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Why Britain isn't Belgium

Description
Following the series of explosions at Brussels' Zavantem airport and a further explosion at the Maalbeek metro station yesterday, Social Policy's Chris Allen comments on events in Belgium in articles in the Huffington Post and the Toronto Star.
Date:
23/03/2016

What makes a route more or less deadly to sea migrants?

Description
Unpacking a Rapidly Changing Scenario is the first briefing paper of the ESRC-funded 'Unravelling the migration crisis (MEDMIG)' project co-led by IRiS Dr Nando Sigona.
Date:
23/03/2016

Latest IRiS Working Paper - Dimensions of Diversity

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The latest in the IRiS Working Paper series has been published, 'Dimensions of Diversity: Terminology in health resarch'.
Date:
22/03/2016

Lost in the World: Former unaccompanied minors in orbit

Description
Young people seeking safety and security are subjected to the vagaries of all kinds of 'solutions at various national borders' - Nando Sigona and Elaine Chase (UCL) write in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
14/03/2016

Sociology in and of Birmingham: Studying and celebrating diversity

Description
This open public event chaired by Lynn Jamieson, the President of the British Sociological Association on the eve of their annual conference, which is taking place in Birmingham. All with an interest in Birmingham are welcome and invited to participate in discussion, from those who have never heard of sociology to long-term sociologists.
Date:
02/03/2016

'My Route' at the University of Birmingham

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Sampad Arts presents My Route at the University of Birmingham, with 2 events
Date:
29/02/2016

France 24 - The Debate

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Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), was interviewed recently by France 24 on the situation in Calais.
Date:
24/02/2016

EU migrants and access to benefits: Where's the controversy?

Description
In light of the Prime Minister's call for an EU Referendum in the UK, Professor Jenny Phillimore examines the idea that high levels of welfare increases the number of new migrants to a country.
Date:
22/02/2016
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