Migration researchers from across the university come together in exciting cross-faculty initiative

Migration researchers from across the university come together in exciting cross-faculty initiative
by Professor Louise Ryan, Department of Sociological Studies and Co-Director of the Migration Research Group On 23rd January, the Migration Research Group (MRG), the ‘Hub’ Migration of the Department of History (History Migration Hub) and the Medieval and Ancient Research Centre of the University of Sheffield (MARCUS) hosted a workshop on ‘Conceptions of migration’. This ...

A Reflection on the Migration and Transformations PhD Research Methods Summer School: 3rd – 7th September 2018

A Reflection on the Migration and Transformations PhD Research Methods Summer School: 3rd - 7th September 2018
By Maev McDaid and Edanur Yazici   For the last week, young scholars from English and Polish Universities came together in Warsaw with established academics to undertake a programme of masterclasses, walking tours, museum visits and cultural trips. This blog covers the day-by-day of the course and is written by two students who attended from the ...

Migration Matters Festival: Stories of Migration and Belonging

Migration Matters Festival: Stories of Migration and Belonging
The Migration Research Group at the University of Sheffield has partnered with the Migration Matters Festival to run a special programme of films and events…

Research Workshop: Understanding the ethics of interdisciplinary research with refugee communities

Research Workshop: Understanding the ethics of interdisciplinary research with refugee communities
Friday June 15th. Arts Tower, Room 13.17 | Time: 9:30 – 14:15 The workshop, sponsored by the University Research Ethics Committee (UREC), aimed to explore the ethics of…

Debate – Hostile Environment: The Culture of Disbelief and Conscious Cruelty

6:00pm – 8:00pm, Wednesday 16th  May, Central United Reform Church, 60 Norfolk St, Sheffield S1 2JB A ‘culture of disbelief’ in the Home Office has devastated the…

Modern slavery, expertise and evidence roundtable

Tuesday 15th  May 2018, 1.30pm – 3pm, Room 216, Elmfield Building – Professor Joel Quirk, University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) – Dr Sanja Milivojevic, La…

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 ...

Migration Research Group Networking Event

Migration Research Group Networking Event
On Wednesday May 16th from 1-2pm in Elmfield Room 109 the Migration Research Group at Sheffield will be hosting a Networking Event where new and past members will…

Workshop & Film Screening – Migration, Belonging and Identity: Women Making Films across the Black Atlantic

Workshop & Film Screening - Migration, Belonging and Identity: Women Making Films across the Black Atlantic
2:00-6:00pm, 10th May 2018, The University of Sheffield Workshop: John Pemberton Lecture Theatre, Regent Court, 2-4pm Film Screening: Lecture Theatre 2, The Diamond, 4:30-6pm The event…

Seminar: “Promoting the engagement of migrant and refugee communities in research, healthcare innovation and evaluation”

Thursday May 10th 2018;  12:30-1:45pm, ICOSS Board Room, University of Sheffield, Ground Floor ICOSS Building, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP Associate Professor Jane Yelland from the Murdoch Children’s…