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Geographical perspectives on migration and borders (Zoom-session)

Geographical perspectives on migration and borders (Zoom-session)

​Join the winter seminar in human geography session on geographical perspectives on migration and borders (Thursday 11 March 10.30-12.00 CET). The four presentations and introduction will focus less on border control, but instead offer multiple views on borders & boundary-making in relation to migration, and to geographical research thereof.

Thursday, 25 Feb 2021Read more...

What makes people want to migrate?

What makes people want to migrate?

Thousands of people have responded to surveys with questions about their wishes or plans for migration and researchers have analyzed the data to identify the drivers. But until now, the results have been fragmented. In the first-ever systematic literature review four PRIO researchers map out what makes people want to migrate. 

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021Read more...

PRIO Launches Migration Research Centre

PRIO Launches Migration Research Centre

Migration research at PRIO enters a new phase with the launch of the PRIO Migration Research Centre.

"Migration research has been one of the gems of PRIO for many years, and I take great pride in us now launching the Migration Research Centre to strengthen this research agenda even further. I look very much forward to support this initiative", says PRIO director Henrik Urdal.

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2020Read more...

New team takes mixed methods to the next level

New team takes mixed methods to the next level

​With the hiring of Maryam Aslany, the three-person core team of the project Future Migration as Present Fact (FUMI) is in place. The team composition reflects the project's uique ambitions.

Thursday, 15 Oct 2020Read more...