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International Symposium announced for 'Old and new diversifications in Japan and the UK'

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The Institute for Research into Superdiversity, in partnership with the Institute of Asian Migrations (IAM), Waseda University, have been awarded funding from the Japan Foundation to hold an international symposium.
Date:
11/04/2019

Home-Land: Romanian Roma, Domestic Spaces and the State

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In her acclaimed new book, Dr Rachel Humphris seeks to open up new questions for academic and political debates about citizenship, migration and belonging.
Date:
01/04/2019

Jenny Phillimore - Symbolic Violence and Refugees: Where is the Harm?

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Professor Jenny Phillimore speaking at TEDx at the University of Birmingham on 'Symbolic Violence and Refugees: Where is the Harm?'
Date:
25/03/2019

UK failing to provide universal health coverage by charging undocumented migrant children for healthcare

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IRiS Deputy Director, Dr Nando Sigona, is one of the authors of the article: Changing undocumented migrant children for NHS healthcare: implications for child health.
Date:
15/03/2019

Putting gender on the agenda in the refugee "crisis"

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Professor Jenny Phillimore writes: "Today, on International Women's Day, we have launched a series of working papers focusing on some of the key aspects of the gendered refugee experience."
Date:
08/03/2019

International Women's Day

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By Professor Hannah Bradby: There is much to celebrate since the first international women's day in 1911. But with women fleeing conflict and poverty being subject to regular sexual assault, there remains much to protest
Date:
07/03/2019

'Vulnerable migrants and wellbeing study' highlights barriers to healthcare for migrants

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A pilot study by the University of Birmingham has identified major barriers to healthcare access for migrants, including denial of entitlements and administrative issues.
Date:
06/02/2019

Migration experts in UK and Japan focus on post-Brexit labour challenge

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Migration experts from the University of Birmingham and Waseda University are launching a major new research partnership that will examine a shortage of skilled and unskilled labour in the UK and Japan - .
Date:
18/01/2019
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