24/01/2024 – Migration Seminar: Immigration’s flipside: Engaging diaspora capital transfers

Migration Seminar: Immigration’s flipside: Engaging diaspora capital transfers Loksan Harley Diaspora engagement refers to the myriad of ways that seek to encourage migrants and their descendants to transfer various forms of capital between their countries of residence and origin. This…

21/02/2024 – Migration Seminar: Categorical Astigmatism in the Study of Migrants in Europe

Migration Seminar: Categorical Astigmatism in the Study of Migrants in Europe Gülay Türkmen , WZB Berlin Social Science Center The study of migrant minorities in Europe has long been characterized by a turn to identity politics. This turn has two…

06/12/2023 – Migration Seminar on Democratic Decline and Return Migration: What Motivates Highly-Skilled Return to Autocratizing Countries?

Democratic Decline and Return Migration: What Motivates Highly-Skilled Return to Autocratizing Countries? Gülay Türkmen, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Abstract: Migration scholars present democratic decline as an emigration driver. This effect is more pronounced among highly-skilled citizens who have the…

22/11/2023 – Online Migration Seminar on Competitive Preferences Among different ethnic groups in the Netherlands

Do All Women Shy Away from Competition? Competitive Preferences Among different ethnic groups in the Netherlands Özge Gökdemir (& Devrim Dumludag , Istanbul University, Marmara University & Maastricht University Exploring the concept of the ethnic penalty sheds light on potential…