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IRiS academic interviewed on Swiss TV

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IRiS academic Dr Nando Sigona was interviewed recently on Swiss TV about the FRONTEX affair.
Date:
27/10/2015

Seeing double? The EU miscounts migrants arriving at its borders

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The French daily newspaper Libération has republished Nando Sigona's The Conversation article where he unveils how FRONTEX miscounts migrants and refugees crossing its external borders and why numbers matter in the refugee crisis.
Date:
26/10/2015

Where is integration in the refugee crisis?

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Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), asks where integration fits in the current migrant 'crisis' and outlines some suggestions about how refugee reception, orientation and eventual social mobility can be supported in this latest Blog published recently on the LSE website.
Date:
20/10/2015

Academy Housewarming - Integration in an era of superdiversity

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Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) and Professor of Migration and Superdiversity at the University of Birmingham, will give a talk at the inauguration of the Academy's new offices at 33 Finsbury Square on Wednesday, November 4.
Date:
20/10/2015

Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) seeks highly motivated researchers

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The University of Birmingham's Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is seeking two highly motivated researcher fellows with expertise in superdiversity and/or migration to join its growing international team
Date:
13/10/2015

Independent report into conditions in Calais migrant camps outlines failure to meet recommended standards

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An independent report of the Calais migrant camps, the first of its kind, has confirmed the perilous conditions facing the occupants, which fail to meet the standards recommended by global authorities.
Date:
13/10/2015

IRiS's Nando Sigona awarded ESRC funding to carry out research into migration crisis

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In response to the on-going migration crisis the ESRC is providing £1 million to support leading UK social scientists to conduct research with migrant and refugee populations who have entered Europe across the Mediterranean.
Date:
07/10/2015

Jenny Phillimore gives radio interview in Melbourne

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On a recent visit to Melbourne, Australia, Professor Jenny Phillimore was a guest on the radio show 'Up Close' on the subject of 'Superdiversity: Policy challenges in an age of unprecedented migration'.
Date:
29/09/2015
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