New NODE UK|Japan Working Paper (NODE no. 7) out today. Professor Chris Burgess of Tsuda University writes that, while few have remained untouched by the effects of COVID-19, migrants have been disproportionally affected by the pandemic in terms of mobility (movement restrictions), employment (loss of jobs), and health (high infection rates). He also points out... Continue Reading →
Prof. Jenny Phillimore has a made significant contribution to the development of new Indicators on Integration Framework. They are the most comprehensive materials to date and have the potential to reframe thinking on a National and Global scale.
By Dr Chris Allen and Özlem Ögtem Young, academic experts on Ethnicity & Religion at the University of Birmingham. It was somewhat unsurprising that the issue of segregation was so prominent in the Government’s Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper. Placing a particular emphasis on residential and school segregation, the Green Paper called for more meaningful... Continue Reading →
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 what works in migrant integration and identifying good practice in migrant integration. They have also... Continue Reading →
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister speaks about why multiculturalism needs to be an integral part of all children’s education. It’s important, he argues, that everyone have the tools to understand “you don’t have to choose between the identity that your parents have and being a full citizen of Canada.” http://qz.com/602525