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The 6th Edition of The Age of Migration published

A fully revised edition of The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World by IMI director Hein de Haas, Stephen Castles and Mark J. Miller has been published!

Minor in Global Migration

Are you interested in international migration patterns, policies and their impacts? Would you like to engage in discussions, debates and presentations on migration-related issues? Do you wish to engage with a real life policy challenge and present your possible solutions? Apply for a Minor in Global Migration today!

Just published: DEMIG VISA database

We are happy to announce that the DEMIG VISA database is now available!

Lea Müller Funk receives IMISCOE’s Rinus Penninx Best Paper Award

IMI senior researcher Lea Müller Funk has won the IMISCOE’s Rinus Penninx Best Paper Award for her paper “Investigating mobility aspirations of refugees in fragile political contexts: Ethical reflections and methodological choices”.

Vacancy: Senior Researcher at NIDI

NIDI-KNAW is recruiting a new senior researcher in Quantitative International Migration Studies.

Vacancy: Two Assistant professors of Sociology

Are you exceptionally interested in social science and specifically in the discipline of sociology? The Department of Sociology at University of Amsterdam has an opening for two Assistant professors of Sociology!

GDAI Webinar #4 - Climate Induced Migration In West Africa

This webinar will address the impact of climate change on West Africa and will look a migration as a climate change adaptation strategy.

New in IMI Working Paper Series: "Paradoxes of Migration and Development"

New working paper by IMI director Hein de Haas published.

New in IMI Working Paper Series: "The Volume and Geography of Forced Migration"

New working paper by IMI senior researcher Sonja Fransen and IMI director Hein de Haas was just published.

Katharina Natter defends PhD dissertation on the role of political regimes in immigration policymaking

On 8 November 2019, IMI researcher Katharina Natter was awarded a Cum Laude distinction for her PhD dissertation at the University of Amsterdam, entitled "Political Regimes and Immigration Policymaking. The Contrasting Cases of Morocco and Tunisia."

Launch of Robin Cohen’s new book "Migration: the movement of humankind from prehistory to the present”

On 12 November, Robin Cohen, IMI Honorary Fellow and former director of the Institute, presented his new book "Migration: the movement of humankind from prehistory to the present”.

Researcher Kerilyn Schewel defends PhD dissertation on development and migration in rural Ethiopia

On 15 October 2019, IMI’s researcher Kerilyn Schewel successfully defended her PhD dissertation, entitled "Moved by Modernity: How Development Shapes Migration from Rural Ethiopia," at the University of Amsterdam.

Vacancy: Two PhD candidates in the politics of family migration

Are you interested in researching political struggles over immigration? Do you want to work at the crossroads of migration studies and gender & sexuality studies? Is it your ambition to become an accomplished social scientist?

New working paper published: "'Supermaids': Hyper-resilient Subjects in Neoliberal Migration Governance"

New working paper by Liberty Chee was just published.

New working paper published: "Migration and Social Transformation in Ethiopia"

New working paper by our researcher Kerilyn Schewel and Asmamaw Legass Bahir was just published.

Call for Applications: Calliope Prize for Practical Migration Research

Once again, the German Emigration Center Foundation and German Emigration Center Bremerhaven are jointly awarding the Calliope Prize for Practical Migration Research. The award is given every two years and includes 20,000 euros in prize money.

New working paper published: "Opening the floodgates? European migration under restrictive and liberal border regimes 1950-2010"

New working paper by our founders and fellow Hein de Haas, Simona Vezzoli and María Villares-Varela was just published.

Call for Papers: “Governing Migration outside ‘Fortress Europe’”

Centre for Global Human Movement, University of Cambridge 16-17 September 2019

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