Date: Thursday 26 September 2013 Venue: Barn 2, Hendon campus, Middlesex University This interdisciplinary conference brings together scholars and activists to discuss how regulatory regimes are changing within the UK and across Europe and how families affected by these changes are responding whether through compliance, legal challenge, strategic manoeuvring or recourse to alternative routes of entry, particularly […]
New family migration rules could end up costing the UK as much as £850 million over ten years. An analysis by Middlesex academics Dr Helena Wray and Professor Eleonore Kofman made headlines when it was published on Tuesday 9 July. It revealed that, contrary to claims made by the Government, the new income requirement for sponsoring a non-EEA […]
The successful event held on Thursday 18 July 2013 brought together practitioners, community activists, local policy makers and academics in an opportunity to engage with these issues through case studies, examples of good practices and ‘knowledge exchange’. Presentation slides, as well as the two case study reports are now available to view under the programme heading.
Guest editors: Louise Ryan and Elena Vacchelli Religion and Gender has just published its latest issue. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit the Religion and Gender website to download articles and items of interest. Vol 3, No 1 (2013): Gender, Religion and Migration Guest Editorial Introduction: Gender, Religion and […]
Gathering evidence to inform community interventions Thursday 18 July 2013, 10.00 – 16.00 Middlesex University, Hendon Campus (NW4 4BT) The current economic crisis and the ongoing welfare restructuring are having a disproportionate impact on Black and Minority Ethnic communities throughout the UK. As far-reaching government changes to benefits, housing, healthcare, advice provision and other services […]
We have started a study of recently arrived Irish teachers in Britain. We are looking for Irish teachers who came to Britain since “the economic downturn” to fill out our online questionnaire, and/ or to participate in an interview or focus group. If you are interested in the questionnaire, please follow the link. If you would […]
As one of Routledge’s more prolific authors in the social sciences, Louise Ryan has been included as one of the ‘Super Authors’ in 2013 ‘Sociology Super Author‘ campaign. As a result, a selection of articles she has written/ co-written will be available for free during May. Simply follow the link below and register for free […]
Drawing on their recently completed ESRC-funded study, Prof Louise Ryan and Dr Jon Mulholland have just published: ‘Trading Places: French highly skilled migrants negotiating mobility and emplacement in London ‘ published in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies – published on-line 15 April 2013.
Research Assistant (BCI/KT) – Social Sciences Middlesex University Salary: £29,173 – £33,457 including London Weighting (pro rata) Hendon Job ref: LAW21 Contract Type: Part Time (0.4), fixed-term from May 2013 to January 2014 (with possibility of extension subject to external funding and performance) We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to support the development of […]
An event organised by Prof Linda McKie and Prof Louise Ryan, in association with the British Sociological Association (BSA), School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University and Social Policy Research Centre, Middlesex University In this one-day event we bring together Mike Savage and Roger Burrows along with other contributors to explore the on-going methodological challenges […]