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

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

Anna-Lisa Müller

CfP: "Towards reflexivity in the study of mobility and diversity: theories, positionality and the political economy of knowledge production"

28.07.2022
by Iva Dodevska and Maissam Nimer Iva Dodesvka and Maissam Nimer invite you to submit proposals for a planned Special Issue entitled Towards reflexivity in the study of mobility and diversity: theories, positionality and the political economy of...
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...
Christine Lang

SC EduSocial at the IMISCOE Conference 2022

23 June 2022
The Standing Committee Education and Social Inequality is involved in a number of sessions at the IMISCOE Annual Conference 2022 in Oslo - below is a list. We look forward to interesting papers and debates! We want to highlight especially the open...
Steffen Poetzschke

Workshop “Digitization of Migration Research Methods: Promises and Pitfalls”

29 May 2022
We are looking forward to the workshop “Digitization of Migration Research Methods: Promises and Pitfalls” that will be held on Monday, May 30 in Warsaw (#DigitMethWS). We have a great line-up of participants and are exited to share the workshop...
Christine Lang

Workshop: Researching racism in education

20 May 2022
19 th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Oslo/hybrid July 1, 09:00 - 10:30, Session #180 Organized by the IMISCOE Standing Committee on Education and Social Inequality The differential educational outcomes of students of ethnic/racial minority or immigrant...