IMI has published the December 2010 issue of its newsletter
IMI's Thomas Lacroix has published two papers in the institute's working paper series. These papers are the first two in a series of three which are based on the author's post-doctoral research while at Warwick University.
Emanuela Paoletti's book on the collaboration on migration between Italy and Libya has been published by Palgrave Macmillan.
The fifth Annual Conference of the African Borderlands Research Network (ABORNE) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on 21-25 September 2011. Following the annual meetings in Edinburgh (2007), Bayreuth (2008), Johannesburg (2009) and Basel (2010), the 2011 conference addresses a broad range of perspectives on African borders, focusing, however, on cross-border circulation and on migration and mobility in and through African borderlands.
A group of academics at the University of Oxford intends to establish a journal on human migration and is running a survey to find out about interest in the project.
IMI is pleased to welcome Ayla Bonfiglio to the team.
IMI is pleased to publish a new working paper by Julien Brachet on the hardening of migratory policies in the central Saharan region
IMI is organising a panel on 'Migration and African Cities: International Dimensions' at the AEGIS 4th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 4): African Engagements: On Whose Terms?
Research Officer Emanuela Paoletti comments on Libya's coastal surveillance system
The International Migration Institute is pleased to welcome Departmental Lecturer Jamie Goodwin-White.
Comparing the Migration and Development Experiences of Mexico and Morocco: Article now available in French and Spanish
The Migration Policy Institute (Washington DC) has published an article based on our research in their online journal, Migration Information Source. This is available in English, French and Spanish.
María Villares Varela has joined IMI as a Data Processing Assistant.
The University of Oxford has won a £1.74 million grant from the Leverhulme Trust for a research programme on ‘The Impact of Diasporas’. The programme bid was coordinated and written by Robin Cohen (IMI), Nicholas Van Hear (Centre on Migration, Policy and Society) and Alan Gamlen (IMI). The bid also includes scholars based in the Refugee Studies Centre; the African Studies Centre; the School of Geography and the Environment; the Department of Politics and International Relations; and the Faculty of History.
Hein de Haas has written a chapter on 'Remittances, Migration and Development' in Palgrave Macmillan's new book 'South-South Migration' (edited by Katja Hujo and Nicola Piper)
Emanuela Paoletti has been promoted to Research Officer, working on the Global Migration Futures project.
IMI is pleased to announce that the Migration Policy Institute (Washington DC) has published an article based on our research in their online journal, Migration Information Source.
The International Migration Institute and the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford organised a one-day workshop on 18 June 2010 focusing on migration to the Gulf countries. The workshop, 'Migrations to the Gulf Countries: Form Exception to Normality?', was made possible thanks to the support of the Maison Française at Oxford and the International Migration Institute. The convenors were Hein de Haas, Helene Thiollet, and Leila Vignal, and it was attended by scholars from different disciplinary fields including history, social sciences, international relations and economy.
IMI is pleased to announce the publication of its latest newsletter.
German development agency GTZ have recently published a report by IMI researchers Simona Vezzoli and Thomas Lacroix focusing on the diaspora engagement policies of Ghana, India and Serbia.