By Giulia Raimondo The movement of people has accompanied the growth of mankind, until in our days becoming an increasingly complex phenomenon. However, the perception about migration has always been clouded by various gut feelings and misconceptions that are often the result of prejudices and, more generally, the fear of the other. At the time […]
By Maria Grazia Montella This post focuses on the role urban planning can play in the management of diversity in the city. In European countries, migration policies have failed to create a common and shared space to deal with the numerous questions raised by the so called “migration crisis” creating informal, legal, passive or active […]
Reflections on the IMISCOE PhD Summer School 2016 Interview with Douglas Massey, Princeton University By Mark van Ostaijen & Ilona van Breugel The first transatlantic IMISCOE Summer School was a big success. In a stimulating Princeton environment a group of 30 PhD candidates from the US and Europe followed a five-day program with lectures by […]
The IMISCOE PhD Network forms a network of actively engaged PhD students within the IMISCOE network. This blog is one of the projects of the PhD Network, furthermore the network organizes an annual workshop at the IMISCOE conference. This year the second edition was organized, focused on skills particularly relevant to the PhD trajectory, varying […]
We have a short break now but will be back with loads of new posts at the end of summer!
Yvonne Siemann Are you often bored by people talking endlessly about their slides whereas their audience is slowly falling asleep – the so-called “death by PowerPoint”? So you might want to try out Pecha Kucha. Also Andreas Perret and Rohit Jain from the NCCR on the move in Neuchatel (Switzerland) wanted to introduce something new […]
A Swiss volunteer’s experiences in Idomeni and Lesvos refugee camps Yvonne Siemann I meet Ella in a café near Basel main station. She has short, wavy brown hair and wears a skirt and blouse in pastel colours. It is a sunny Friday afternoon at the end of May and everybody seems to be happy that […]