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On the Europeanisation of Lampedusa and similar tragedies

Description
IRiS academic writes for the LSE EUROPP Blog on the Lampedusa tragedies.
Date:
14/10/2013

IASS academic appears in media to discuss resignations from the English Defence League

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Following the news that Tommy Robinson had quit as leader of the English Defence League, IASS's Chris Allen was invited by a number of media outlets to comment on the matter. Drawing on research undertaken into the EDL and its street-level campaigns, these included interviews for BBC Radio WM and with Newsnight's Emily Maitlis for the BBC News Channel.
Date:
14/10/2013

New book: Migration and identity in a post-National world

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New book published by IRiS academic Kate Tonkiss on Migration and Identity in a Post-National World.
Date:
10/10/2013

Lampedusa refugee crisis

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IRiS academic Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation' in an article entitled 'Italy ignores real cause of Lampedusa refugee tragedy'.
Date:
07/10/2013

Call for Papers: Superdiversity: theory, method and practice in an era of change

Description
Call for Papers - IRiS International Conference 2014: Superdiversity: theory, method and practice in an era of change. Academics from a broad range of disciplines, policy makers and practitioners are welcome to submit innovative papers, panel proposals or posters on any aspect related to superdiversity.
Date:
03/10/2013

Getting on in the UK: Migrants, ethnic minorities, networks, social mobility and integration

Description
This event, which is being held in London, Cardiff or Birmingham, aims specifically at policy makers, service providers, voluntary sector professionals and equality advocates and is entitled 'Getting on in the UK: migrants, ethnic minorities, networks, social mobility and integration.
Date:
03/10/2013

IRiS event: Migrants in the West Midlands

Description
All are welcome to this workshop, led by Dr Carlos Vargas-Silva from the Migration Observatory. It will provide a discussion of the key statistics from the 2011 Census for the West Midlands, and its constituent districts and unitary authorities.
Date:
23/09/2013

IRiS academics to undertake migration and poverty reviews

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IRiS researchers, together with researchers based at Keele University and Sheffield Hallam University are currently undertaking a review of the links between immigration and poverty and the poverty experienced by UK economic migrants. The review will provide a picture of what is currently known about policy and practice interventions aimed at migrants and immigration.
Date:
18/09/2013
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