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 new 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...

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

Elsa Mescoli

Scale Shifting: New Insights into Global Literary Circulation

01 December 2020
Journal of World Literature, Volume 5 (2020): Issue 4 (Nov 2020): Special Issue: Scale Shifting: New Insights into Global Literary Circulation, edited by Wiebke Sievers and Peggy Levitt This special issue on scale shifting brings into sharper focus the...
Elsa Mescoli

Arts and Antiracism in post-migration societies

11 December 2020
An online scientific event organised by the University of Padova and CEDEM as part of the DIVCULT SC activities. The event includes panel discussions and film screening. The complete programme including access links is accessible here: pdf Arts and...
Elsa Mescoli

Intertwining research and arts in migration studies: experiences from the field

27 November 2020
An online scientific event organised by CEDEM as part of the DIVCULT SC activities and hosted by the Global Migrant Festival 2020 The research presented in this panel offers the opportunity to study how migrants – and/or people with migrant backgrounds...
Elsa Mescoli

CfP Divcult - Superdiversity, Migration and Cultural Change: panel proposals IMISCOE conference 2021

Deadline 27 November 2020
Panel sessions at the 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Luxembourg, July 7-9, 2021 The DIVCULT Standing Committee aims to contribute to the 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference ‘Crossing borders, connecting cultures’ with the following panel proposals: 1....
Meth@Mig

CfP for methods oriented sessions at the 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference

Deadline December 1st, 2020
Panel sessions at the 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Luxembourg, July 7-9, 2021 Standing Committee Methodological Approaches and Tools in Migration Research The Standing Committee (SC) aims to contribute to the 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference ‘Crossing...