News and events

This section provides the latest news and events for the Leicester Migration Network.

Geography-Migration-Albania, 27 April 2016

Professor Russell King from the University of Sussex will give a seminar on Geography and Migration in Albania

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Diversity in the News, 26 April 2016

Vidar Hjardeng MBE, a Diversity Consultant for ITV News, will deliver a seminar on diversity and equal opportunities in News and Current Affairs.

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Talks, discussions, a book launch and live music drawing on the work of Lucy + Jorge Orta

An evening of talks, discussions, a book launch and live music drawing on the work of Lucy + Jorge Orta and their specific interest in migration.

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BME and Careers, 11 February 2016

Unit for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (DICE) Hosts Event on Bme & Careers as part of ‘One World’ Week

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Holocaust Awareness Week, 4-10 February 2016

The Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Leicester is hosting a series of public lectures on the theme of “Refugees, Migration, Integration” for Holocaust Awareness Week in February 2016.

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The Leicester Human Rights and Film Festival; Various Venues, Leicester

This year, the Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival runs from December 4 through to December 10.

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Platforma Festival – Conference & International

Platforma arts and refugee network organises a Conference for artists, performers and anyone working in the arts relating to refugees.

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Screening of 'Everyday Borders', 28 October 2015

Screening and discussion of ‘Everyday Borders’ documentary organised by the Leicester Migration Network, Oct 28, 2015

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Three New Research Degree Funding Opportunities Available

Research Degree Funding opportunities are currently available for one fully-funded PhD studentships, and two Graduate Research Assistantships.

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100 Stories of Migration in Leicester by BBC Radio Leicester

BBC Radio Leicester is building an audio archive of 100 stories from people who came to live in Leicester or Leicestershire from another country.

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Contemporary Migration Seminar Series, Spring Term 2015

A series of seminar presentations by University of Leicester academic staff on their research relating to contemporary migration. The seminars are open to academic staff and graduate students from any discipline.

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Symposium on Immigration tackles key issues faced by migrant workers, asylum seekers and refugees

The Department of Sociology hosted a day-long symposium focused on understanding the politics and anxieties surrounding immigration in Britain as well as the responses of immigrant communities and advocacy organisations to anti-immigrant sentiment.

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Migration Network - Partnership Opportunities Workshop: 26 November 2014

This one-hour workshop is for academics and PhD students whose research is linked to Migration. We will look at existing external partnerships, opportunities to tender for research and consultancy work (UK & EU) and cross-disciplinary research ideas and funding.

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Citizenship Studies, Call for Proposals - Special Issues for 2015

The Editors of the journal Citizenship Studies invite proposals for Special Issues. Two Special Issues will be published in a 2016 issue of the journal. Proposals are to be submitted by December, 15th 2014.

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Dr. Leah Bassel speaking at 'Immigration and the Making of British Identity - The British Academy Debates'

Leicester Migration Network's co-founder Dr. Leah Bassel spoke at a British Academy debate ‘Immigration and the Making of British Identity’ (24 September 2014). Dr Bassel shared the stage with Professor Robin Cohen, Professor Montserrat Guibernau and Professor John Solomos.

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