09 January 2023
It is now well established that refugee claimants tend to be overly represented as a uniform group. In parallel, victimhood and powerlessness, experiences of violence and repression have progressively gained particular attention in exploring...

10 October 2022
“A New House for Migration Research and Exchange for PhD Students” seems like a pretty high bar to reach – unfortunately. But why is such a platform needed, and why did we strive for it despite the challenges? We know that access to exchange and...

22 September 2022
pdf IMISCOE PhD blog Special Issue on Methods Autumn 2022.pdf ( 3.65 MB )

28 June 2022
Diversity & Inclusion efforts and in particular efforts to increase the feeling of belonging in different social spaces are predominantly focussed on minoritized groups such as people with a migration background. But do members of the ‘other group’–...

27 May 2022
The European response to Ukrainian refugees fleeing the recent Russia-Ukraine war was a real eye-opener to anyone who is interested in refugee law. Post Cold War refugees were largely considered to be the results of armed conflicts or political...

08 April 2022
When I was 17 years old, the Moroccan-Spanish border was the 7th most unequal border of the world. I grew up in the fortified city of Ceuta, a Spanish exclave in the North of Africa that has become a symbol of the border spectacle. The fence that...

28 March 2022
There are several ethical and methodological challenges when we seek to include the online sphere in our research. In some cases, it might be best to go offline to be able to conduct better online research. With the rise of internet technology there has...

15 March 2022
Every year, more and more young people across the globe from varied cultural, socio-economic, and national backgrounds migrate to study. According to UN data, the number of international students worldwide, which stood at just about 2 million in 2000,...

26 February 2022
[If you missed the first part of the interview, discussing the value of studying music and migration, you may read it here ]. CK: Host societies tend to imagine refugees as silent. However, ignoring the sound of this experience inevitably involves...

PhD Network

The IMISCOE PhD Network aims to strengthen research and network opportunities for doctoral researchers in the field of migration. The Network has several dedicated working groups, each with active members who plan and carry out activities relevant for PhD migration scholars.

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