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 decencies? 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

Meth@Mig

Meth@Mig members participate as lecturers in the MiReKoc International Summer School 2021 on Research Methods and Ethics in Migration Studies

2021/10/11
From October 11 to 22, the 10th MiReKoc International Summer School will take place on campus at Koç University (İstanbul) and online. The summer school focuses on methodologies and ethics in migration studies and aims to strengthen the corresponding...
MITRA
Standing Committee on Migrant Transnationalism

Introducing MigranTea

04.10.2021
The Standing Committee on Migrant Transnationalism (MITRA) is happy to announce MigranTea – informal sessions for PhDs candidates, working on the field of migrant transnationalism, to present their research and exchange ideas.

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Sarah Scuzzarello

Decentering Gender and Migration -GenSeM at the 18th IMISCOE conference

19 August 2021
At the 2021 IMISCOE annual conference, GenSeM organised two workshops bringing together scholars from different parts of the world, who are working on gender and migration, to reflect on how knowledge about gender and migration is produced and how it...
Elsa Mescoli

Visual Methodology in Migration Studies: New Possibilities, Theoretical Implications, and Ethical Questions

10 August 2021
Springer Edition Editors: Karolina Nikielska-SekulaAmandine Desille IMISCOE Research Series book series (IMIS) This open access book explores the use of visual methods in migration studies. It presents a practical use of various visual methods in...
Meth@Mig

Post-doc position at IESA-CSIC

2021/07/22
The Institute for Advanced Social Studies (IESA), a unit of Spain’s Research Council (CSIC) located in Córdoba, is looking to hire a highly qualified post-doctoral researcher (maximum 5 years since obtaining PhD). The three-year contract is financed by...