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Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)

The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration.
The mobility of people is now firmly recognised as a key dimension shaping society today, but the relationship between migration and societal change is only partly understood. Research at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), core funded by the Economic and Social Research Council is geared to deepen the understanding of this relationship.

# Episode Title Description People Date Media Files
1 How did the UK national press portray Bulgarians and Romanians prior to the lifting of transitional controls on 1 January 2014? William Allen, Migration Observatory, COMPAS, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Briefing series. William Allen 27 Oct 2014
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2 Decade of Migration, Session 4: How are changing patterns of globalisation manifested in shifts in global wealth and power? In the fourth panel of the Decade of Migration conference Nicholas Van Hear, Robin Cohen and John Burry look at geopolitical influences and global shifts in power and how it affects migrants. Nicholas Van Hear, Robin Cohen, John Burry 24 Sep 2014
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3 Decade of Migration, Session 3: Mobility and the global labour market: What can the past tell us about the future? In the third panel of the Decade of Migration conference Martin Ruhs, Monique Kremer, and Roger Waldinger gave different insights into mobility and the global labour market. Martin Ruhs, Monique Kremer, Roger Waldinger 24 Sep 2014
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4 Decade of Migration, Session 1: How does the growth of the world’s cities reframe our understanding of the social, the economic and the political? In the first panel of the Decade of Migration conference Ash Amin and Vicki Bell focus on cities. Ash Amin, Vicki Bell 24 Sep 2014
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5 Decade of Migration, Introduction Michael Keith, Paul Boyle, and Andrew Hamilton introduce the conference "Decade of Migration" and discuss the challenges and hopes for the topics and discussions. Michael Keith, Paul Boyle, Andrew Hamilton 24 Sep 2014
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6 "We're all excluded together": work-related conditionality and the welfare entitlements of UK, EEA and non-EEA citizens Based on a project conducted by LSE and COMPAS Isabel Shutes talk examines inclusion and exclusion with regards to welfare rights. Isabel Shutes 29 Jul 2014
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7 "The next day you are on the street": The tactics of time in managing welfare support to young people subject to immigration control as they make the transition to adulthood Part of the COMPAS Seminar Series Trinity 2014- Borders of the welfare state: Exploring the tensions between migration enforcement and welfare state entitlements Elaine Chase, Jenny Allsopp 29 Jul 2014
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8 Feeding a xenosceptic culture: legal and administrative penalties for being European Part of the COMPAS Seminar Series Trinity 2014- Borders of the welfare state: Exploring the tensions between migration enforcement and welfare state entitlements Charlotte O'Brien 29 Jul 2014
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9 Provision of welfare to irregular migrants: exploring the borders of the Norwegian welfare state Jacobsen, Bendixsen and Karlsen outline findings from the project PROVIR, examining the access to welfare and its limitations for irregular migrants in Norway. Christine M. Jacobsen, Synnøve Kristine Nepstad Bendixsen, Marry-Anne Karlsen 29 Jul 2014
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10 Becoming less illegal: Deservingness frames and undocumented migrant incorporation COMPAS Seminar Series Trinity 2014- Borders of the welfare state: Exploring the tensions between migration enforcement and welfare state entitlements Sébastien Chauvin 29 Jul 2014
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11 The fundamental social rights of irregular migrants under the European Social Charter: Central or marginal to their access to services in Europe? COMPAS Seminar Series Trinity 2014- Borders of the welfare state: Exploring the tensions between migration enforcement and welfare state entitlements Colm O’Cinneide 29 Jul 2014
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12 How to strike a balance between mainstream and targeted efforts for immigrant integration in Europe? Liz Collett and Milica Petrovic from the Migration Policy Institute give a talk Liz Collett, Milica Petrovic 14 Jul 2014
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13 What is the role of NGOs in the assisted voluntary returns of asylum seekers and irregular migrants? Derek McGhee and Claire Bennett, University of Southampton, give a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Breifing series Derek McGhee, Claire Bennett 14 Jul 2014
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14 What shapes migrant destitution and what can be done about it? Sue Lukes former member of the Housing and Migration Network and John Perry former member of the Housing and Migration Network and Policy Adviser at the Chartered Institute of Housing and manager of housing rights give a talk for the COMPAS Series Sue Lukes, John Perry 14 Jul 2014
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15 Creative Commons Migration and Human Rights: Trends and Priorities for Action This talk was hosted by COMPAS and the University of Oxford's Human Rights Hub. It was chaired by Dr. Sarah Spencer (COMPAS) and comments provided by Dr. Cathryn Costello (Director, Human Rights Hub). Nils Muiznieks 03 Jun 2014
