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

By September 2, 2016Blog

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 projects on migration that our academics and researchers are developing across the Faculty. You can follow the debate on twitter #fssresearch

These are the papers presented at the conference:

  • “Displaying Belonging: challenges for migrant families living in the UK” by Dr. Julie Walsh(Sociological Studies).
  • “Residential environment and Subjective Well-Being in Beijing: A Multilevel Analysis” by Yu Chen (School of East Asian Studies) and Guanpeng Dong (Sheffield Methods Institute).
  • “Framing Understandings of International Migration in South America: exploring the gap between discourse and policy outcomes” by Dr Marcia Vera Espinoza (MIGPROSP, Politics) and Dr Gabriela Ibarra (MIGPROSP).
  • “How many are too many? Costs, limits and obligations in refugee admission”, by Dr Clara Sandelind (Politics).
  • “Migration, representation and the language of crisis” by Nishat Awan (School of Architecture).