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Why are unaccompanied migrant children disappearing in the thousands?

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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

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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

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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

Nando Sigona interviewed by SciDevNet on the impact of the Danish migration law

Description
SciDevNet, the world's leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis on information about science and technology for global development, interviews Dr Nando Sigona on the impact of the Danish Law on stripping asylum seekers of financial assets to contribute towards the cost of the asylum system.
Date:
03/02/2016

Denmark migration law: A sign of things to come?

Description
IRiS academic, Nando Sigona, was recently interviewed for Al Jazeera's 'Inside Story' to talk about Denmark's adoption of a law that enables seizure of asylum seeker assets.
Date:
03/02/2016

Nando Sigona to speak at European Parliament Office on the refugee crisis

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IRiS academic, Nando Sigona, is to speak at a high profile event at the European Parliament Office in the UK on the refugee crisis and the proposal for a permanent relocation mechanism under the Dublin system.
Date:
02/02/2016

Call for Papers for New Researchers' Session

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The Call for Papers for New Researchers' Session (NRS) organised by the Doctoral Research Diversity Network (DRDN) is now open. The deadline is 31 March 2016.
Date:
26/01/2016

New exhibition: Janet Mendelsohn, Varna Road at the Ikon Gallery

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The Ikon Gallery are hosting the largest exhibition to date of photographs by American academic and documentary filmmaker Janet Mendelsohn.
Date:
25/01/2016
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