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16 Creative Commons How can far-right extremism be tackled through policy? Lessons from 10 EU countries In recent years, many European countries have been grimly reminded of the threat from far-right violence motivated by hatred towards migrants and minorities. This talk explores how 10 European countires are attempting to address this. Vidhya Ramalingam, Nicola Perry, Sarah Pinnock 14 Apr 2014
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17 Creative Commons 'We don't want to be sent back and forth all the time': Chagossian reflections on compulsion and choice in the context of forced displacement, onward migration, and prospective return This talk draws on a case study of forced displacement, onward migration, and prospective return within the living memory of one community, and explores questions of freedom and force ethnographically: Laura Jefferey 14 Apr 2014
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18 Creative Commons Forced marriage and immigration policies: understanding diversity or punishing difference? Geetanjali Gangoli, University of Bristol, gives a talk for the COMPAS seminar series on forced marriage and its implications on immigration and human rights Geetanjali Gangoli 14 Apr 2014
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19 Creative Commons Conceptualizing and Measuring Immigration Policies: The Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Index This seminar discusses the Immigration Policies in Comparison (IMPIC) Index. This project builds a dataset on immigration policies in all OECD countries for the period 1980-2010. Marc Helbling 14 Apr 2014
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20 Creative Commons Roads of separation: infrastructure politics, "creeping migration" and de facto delimitation in rural Central Asia Part of the COMPAS Seminar Series Michaelmas 2013: Rebordering: reflections in relation to (post)socialism Madeleine Reeves 11 Mar 2014
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21 Creative Commons Everyday practices at the Russia - China - Mongolia border Part of the COMPAS Seminar Series Michaelmas 2013: Rebordering: reflections in relation to (post)socialism Caroline Humphrey 11 Mar 2014
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22 Creative Commons Postsocialist subject as a new other: global coloniality, border thinking and decolonial option Part of the COMPAS Seminar Series Michaelmas 2013: Rebordering: reflections in relation to (post)socialism Madina Tlostanova 11 Mar 2014
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23 Creative Commons Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement Alexander Betts, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the COMPAS seminar series Alexander Betts 03 Mar 2014
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24 Precarious outcomes to the Pursuit of Happiness: Lifestyle migration and liminality Karen O'Reilly, University of Loughborough, gives a talk for the COMPAS seminar series Karen O'Reilly 03 Mar 2014
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25 Creative Commons A matter of convention? Drawing lines between slavery and freedom, and between forced and voluntary migration Julia O'Connell Davidson considers historical notions of slavery and how they can or cannot be applied to modern situations of forced migration. Julia O'Connell Davidson 03 Mar 2014
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26 Creative Commons The Political Economy of Tied Migrant Labour Martin Ruhs, COMPAS, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the COMPAS podcast series Martin Ruhs 03 Mar 2014
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27 Creative Commons Where does migration sit within the debate over the future of the UK and Scotland? Allan Findlay, David McCollum and Jakub Bijak give a talk on migration and Scotland Allan Findlay, David McCollum, Jakub Bijak 03 Mar 2014
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28 Creative Commons What choices and constraints do undocumented migrants experience in the labour market? Alice Bloch, University of Manchester, gives a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Breifing series Alice Bloch 27 Jan 2014
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29 Creative Commons More migrants, fewer rights?: How shall we balance openness and rights in labour immigration policy? Martin Ruhs, COMPAS, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Breifing series Martin Ruhs 27 Jan 2014
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30 Creative Commons What are the social and public service impacts of international migration at the local level? Jon Simmons, Home Office Migration and Border Analysis, gives a talk for the COMPAS Breaskfast Breifing series Jon Simmons 27 Jan 2014
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31 Creative Commons What are the consequences of changing policies for family migrants in the UK? Caroline Oliver and Juan Camilo give a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Briefing series. Caroline Oliver, Juan Camilo 02 Sep 2013
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32 Creative Commons Building Regionality into Immigration Policy: Does it Work? Evidence from Canada Professor Robert E Wright gives a talk for the Centre for Migration, Policy and Society. Robert E Wright 02 Sep 2013
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33 Creative Commons What does the 2011 census tell us about ethnic diversity and integration in England and Wales? Ludi Simpson and Stephen Jivraj give a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Briefing series. Ludi Simpson, Stephen Jivraj 02 Sep 2013
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34 Creative Commons Rethinking Migration: Joining the dots between migration, trade theory and business strategy Diane Coyle discusses labour migration movements across borders through firm's decision problems and strategic thinking. Diane Coyle 02 Sep 2013
