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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

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

France 24 - The Debate

Description
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

Why are unaccompanied migrant children disappearing in the thousands?

Description
The 'disappearance' of 10,000 migrant children after arriving in the EU made recently headlines in British newspapers and across the world.
Date:
22/02/2016

Fully ESRC funded collaborative PhD studentship available at IRiS

Description
Fully ESRC funded collaborative PhD studentship available with Dr Nando Sigona and Prof Jenny Phillimore at IRiS undertaking a comparative study of the impact of English and Scottish refugee integration regimes on the integration experiences of Syrian refugees.
Date:
15/02/2016

Making the nation 'safer' and the monolingual mindset: 'suspect communities' and multilingualism in intelligence and armed conflict

Description
All are welcome at this forthcoming event with Dr Kamran Khan, from the University of Leicester: Making the nation 'safer' and the monolingual mindset: 'suspect communities' and multilingualism in intelligence and armed conflict.
Date:
09/02/2016
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