Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)

The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is a world leading centre of academic study in the field of superdiversity and migration.

Research

Research

IRiS undertakes research with academic, policy and practice partners across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Our research findings bring new knowledge and have generated theory, policy and debate addressing wide-ranging social concerns in superdiverse contexts.

Working Paper Series

Working Paper Series

IRiS has commissioned and produced a series of innovative papers exploring wide-ranging themes relevant to the field of superdiversity including; health and social care, linguistics, population dynamics, migration and enterprise.

Research videos

Research videos

Leading academics from across the University discuss their approach to superdiversity and how it has enabled their research to cross boundaries and explore new areas of importance for society.

Brexit research

Brexit research

In response to Brexit, IRiS is leading on a number of research projects to explore key issues affecting families, migration, health and the economy

Staff

Staff

IRiS is dedicated to collaboration, bringing together academics to work on inter-disciplinary projects at the cutting edge of research.

About IRiS

About IRiS

Established in 2012 IRiS has rapidly become one of the world's leading research institutes dedicated to advancing knowledge and expertise in the field of superdiversity.

2018 International Conference

2018 International Conference

In 2018, IRiS will be holding its international conference on the theme of racial displacements. More information and a call for proposals can be found here.

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Latest news

Posted 05 June 2018

New Article by IRiS Deputy Director, Nando Sigona

Out now: "Navigating the Central Mediterranean in a Time of 'Crisis': Disentangling Migration Governance and Migrant Journeys", is an interesting new article by Nando Sigona and his MEDMIG colleague Simon McMahon in Sociology journal, 52(3). The article is included in a special issue on "Migration and crisis in Europe".

Posted 24 May 2018

Is anthropology legal?*

Have you been inundated with emails asking you to resubscribe to contact lists lately? That's the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The codes used to guide us are designed for data protection, marketing and social media – not anthropology. Dr Rachel Humphris writes om how the GDPR will force us to rethink how we go about our research.

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