IMISCOE

November 2016

Newsletter #09

NEWS

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REMINDER IMISCOE Seed Funding for Research Clusters: Call for Proposals (Deadline: December 1, 2016)

Over the past decade IMISCOE has provided seed money to selected research initiatives. It has issued consecutive calls for new research initiatives. The aim of these initiatives is to mobilize colleagues in order to explore possibilities of enhancing new research (by developing research proposals), of joint publications or other activities around specific topics. 

 

IMISCOE SEED FUNDING FOR RESEARCH CLUSTERS: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2016) 


FORM FOR CLUSTER PROPOSALS (DOC)


 

REMINDER Call for Papers Panels and Workshops


Cities are often the main ports of entry for migration and the location where migration-related diversity is manifested most prominently.  The 14th annual conference turns attention to the urban dimension of migration and migration-related diversity.

The deadline for submitting proposals is Thursday 15 December (24:00 CET). All submissions should be made online via www.imiscoe.org. Applicants will be informed about acceptance of their submission by February 1st.

Expected (Keynote) speakers:

 

Saskia Sassen

Saskia Sassen is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University.


Ahmed Aboutaleb

Mayor of Rotterdam


Steven Vertovec

Steven Vertovec is Director of the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen and Honorary Joint Professor of Sociology and Ethnology, University of Göttingen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


REMINDER Call for Nominations IMISCOE Maria Ioannis Baganha Dissertation Award 2017 (Deadline: January 9, 2017)

IMISCOE has opened nominations for its 2017 Maria Ioannis Baganha Dissertation Award. The Network has awarded this prize annually since 2010 (overview of winners) to stimulate and recognise excellent PhD research in the field of migration, integration and social cohesion in Europe. The 2017 competition is open to all PhD recipients whose dissertations were defended within the 24-month period before the deadline for submission of 9 January 2017. Applicants are invited to apply on their own behalf, although dissertation supervisors may also nominate candidates.


 

Summer PhD School will take place from 17 to 21 July 2017!

 


IMISCOE PHD BLOG - new item online:

The Open / Closed Border Dilemma: Tertium Datur? The Case of Border Controls (Legal and Moral), by Giulia Raimondo

The movement of people has accompanied the growth of mankind, until in our days becoming an increasingly complex phenomenon. However, the perception about migration has always been clouded by various gut feelings and misconceptions that are often the result of prejudices and, more generally, the fear of the other. At the time being, the so-called “European refugee crisis” has captured public, media and political attention. An unprecedented number of migrants and asylum seekers has been crossing the Mediterranean Sea to enter Europe in order to escape wars and persecution or simply in search of a better life. The eternal recurrence of an international moral panic about migration has thus pervaded the public discourse, once again.
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New PhD Representative: Carmen C. Draghici

As of September 2016, Carmen C. Draghici replaced Juan Francisco Alvarado as the representative of the IMISCOE PhD Network. She was appointed as the PhD Representative of the IMISCOE PhD Network for the period 2016-2017.

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

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New IMISCOE Editorial Boardmember

Stefan Jonson

Stefan Jonsson is Professor of Ethnic studies. His research is multidisciplinary with a base in critical cultural theory and aiming toward an understanding of the social and historical formation of collective identities

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CMS

Online now - Open Access:
Vol 4:1 - Special Issue - Social Remittances and the Changing Transnational Landscape.

Edited by Vari-Lavoisier, Ilka | Levitt, Peggy | Lacroix, Thomas


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REMINDER: 
Call for new editors for the journal Comparative Migration Studies:
 (deadline December 1st.)
Prof.dr. Sawitri Saharso and Dr. Peter Scholten - the Editors in Chief of the journal Comparative Migration Studies - welcome applications from colleagues who wish to become a member of the journal's editorial board (call for editors, pdf). Comparative Migration Studies (CMS) is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes comparative research from various disciplines.



REMINDER: 
Call for special issues.
CMS accepts proposals for special issues twice a year. The next deadline for submitting proposals is November 30, 2016. Special issue proposals (as Pdf files) can be sent to: 
info@comparativemigrationstudies.org


 

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