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.

Education has been one of the earliest topics dealt with comparatively across countries in the IMISCOE network. The Standing Committee aims at stimulating international comparative research on the intersections between education, (international)...

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

Marta Bivand Erdal
marta@prio.org

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

Reflex_studies

Call for SC Reflexivities PhD Peer Feedback Sessions

Deadline: 31st January 2022
PhD members of the IMISCOE Standing Committee Reflexivities in Migration Studies invite PhDs and early career researchers who identify with the SC’s objectives to join them for monthly virtual peer feedback sessions. Are you interested in the production...
Meth@Mig

Call for papers - workshop "Digitization of Migration Research Methods: Promises and Pitfalls"

Deadline: February 15, 2022
The IMISCOE Standing Committee “Methodological Approaches and Tools in Migration Research” (Meth@Mig) is inviting paper proposals for the workshop "Digitization of Migration Research Methods: Promises and Pitfalls ". This event will be held at the...
Elsa Mescoli

CFP IMISCOE 2022 Art and Aesthetics, Racism and Anti-Racism

Deadline 10 December 2021
CALL FOR PAPERS, 19TH IMISCOE ANNUAL CONFERENCE, June 29 - July 1, 2022, Oslo, Norway Art and Aesthetics, Racism and Anti-Racism Panel conveners: Carolin Müller (Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel), Laura Haddad (Osnabrück University, Germany),...
Elsa Mescoli

CFP IMISCOE 2022 Street-level bureaucrats and immigrants access to welfare entitlements

Deadline 8 December 2021
CALL FOR PAPERS, 19 TH IMISCOE ANNUAL CONFERENCE, June 29 - July 1, 2022, Oslo, Norway Street-level bureaucrats and immigrants access to welfare entitlements Panel convenors: Jean-Michel Lafleur (ULiège) and Peter de Cuyper (KULeuven) Starting from the...
Elsa Mescoli

CFP IMISCOE 2022 Informal urban inclusion dynamics – Welcome groups’ inclusion activities for newcomers of various migratory statuses

Deadline 3 December 2021
CALL FOR PAPERS, 19TH IMISCOE ANNUAL CONFERENCE, June 29 - July 1, 2022, Oslo, Norway Informal urban inclusion dynamics – Welcome groups’ inclusion activities for newcomers of various migratory statuses Panel conveners: Shannon Damery (CEDEM, University...