Standing Committees

Standing Committees involve research clusters that have been established for a longer period of time, and have a broad programme of activities and a broad audience that they serve within IMISCOE.

The Standing Committee Education and Social Inequality aims at stimulating international comparative research on the intersections between education, (international) mobility and social inequality. It combines the research interests and experiences of...

Coordinator

Dr. Elif Keskiner
e.keskiner@vu.nl

The Standing Committee “Gender and Sexuality in Migration Research” (GenSeM) brings together and supports IMISCOE-affiliated scholars whose research focuses on the areas of gender, sexuality and migration. GenSeM wants to create an infrastructure that...

Coordinator

Sarah Scuzzarello
S.Scuzzarello@sussex.ac.uk

The center of the focus of the IILME Standing Committee are the links between increasing migration, labour market dynamics and access to welfare resources. These are central to the discourse on both immigration and integration policies of newly arrived...

Coordinator

Anders Neergaard
Neergaard

The Standing Committee Meth@Mig provides a forum for discussing methodological approaches and tools in migration research and assessing the best options available for tackling manifold methodological challenges. The Standing Committee takes on a...

Coordinator

Justyna Salamońska
jsalamonska@kozminski.edu.pl

The objective of the Standing Committee on Migrant Transnationalism (MITRA) is to provide an arena within IMISCOE for academic exchange on migrant transnationalism. The transnational turn was an innovation in migration studies and offered a new...

Coordinator

Brigitte Suter
brigitte.suter@mau.se

The Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation Standing Committee (MIGCITPOL) offers a unique forum to researchers working in the fields of migrants’ access to citizenship and political participation in sending and receiving societies....

Coordinator

Gianni d’Amato
Gianni.damato@unine.ch

The Migration Politics and Governance (MigPoG) Standing Committee (SC) takes a broad and comprehensive approach to the study of migration policy, one which aims at promoting dialogue between scholars focusing on the politics and governance of migration....

Coordinator

Emanuela Roman
emanuela.roman@fieri.it

In 2010, when then the Research initiative ‘Ageing Migrants’ started its activity, this was a little studied topic. The research projects conducted by members of the group and the publications have been growing along with the development of our network...

Coordinator

Tineke Fokkema
fokkema@nidi.nl

Key Questions For what underlying structural reasons did migration research have such a success these last decades? Why is migration so often presented in politics, in public or in the media as a direct threat to sovereignty and national identity and...

Coordinator

Anna-Lisa Müller
reflexstudies@uni-osnabrueck.de

DIVCULT aims to better understand the relevance of arts and culture in the theoretical and policy debates about immigrant incorporation and diversity in Europe and beyond. Over the last years, artistic activities have found increasing interest among...

Coordinator

Marco Martiniello
M.Martiniello@uliege.be

Standing Committees News

Angeliki Konstantinidou

SC MITRA: Writing Retreats

31 January 2023
MITRA is organizing writing retreats for PhD students throughout the academic year. The first sessions for 2023 are happening on Feb 6 th and Feb 20 th from 9.00 GMT to 14.00 GMT . For more information, please send an email to This email address is...
Meth@Mig

Registration now open: Online workshop “Integrating Reflexivities into Survey Research”

January 30, 2023
Online workshop “Integrating Reflexivities into Survey Research” Jointly organized by the IMISCOE Standing Committees Reflexivities in Migration Studies and Methodological Approaches and Tools in Migration Research Keynote speakers: Jessica Hagen-Zanker...
IMISCOE Network Office

Call for Papers: Symposium and PhD Training - Lived transnationalism in times of violent conflict – Cross-border connections and mobilities of people, goods and capital

23 December 2022
27-28 March 2023, Bonn, Germany Violent conflicts set people into motion and change existing social relations. More specifically, large-scale wars and localised conflicts not only force people to flee from violence but transform pre-existing mobility...
Anna-Lisa Müller

CfP: "Migration Studies and Social Theory"

20 December 2022
IMISCOE SC REFLEXIVITIES IN MIGRATION STUDIES CALL FOR CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS Migration Studies and Social Theory: Problematizing Ontologies, De-Centering Migration 14-15 September 2023, University of Tübingen, Germany Organizers: Iva Dodevska...
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2023 IMISCOE´S MIGCITPOL Standing Committee Annual Workshop – Call for Papers GOVERNING MIGRANT CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS IN TIMES OF PROTRACTED CRISES

19 December 2022
Crises are generally characterized as the outcome of sudden developments which evoke some sort of threat, risk, and need for response --a momentary problem that eventually fades. As such, they disrupt the status quo and may bring serious policy...

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