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35 Creative Commons Feeling like a citizen, living as a denizen: deportees' sense of belonging In the United States, the right to territorial belonging is the only inalienable right U.S. citizens have, and this right is exclusive to U.S. citizens. Tanya Golash Boza 29 May 2013
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36 Creative Commons Lives in Limbo; Immigration, Schooling, and the and the Transition to Illegality The recent political debates in the United States have raised awareness of the untenable situation facing more than 2.1 million undocumented immigrant children and young adults who have lived in the U.S. since childhood. Roberto G Gonzales 29 May 2013
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37 Creative Commons Campzenship: rethinking the camp as a political space Nando Sigona, University of Birmingham, gives a talk for the COMPAS seminar series. Nando Sigona 29 May 2013
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38 Creative Commons Citizenship Shadow; Obscene Inclusion, Abject Belonging, or, the Regularities of Migrant Irregularity This talk introduces the proposition that citizenship and alienage (or migrant status) may be best understood as two key figures of a spectrum of bordered identities. Nicholas de Genova 29 May 2013
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39 Creative Commons Care, Markets and Migration in European Welfare States: Why the study of migration is important to social policy and vice versa Fiona Williams looks at different approaches taken by social policy to race, ethnicity, and migration, and proposes implications for social justice that emerge. Fiona Williams 29 May 2013
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40 Creative Commons Decades of Migration and 'Europe' in Question Nicholas de Genova examines what Europe is and means through the existence of migrants. Nicholas de Genova 29 May 2013
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41 Creative Commons Migration and inter-generational replacement in Britain and Europe Chris Wilson discusses replacement migration in Britain and Europe, from a demography perspective, explaining a newly developed system for looking replacement ratios. Chris Wilson 29 May 2013
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42 Creative Commons The Price of Rights. Labour immigration policy and the rights of migrant workers Martin Ruhs outlines the findings of his new book 'The Price of Rights', discussing the trade off between openness to migrants and access to rights. Martin Ruhs 28 May 2013
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43 Creative Commons Border Regimes and Human Rights David Miller examines the effects and results of border regimes on human rights, from a political philosophy perspective. He states that border regimes are damaging in terms of human rights. David Miller 28 May 2013
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44 Creative Commons Do Human Rights Treaties Help or Hurt Asylum-Seekers?: The U.K. Case Stephen Meili looks at how human rights treaties are applied in the UK court systems to applications by asylum seekers. Stephen Meili 28 May 2013
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45 Creative Commons Integrating the human rights of migrants into the global governance of migration: the 2013 High-Level Dialogue and beyond Oberoi discusses the process of migration being governed with a focus on human rights. Pia Oberoi 28 May 2013
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46 Creative Commons In Defense of the Migrant Workers Convention: Standard Setting for Contemporary Migration Bernard Ryan discusses the possibilities of the Migrant Workers Convention, the relevant committee and its work. Bernard Ryan 28 May 2013
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47 Creative Commons What are the migration pathways of UK graduates? It is often assumed that the pathway from home to university and onwards to the labour market is a linear upward trajectory, ultimately resulting in improved opportunities and social betterment. Joanna Sage 20 May 2013
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48 Creative Commons With a lot of help from my friends: How do migrants use social networks to access jobs? This briefing provides a descriptive analysis of the role of social networks in the labour market, comparing immigrant and native men in the UK. The speakers will explore the determinants of using social networks as a channel for looking for jobs. Jackie Wahba 20 May 2013
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49 Creative Commons Are potential supporters of the English Defence League economic losers, protestors, Islamophobes or xenophobes? n recent years several European states have seen the emergence of 'counter-Jihad' movements, which in contrast to the established populist radical right eschew electoral politics and put stronger emphasis on mobilizing opposition to Islam and Muslims. Matthew Goodwin 20 May 2013
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50 Creative Commons Researching migrant journeys: conceptual and methodological challenges Roger Zetter thinks about the nature and challenges of researching migrant (specifically refugee) journeys. Roger Zetter 18 Feb 2013
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51 Creative Commons Migration and multi-dimensional poverty in Moldovan communities: linking journeys and community development Melissa Siegel looks at migration and poverty at community level in Moldova and Georgia, in relation to a 2 year research project funded by the European Commission. Melissa Siegel 18 Feb 2013
