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Mission integration: an update on the EUMIA project

By: Ole Jensen, Research Officer Over the past few months most of my time has been spent on fieldwork relating to the European Migrant Integration Academy (EU-MIA). The academy, to take place in Turin in February 2014, will be based on … Continue reading

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Integration: a European research agenda

By: Ben Gidley, Associate Professor In my contribution to Migration: The COMPAS Anthology, which discussed the concept of integration, I concluded with a series of unanswered questions which I think researchers have a duty to address. In this blog post, I take up those … Continue reading

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Claiming the flag

By: Ole Jensen, Research Officer Mid-April, and approaching another St. George’s Day. Last year, at approximately this time, we were getting ready for the first leg of the EUMIA fieldwork, focussing on the St. George’s Day celebration in Bermondsey, South London. In this … Continue reading

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Nostalgia and diversity: Understanding integration at the local level

By: Ben Gidley, Senior Researcher Bermondsey They never call it Bermondsey any more A couple of weeks ago, in Bermondsey, South London with my colleagues Ole Jensen, Simon Roweand Ida Persson, we met a man called Albert, at the entrance to his council flat. … Continue reading

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Integration: linking research and learning

By: Ole Jensen Research Officer What works in integration? How is it done? And who does it well? These are questions that we aim to explore in the research project titled ‘European Migrant Integration Academy – an integrated research learning project to reinforce … Continue reading

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