Migrants in the city – exploring the gendered experiences of Polish migrants across five European cities

Louise Ryan, Co-Director of the Migration Research Group, University of Sheffield Although the academic study of Polish intra-European migration, especially to the UK context, but also more generally, has burgeoned, there is a need for further attention, first, to the particular roles of cities as settlement sites for migrants and second, to the evolving gender ...

Ageing In and Out of Place – Kick-Off Symposium

Ageing In and Out of Place – Kick-Off Symposium
On 18th April, Dr Majella Kilkey and Prof Louise Ryan organised a symposium to mark the kick-off of their new research ‘Ageing in and out of place: towards sustainable wellbeing in diverse and mobile contexts’ (Work Package B4 in the ESRC-funded Sustainable Care Programme led by Prof Sue Yeandle – http://circle.group.shef.ac.uk/ ). This one day event in Sheffield, brought together leading academics ...

Thekli Anastasiou has contributed a chapter: ‘Public International Law’s Applicability to Migration as Adaptation: Fit for Purpose?’ in the book ‘Climate Refugees: Overcoming the Legal Impasse?’

Thekli Anastasiou, Doctoral Researcher in the School of Law and member of the MRG Group has recently contributed a chapter titled ‘Public International Law’s Applicability to Migration as Adaptation: Fit for Purpose?’ in the book ‘Climate Refugees: Overcoming the Legal Impasse? (Routledge, 2018)’ edited by Avidan Kent and Simon Behrman, which has now been published. ...

Latest Blogs Published by Our Members

Check the latest blog pieces published by our members in various blogs: Louise Ryan, Migrants in the city – exploring the gendered experiences of Polish migrants across five European cities, Migration Research Group Louise Ryan, Understanding migrant trajectories through the lens of differentiated embedding, SPERI, The Political Economy Blog Louise Ryan, EU citizens in the UK: ...

Gyuchan Kim and Professor Majella Kilkey’s most recent publication: ‘Marriage Migration Policy in South Korea: Social Investment beyond the Nation State’.

Guychan Kim, Doctoral Researcher in the department of Sociological Studies and Professor Majella Kilkey, co-director of the Migration Research Group, have recently published the article titled: ‘Marriage Migration Policy in South Korea: Social Investment beyond the Nation State’ in International Migration. The article seeks to contribute to understandings of South Korea’s approach to marriage migration. ...

Majella Kilkey and Louise Ryan presented: ‘Sustainable care in the context of ageing in and out of place: challenges of Brexit’ – at the Community, Work and Family Conference, Milan, Italy, 25-27 May 2017.

Sheffield MRG co-deriectors, Majella Kilkey and Louise Ryan have participated in a 3-day conference in Milan on ‘Community, Work and Family’. During the conference they presented a paper titled ‘Sustainable care in the context of ageing in and out of place: challenges of Brexit’.

Co-director Prof Ryan latest article on the Journal Social Networks

Prof Louise Ryan has published a new article in the leading international journal Social Networks. The article, co-authored with Dr Alessio D’Angelo, brings together findings from several migration projects to develop new insights into how migrants build and transform social networks over time. The paper examines innovative, mixed methods and visualisation techniques to capture temporal ...

Sheffield MRG co-directors participate in discussion on Migration and Families in Europe

Migration Research at Sheffield’s co-directors Professor Louise Ryan and Dr Majella Kilkey participated in a two-day conference about Migration and Families in Europe, held by the Centre on Dynamics of Diversity at the University of Manchester, at the beginning of February. A recent blog post about the conference explores the discussions held by academics, policy makers ...

Call for Papers organised by Sheffield MRG’s members

Members of the Migration Research at Sheffield Network are involved in organising panels in different conferences covering a wide range of topics related to migration. Please see below a list with some of these calls. Panel Deadline & further details Organiser Workshop Experiencing (In)securities – White Rose Network workshop.The workshop takes place at the University ...

Europe, Migration and the New Politics of (I)nsecurity network

A new international research network will bring together migration researchers at the four White Rose institutions to examine Europe’s ‘new’ politics of (in)security. Following an inception event in September 2016, three seminars will follow in 2017. The seminars will focus attention on what the claim of a novel migration ‘crisis’ allows governing bodies to do ...