Professor Louise Ryan, Co-Director of the Migration Research Group, has published a new article in Sociology, co-authored with Dr Umut Erel: ‘Migrant Capitals: Proposing a Multi-Level Spatio-Temporal Analytical Framework’

Prof Louise Ryan, Co-Director of the Migration Research Group, has published a new article in Sociology, co-authored with Dr Umut Erel.  This paper builds on the body of work by both authors. In the context of Brexit and changing immigration regimes, the paper draws on data from both EU and non-EU migrant women to explore ...

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 ...

It’s too early to talk of a ‘Brexodus’ – doing so ignores how many EU migrants have made Britain their home – A New Publication by Dr. Majella Kilkey and Professor Louise Ryan

Migration Research @ Sheffield’s Co-Directors Dr. Majella Kilkey (Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield) and Professor Louise Ryan (Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield) have published a piece titled “It’s too early to talk of a ‘Brexodus’ – doing so ignores how many EU migrants have made Britain their home” in The Conversation. Looking at core statistics ...

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 ...