IMISCOE distinguishes three types of research clusters: Standing Committees, Aspirant Standing Committees and Research Groups . The latter involve new research initiatives that focus on a very specific line of activity and a specific group of researchers geared to that. Due to current events in Europe and the increased attention on refugees, IMISCOE is happy to re-introduce the Research Group on...
The IMISCOE Research Initiative “Refugees in European Localities: Reception, Perceptions and Policies” organizes a research panel on “Refugee reception: From uncertainty to innovation” during the IMISCOE Annual Conference in Prague (30 June – 2 July 2016). Panel abstract: Albeit to greatly varying extents the European Union’s member states are confronted with unpredictable arrivals of refugees...
IMISCOE is happy to announce the publication of An Anthology of Migration and Social Transformation: European Perspectives , edited by Anna Amelina, Kenneth Horvath and Bruno Meeus. The e-book can now be purchased via springer.com
9 May–10 June 2016, on-campus week in Norrköping 23–27 May Course Director: Professor Peo Hansen This course interrogates the current ‘refugee crisis’; and as such it sets out by scrutinizing to what extent this is actually an accurate rubric in the first place.
Most migration research has focused on cities. However, we observe increasing reinforcement in migrant employment in agriculture and in other activities thriving in rural regions (animal farming, fruit and vegetable processing and packaging, fishing, tourism and leisure for urbanities). Driven by labour force demands which are not being met by the native‐born population, migrants are also moving...
The conference takes place at the Charles University in Prague from September 7 to September 10, 2016. The overall section on the politics of international immigration is entitled: "Responses to International Migration in Contemporary Europe”. The section will be chaired by João Carvalho and Didier Ruedin. Panel and paper proposals can be submitted via the ECPR website by the 15 th of February.
This report describes a Dublin System on the brink of a major crisis. The report examines the significance of the Dublin Regulation for the onward migration of asylum seekers within Europe, based on data collected in Norway, Sweden, and Germany from February to April 2015. Our findings from this period are currently confirmed and strengthened with the increasing numbers of asylum seekers coming...
The INTEGRIM-Scribani Conference “International Migration, Integration and Social Justice in Europe: Sharing perspectives between academia and civil society” will take place on July 6-8, 2016 at the University of Deusto, Bilbao (Spain). Over the last few decades, questions concerning the governance of immigration and integration have become ever more pressing across European countries and...
Fiona Adamson from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London received the prize for her paper Sending states and the making of intra-diasporic politics: Turkey and its diasporas in Europe.
The CEU San Pablo University and the University Institute for European Studies , Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence , will organize an International Conference on ‘ Migration and Asylum. New Challenges and Opportunities for Europe ’ . The conference will focus on the European refugee crisis but with a wide and interdisciplinary perspective. The objective is to establish a dialogue among different...