South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis

New book by IMISCOE / Springer

Editors: Jean-Michel Lafleur and Mikolaj Stanek

With chapters from Georgia Mavrodi, Michalis Moutselos, Guido Tintori, Valentina Romei, José Carlos Marques, Pedro Góis, Anastasia Bermudez, Elisa Brey, Tatiana Eremenko, Nora El Qadim, Elsa Steichen, Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels, Jutta Höhne, Alessio D’Angelo, Eleonore Kofman, Jean-Michel Lafleur, Mikolaj Stanek, Alberto Veira.

The book includes a chapter from Alessio D’Angelo and Eleonore Kofman (co-directors of the Social Policy Research Centre, Middlesex University) on EU Migration to the UK.

This open-access volume is freely available online:…/10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_10

2nd Kurdish Migration Conference – CFP

Kurdish Migration Conference 2017
Globalisation, Diaspora and Transnational Belonging

June 15-16, 2017, Middlesex University, London, UK

Call for papers – Deadline: March 1st, 2017

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 2017.

The call for papers and panels is now open.
For further information visit the KMC2017 page (click here)

CFP: IMISCOE Spring Conference 2017

Deadline 4 November 2016

The 2017 edition of the IMISCOE Spring Conferece will be held at Middlesex University, London, on 17 February 2017. The theme of this edition will be: “the Tyranny of Categories in Migration Policy, Research and Data Production”.

The full-day conference will consist of a plenary presentation by Parvati Raghuram, Professor of Geography and Migration and Director of the OpenSpace Research Centre, Open University, UK, and three sets of parallel sessions. Papers may be grouped as panel of 3-4 paper or as individual papers with an abstract of 200 words per paper.

These should be submitted by 4 November 2016 to:
Notification of accepted panels and papers will be sent out by 24 November 2016.

For further information visit the IMISCOE website.

IMISCOE is Europe’s largest network of scholars in the area of migration and integration. The network involves 36 member institutes and over 500 scholars from all over Europe and focuses on comparative research, publications, the organization of events, PhD training and awards and communication.


Summer School on “Refugee Crisis” attracts students from across the world

Academics from Middlesex University School of Law have worked in partnership with colleagues from the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University of Barcelona to deliver an international and interdisciplinary summer school on “the Refugee Crisis and the European Union’s Response: Context, Management and Challenges”.

The course took place between July 18th and 22nd at the Faculty of Law of the University of Barcelona, and attracted about 20 postgraduate students and NGO practitioners from across the world, including from Spain, Italy, Greece, the UK, Denmark, the Netherlands, Lebanon and Peru. Continue reading

Frontiere, Accoglienza e Diritti

Universita’ degli Studi di Palermo, 5/7/2016

 Frontiere Accoglienza e Diritti – Operatori, giuristi e ricercatori a confronto
(Frontiers, Reception and Rights – Knowledge Exchange event for practitioners, lawyers and researchers – EVI-MED Event – In Italian)

Questa giornata di lavoro e dialogo è promossa nell’ambito del progetto internazionale di ricerca ‘EVI-MED’ condotto dalla Middlesex University di Londra in collaborazione con Borderline Sicilia e l’Università degli Studi di Palermo – Clinica Legale per i Diritti Umani.

L’evento è aperto a tutti, ma si richiede la registrazione online.
(Tutti i partecipanti registrati riceveranno un voucher individuale per il pranzo presso ‘Moltivolti’)

Per informazioni ed iscrizioni clicca qui.

Per scaricare la locandina e il programma dell’evento clicca qui


Refugee reception and humanitarian protection in Greece and Italy: evidence from the ground


June 22nd, Thessaloniki, Greece

“EVI-MED – Constructing an evidence base of contemporary Mediterranean migrations” seeks to conduct data collection  of migrant flows and experiences of the reception system  and essential analysis on the Mediterranean migration crisis and to make these swiftly and publicly available to policymakers, practitioners, migrant community support organisations, and the research community”

This seminar presents initial results from the EVI-MED project after the first wave of surveys in Greece and Italy and seeks to situate it within the wider context of asylum policy, humanitarian assistance and the reception system in Greece.

To see the full programme and to book a place, visit the EventBrite page.

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Summer Course: The Refugee Crisis and the EU Response

“The Refugee Crisis and the European Union’s Response: Context, Management and Challenges”

Barcelona, 18-22 July 2016
Contact hours:  30 hours, 3 ECTS
Course Language: English
Students: 20 students (graduate, master and pre-doctoral students)

The Summer School is a joint effort of the University of Barcelona and Middlesex University. The course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the current refugee crisis, which will be examined from a range of disciplinary perspectives including law, sociology and political science. Classes will be given by academics and professionals in the field of refugee, asylum and migration from different European universities and organizations and will be complemented by practical exercises, debates and research work. At the end of course participants will be asked to write a report and will receive a certificate of participation.

For further information and to book a place:

Bursaries are available for Middlesex University students
For enquiries contact: Dr. Alessio D’Angelo –