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52 Creative Commons The smuggling of migrants and refugees into Europe: social and economic aspects Thanos Maroukis talks about the social processes at play behind the migrant smuggling business. Based on his recently published book Thanos talks the audience throughout he methodology, theoretical framework and findings. Thanos Maroukis 18 Feb 2013
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53 Creative Commons An arbitrary outcome: political and economic regulation of mobile labour Hannah Cross, University of Manchester, gives a talk for the COMPAS Seminar Series Michaelmas term 2012: Migration Journeys on 25th October 2012. Hannah Cross 18 Feb 2013
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54 Creative Commons What do highly skilled French migrants in London teach us about European talent migration? Drawing on qualitative data from an ESRC-funded project, this presentation will explore the nature and dynamics of intra-EU talent migration through a particular focus on the French highly-skilled working in London's financial and business sectors. Louise Ryan, Jon Mulholland 18 Feb 2013
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55 Creative Commons The injustices of high- versus low-skilled temporary labour migration programs: With evidence from Canada Among critics of temporary labour migration programs (TLMP), it is common to describe them as exploitative, rights-violating, and unfair. Patti Tamara Lenard 29 Jan 2013
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56 Creative Commons What is the evidence about migrant living conditions in the private rented sector and how could they be improved? Outlining a new report for the Housing and Migration Network UK, 'Migrants and the Private Rented Sector', published in February is the first national report to explore the needs and experience of new migrants who live in the private rented sector. Gill Green, Neil Coles 27 Nov 2012
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57 Creative Commons What is the latest picture from migration statistics? Jon Simmons, Home Office, gives a talk for the COMPAS breakfast briefing series. Jon Simmons 09 Nov 2012
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58 Creative Commons What works in integration? Vidhya Ramalingam, The Institute for Strategic Dialogue, gives a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Briefing series. Vidhya Ramalingam 09 Nov 2012
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59 Creative Commons Migrants and the state of long term care in England: opportunities and challenges Shereen Hussein talks about migrants and long term/social care. She looks at what is meant my international migrants and at what constitutes long term care in the labour market sector. She also looks at the relevant work force. Shereen Hussein 06 Sep 2012
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60 Migration and the resilience and vulnerability of place Talk based on a UK wide study of immigration an social cohesion, done between 2005-2008. Exploring the lived lives and practices of new immigrants as well as the long term settled population and through this consider social cohesion policies in the UK. Mary Hickman 06 Sep 2012
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61 Creative Commons Understanding the neighbourhood impacts of new immigration Looking at new migration and large scale migration since the early to mid 90's, reflecting on local impacts. He looks at neighbourhood effects of immigration, and local experiences of those arriving to and those already living in a particular place. David Robinson 06 Sep 2012
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62 Creative Commons Wage inequality and immigration in the US and the UK Cinizia Rienzo discusses wage inequality and immigration in the US and the UK. She assesses if there is a relationship between the increasing number of immigrants and the increasing levels of wage inequality seen in both countries. Cinizia Rienzo 06 Sep 2012
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63 How does diversity affect the British neighbourhood? Can it reinforce segregation? Looking at trust of one's own ethnic group and trust of other ethnic groups and how this is related to both contact and possible conflict in the neighbourhood setting. Neli Demireva 06 Sep 2012
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64 Creative Commons Crime and immigration Brian Bell looks at the relationship between crime and immigration in the UK. He considers the relevant literature, political motivations, and the particular group of immigrants that his research focuses on. Brian Bell 06 Sep 2012
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65 Creative Commons What is the relationship between new migration and community change? Migration is presumed to be a major driver of change at the neighborhood level. What is the evidence? This briefing explores current understanding and evidence about the neighborhood changes associated with new migration. David Robinson 20 Aug 2012
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66 Creative Commons Citizenship, and the Migrant Metropolis: Life Within and Against the Spaces of the Law Nicholas de Genoa discusses urbanisation, and how migration is remaking cities, the spatial practice of migrants and their experience and how this can reconceptualise emergent formations of social and political rights. Nicholas de Genoa 14 Aug 2012
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67 Creative Commons Land of Strangers: From a Politics of Social Ties to a Politics of the Commons Ash Amin discusses his new book, "Land of Strangers: From a Politics of Social Ties to a Politics of the Commons". Ash Amin 06 Aug 2012
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68 Creative Commons Homophily is not an explanation Talja Blokland discusses notions of ethnicity, community, integration and migration, using empirical data to make a theoretical argument. She uses the notion of homophiliy - the idea that people that are similar come together. Talja Blokland 06 Aug 2012
