By Cathrine Talleraas In my PhD project I explore the encounter between people who lead transnational lives and the welfare state. More specifically, I look at how the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration experience this encounter, and how bureaucrats accommodate cross-border mobile social security receivers. When described like this, I rarely get any exciting reactions […]
Now that the new academic year is up and running in full, it is good to look back at the PhD sessions that took place at the IMISCOE Conference this summer in Rotterdam! On the first day of the conference several workshops were organised touching upon the different phases of the PhD trajectory, discussing issues […]
For those of you considering to join the Imiscoe PhD Network or perhaps even run for representative, a blog on Carmen Drӑghici’s experiences as IMISCOE PhD representative over the past year. Read the full article here.
By Yvonne Siemann Francesco Martino is a web communications manager at EUI. At this year’s Neuchâtel Graduate Conference on Migration Studies and Mobility of the NCCR Research Center in Neuchâtel/Switzerland, he gave a workshop with the topic “Communicating your research”. During the workshop he presented several tools for academic blogging, but did also give some […]
By Cathrine Talleraas and Ilona van Breugel This week, Rotterdam will host the 14th IMISCOE Annual Conference. This year’s theme is ‘Migration, Diversity and Cities’, focusing on the ‘urban reality’ of migration and diversity, so-called superdiverse cities and the increasing role of cities in policymaking in this area. While there are tremendous variety between cities, […]
By Nare Galstyan Maurizio Ambrosini is Professor of Sociology of Migration at the University of Milan, Italy. He has over 150 publications which include a book in English, “Irregular Migration and Invisible Welfare”, Palgrave, 2013. Prof. Ambrosini, could you recommend three books on migration studies? The first one that I would choose […]
By Liudmila Kopecka Studying abroad has become a worldwide trend, with more and more people migrating to obtain a foreign diploma. Education is one of the major drivers of migration, and the global competition on the labour market and internationalisation of higher education has led to a rise in the number of international student migrants […]