Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)

The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is a world leading centre of academic study in the field of superdiversity and migration.

Research

Research

IRiS undertakes research with academic, policy and practice partners across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Our research findings bring new knowledge and have generated theory, policy and debate addressing wide-ranging social concerns in superdiverse contexts.

Working Paper Series

Working Paper Series

IRiS has commissioned and produced a series of innovative papers exploring wide-ranging themes relevant to the field of superdiversity including; health and social care, linguistics, population dynamics, migration and enterprise.

Research videos

Research videos

Leading academics from across the University discuss their approach to superdiversity and how it has enabled their research to cross boundaries and explore new areas of importance for society.

IRiS Summer School

IRiS Summer School

On 12-16 June 2017, IRiS will be hosting our first Summer School in Brussels - Researching migration and integration in an era of Superdiversity

Staff

Staff

IRiS is dedicated to collaboration, bringing together academics to work on inter-disciplinary projects at the cutting edge of research.

About IRiS

About IRiS

Established in 2012 IRiS has rapidly become one of the world's leading research institutes dedicated to advancing knowledge and expertise in the field of superdiversity.

2017 International Conference

2017 International Conference

In 2017, IRiS will be holding its first international conference on the theme of co-production. More information and a call for proposals can be found here.

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Simulating superdiversity

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Birmingham Heroes: Migration and Displacement

The University of Birmingham is at the forefront of research into migration and displacement. The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is the first institute in the UK and one of the first globally, to focus on migration, displacement and superdiversity.

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