Maastricht University Star Lecture: Prof. Melissa Siegel

On 6 February 2020, Prof. Melissa Siegel gave a lecture on the “Myths and misconceptions around migration” in Brussels as part of the sixth edition of Maastricht University’s Star Lecture Series. This year, 14 lectures took place simultaneously in different cities across five countries. The series is organised for alumni and students and aims at (re)connecting with UM alumni as well as sharing academic insights and experiences. Prof. Siegel discussed 12 myths and misconceptions including for example the definition of migrants, drivers of migration, migration flows and trends. Watch Prof. Siegel’s entire lecture here.