Leading global migration and mobility research
from the University of Sheffield

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Who Are We?

An interdisciplinary network of scholars conducting world-leading research on global migration and mobility.

Our approach is informed by a broad understanding of migration encompassing motives for migration, effects on sending and destination countries, as well as the broad range of impacts (legal, social, economic and political) and experiences of migration in various geographical regions.

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January 15, 2020 in Blog, Publication

Immigration: there is a gaping hole in the debate over how it affects everyone’s job prospects – new publication by Prof Gwilym Pryce and colleagues in The Conversation

Professor Gwilym Pryce from the University of Sheffield together with Professor Bernard Fingleton from the University of Cambridge and Dr Dan Olner from the University of Sheffield have have published an article titled Immigration: there is a gaping hole in…
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November 25, 2019 in Blog

Postgraduate and early career researchers come together for a successful cross-faculty event exploring migration and mobility

Postgraduate and early career researchers from a range of academic disciplines at the University of Sheffield and beyond come together at the Humanities Research Institute on Wednesday 20th November to engage in a day-long workshop on 'Migration and Mobility: Views…
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November 19, 2019 in Events

Cruising the Interface: Sex, Race and Migrants on Hook-Up Apps – 9 December 2019

When? Monday 9 December 2019, 13:00-14:30 Where? Room 109, Elmfield While the majority of the most popular social media do not ask their users about their race, many hook-up apps do ask about race in their registration interfaces. Moreover, different…
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November 4, 2019 in Blog, Projects

MIGREC project successfully kicks off

Dr Majella Kilkey, Professor Louise Ryan and Dr Aneta Piekut attended the MIGREC - Migration, Integration and Governance Research Centre – kick-off meeting in Belgrade on 21-22 October 2019. Funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme,…
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October 16, 2019 in Events

Migration and Mobility: Views from Past and Present workshop

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for this exciting free workshop on 20th November 2019 at the University of Sheffield. Link for registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/migration-and-mobility-views-from-past-and-present-tickets-77110610913 Registration will close on 13th November.  Migration and Mobility: Views from Past and Present…
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September 24, 2019 in Blog, Projects

Panel discussion on migration within, to and from Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of Brexit

Members of the Migration Research Group at University of Sheffield and Centre for Migration Research at University of Warsaw organised a panel on migration and Brexit at the Polish Sociological Association conference, held in Wroclaw, Poland, in Sept 2019. Chaired…
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