The Institute for Research into Super diversity (IRiS) will be hosting its fourth annual conference in partnership with The Melbourne Social Equity Institute, University of Melbourne at the University of Birmingham on 14 and 15 September 2017. The conference will draw together academics, community-based practitioners and researchers, policy makers and doctoral researchers from a range of disciplinary backgrounds to consider various... Continue Reading →
IRis is delighted to host at the University of Birmingham an event on migration and migrants post Brexit organised by Migrant Voice. The event will take place on October 24th from 09.30am - 3.30pm. Following the surge in hate crimes against migrants after the EU referendum vote and the new developments and challenges facing the UK, this event will go to the... Continue Reading →
The Call for Papers for Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home is now open. You can view the guidelines and download the full call for papers here and submit your 300 word abstract online via this link.
Está abierta la recepción de resúmenes en español para la Conferencia Internacional “La herencia de las migraciones: huellas materiales y simbólicas del flujo transatlántico “ (título en español). Puede ver las instrucciones aqui y enviar su resumen de 300 palabras vía online a través de este link.
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Immigration is undoubtedly one of the most fundamental issues that will decide the outcome of the UK Referendum on EU membership, and arguably one of the most misunderstood and mispresented. As part of the University of Birmingham’s programme of events in the run up to the EU Referendum , the Institute for Research into Superdiversity... Continue Reading →
Last few days to submit an abstract for Frontiers and Borders of Superdiversity to be held at the University of Birmingham on 23-24 June 2016. The aim of the conference is to map the state of the art in knowledge on superdiversity and reflect on the analytical and heuristic uses of the concept, its potential... Continue Reading →
Jonathan Xavier Inda, professor of Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and author of the ground-breaking Targeting Immigrants (Wiley & Sons) will speak at IRiS international conference 'Frontiers and Borders of Superdiversity' to be held at the University of Birmingham on 23-24 June 2016. Jonathan will join our distinguished keynote and plenary speakers,... Continue Reading →
By Szymon Parzniewski and Anja Benedikt This ESRC-funded conference included high profile speakers from the UK, Germany and Russia who shared their research on immigration discourses and immigrants in different cultural, historical and political contexts. The interdisciplinary event was organised by PhD students and supported by the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) and the... Continue Reading →
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham is organising the second international interdisciplinary conference on superdiversity. The aim of the conference is to map the state of the art in knowledge on superdiversity and reflect on the analytical and heuristic uses of the concept, its potential and limits. The Call... Continue Reading →
IRiS is hosting a screening of the documentary 'Everyday Borders' (dir. Orson Nava) followed by a panel discussion on 19 November, 5-7pm (Room LT1, Strathcona Building, University of Birmingham - see map). The film tells the story of how increasing numbers of people are being obliged to act as border-guards in the communities where they... Continue Reading →
IRiS is seeking a Development & Communications Manager (0.8 PT, permanent, ref. 50568) to provide oversight of operational management of new projects and tenders, with direct responsibility for high-level operational support of IRiS. The post holder will work towards expanding operations, consolidating IRiS public and media profile and ensuring long-term sustainability for IRiS. Full Job... Continue Reading →