Government of the People?: Right-wing Populism and Immigration Policy Adrian J. Shin (University of Michigan/ MACIMIDE Junior Fellow) MGSoG/UNU-MERIT Migration Seminar in collaboration with Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) Abstract This paper examines how right-wing populist parties influence immigration policy when they are excluded from coalition governments. I….
Anna Prokhorova is PhD student in Political Sciences and Sociology at the European University of St Petersburg. At MACIMIDE she works on a project on Citizenship regime and migrants’ integration policies under the supervision of Prof. Maarten Vink (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of….
Public lecture : Migration and Violent Extremism – Current Affairs by Khalid Koser Over the last year two global crises of migration and violent extremism have collided. There are growing concerns that Europe’s refugee crisis risks importing the violent extremism that….
Public lecture Not the Exception, but the Rule: Migration in Human History by Leo Lucassen Messages about mass migration to Europe appear in the news media every day. Is what is happening now in Europe so unique? If we want to understand….
Public lecture: Dead Planet, Living Planet. The Importance of Ecosystem Restoration by John D. Liu Healthy landscapes provide us with food, water, clean air, a stable climate, biodiversity, good health, security and happiness. However, a quarter of the world’s land….
In January 2016, Dr. Özge Bilgili was appointed as the chairman of the Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) for a period of at least two years. DAMR aims to increase the scientific standing of migration research by emphasising on research methodology, theory formation and….
The final INTEGRIM conference on “Integration and International Migration” will take place in Bilbao on July 6-8, 2016 (University of Deusto). The idea is to address the topic not only with academic papers, but a photo installation of the “Refugee….
The international conference “Gender and Migration: Critical Issues and Policy Implications” will be held at Gediz University in Izmir, Turkey on 11-14 May 2016. The conference is organised by Gediz University Gender Development Studies Centre (GENDES), Coventry University – UK, Centre….
Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) CfP: The politics of immigration, citizenship and ethnic diversity, Politicologenetmaal 2016, 2-3 June 2016, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Migration is a major driver of change in European societies. In recent years, there has been a sharp rise….
The Overseas Development Institute has published research which aims to improve understanding of the role that migration policies play in the decisions migrants make along their journeys, Journeys to Europe: the role of policy in migrant decision-making. The paper and policy….
The Refugee Studies Centre, within the Oxford Department of International Development, is seeking two Junior Research Fellows – one in the Economics of Forced Migration and one in Global Refugee Policy: 1) The RSC seeks a Junior Research Fellow in….
E-Newsletter 11 February 2016 / Issue n°78 Europe: 1st Call for Urban Innovative Actions prioritises migrant integration Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) is an Initiative of the European Commission that provides urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and….
The Laboratory ”Violence and Crime. Mediation and Prevention” – Institute of Sociology, Romanian Academy and the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest organise a conference on the topic ”Migration and Crime: Challenges for the European Space”. The conference will….
Migration and Skills: Successful Labour Market Integration through Recognition of Professional Qualifications – Berlin, 2-3 March 2016 The seminar is developed in cooperation with the winning project of the European Public Sector Award – EPSA 2015 (National level category), BQ-Portal (Berufsqualifikationen) – The….
The Centre for Migration Law (CMR) of Radboud University Nijmegen (NL) is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016. On that occasion CMR organises an international conference: Migration on the Move on Friday 4 March 2016. The central theme of this conference is subdivided into….
E-Newsletter 13 January 2016 / Issue 77 WELCOME! This is the 77th issue of the European Web Site on Integration‘s newsletter. Every month, the Editorial team of the European Web Site on Integration sends you a selection of content recently published….
Can’t read this mail? Click here to view it in the browser January 2016 Newsletter #01 13TH IMISCOE Annual Conference (Prague, June 30-July 2, 2016) – LAST REMINDER – DEADLINE February 1st. (24:00 CET) All submissions (papers, research panels and workshops) must be submitted no later than….