Postgraduate Conference

3rd Postgraduate Conference on Migration

“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) – Lecture Theatre 7, the Diamond


The University of Sheffield Postgraduate Migration Research Network invites you to attend the 3rd Conference 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 conference 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 Conference has been extremely popular and the available places have already been taken. If you would like to be added to the WAITING LIST, please register here.

Places are still available to attend Dr Nando Sigona’s Keynote Lecture,  please register here.

Download the conference short program here on PDF format (final version uploaded on June 12th).

Download the full program, including all abstracts and information about presenters, here

General information:
Please download this document for information related to the day, including registration, meals and follow up activities. In this document you will also find relevant information to plan your travel and stay in Sheffield.

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Conference venues:

Conference Venue, Keynote Lecture and Annual Lecture Lecture Theatre 5, 6 and 7. Address: The Diamond
32 Leavygreave Road Sheffield S3 7RD
Registration, tea and coffee breaks and lunch break. ICOSS Foyer. Address: 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP


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 Stewart (Languages), Esteban Sanchez Botero (Languages), and Rebecca Murray (Geography).


Last year conference: Check here the report of the 2nd Annual Postgraduate Conference 2016.