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Remembering 22 July: Litigating Memorials

Remembering 22 July: Litigating Memorials

​Kristin Sandvik recently published a post on the PRIO blog on the issue of memorials and commemoration of the July 22nd 2011 terror attacks in Norway. 

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Agents of Change? How to fulfill the promise of education to refugees

Agents of Change? How to fulfill the promise of education to refugees

​Hassan Aden and Cindy Horst have contributed a post to the PRIO Blog on refugee education and promises, fulfilled or unfulfilled.

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What a Year with No Travel Taught Us about the Future of Fieldwork

What a Year with No Travel Taught Us about the Future of Fieldwork

​Talitha Dubow and Marta Bivand Erdal summed up thoughts and reflections regarding what the pandemic has meant so far for fieldwork, as well as what it could entail long-term.

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Migrants’ Multifocal Sedentarism in the transnational social field

Migrants’ Multifocal Sedentarism in the transnational social field

​New article in the Journal of Intercultural Studies on 'Migrants’ Multifocal Sedentarism: Ambivalent Belonging and Desired Recognition in Transnational Social Fields Connecting Pakistan and Norway''. This article starts from the empirical observation that many migrants lead lives characterized by sedentarism, not mobility, within transnational social fields. Migrant belonging is often stretched across multiple locations spatially, resulting in what Marta Bivand Erdal calls multifocal sedentarism

Monday, 27 Sep 2021Read more...

To vote or not to vote? Migrant electoral (dis)engagement in an enlarged Europe

To vote or not to vote? Migrant electoral (dis)engagement in an enlarged Europe

​New article in the journal Migration Studies analyses why migrants vote from abroad in elections in countries of origin, based on 80 interviews with Polish and Romanian migrants in Barcelona and Oslo. Whereas analyses of external voting patterns offer insights into the results of external voting compared to origin populations, there is a lacuna of knowledge about why migrants choose to vote, or not, when they have the right to do so. 

Sunday, 26 Sep 2021Read more...

Mixing methods in migration research

Mixing methods in migration research

Virtual conference

Thu 21 (14:30) - Fri 22 (18:00) October 2021

​The Dutch Association for Migration Research organizes a two-day virtual conference on mixing methods in research on migration. Jørgen Carling, co-director of the PRIO Migration Centre, is one of the keynote speakers.

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