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.


Click here to learn more about us.              Click here to read our latest news.


Featured Events 



‘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 3rd Annual Postgraduate Conference on Migration at the University of Sheffield was completed with great success. The conference gathered more than 60 postgraduate students and early career researchers. All of them contributed to explore this year’s conference theme: ‘Understanding Migration: States of (Un)Belonging’.

More information about the Conference is available here.

Watch Dr Nando Sigona’s Keynote Lecture here.



Screen Shot 2017-05-18 at 09.41.15

Screen Shot 2017-05-17 at 10.51.24

The conference was 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