Monthly Archives: October 2012

Labour immigration policy: What do we want, and why?

By: Martin Ruhs, University Lecturer in Political Economy at Kellogg College and Senior Researcher at COMPAS I spend a lot of my time talking to journalists and policy-makers about labour immigration. In that context, I am often asked if labour immigration … Continue reading

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New Lives and Dreams: The Results

By: Ida Persson, Events & Pr Officer This year’s Photo Competition had the theme “New Lives and Dreams”. We were looking for images that depict the impact that migration has on people’s lived experiences, both in terms of hopes and reasons … Continue reading

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Tourism and migration: two kinds of mobility

By: Vanessa Hughes, Research Officer Holiday destination and country of emigration I have recently returned from my summer holiday to Albania. Although Albania might not come to mind as a common tourist destination, it has a great deal to offer … Continue reading

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The Love of Learning: Migrants and Education

By: Caroline Oliver, Senior Researcher This time of year brings with it that familiar sense of getting back to the old routine. For some, it’s a time of packing the kids up with new PE kits and packed lunch boxes. … Continue reading

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From the Great Wall to maze pipelines

By: Xiang Biao, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology Bridget is absolutely right that population mobility was a concern for rulers of various kinds well before the era of nation-states.  The Great Wall of China was originally built for the purpose of … Continue reading

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