IMISCOE PhD Network

The IMISCOE PhD Network aims to strengthen research and network opportunities for doctoral researchers in the field of migration. The Network has several dedicated working groups, each with active members who plan and carry out activities relevant for PhD migration scholars. The PhD Representative coordinates the work carried out by the working groups, and functions as the contact point between the PhD Network and the IMISCOE Network. Read more about the PhD Network’s activities and working groups by clicking on the links below.

The structure and functioning of the Phd Network, as well as instructions on how to become a member, are described in full detail in the PhD Network Membership Policy.

Membership Policy

PhD News & Blog

We are recruiting! Vacancies in the IMISCOE PhD Network

As announced at the PhD Assembly at the IMISCOE 2020 Online Conference, the PhD Network is recruiting! As a natural turnover takes place, with many PhDs having already contributed for a long time to the PhD Network reaching the end of their doctoral...

Taking decolonising seriously – the problem with migration studies

With Black Lives Matter gaining new momentum in the past months, movements to decolonise education and the academy have also become more visible. Several academics have lamented that decolonising has become a buzzword which, if not given the correct...

Coronavirus and the impact of school closures on refugees and asylum seekers in the United Kingdom

Social distancing measures introduced around the world have pushed all of us into isolation to some extent. UK schools were closed on 20 March 2020 to help decrease the spread of Covid-19. School closures and social distancing, while necessary measures,...

How to Navigate the Hot Seats of PhD life?

Take-Aways from this Year’s IMISCOE PhD Network Interactive Discussion Forum at IMISCOE’s First Online Conference 2020 has thrown a lot of curve balls at us, forcing us to rethink how we manage our personal and professional lives during a pandemic....

Change of Plans: Participatory Migration Research during a Global Crisis

Change of Plans: Participatory Migration Research during a Global Crisis I planned to start recruiting participants for my dissertation research, a critical ethnography (Carspecken, 1996) of Syrian refugees’ experiences pursing higher education during...