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What’s New at the Migration Policy Centre (MPC)
The Global Mobilities Project (GMP)
The MPC started a research project on Global Mobilities that includes the set-up of a comprehensive database covering several dimensions of human mobility. The kick-off workshop of the project was held on 26 February.
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Creating a Central Migration Hub
The MPC is part of the CROSS-MIGRATION project (@CrossMigration), which aims at consolidating past, present and future migration research. The kick-off took place in Rotterdam on 8-9 March 2018 and the MPC will host the opening conference on 31 May-1 June 2018.
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Looking into the Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms
The MPC is now a partner of the REMINDER project on understanding free movement in Europe. The project combines expertise from a wide range of different disciplines (including economics, politics, linguistics, media studies, and public policy) to generate a deeper understanding of the determinants, effects, public debates and regulation of intra-EU mobility.
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Upcoming Events
High-level seminar on ‘Contemporary realities and dynamics of migration in Italy’
13 April 2018, Florence
The many faces of migrant smuggling: from a crime to a humanitarian act
24 April 2018, Brussels
The State of the Union 2018, Solidarity in Europe
10 – 12 May 2018, Florence
Annual Conference of the Migration Policy Centre
7-8 June 2018, Florence
14th Migration Summer School, 25 June – 6 July, Florence
Call for applications, Deadline: 2 April 2018
‘Crisis of governability? The politics of migration governance in Latin America & Europe’ - Call for papers
3-4 October 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Recent Publications
Special issue of the annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science on “Migrant smuggling as a collective strategy and insurance policy: views from the margins”
By Luigi Achilli, Gabriella Sanchez, Sheldon Zhang
The governance of migration in Europe : towards fragmentation?
By Andrew Geddes
The future of the Schengen area: latest developments and challenges in the Schengen governance framework since 2016
By Sergio Carrera, Marco Stefan, Ngo Chun Luk, Lina Vosyliute
What's New at the Schuman Centre
The first issue of the online magazine MONITOR - Global Intelligence on Racism is out; it aims to bring the most innovative research on racism to global civil society and policy communities.
The new European Governance and Politics Programme is online and has its own Twitter account. It is led by Brigid Laffan, coordinated by Lorenzo Cicchi, and builds on the work of the European Union Democracy Observatory (EUDO). The launch event is scheduled on 8 and 9 March.
Work at the MPC

The MPC is recruiting a full-time Research Associate (Post-doc) in Florence. Deadline for applications: 4 April 2018.

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