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By Mathias Czaika

Last month the International Migration Institute, Oxford, and PRIO, Oslo, convened an international workshop on ‘Aspirations and Capabilities in Migration Processes’. The workshop aimed to explore how we can increase our understanding of migration processes by considering migration as a function of aspirations and capabilities. At the heart of the discussion were the questions: where does the desire to migrate come from and what makes it possible to achieve that desire?