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 ...

New project – faith based organisation and anti-trafficking

Dr Hannah Lewis has been awarded an Economic and Social Research Council grant Understanding the Role of Faith Based Organisations in Anti-Trafficking. The project will investigate faith-based organisations’ (FBOs) growing role in tackling human trafficking and modern slavery in England. Drawing on theories of post-secular society and welfare pluralism, the project will focus on three ...

Migration Research at Sheffield Seminar/Workshop competition 2016-2017

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. Funding from the Migration Research Group to a maximum of £1000 ...

Dr. Clara Sandelind brings ‘Talking Migration’ to Sheffield

Dr. Clara Sandelind brings 'Talking Migration' to Sheffield
We are delighted to welcome and support ‘Talking Migration’, a podcast produced by our colleague Dr Clara Sandelind. The podcast is supported by Migration Research @ Sheffield and the Centre for Research in the Social Sciences at the University of Huddersfield. Talking Migration brings academics, stakeholders, policy makers, NGOs and activists together in conversations about issues in international migration ...

Migration Research @ Sheffield Panel at the Faculty of Social Sciences Research Conference 2016

Members of the Migration Research Group at Sheffield presented their research at the Faculty Research Conference 2016. The panel engaged in discussions around migration governance, forced migration and family and high skill migration. The aim of the session was to explore some of the current debates around migration as well as showcase the exciting research ...

Dr. Majella Kilkey Publishes New Book: Family Life in an Age of Migration and Mobility

Migration Research @ Sheffield’s Co-Director Dr. Majella Kilkey (Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield) just published a new book, Family Life in an Age of Migration and Mobility (2016). Co-edited with Ewa Palenga-Möllenbeck, this insightful book looks at how in an age of migration and mobility, many aspects of contemporary family life – from biological reproduction to marriage, from child-rearing ...

Migration Research @ Sheffield partner in a Jean Monnet Network

The MRG is a partner in a Jean Monnet Network – “CTRL + Enter Europe: Jean Monnet Migrant Crisis Network (MIGRATE)”, awarded funding for three years in the 2016 call. The network will focus on the ‘Balkan human corridor’ of Europe’s ‘migration crisis’, addressing the question – ‘To what extent can further EU integration and enlargement ...