December 2014

Newsletter #03



Maria Ioannis Baganha Dissertation Award 2015 - Last reminder: December 19, 2014

IMISCOE has opened nominations for its 2015 Maria Ioannis Baganha Dissertation Award. The Network has awarded this prize annually since 2010 to stimulate and recognise excellent PhD research in the field of migration, integration and social cohesion in Europe.

The 2015 competition is open to all PhD recipients whose dissertations were defended within the 24-month period before the deadline for submission of 19 December 2014. Applicants are invited to apply on their own behalf, although dissertation supervisors may also nominate candidates. »

12TH IMISCOE conference Rights, Democracy And Migration, Geneva 25-27 June 2015 - Last reminder: January 15, 2015

Deadline for submitting proposals is January 15 (24:00 CET). Submissions can be made via the online webportal at Applicants will be informed about acceptance of their submission by February 15, 2015. » 
Download Call for Papers

IMISCOE website and newsletter popular

IMISCOE’s website is frequently visited. As from 1 May 2014 we have welcomed 2.2 millionth hits.

In this period the number of visited pages was 523.500 , the number of visits was  127.500 and we counted  49.700  unique visitors. With unique visitors is meant unique devices (the websites ‘talks’ with computer, smartphone, Ipad etc). The number of unique persons that have visited our website in the period from May is estimated on 8.000 - 10.000.

The number of subscribers on the IMISCOE website has almost doubled as from last May and is at the moment 1400. This number is still increasing; in November 2014 with approximately 20 persons a week.

The messages IMISCOE Network Office puts on Facebook are frequently read by 200 to 400 persons.



CMS - (cms 2:4) in print. Special Issue entitled " The Governance of  Migrant Labour Supply in Europe.  Before and During the Crisis".

Guest Editor:
Ferruccio Pastore

Available in our next newsletter, January 2015



Call For Papers - Panels Geneva Conference: 

  1. Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing - deadline: December 19th, 2014
  2. ‘Governing Migrant Transnationalism’ - deadline: January 5th, 2015
  3. Researching With and Through Migrants’ Associations and Relevant Social Organisations: A Methodological Reflection - deadline: January 6th, 2015
  4. Cross-border marriages: between transnationalization and politicization - deadline: January 7th, 2015
  5. Return Among Ageing Migrants - deadline: January 7th, 2015
  6. The Undocumented, The Non-Legitimate, And Their Welfare - deadline: January 9th, 2015
  7. Materialised Remittances And Objects of Aid - deadline: January 10th, 2015
  8. Impact of The Recent Conflict in Ukraine On Migration - deadline: January 11th, 2015 

New from Members:

  1. Highly-Skilled Migration and Brain Waste
    This is the website of the IMISCOE research initiative on highly-skilled migrants and brain waste. We seek to stimulate research on highly skilled migration and brain waste in the (European) labour market
  2. International conference - Social Warsaw, 19-20th January 2015 - Remittances And Social Change In Central Europe
  3. Transmig Conference Transnational Migration: Disciplinary Impacts (29-30 JAN 2015, MALMÖ)
  4. Invitation to a Workshop From the Research Cluster - “Ukrainian Migration to the European Union” - deadline: January 21st, 2015



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