14.06.2022
by Sophie Cranston and Karine Duplan In political and popular discourse, migration is alternately portrayed as a problem to be managed or a danger to be fought. Consequently, the term appears to carry with it a set of social and political issues....

21.06.2022
by Stefan Manser-Egli ‘Respecting the values of the constitution’ is one of the most recent requirements in Swiss integration law. In the last decades, academic voices reproducing narratives of ‘cultural distance’ have contributed to the emergence of...

23.06.2022
by Calogero Giametta Migration research has historically conceived migrants as heterosexual, and rendered gender and sexual identity invisible. It is only recently that the intersection of queer and migration studies has produced critical knowledge...

16.06.2022
by Rama Srinivasan Integration policies are often perceived in academic works as gatekeeping instruments but, while they can certainly be deployed as such, this framing does not fully represent the variety of immigrant perspectives in my study. My own...

07.06.2022
by Halleh Ghorashi Since 2015, the study of refugee inclusion has become a booming business. However, research and policies are still quite disconnected from refugees’ lives. Reflective infrastructures can help refugees, other societal actors, and...

07 June 2022
by Cecilia Bruzelius and Isabel Shutes Over the recent years, there has been growing attention to cross-national migration in social policy research. Yet migration is often seen as external to the development of welfare systems. Moreover, the...

02.06.2022
by Ipek Demir The seminal article by Wimmer and Glick Schiller laid the foundations of what came to be known as critical and reflexive migration studies scholarship. The article rightfully challenged methodological nationalism. I argue, however, that...

31.05.2022
by Janine Dahinden , Aldina Camenisch and Robin Stünzi Research about migration has arguably been dominated by a western-, and nation-state-centered perspective. In response, reflexive debates on knowledge production have addressed methodological...

27 January 2022
Twenty Years of ‘Reflexive’ Migration Studies: Approaches, Application and New Challenges A joint initiative of the IMISCOE Standing Committee Reflexivities in Migration Studies and the nccr – on the move . Blog Series Editors: Aldina Camenisch, Janine...

Standing Committees

Standing Committees involve research clusters that have been established for a longer period of time, and have a broad programme of activities and a broad audience that they serve within IMISCOE.

list of SC