Learn more about migration research all around the world

Tell us what you think of academic podcasting

Isabella C. Gualano

Bella is joining our team from July to October to find out more about academic podcasting, its use cases and what makes a podcast 'academic'. Share your thoughts by participating in the survey.

On Eastern Europeans in the UK

Yva Alexandrova

In a 2016 referendum, the British public voted to exit the European Union. Xenophobia played an important role in the outcome of that vote, and a lot of that antipathy against migrants was directed towards Eastern Europeans.

Special Episode (3): Migration and Media

Myria Georgiou & Earvin Cabalquinto

Amanda Alencar discusses with our guests the role played by media and communication in the different aspects of migration, ranging from media representations of migrants to the mediated communication exchanges conducted in digital spaces. This is the final episode of our podcast crossover trilogy.

On understanding Social Complexity

Steven Vertovec

To kickstart our new series of episodes, we invited Steven Vertovec to speak about ways of studying and understanding one of the consequences of migration, that is social complexity.

Special Episode (2): Football, Race and Racism

Manou Anselma & John Olivieira

International migration in professional football has brought together players of various racial and ethnic backgrounds. In this second episode of the Culture & Inequality x The Migration Podcast trilogy, we discuss the linkages between race and sport, with a particular focus on football.

Special Episode (1): Music, Social Media, and Migration

Daniela Jaramillo-Dent & Marco Martiniello

This is a special crossover episode between the Migration Podcast and the Culture and Inequality Podcast. The first in a series of three, this episode investigates how Music and Social Media matter in Migration (and vice-versa).

A critical look at "safe migration"

Sverre Molland

Sverre Molland takes a critical look at two themes that have prominently structured humanitarian aid and funding: human trafficking and safe migration. He speaks about how one discourse increasingly gives way to the other, and what that might have to do with the politics of migration.

On the importance of time in migration

Shanthi Robertson

When we think of migration we immediately think of space. But time plays a crucial role, too. Just think of the temporal limitations of a visa, or of cross-border mobilities as part and parcel of someone’s professional and personal careers.

On co-production and collaborative research with refugees

Katarzyna (Kasia) Grabska

Co-productive and co-creative research is all the rage, but what does it entail? Can a research project in collaboration with members of the population studied indeed be realised, and is all research that labels itself co-productive, truly so?

On refugee self-reliance

Evan Easton-Calabria

A central concern in debates around refugee integration is that of labour market integration. But how do displaced people create livelihoods for themselves and become self-reliant?