Migration Research at The University of Sheffield is an interdisciplinary network of scholars conducting world-leading and high impact research on global migration and mobility. Our approach is informed by a broad understanding of migration encompassing motives for migration, effects on sending and destination countries, as well as the broad range of impacts (legal, social, economic and political) and experiences of migration in various geographical regions.


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‘Understanding Migration: States of (Un)Belonging’

Date: Thursday, 15th June 2017
Venue: The Diamond, 32 Leavygreave Rd, Sheffield S3 7RD

Keynote Speaker: Dr Nando Sigona
The University of Birmingham

The University of Sheffield Postgraduate Migration Research Network invites you to attend the 3rd Workshop on Migration. This one-day intensive research conference aims to explore issues on migration and belonging – or unbelonging, and offer diversified insights into a wide range of migration topics and discussions. The workshop aims to provide a friendly environment for postgraduate and early career researchers to engage in discussion regarding migration research, past, present, and future migration agendas, integration, representation of migrants and the evolution of migration policies. The draft program of the conference will be posted in the next couple of weeks.

The conference is free to attend, however registration is required as spaces are limited.

Registration is now closed

More information about the Conference is available here.

Register to Dr Nando Sigona’s Keynote Lecture here.

Sign up here to attend our Annual Lecture by Roger Casale, founder of New Europeans.


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If you require any further information on the Research Conference or have any queries, please contact us at: migrationresearch@sheffield.ac.uk

The conference is co-sponsored by the Sheffield Migration Research Group, Department of Geography, The Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID), The Department of Politics, The Department of Sociological Studies, The Sheffield Centre for Law and Society, and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

Conference organisers:
Thekli Anastasiou (Law), Dr Marcia Vera Espinoza (Politics), Laura Foley (Politics), Sarah Linn (Urban Studies and Planning), Katy Steward (Languages), Esteban Sanchez Botero (Journalism), and Rebecca Murray (Geography).

*Read about last year conference here