2013

PhD on Migration at the University of Birmingham

The Governance of Migration: Policy-making in an Age of Superdiversity (PhD) School of Government and Society and Institute for Research into Superdiversity, University of Birmingham Supervisors: Katherine Tonkiss and Jenny Phillimore An exciting opportunity has arisen to study for a PhD with joint supervision from the School of Government and Society and the new Institute …

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Daedalus issue on “Immigration & the Future of America”

Daedalus’ current issue is dedicated to the topic of “Immigration & the Future of America” http://www.mitpressjournals.org/toc/daed/current Table of contents” Volume 142, Issue 3 – Summer 2013 – Immigration & the Future of America America’s Immigration Policy Fiasco: Learning from Past Mistakes Douglas S. Massey Daedalus Summer 2013, Vol. 142, No. 3: 5–15. Abstract | PDF …

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The Call for Papers: Politics of Race, Immigration and Ethnicity Consortium

The Politics of Race, Immigration and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC; for more information, please visit http://priec.org)) is now accepting proposals for its 35th meeting to be held at the University of Chicago campus on October 18, 2013. We seek submissions from scholars (of any rank or status) trained in political science, sociology, history, law, philosophy, and …

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Call for Applications: Senior Researcher in European Migration and Asylum Law

The Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel invites applications for a Full-time Senior Researcher in European Migration and Asylum Law. Administratively, the senior researcher will be hired as a 80 % postdoctoral researcher (BAP) and a 20% research professor (ZAP). Research will be focused on European migration law, including asylum, citizenship, anti- discrimination …

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Fifth Annual University of California International Migration Conference: “Immigrant Integration in Comparative Perspective”

Conference Date: Friday, January 31, 2014 Location: Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, UC San Diego Theme: This conference uses a comparative lens to study immigrant integration/ assimilation/ incorporation. Possible points of comparison are across place (at various scales from the continental to the national to the local); immigrant group; historical period; or type of integration …

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Nina Khrushcheva: “When Alienated Immigrants Turn to Terrorism”

Professor Nina Khrushcheva contributed a recent opinion piece to The Moscow Times titled, “When Alienated Immigrants Turn to Terrorism.”  Khrushcheva’s article addresses, among other things, the international context of the bombing in Boston.  It also deals with the reality of home grown terrorism in the United States and critiques the tendency to explain the bombing …

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Social Inclusion Journal: Call for submissions for Special Issue on “Migrant Youth, Intercultural Relations and the Challenges of Social Inclusion”

The open access journal Social Inclusion (http://www.librelloph.com/socialinclusion) will launch a special issue under the title: “Migrant Youth, Intercultural Relations and the Challenges of Social Inclusion” This special issue will be edited by Professor Fethi Mansouri and Dr. Anna Halafoff. Professor Fethi Mansouri is the Director of the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University, …

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“Illegality, youth and belonging”: Call for Papers, Deadline 15 July (Harvard)

‘Illegality, youth and belonging’ conference to be held at the University of Harvard on 25-26 October http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/college-social-sciences/social-policy/iris/2013/call-for-papers-illegality-youth-and-belonging.pdf The event is jointly organised by the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham, in collaboration with the Oxford Institute of Social Policy and the Centre …

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