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30th April 2021. We are pleased to welcome Zana Vathi, Reader in Social Sciences at Edge Hill University and Director of the Migration Working Group – North West. She specialises in migration studies and has been doing research in this field since 2005. Her main areas of interest are migrants’ inclusion and politics of integration…
19th March 2021. We were pleased to welcome Emma Hill, University of Edinburgh, to discuss the role of asylum in urban gentrification. Emma is an interdisciplinary researcher, with expertise in displaced migration in the Global North, race, migration and decolonisation, and is currently a Research Fellow on the Governance and Local Integration of Migrants and…
16th November 2020. We are excited to release the first recording of our seminar series (Red) Walls, (Brexit) Borders and (Pandemic) Politics. In this series, we invite speakers relevant to the themes of our research, and build discussions that bring together academic and practitioner perspectives. The recordings will be released in order, one per week,…
12th November 2020. Albert Varela and Adrian Favell (both of Northern Exposure) contributed as discussants to a presentation by Gwilym Price (Professor of Urban Economics and Social Statistics, University of Sheffield), titled Researching the local employment impacts of immigration: which way now? The event was co-sponsored by the Sheffield Migration Research Group and the project…
4th June 2020. Andrew Wallace published ‘Pandemic solidarities: from despair to where?‘ as part of the Discovery Society’s COVID-19 Chronicles. You can read the full piece here.