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 ...

Migration Research @ Sheffield 2016 Annual Lecture Available Online

On Thursday, June 9th, 2016, world renowned forced migration studies expert Professor Alexander Betts, Director of Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford delivered the Migration Research @ Sheffield Annual Lecture. Titled, The Economic and Political Lives of Refugees, the presentation highlighted the importance of recognising refugees as capable agents rather than as potential burden. Watch Prof. Betts’ lecture here: ...

Dr. Emma Briant publishes new piece in United Nations Associations’ (UNA-UK) New World

Dr. Emma Briant from the Department of Journalism at the University of Sheffield published a new article in the United Nations Associations’ magazine NewWorld. The timely piece is titled, The Failure of British Reporting of Refugees to Europe and discusses the results and their implications of research conducted with the Glasgow Media Group. Findings include ...