Jonathan Xavier Inda to speak at Frontiers and Borders of Superdiversity

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 →

IRiS research highlights for 2015

2015 has been a really busy and successful year for IRiS. Our highlights for 2015 include a number of new high profile research projects as well as numerous publications and research related events around superdiversity and migration. Jenny Phillimore's UPWEB hit the street this year with fieldwork in full swing. The study is funded by NORFACE... Continue Reading →

IRiS is recruiting two research fellows (FT, permanent) – deadline 11 November

The University of Birmingham's Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is seeking two highly motivated researcher fellows with expertise in superdiversity and/or migration to join its growing international team. For the full Job Descriptions: Research Fellow Grade 8 (£38,511 to £45,954)  Job Ref 50576; Research Fellow Grade 7 (£28,695 to £39,685) Job Ref 50575. Deadline: 11 November.... Continue Reading →

IRiS seeks a Development and Communications Manager (PT, permanent) – Deadline 12 October

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 →

Superdiversity: Opportunity or challenge for addressing social inequality?

Report on the second roundtable of the IRiS Key Concepts series by Rachel Humphris (@rachel_humphris), IRiS Associate Researcher The IRiS Key Concepts Roundtable series brings scholars together to discuss and interrogate the theoretical and analytical contours of superdiversity through its relationships to other germane concepts. The second Key Concepts roundtable with Professor Ben Rogaly, Dr Paul... Continue Reading →

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