Isabel Ruiz is a new MACIMIDE Senior Visiting Fellow at UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance. Isabel Ruiz is currently an Official Fellow in Economics (2011 – present) at the Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford and a Research Associate (2013….
Maria Vivas Romero is a new MACIMIDE Junior Visiting Fellowship at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS). Maria Vivas Romero is PhD student in Social and Political Sciences at the University of Liege (FRESH-FNRS). Her dissertation looks into how ageing migrant domestic workers’….
April 1, 2016 We are greatly saddened by the news that our great colleague professor Jaap Dronkers has died on March 30, 2016. Jaap was Professor in international comparative research on educational performance and social inequality at the School for….
The Humanitarian Narrative in Context: From Mission and Empire to Cold War and Decolonization by Prof. Johannes Paulmann (Leibniz Institute for European History at Mainz) Globalisation, Transnationalism & Development (GTD) Colloquium organized in association with Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) Abstract: Adapting….
Postdoctoral researcher Dr. Katie Kuschminder has won a “Rubicon” grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Katie will shortly spend two years at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute, close to Florence in Italy….
As of the 2015/2016 Academic Year, University College Maastricht (UCM) is offering a new bachelor level course on migration led by UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance. The course is coordinated by Dr. Katie Kuchminder and content is delivered by….
The International MARICAP Conference ‘Marital Captivity: Divorce, Religion and Human Rights will be hosted and co-organised by the research school Ius Commune. It will take place in Maastricht (the Netherlands) between 24 and 25 November 2016. Abstracts should reach us before 1 May 2016..
A picture is worth a thousand words. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s (SDC) Global Programme Migration and Development (GPMD) is launching a global photo competition to highlight the positive aspects of migration and its potential for development. Photographs have….
20-26 June 2016, University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom The Jean Monnet Summer School is organised with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) of the European Union. It offers an intensive, interactive and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the complex issues….
Istanbul Human Security Conference 19-21 October 2016 Istanbul, Kadir Has University The sixth Istanbul Human Security Conference will be taking place on 20-21 October 2016. As a close collaboration between the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) at….
The UNU Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) is currently accepting applications for four visiting postdoctoral researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences with expertise in the area of Migration and Crises. Each position is for a period of three….
Friday 27th May 2016, 14:00-17:00 Ministry of Security and Justice, Turfmarkt 147, Den Haag In response to new patterns of migration and continuing refugee flows, policies of control are being redesigned and reinforced in the Netherlands and elsewhere in Europe. The Dutch….
Between 19 and 21 October 2016, a PhD course on transnationalism will be organised by the Standing Committee on Interactions of Migrant Integration and Transnationalism in Europe (IMITE) of the International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe (IMISCOE) network…..
The Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism (GRFDT) is organising an international conference on”Global Migration: Rethinking Skills, Knowledge and Culture” during 26-27 November 2016 at India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi, India. We invite original research papers on the….
Migration Research Center at Koç University International Summer School Forced Migration: Old Phenomenon, New Challenges 11-21.07.2016 The Call for Applications is now open. Submissions are due by midnight GMT on 29.04.2016. Download the complete Call for Applications information in PDF….
Organisers: KU Leuven Gülen Chair for Intercultural Studies (GCIS) and the Research Center for Studies of Chinese Southwest’ Borderland Ethnic Minorities, Yunnan University Workshop theme The workshop will analyse the interaction and the interpenetration of nationality, ethnicity and identity through the problematic….
Challenging media representations of refugees and exploring new forms of solidarity http://www.nomadit.co.uk/dsa/dsa2016/panels.php5?PanelID=4474 Panel Convenors: Tanja Mueller (University of Manchester) Uma Kothari (University of Manchester) This panel explores the diverse public and popular representations of the current movement of refugees into Europe,….