Migration Research at Sheffield Seminar/Workshop competition 2016-2017

The Faculty of Social Sciences Migration Research Group invites applications from staff members in departments, units and centres in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Sheffield to organise or co-organise seminars/workshop on a theme related to the study of international migration.

Three workshops were held in 2015/2016

Three workshops were held in 2015/2016

Funding from the Migration Research Group to a maximum of £1000 is available, with a requirement for contributing/matching funding from relevant departments, centres, units or external sources. Funding is designed to support a one or two day research workshop on any theme related to the study of international migration to be held during the academic year 2016-17. We envisage offering funding to support 2 to 3 events. Events must be held by the end of academic year 2016-17.

Workshop applications should be made on the attached form below and demonstrate: (i) the rationale for the proposed workshop and the research questions that will be addressed; (ii) specification of participants with a requirement that there be active participation by Sheffield and non-Sheffield based researchers with the lead applicant(s) based in a Faculty of Social Sciences Department/School); (iii) how the workshop will result in high quality outcomes with preference for applications that develop/create networks aimed at preparing bids for external funding; (iv) provide a justification of the claim for resources and identify sources of contributing/matching funds.

The closing date for application is Monday 14 November 2016. Notification of outcomes will occur by the end of November 2016.

Further details and an application form here. Please contact us directly with any questions.

Andrew Geddes and Majella Kilkey
Co-Directors, Migration Research Group

*More information about previous workshops here