In this section, you will find information on past IMI blog posts, news, and events. For the most recent IMIn blog posts, news and events please refer to the main menu.
Past IMI Blog posts
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
Past IMI News
15 June 2021
Why do people migrate? Are borders beyond control? Are immigrants taking away jobs? Has integration ‘failed’? Or do we badly need immigrants to boost growth and innovation in ageing societies? And how does migration affect development in origin societies?
New article: Crafting a ‘liberal monarchy’: regime consolidation and immigration policy reform in Morocco
5 August 2020
In a new article published in the Journal of North African Studies, IMI researcher Katharina Natter analyses Moroccan immigration policymaking and ties to the monarchy's authoritarian consolidation agenda.
5 August 2020
In our latest working paper, Hein de Haas, Sonja Fransen, Katharina Natter, Kerilyn Schewel and Simona Vezzoli introduce the 'social transformation framework' as a conceptual tool to study social change.
Vacancy for two student assistants within the Teaching Immigration in European Schools (TIES) project
7 July 2020
The Teaching Immigration in European Schools (TIES) project, affiliated to the International Migration Institute (IMI) Amsterdam, aims to bring migration research to schools across Europe.
29 May 2020
On 16-18 October 2019, the International Migration Institute hosted an Academy Colloquium, entitled "Renewing Migration Debate: building disciplinary and geographical bridges to explain global migration" at the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam.