On June 28th, keynote speaker Steven Vertovec was invited to open IMISCOE’s 14th Annual Conference, held at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Due to an unfortunate illness his keynote-lecture was canceled. However, given the importance of his speech – both IMISCOE and Steven Vertovec decided to distribute his talk through a video-lecture , filmed at the Max-Planck Institute (attended by his...
Dates and location: Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) of the University of Mannheim on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, 2017.[1] Theme: Labor market and economic sociologists take notice of each other less often than common concerns might suggest. This ignorance is particularly troubling amid the large-scale influx of immigrants and refugees into established...
We would like to announce the opening of the call for papers for the H2020 MOVE -project conference on Youth Mobility in the EU in March 2018. The three-day conference in Luxemburg offers a platform for exchange and discussion on youth mobility in Europe from different perspectives, reflecting the challenges, risks and benefits of youth mobility in Europe. It will present the results of the...

A Research Fellowship attached to the ‘Governance and Local Integration of Migrants and Europe’s Refugees’ (GLIMER) project, to carry out fieldwork in Glasgow, collaborating with researchers in Glasgow, Malmo, Nicosia and Calabria. Candidates should have theoretical and practical knowledge in qualitative methodologies (broadly conceived), or collaborative action research, or practice-led...
Workshop: "Migration and the Search for Home: a Symposium" - Organizer: Paolo Boccagni, University of Trento, Italy. (Session 38, June 29, 10:50 - 12:20) Participants: Godfried Engbersen (Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Marco Martiniello (FNRS - CEDEM) Université de Liege, Belgium), Marta Bivand Erdal (PRIO, Oslo, Norway), Maja Frykman (MIM, Malmo University, Sweden), Alistair...
The Postdoctoral Researcher will be involved in the project ‘CITIES OF MIGRATION: THEORIZING THE ‘DIVERSITY OF MIGRATION-RELATED DIVERSITY’ IN CITIES.’ The project focuses on how cities respond to different types of migration-related diversity. Cities of migration face increasingly ‘floating populations’ and a growing complexity of migration-related diversity, described also as ‘superdiversity.’...

Proposals invited now! Comparative Migration Studies (CMS) is an international, peer-reviewed journal for comparative research in the field of migration, integration and ethnic studies. CMS accepts proposals for special issues twice a year. The next deadline for submitting proposals is November 1, 2017 . Special issue proposals (as PDF files) can be sent to This email address is being protected...
In the framework of the II World Conference of the Association for Borderlands Studies (ABS) (2018), border scholars from the University of the Greater Region are organizing several panels on border issues in Western Europe. The calls for papers are now available:
MIM is proud to host Maarten P. Vink as the Willy Brandt Guest Professor at MIM during the academic year 2017-2018 . He is Professor at the Department of Political Science of Maastricht University and part-time Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute.

MIM and IMER are celebrating their tenth and twentieth anniversaries with the symposium "Contesting the Populist Challenge: Beyond 'Orbanism' and 'Trumpism' and the Normalisation of Exclusion" (16-17 November 2017). Read about the symposium here .