Like earlier forms of capitalism which taught workers to act like machines, the current wave of digitalised work, which includes tracking technologies, automation and surveillance, means that we work with and alongside machines and have even started to think like computers and to compete against them. Machines largely self-manage, do not complain, do not call […]
Our second training event for practitioners working on refugees reception in the Mediterranean will take place on 20 September 2017 in Catania (Italy), in partnership with Borderline Sicilia and the University of Catania. The working language will be Italian. For more information about the Evi-Med project: https://evimedresearch.wordpress.com/
The Summer Course is a joint effort of Middlesex University, the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. The course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of some major and interconnected issues concerning European migration and mobility. Specifically, the course is divided into five themes: The challenges to intra-EU mobility and […]
Between 2015 and 2016 more than one million people crossed the Mediterranean, Many fleeing war and persecution. The reception of refugees and migrants has been a major plank of EU policy. This event reports on the findings of the EVI-MED project, an 18 month study which seeks to map and evaluate reception systems in the […]
Globalisation, Diaspora and Transnational Belonging June 15-16, 2017, Middlesex University, London, UK Following the success of the first international Kurdish migration conference (KMC) held in 2016 at Middlesex University (London) and the strong interest and participation by the international scholarly community, the 2nd KMC will be held at Middlesex University on 15 and 16 June […]
The initiative was organised by the SPRC in partnership with the Criminology&Sociology student society to help students better understand the possible effects of the United Kingdom decision to leave the European Union. The event brought together academics from Law, Social Policy and Sociology.
The theme of the 2017 IMISCOE Spring Conference is the ‘Tyranny of Categories in Migration Policy, Research and Data Production’. It is based on the premise that categories form the backbone of policies through which they define the conditions of mobility and the concomitant set of entry, residence, economic and social rights as well orient […]