COMPAS Highlights

The great slowdown in EU migration
30 Nov 2017 | New press release from the Migration Observatory

Curiosity Carnival – European Researchers’ Night 
29 Sep 2017 | COMPAS researchers participate in activities explaining research through fun, interactive learning

International Metropolis Conference 2017
21 Sep 2017 | Franck Düvell presenting at workshop 6.8 ‘Why do migration and integration policies fail?’ highlighting the findings of the DIEM project. Notably, he will show to what extent and why the ‘hostile environment’ approach in the UK is based on false assumptions, thus does not have the intended effect but instead generates some unintended side-effects.

Community Integration Award
20 Sep 2017 | COMPAS was awarded a Research Champions award for our Online Tool to Improve the Assessment of Destitute Families’ Eligibility for Support

Metropolis Symposium – Turkey at the Crossroads of Migration: Reappraising Traditional Discussions
20 Sep 2017 | Franck Düvell presenting ‘From Migration Transition to the Integration Challenge: contested concepts’. Notably, he critically analyses the concepts of ‘guests’ and ‘harmonisation’, both popular in Turkey, but also explores the potential that lies in these.

Scaling Migration Through European City-Regions – Bridging European Urban Transformations Workshop Series in Brussels
11 Sep 2017 – Michael Keith opening workshop co-organised by Urban Transformations and the Brussels Centre for Urban Studies

Integration Not Demonisation – new report from the The All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration
25 Aug 2017 | Includes written evidence from COMPAS and citations of Migration Observatory research

New Migration and Mobility Network
10 Aug 2017 | COMPAS is participating in a new interdisciplinary network sponsored by Torch

Koç University Peacemakers Conference 2017
8 Jul 2017 | Franck Düvell gives keynote lecture on From an Era of Conflicts to the Rise of Illiberalism. How the Migration Crisis triggered the Crisis of the EU

MiReKoc International Summer School on Migration and Children: Reflections on Voluntary and Forced Migration
7 Jul 2017 | Franck Düvell gives lecture on Unravelling the Mediterranean Migration Crisis

Winners of the ESRC 2017 Celebrating Impact Prize announced
21 Jun 2017 | The Migration Observatory wins award for Outstanding Impact in Society

Brexodus? Migration and uncertainty after the EU referendum
21 Jun 2017 | New commentary from the Migration Observatory

Commonwealth Science Conference 2017 in Singapore
15 Jun 2017 | Michael Keith speaks on sustainable cities panel

New world (dis)order in the era of Trump, Brexit and Le Pen
1 Jun 2017 | Bridget Anderson presenting on “The left behind – Brexit, migration and empire” at the Danish Institute for International Studies

Election animations from the Migration Observatory
1 Jun 2017 | A series of short videos on migration and Brexit; net migration; international students; and migration and the election.

Differences in Labor Market Outcomes between Refugees and Other Migrants: Evidence from the UK
27 May 2017 | Carlos Vargas-Silva presents paper at 14th Annual Migration Meeting

The politics of an urban age: who governs the future of cities?
25 May 2017 | Michael Keith gives presentation at panel event hosted by Palgrave Communications

Number 10 – the biggest number in the UK’s migration debate
24 May 2017 | New commentary from the Migration Observatory

Presentation to Finnish Ministry for the Environment
24 May 2017 | Franck Düvel presents on MedMig project findings at an event organised by the URMI project

Oxford GCRF Seminars: Research Opportunities for Solving Global Challenges
23 May 2017 | Michael Keith presents on Sustainable economies & societies

The Great Migration of Summer 2015: Trajectories, Journeys and Hubs
22 May 2017 | Franck Düvel presents lecture at the Finnish Institute of Migration

Syrian Refugees In Turkey: Reception, Economy and Governance
19 May 2017 | COMPAS and SEESOX host the 13th TurkMiS workshop

Measuring Irregular Migration: Innovative Data Practices
18 May 2017 | Franck Düvell invited to attend IOM Expert Workshop in Berlin

Crisis of Liberalism & the Russian Threat: Perspectives from Latvia, the Place Where History Never Ended
17 May 2017 | Dace Dzenovska delivers keynote address at a conference on Russia’s Long Century.

