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28 October 2019

Migration Infrastructures: Pinning down an emerging field of research

How do people migrate? Which routes do they take? How do they organise their journeys? Which organisations, institutions and technologies support them in doing so? Migration Infrastructures represent a relatively youn...
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On News & Updates
24 September 2019

Migration food for thought: Studying ethnic identities through the lens of Bourdieu

#migrationfoodforthought from Fiona Seiger, on ethnic identities and the creation of economic, cultural and social capital. When it comes to migration, ethnicity is a crucial aspect that needs to be fully understood a...
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On Food for thought
17 September 2019

Migration Food for Thought: Multiple migrations: Overlooked element of the migratory world

Literature on migration tends to focus on a sedentarised understanding of migration, when migrants move from place A to place B and settle there. This focus often overlooks the so-called multiple migrants, people who eng...
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On Food for thought
22 August 2019

Migration food for thought: A fresh approach to climate change migration

#migrationfoodforthought from Dr. Bishawjit Mallick of TU Dresden, expert on environmental migration, in response to this opinion. A fresh approach to climate change migration: we need the most affected communities on...
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On News & Updates
30 July 2019

Developing for the future of research: A look behind the curtain

CrossMigration is currently putting the finishing touches to the Migration Research Hub, the new online place to find all migration research under one roof, where the open-source migration research taxonomy will come to...
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On News & Updates
15 July 2019

Expert meeting on European Union migration governance

On 17 June 2019, the Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute in Florence hosted an expert meeting on the state of knowledge on EU migration governance. The focus was on two key areas: asylum and border con...
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On News & Updates
9 July 2019

Updating and sustaining migration measurements

Updating and sustaining migration measurements  How do we measure migration? Where do we find the data? And what kind of information is needed to make the research more complete and policy relevant? As part of Cr...
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On News & Updates
4 July 2019

Identifying and addressing gaps in research on migration drivers

How are we researching the drivers of migration? Where do we still need more research? And what kind of knowledge can migration research scholars provide to inform policy? These questions were central to the CrossMigrati...
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On News & Updates
7 June 2019

Collaboration towards improvement - Expert meeting explores the database and contributes to its refinement

During the Expert Meeting on CrossMigration Work Package (WP) 6 on Migration forms, which took place on 9 and 10 May, scholars gathered to discuss the aims, expectations and concrete outputs of their work. The meeting he...
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On News & Updates
28 May 2019

A taxonomy of migration research – mapping all that we study

As the popularity of migration research grows, so does the number of platforms where researchers and others interested in the latest knowledge need to go to find reliable and uptodate sources. New research leads to new a...
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On Interviews
3 May 2019

CrossMigration: Standing on the shoulders of giants

“All knowledge about migration under one roof.” That is the ambitious goal of IMISCOE’s CrossMigration project, and the execution is well under way in the shape of the Migration Research Hub. Peter Scholten, Chair of IMI...
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On News & Updates
25 April 2019

CrossMigration one year on: celebrating progress!

During the March mid-term meeting at the Paris School of Economics, members of the CrossMigration consortium reflected on the achievements of the project one year on, and set out the framework for continued collaboration...
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