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Can Europe really take the moral high ground on refugees?

In a long piece published today the CNN questions current responses to refugees in Europe and challenge the moral high ground some EU leaders have claimed in responding to Donald Trump’s executive orders. Dr Nando Sigona told the CNN: “the

Photo Sara Creta, 2016.

Can Europe really take the moral high ground on refugees?

In a long piece published today the CNN questions current responses to refugees in Europe and challenge the moral high ground some EU leaders have claimed in responding to Donald Trump’s executive orders. Dr Nando Sigona told the CNN: “the

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Where is integration in the refugee ‘crisis’?

By Jenny Phillimore While migrants seeking to escape conflict, persecution, poverty, and environmental disaster have been crossing the Mediterranean by boat to seek sanctuary in Europe for a number of years, in 2015 the scale of arrivals increased beyond all

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Where is integration in the refugee ‘crisis’?

By Jenny Phillimore While migrants seeking to escape conflict, persecution, poverty, and environmental disaster have been crossing the Mediterranean by boat to seek sanctuary in Europe for a number of years, in 2015 the scale of arrivals increased beyond all

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Jenny Phillimore on superdiversity

A great deal of attention has been placed upon the numbers of migrants arriving in Europe with far less concern paid to how those migrants might be supported to integrate into European societies. Researchers at Birmingham have undertaken studies looking at

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Jenny Phillimore on superdiversity

A great deal of attention has been placed upon the numbers of migrants arriving in Europe with far less concern paid to how those migrants might be supported to integrate into European societies. Researchers at Birmingham have undertaken studies looking at

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Birmingham heroes: Migration & displacement

The University of Birmingham is at the forefront of research into migration and displacement. The Birmingham Heroes campaign is celebrating the work being carried out at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), the first institute in the UK and

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Birmingham heroes: Migration & displacement

The University of Birmingham is at the forefront of research into migration and displacement. The Birmingham Heroes campaign is celebrating the work being carried out at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), the first institute in the UK and

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Global migration and social change – new book series

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Delighted to announce the launch of a new book series on “Global migration and social change” edited by me and Alan Gamlen of the Hugo Center for Migration and Population Research at the University of…

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Global migration and social change – new book series

Originally posted on Postcards from …:
Delighted to announce the launch of a new book series on “Global migration and social change” edited by me and Alan Gamlen of the Hugo Center for Migration and Population Research at the University of…

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Brexit a window on contemporary processes, says Zygmunt Bauman

By Emilee Moore, University of Leeds On 5th October 2016, Emeritus Professor Zygmunt Bauman spoke at the Bauman Institute at the University of Leeds on the topic of ‘Europe’s Adventure: Still Unfinished?’ The lecture was part of a series of

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Brexit a window on contemporary processes, says Zygmunt Bauman

By Emilee Moore, University of Leeds On 5th October 2016, Emeritus Professor Zygmunt Bauman spoke at the Bauman Institute at the University of Leeds on the topic of ‘Europe’s Adventure: Still Unfinished?’ The lecture was part of a series of

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The challenge of superdiversity for urban planning

by Simon Pemberton (UPWEB, Keele University) Given my eclectic background as a practising urban planner, research institute director (on social inclusion) and (more lately) human geographer, I have become increasingly interested in the implications of increasing super-diversity for urban planning,

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The challenge of superdiversity for urban planning

by Simon Pemberton (UPWEB, Keele University) Given my eclectic background as a practising urban planner, research institute director (on social inclusion) and (more lately) human geographer, I have become increasingly interested in the implications of increasing super-diversity for urban planning,