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Re-thinking Migration Studies? Developing Social Research Training with Refugees Communities in Jordan

While calls to re-think, de-centre and de-colonise migration studies has started to trend, what does this mean in practical terms? This blog reflects on our experiences of developing social research training and working with Sudanese, Somalia, Syrian and Iraqi refugees Read More …

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New blog post by Lenka Dražanová about the refugees situation in Central and Eastern Europe

The Russian invasion of Ukraine means that countries in Central and Eastern Europe are facing an unprecedented number of refugees crossing their borders. Poland, for instance, received around 100,000 refugees in the previous 30 years and then over 2 million Read More …

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Offshoring and Outsourcing Border Control: The EU’s Use of Private Military and Security Companies

The European Union (EU) and its Member States (MS) are heavily reliant on Private Military and Security Companies (PMSC) to enforce their migration policies. PMSCs, for example, are involved in the management of offshore detention centres and in the implementation of Read More …

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Rethinking Knowledge Production in Migration Studies and Research

There has been an increasing shift to evidence-based policy in public service and government in the past decades. Migration management also strongly relies on data on transnational movement, and policy makers have to some extent relied on input by migration Read More …

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Watch the video of the MPC Webinar about the refugees from Ukraine in Poland

This webinar organised by the Migration Policy Centre at the EUI and the Centre of Migration Research at the University of Warsaw will analyse the effects of and responses to the large-scale displacement of refugees from Ukraine with a particular Read More …

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Attitudes towards Ukrainian refugees

Countries across Europe have warmly welcomed refugees from the war in Ukraine, with even politicians known for their anti-migration views calling for support for those fleeing the conflict. This blog post examine why attitudes towards Ukrainian refugees have been so different from Read More …

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New article investigates how migrants’ working conditions differ from those of native-born and why

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted a number of “essential” or “system-relevant” occupations, which were exempted from the limitations that other occupations faced during the pandemic, notably during lockdowns. Because these occupations were chosen in a pragmatic emergency response to a Read More …

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The Sixth African Union – European Union Summit

The Sixth Summit of the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) held with much fanfare from 17 to 18 February 2022 has concluded with the declaration of A Joint Vision for 2030. The two bodies renewed their partnership to Read More …

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Watch the video of the most recent MPC Webinar about the refugee protection

This Webinar will examine different policy instruments that countries in the Global South have developed for refugee protection. The presentations will look at three countries whose domestic legislation and international commitments differ widely: Bangladesh, who has not ratified the 1951 Read More …