Professional Certificate in Strategic Migration Management, International Centre for Parliamentarian Studies
15 May 2017 | Franck Düvell presented on polycentric governance to a group of African, Asian and European state and non-state participants

The net migration target and the 2017 election
4 May 2017 | New commentary from the Migration Observatory

Free Movement of Labour and European Welfare States – Are the two compatible?
2 May 2017 | Martin Ruhs presents at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels

Pounded? Currency devaluation and migration to and from the UK
21 Apr 2017 | New commentary from the Migration Observatory

Challenging Europe series at University of London Institute in Paris
20 Apr 2017 | Bridget Anderson presents on the Making and Unmaking of Citizenship

Shortlist for prestigious ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2017 announced
19 Apr 2017 | Migration Observatory shorlisted for Outstanding Impact in Society

The impact of hosting refugees on the intra-household allocation of tasks
30 Mar 2017 | New working paper by Carlos Vargas-Silva and Isabel Ruiz

Article 50: Shades of grey, or black and white
22 Mar 2016 | New commentary from the Migration Observatory

CSAE Conference 2017 ‘Economic Development in Africa’
20 Mar 2017 | Carlos Vargas-Silva presents on ‘The impact of hosting refugees on the intra-household allocation of tasks and time: A gender perspective’

Outside the Box: Big Ideas in Refugee Studies – RSC Conference 2017
17 Mar 2017 | Nick Van Hear presents on ‘Imagining Refugia’

Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies – RSC Conference 2017
16 Mar 2017 | Carlos Vargas-Silva & Isabel Ruiz present on ‘The impact of hosting refugees on the intra-household allocation of tasks: A gender perspective’

The making of a permanent city for temporary residents
10 Mar 2017 | Andreza de Souza Santos presents seminar at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (SAME)

‘Hidden Migration: Data and Policy’ co-hosted by IOM’ Global Migration Data Analysis Centre and the World University Network in Bristol
9 Mar 2017 | Franck Düvell speaks on migration transitions in Russia, China and Turkey and the emergence of new regional migration systems

The judges’ decision: finalists for the Guardian University Awards 2017
8 Mar 2017 | The joint Coventry/Oxford/Birmingham MEDMIG research project has been shortlisted in the research impact category

The Economic Integration of Refugees in the UK (ECONREF)
3 Mar 2017 | New Nuffield Foundation project launched (PI Carlos Vargas-Silva)

Pentecostal pastorhood as calling and career: Migration, religion, and masculinity between Kenya and the United Kingdom
3 Mar 2017 | Seminar by Leslie Fesenmyer at the School of Anthropology and Museum Studies, Oxford University

Migration and housing: can we turn challenges into opportunities for cities?
8 Feb 2017 | Michael Keith speaking at ULI Europe Conference

Large-scale Irregular Migration from Turkey: What was Going on There?
7 Feb 2017 | Franck Düvell speaking at the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas, Austin

Mediterranean Migration Crisis: Trajectories, Journeys and Hubs
6 Feb 2017 | Franck Düvell speaking at the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas, Austin

Online tool to improve the assessment of destitute families’ eligibility for support
31 Jan 2017 | COMPAS and NRPF Network launch online tool

Labour Immigration after Brexit: Trade-offs and Questions about Policy Design
27 Jan 2017 | New report from the Migration Observatory

Fair trips for all? Precarious work and exploitation in tourism
25 Jan 2017 | Bridget Anderson lecture at the Vienna Chamber of Labour

Banished to Jamaica: Portraits of Deportation
24 Jan 2017 | Presentation by Luke de Norohna at the Law Faculty, University of Oxford

The Great Migration of Summer 2015: Trajectories, Journeys and Hubs
20 Jan 2017 | Seminar by Franck Düvell at the School of Anthropology and Museum Studies, Oxford University

Turkey-EU Civil Society Meeting: The Future of Europe
9 Jan 2017 | Franck Duvell attending a meeting with Turkey’s Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Ömer Çelik and Academy and Civil Society Representatives at the Institute of Directors

Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms (REMINDER)
3 Jan 2017 | New Horizon 2020 project launched (PI Carlos Vargas-Silva)