Health and welfare of immigrants: register online for next NODE webinar

We are delighted to announce the next NODE UK|Japan webinar on the health and welfare of immigrant. NODE UK|Japan network is led by the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Research into Superdiversity and Waseda University’s Institute for Asian Migrations. Initially funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Japan Foundation, NODE brings together social sciences, arts... Continue Reading →

Looking back to look forward: Call for Papers and Panels for IRiS 10th Anniversary Conference is open

The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham is inviting abstracts for paper and panel proposals for its 10th anniversary international conference Looking back to look forward: Celebrating 10 years of research on migration, forced displacement and superdiversity. The conference will be held at the University of Birmingham, 14-16 September 2022.... Continue Reading →

Transnational politics and ‘The Ethics of Exile’: new episode of Conversations with Iris

The newest episode of Conversations with IRiS explores transnational political mobilisation by migrant communities. https://youtu.be/aNcnOSX186w Catherine Craven (Research Fellow on the MIGZEN project) speaks to Ashwini Vasanthakumar (Associate Professor at Queen’s University, Canada), about her recently published book The Ethics of Exile: A Political Theory of Diaspora, which explores the normative and political agency of... Continue Reading →

Visual methodologies in migration studies: new episode of Conversations with Iris

In this new episode, Dr Stefano Piemontese, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow at IRiS, speaks with Dr Karolina Nikielska-Sekula (Jagiellonian University, Krakow) and Dr Amandine Desille (University of Bordeaux) about their co-edited book "Visual Methodology in Migration Studies. New Possibilities, Theoretical Implications, and Ethical Questions", published in Summer 2021 in the Springer IMISCOE Research series. https://youtu.be/jmQ6QMyx6AA... Continue Reading →

Node network has a new online home

We are delighted to share the new website of the NODE network. The network is led by us at the University of Birmingham and the Institute for Asian Migrations at Waseda University and was initially funded by the UKRI Economic and Social Research Council and the Japan Foundation. Together with the information of the network... Continue Reading →

Catalysing Solutions for Climate Change and Inequalities: Call for Contributions to the Mobilities and Migration stream

The Forum for Global Challenges (3-5 May 2022), a major biennial conference seeking to catalyse solutions to the some of the most pressing challenges of our time such as climate change and inequality, is inviting contributions to the programme on ‘reimaging movement for connected and sustainable societies’.    The Forum is organised by the University of Birmingham, through its Institute for Global Innovation,... Continue Reading →

Launch on NODE UK|Japan special issue

On 13 December at 10 am (GMT) we are launching the special issue of Comparative Migration Studies edited and authored by members of the NODE UK|Japan academic network. We will hear from editors and authors and celebrate the network with the launch of the new NODE portal. All articles are available open access on Comparative... Continue Reading →

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