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69 Creative Commons Nostalgia and everyday multiculturalism: Anglo-Indian and Chinese Calcuttans in London and Toronto Jayani Bonnerjee looks at the connections between Anglo-Indian and Chinese communities in Calcutta through the space of neighbourhood and how the memory of neighbourhood carries over into diasporas. Jayani Bonnerjee 06 Aug 2012
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70 Creative Commons Faith and suburbia: secularisation, modernity and the changing geographies of religion in London suburbs David Gilbert considers the relationship between faith and suburbia with focus on migration. Part of the OMPAS Seminar Series Trinity 2012: Everyday multiculturalism. David Gilbert 06 Aug 2012
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71 Creative Commons Whiteness, Class and the Legacies of Empire: On Home Ground Katharine Tyler speaks about her new book, which explores what it means to be white modern post-colonial societies, drawing on her fieldwork in semi-rural, rural and urban spaces in Leicestershire. Katharine Tyler 06 Aug 2012
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72 Creative Commons New Geographies of Migration and Multiculture: Degrees of Intimacy between English Villagers and Eastern European Migrants in Rural Worcestershire Analysing the relationship between whiteness and Englishness, looking at processes of social inclusion and exclusion in the countryside, the migration of Eastern European workers to the countryside and rural discourses of community and multi-culture. Helen Moore 06 Aug 2012
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73 Creative Commons Crossing the Threshold: Identity, Integration and Multiculturalism in British and German Muslim Ethnic Minority Neighbourhoods Sarah Hackett explores the idea of the neighbourhood as a site where citizenship is practiced and negotiated, with particular focus on historical developments and settlements in Newcastle, UK and Bremen, Germany. Sarah Hackett 06 Aug 2012
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74 Negotiating urban citizenship: British Muslim encounters with new migrants Deborah Phillips explores the 'neighbourhood' as a site where citizenship is practices and negotiated. She focuses particularly on the experiences of British Muslims in Bradford in their encounters with new migrants. Deborah Phillips 06 Aug 2012
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75 Experiences at the sharp end: Practitioners' perspectives on inclusion and exclusion (Panel Discussion) Four experts discuss their practical experiences of migrants' access to services and exclusion from services. Part of the COMPAS Seminar Series: Migrants and welfare states: inclusion or exclusion? Fizza Qureshi, Ruthanna Barnett, Bill Bolloten, Nick Clark 06 Aug 2012
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76 Creative Commons Where's your bloody pigtail?: Liberalism, Empire, and the Chinese Labour Question Professor Glover outlined the moral panic around aliens and Chinese labour in the 1906 election, relating the debate to the 1905 Aliens Act and to Chinese indentured layout to South Africa. David Glover 06 Aug 2012
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77 Creative Commons Gender and interventions in integration Eleonore Kofman discusses gender's role in relation to integration discourses, policies and practices. Part of the Interrogating Integration: Discourses, Policies and Everyday Practices (COMPAS Seminar Series Michaelmas 2010) Series. Eleonore Kofman 06 Aug 2012
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78 Creative Commons The national integration paradigm: where are we now? Adrian Favell discusses his book 'Philosophies of Integration', taking a theoretical and philosophical approach to integration. Adrian Favell 06 Aug 2012
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79 Creative Commons When is an asylum seeker not an asylum seeker? The representation of immigration in the UK press 1996-2005 Paul Baker talks about how asylums seekers and refugees were presented in the national press and the variations in discourses over time and across types of press. Paul Baker 06 Aug 2012
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80 Creative Commons UK Immigration Policy and the Political Functions of Research Talk looking at the ways in which public administration and policy makers make use of academic research immigration policy making, looking at the British Home Office, the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees and the European Commission. Christina Boswell 06 Aug 2012
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81 Creative Commons Immigration and Political Trust in Europe Lauren McLaren looks at immigration and political trust, with focus on recent research data. Part of the Public Opinion, Media and the Politics of Migration(COMPAS Seminar Series Hilary 2011) series. Lauren McLaren 06 Aug 2012
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82 Creative Commons Numbers and Needs - the urban and the rural: Immigrant settlement in Shropshire and Tower Hamlets Anne Kershen discusses the comparisons between immigrant settlements in Shropshire and London's Tower Hamlets, exploring different issues of the migrant experience arising in the two areas. Anne Kershen 06 Aug 2012
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83 Creative Commons Between strategic nostalgia and banal nomadism: Arab diaspora watching satellite and digital television across Europe Myria Georgiou talks about uses of transnational television among Arab speaking populations in Europe to explore questions around citizenship. Myria Georgiou 06 Aug 2012
