. This seminar will explore the legal practice of expelling EU citizens from a host EU state in light of EU…