(Meta)Narratives on Migration films

A context - specific approach - PhD Workshop, 21 November 2017, Utrecht
The workshop was financed by DAMR and convened by Vassilis Gerasopoulos and Dr. Nilay Kavur from Utrecht University. It covered a selection of films produced in different European countries with an endeavor to 'read' the language of films that have dealt with the experience of migration - both the experiences of the displaced, and the receiving populations.

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2017 Spring Meeting

The 2017 DAMR Spring Event was devoted to research on Migrant Decision-Making in ‘the digital information age’ and took place on 15 May at the WODC in the Hague.

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Call for papers Fall Meeting 2017


The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) invites paper abstracts for its Fall Meeting, co-hosted by the UvA Institute for Migration Studies (IMES):

Challenging Categorization in Migration Policy and Research
27 October 2017, Roeterseilandcampus, University of Amsterdam

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DAMR Fall meeting 2016 on Urban Refugees

The fall 2016 DAMR-conference was devoted to research on Urban Refugees and took place on 18 November at Tilburg University and organised by Tesseltje de Lange or Lisa Berntsen. The first part of the conferences focused on urban migrants and informal practices.

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DAMR Fall Meeting 2017

The Dutch Association for Migration Research & the University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies invite you for the DAMR Fall Meeting 2017:
Challenging Categorization in Migration Policy and Research

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DAMR Event on Migration Identities and Measurement

PhD Candidate Merve Burnazoglu (Utrecht University) won DAMR's 2016 call for event proposals and is now organizing a Workshop on Migration Identities and Measurement on 6 June 2017. Attendance is free of charge but registration is required. More information and the registration can be found here.

Call for Proposals - 2019 DAMR PhD Event

DAMR is able to contribute to a workshop, panel or other innovative events organized by young academics on a wide range of issues related to migration, preferably from an interdisciplinary perspective. If you are interested in organizing such an event please find more information here: pdf

2015 Fall Meeting on Highly Skilled Migration

Friday 16 October 2015

Location: Venue CREA Roeterseiland, Amsterdam

Scholars from various disciplines at Dutch academic institutions have displayed an interest in the topic of highly skilled migration. During this seminar, questions will be posed as to why European and national policy with regard to highly skilled migration is set up the way it is, whether there is room for policy improvement, and, if so, how this could be achieved. Which patterns of highly skilled migration can be identified? Which incentives can regions implement to attract highly skilled migrants? What do we know about the interaction between highly skilled migrants and the social structures within their companies, cities, regions or nations?

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DAMR Fall Meeting 2018

The Dutch Association for Migration Research & Erasmus University Rotterdam kindly invite you to the DAMR Fall Meeting 2018 titled 'Between incorporation and migration enforcement - integration and post-procedural migration trajectories among (asylum) migrants'

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Call for papers Fall Meeting 2016

Fall 2016 meeting Dutch Association for Migration Research
on Urban Refugees

The organisation ‘UrbanRefugees.org’ claims that 58% of the refugees now live in cities. The UNHCR estimates that more than 10 million refugees and 27 million IDPs (internally displaced persons) live in urban areas. Urban refugees avoid the traditional refugee camps because of the poor living and security conditions and the lack of prospect for the future.

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2016 Spring Meeting

On May 27th, the Dutch Association for Migration research organized a successful event on
(un)controlled migration”: border control and it’s implications in cooperation with the WODC at the Ministry of Security and Justice in the Hague. The meeting provided an opportunity for discussion between researchers and policy makers.

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2015 Spring Meeting

The annual DAMR spring meeting took place on Thursday 28 May 2015. The meeting was organised in cooperation with the Leiden Interdisciplinary Migration Seminars (LIMS). The theme of the meeting was 'Child and Migration'. The programme will include senior researchers from different disciplines who will reflect on this theme and junior researchers who will reflect on their presentations.

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