Increasing economic opportunity, addressing ethnic inequalities

Labour market disadvantage is one of the factors highlighted in the green paper as affecting integration, given the emphasis on equalising economic opportunities as a priority. IRiS academic, Dr Laurence Lessard-Phillips, explores this issue in more detail. Fulfilling individuals’ potential

Increasing economic opportunity, addressing ethnic inequalities

Labour market disadvantage is one of the factors highlighted in the green paper as affecting integration, given the emphasis on equalising economic opportunities as a priority. IRiS academic, Dr Laurence Lessard-Phillips, explores this issue in more detail. Fulfilling individuals’ potential

Meaningful mixing? Promoting social integration in England

By Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) The new DHCLG Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper places much emphasis on the importance of social integration which they refer to as mixing with people from different backgrounds. 

Meaningful mixing? Promoting social integration in England

By Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) The new DHCLG Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper places much emphasis on the importance of social integration which they refer to as mixing with people from different backgrounds. 

Has time come for integrated communities? IRiS response to DHCLG green paper in a blog series

The much awaited Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (DHCLG) Integrated Communities Strategy green paper was released on the 14th of March. The paper sets out the Government’s proposals to create integrated communities and is the official response to

Has time come for integrated communities? IRiS response to DHCLG green paper in a blog series

The much awaited Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (DHCLG) Integrated Communities Strategy green paper was released on the 14th of March. The paper sets out the Government’s proposals to create integrated communities and is the official response to

How the refugee crisis of 2015 turned into a “crisis of the European Union”: The Atlas of Transitions interviews Dr Nando Sigona

In this interview, Dr Nando Sigona offers some insights into how the 2015 refugee crisis has turned into a “solidarity crisis” and into a “crisis of the European Union (EU) as a project”. http://www.atlasoftransitions.eu/focus/interview-with-nando-sigona/    

How the refugee crisis of 2015 turned into a “crisis of the European Union”: The Atlas of Transitions interviews Dr Nando Sigona

In this interview, Dr Nando Sigona offers some insights into how the 2015 refugee crisis has turned into a “solidarity crisis” and into a “crisis of the European Union (EU) as a project”. http://www.atlasoftransitions.eu/focus/interview-with-nando-sigona/    

Hot off the virtual press: three new IRIS Working Papers

We are delighted to launch three new IRiS Working Papers looking at health care practices and pathways to settlement in diverse areas. Pathways of settlement among recent migrants in super-diverse areas (25/2018) By Susanne Wessendorf This report summarizes the main findings of

Hot off the virtual press: three new IRIS Working Papers

We are delighted to launch three new IRiS Working Papers looking at health care practices and pathways to settlement in diverse areas. Pathways of settlement among recent migrants in super-diverse areas (25/2018) By Susanne Wessendorf This report summarizes the main findings of

Global challenges: 3 fully funded PhD opportunities at IRiS

Exciting PhD opportunities at IRiS, as part of the Global Challenges initiative at the University of Birmingham. Successful candidates would work on one of the themes/projects below, supervised by a member of IRiS: Cities on the Edge: How to create welcoming,

Global challenges: 3 fully funded PhD opportunities at IRiS

Exciting PhD opportunities at IRiS, as part of the Global Challenges initiative at the University of Birmingham. Successful candidates would work on one of the themes/projects below, supervised by a member of IRiS: Cities on the Edge: How to create welcoming,

Becoming adult – the song

Originally posted on Becoming adult:
Three years of conversations, encounters, laughs and sharing in many different places, ignoring borders every time it was possible to do so. The photos, words, and short clips that make this video all came together…

Becoming adult – the song

Originally posted on Becoming adult:
Three years of conversations, encounters, laughs and sharing in many different places, ignoring borders every time it was possible to do so. The photos, words, and short clips that make this video all came together…