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.

The Standing Committee Education and Social Inequality aims at stimulating international comparative research on the intersections between education, (international) mobility and social inequality. It combines the research interests and experiences of...

Coordinator

Dr. Elif Keskiner
e.keskiner@vu.nl

The Standing Committee “Gender and Sexuality in Migration Research” (GenSeM) brings together and supports IMISCOE-affiliated scholars whose research focuses on the areas of gender, sexuality and migration. GenSeM wants to create an infrastructure that...

Coordinator

Sarah Scuzzarello
S.Scuzzarello@sussex.ac.uk

The center of the focus of the IILME Standing Committee are the links between increasing migration, labour market dynamics and access to welfare resources. These are central to the discourse on both immigration and integration policies of newly arrived...

Coordinator

Anders Neergaard
Neergaard

The Standing Committee Meth@Mig provides a forum for discussing methodological approaches and tools in migration research and assessing the best options available for tackling manifold methodological challenges. The Standing Committee takes on a...

Coordinator

Justyna Salamońska
jj.salamonska@uw.edu.pl

The objective of the Standing Committee on Migrant Transnationalism (MITRA) is to provide an arena within IMISCOE for exchange on migrant transnationalism. The transnational turn was an innovation in migration studies and offered a new perspective for...

Coordinator

Brigitte Suter
brigitte.suter@mau.se

The Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation Standing Committee (MIGCITPOL) offers a unique forum to researchers working in the fields of migrants’ access to citizenship and political participation in sending and receiving societies....

Coordinator

Gianni d’Amato
Gianni.damato@unine.ch

The Migration Politics and Governance (MigPoG) Standing Committee (SC) takes a broad and comprehensive approach to the study of migration policy, one which aims at promoting dialogue between scholars focusing on the politics and governance of migration....

Coordinator

Tiziana Caponio
tiziana.caponio@eui.eu

In 2010, when then the Research initiative ‘Ageing Migrants’ started its activity, this was a little studied topic. The research projects conducted by members of the group and the publications have been growing along with the development of our network...

Coordinator

Tineke Fokkema
fokkema@nidi.nl

Key Questions For what underlying structural reasons did migration research have such a success these last decades? Why is migration so often presented in politics, in public or in the media as a direct threat to sovereignty and national identity and...

Coordinator

Anna-Lisa Müller
reflexstudies@uni-osnabrueck.de

DIVCULT aims to better understand the relevance of arts and culture in the theoretical and policy debates about immigrant incorporation and diversity in Europe and beyond. Over the last years, artistic activities have found increasing interest among...

Coordinator

Marco Martiniello
M.Martiniello@uliege.be

Standing Committees News

Elsa Mescoli

Crocevia di sguardi

04 October 2022
We are glad to launch FIERI's annual documentary festival on migration. Here is the programme of this 18th edition. As last year, beside the offline screenings in Torino, you can also follow the festival for free on the Festivalscope platform. All...
Anna-Lisa Müller

Reflexivities PhD Sessions Vol. II (Autumn/Winter 2022)

26.09.2022
After a great first round of PhD Peer Feedback Sessions on Reflexivities in Migration Studies during the spring semester, we are now launching a second call to continue the sessions into the winter semester! The sessions are organized by PhD members of...
Elsa Mescoli

Call for book chapters: Heritage and Mobility in a Multisensory Perspective

Deadline 31.10.2022
The book focuses on Heritage and Mobility in a Multisensory Perspective and the ambition is to bridge the gap between cultural heritage and mobility nexus analysing it through the lens of a multisensory approach. Additional information is available pdf...
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IMISCOE SC EduSocial On-line Writing Retreat

13 September 2022
13 October 2022, 10.30am-14.00pm (CET) Writing together to beat the ‘PhD blues’! Why a writing retreat? Inspired by many uplifting writing retreat initiatives that have been taking place lately, like the SC GenSe’s one, our standing committee is pleased...
Sarah Scuzzarello

GenSeM PhD reps have the word

12 July 2022
It’s been a busy year for us GenSeM PhD/Early Career Researcher representatives! We want to say a big ‘thank you!’ to all those wonderful GenSeM members who have joined us at our online and in-person events so far. Here is a quick wrap up of what we’ve...