Erasmus+ Exchange Seminar

Thursday 16th of April Room: CG51 Time: 12.00-13.00   Dr. Beate Collet, Université Paris-Sorbonne   The Challenges of Ethnic Diversity in French Society Today Migration is an old phenomenon in French society since the 19th century, linked to colonialism on the one side and to workforce immigration on the other. French society today is a […]

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Report launched at the House of Commons

New research launched at the House of Commons, shows a declining number of Irish people across England. The report details the relative decline in numbers of Irish migrants coming to England since the 1990s due to the strength of the Irish economy and increased employment opportunities at home. However emigration from Ireland has started to increase since […]

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Presentations at Conferences and Workshops

Prof Brad Blitz presented a paper entitled “The Structural Impact of Statelessness and the Road Ahead” at the Statelessness and Transcontinental Migration Conference, United Nations University, Institute on Globalisation, Culture and Migration, Barcelona, 24-25 July 2014.  More recently, Brad also presented “Correcting the Effects of Statelessness” at the Global Forum on Statelessness: New Directions in Statelessness Research and […]

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Research Updates and Current Work

Follow up research on Polish migration to UK Prof Louise Ryan, in building upon previous research with Polish migrants in London (Ryan et al., 2007; 2008; 2009), has recently conducted a number of follow-up interviews with Polish migrants, mostly professionals, who have come to Britain during the past ten years.  2014 marks the tenth anniversary of […]

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Research Spotlight on Recently Completed Projects

SPRC research reports to be launched at Houses of Parliament in November 2014 Recently, the SPRC research team (Alessio D’Angelo, Mike Puniskis and Neil Kaye, led by Prof Louise Ryan) completed a project which culminated in a suite of seven research reports showcasing a number of statistics on the Irish Community across Britain.  Based on an extensive […]

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Recent SPRC Events – Nov 2014

“Mixed-Method Approaches to Social Network Analysis” On 12 May 2014, SPRC (Alessio D’Angelo and Louise Ryan) in partnership with the Social Network Analysis Group (SNAG) of the British Sociological Association, and University of Greenwich (with Dr Paola Tubaro), convened a day conference which showcased papers on innovative approaches to using social network analysis (SNA), presented by leading authorities in the UK and […]

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PhD Studentship

As part of Middlesex University’s ongoing investment in research, the School of Law is pleased to offer a fully funded research studentship in Social Policy and Education (specifically on areas including: Education Policy, Students Engagement, Early School Leaving, Youth Unemployment, NEETs) . The deadline for receipt of applications is 11.59pm GMT on 19th December 2014. Applications received after the […]

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Call for Papers – Workshop on Migration, Transnationalism and Catholicism

Workshop date: 25 February 2015 Place: Middlesex University, London, UK Deadline for abstracts: 15 November 2014 This workshop will explore the various ways in which contemporary international migration and transnationalism affect Catholicism both as practices and institutionally. Abstracts for papers on particular case-studies which illustrate dimensions of the diversity of ways in which migration and […]

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