8 June 2020
In recent years, it has become popular to argue that climate change will lead to massive North-South movements of ‘climate refugees’. Concerns about climate change-induced migration have emerged in the context of debates on global warming. Without any doubt, global warming is one of the most pressing issues facing humanity, and the lack of willingness of states and the international community to address it effectively – particularly through reducing of carbon emissions – is a valid source of major public concern and global protest.
MSc Migration Studies student Katryna Mahoney reflects on a recent study trip to Copenhagen and Malmö
Dr Bahar Baser tracks the development of Turkey's diaspora-building
Dr Emre Eren Korkmaz ponders the implications of Turkey's recent referendum on constitutional amendment for its refugees and migrants at home and abroad
Dr Alpha Abebe reflects on the complex relationship between diasporans and 'development'
Dr Emre Eren Korkmaz reflects on recent steps by the OECD and others towards better protecting refugee & migrant workers in the garment sector
6 March 2017
MSc Migration Studies alumnus Faraz Shibli explores how rural-to-urban migration - and restriction around that movement - is changing a society previously defined by nomadism
Geraldine Adiku urges that simplifying processes of regularisation will help migrants lead better lives
Dr Olivette Otele explores how histories of transatlantic slavery impact on contemporary questions of migration
MSc Migration Studies alumnus Yan Matusevich calls for a change to the diversity deficit that causes a critical absence of migrant voices in policymaking
Exploring everyday as well as conflict-driven migrations of Congolese in the Great Lakes region
Marieke van Houte considers how the President-elect will follow through on his well-publicised plans for undocumented migrants
Researchers Marie Godin and Giulia Liberatore (COMPAS) reflect on a recent MSc Migration Studies panel discussion
Following the exposure of refugee and child labour in the Turkish garment industry, Dr Korkmaz looks at the historical relationship between informal and formal sectors in Turkey, how this is changing, and what steps must be taken to combat child and informal labour, and to provide decent work for all workers, irrespective of nationality