Monthly Archives: December 2012

Reflecting on migrant journeys

By Nicholas Van Hear, COMPAS Deputy Director and Senior Researcher One of the curious features of migration studies is that not much attention is paid to actual migrants’ journeys.  The focus tends to be on what happens after migration – … Continue reading

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The Iraqi diaspora in Germany and its role in reconstruction in Iraq

Menderes Candan, COMPAS Visiting Academic At the beginning of 2003, Iraq experienced a fundamental regime change which initiated a process of reconstruction. Over nearly a decade this process has impacted all levels of the state, society, and economy. Given that … Continue reading

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Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, and Ethnic and Religious Minorities in the Leveson Report

By: Scott Blinder, Senior Researcher, Migration Observatory Leveson! Over two thousand pages spanning four volumes, eagerly awaited by the press corps and political class, and finally revealed last Thursday afternoon. The “Leveson Report”—officially, “An Inquiry into the Culture, Practices, and … Continue reading

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