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84 Creative Commons The politics of migration in the UK: Catering to a public of (at least) two minds Scott Blinder discusses the portrayal of the British public's opinion on migration, and the reality behind it. Part of the Public Opinion, Media and the Politics of Migration(COMPAS Seminar Series Hilary 2011) series. 06 Aug 2012
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85 Creative Commons 'Integration' as Illiberal Exceptionalism in Migration Law: The Role of the European Union Sergio Carrera examines how the process of Europeanization, the development of the European Union, has played a role in migration law and on the meaning and mechanisms of integration. Sergio Carrera 06 Aug 2012
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86 Creative Commons Immigrant Integration and Human Rights: Lessons from the US-Mexico Border Discussion on the problematic of discussing integration in a context of security enforcement policies in the US and neoliberal policies, with a focus on immigrants in the US/Mexico border region and in the US as a whole. Neil Harvey 06 Aug 2012
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87 Creative Commons What is the role of schooling in the integration and settlement process of new Polish migrants to the UK? The EU Enlargement of 2004 entailed an intensive large-scale migration wave from Eastern European countries to the UK, in particular from Poland. Pauline Trevena 16 Jul 2012
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88 Creative Commons Migration policy and skills policy: substitutes or complements? There is a very significant tension at the heart of UK immigration policy. Basic economic intuition, as well as considerable empirical evidence, suggests that skilled immigrants will benefit the economy. Jonathan Portes 09 Jul 2012
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89 Creative Commons The right to participate: law, equality, and the prospective impact on immigrant integration in Europe and abroad Thomas Huddleston discusses European integration policies and access to health care and other benefits, in light of recent MPG research. Thomas Huddleston 08 May 2012
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90 Creative Commons Shifts in the Public/Private Divide as mode of inclusion and exclusion Sarah van Walsum discusses Dutch and EU law's approach to care work and protection of rights. Sarah van Walsum 08 May 2012
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91 Creative Commons Migrants' access to goods and services in the context of international human rights law Aoife Nolan (Durham Law School) takes us through the relationship between migrants' rights and international human rights instruments. Aoife Nolan 16 Apr 2012
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92 Creative Commons What is the impact of new migration on cohesion and integration? The government and the media regularly make the case that migration must be restricted in order to ensure community cohesion and encourage integration. Robert Ford, Will Somerville, Shamit Saggar 16 Apr 2012
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93 Creative Commons Civic Stratification and Migrants Rights Lydia Morris discusses the stratification of rights as a way to explain rights given or constrained by the state, in the migration context. Lydia Morris 05 Mar 2012
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94 Creative Commons Between welfare states and markets: the migrant-policy nexus in comparative perspective and reflections on social rights and antidiscrimination law Virginie Guiraudon takes an interdisciplinary look at social and human rights and anti-discrimination laws, giving a historical, legal and sociological perspective, as well as considering the European situation. Virginie Guiraudon 05 Mar 2012
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95 Creative Commons Entitlement, belonging and outsiderness: Britain's Gypsy Travellers in the twentieth century Becky Taylor discusses issues of entitlement, belonging and outsiderness for Britain's Gypsy travellers in the 20th century, with a focus on housing, education and perception. Becky Taylor 05 Mar 2012
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96 What does new Home Office evidence on the Migrant Journey and family migration tell us about migration in the UK? Jon Simmons, Director for Migration and Border analysis in the Home Office Science Directorate gives a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Briefing series. Jon Simmons 02 Feb 2012
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97 Creative Commons What is migration policy for? Sarah Spencer, COMPAS, Oxford University, gives a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Briefing series. Sarah Spencer 13 Dec 2011
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98 Creative Commons Immigration and welfare chauvinism: Britain since 1800 Professor David Feldman, historian, describes the "welfare chauvinism" existing in Britain since the 18th century. David Feldman 01 Dec 2011
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99 Creative Commons Identification and mobility Control: Police sciences, technology, and international cooperation in West Europe, 1900-1930 Dr. Ilsen About takes us through the fascinating development of technology used by police in the early 1900's to allow for the identification of criminals internationally, known as 'distant identification'. Ilsen About 01 Dec 2011
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100 Creative Commons What are the impacts of restrictions on participation in the labour market and civic life on young migrants? COMPAS Breakfast Briefing Part of the COMPAS Breakfast Briefing series. Les Back 01 Dec 2011
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