Category Archives: event

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 … Continue reading

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Migrants in the Census: How to find them, and what to do with them

By: Anna Krausova, Research Officer, Migration Observatory As census data relating to migration continues to pour out, it is clear that it is an invaluable source of information about the nature of migration in the UK. Yet despite its unique … Continue reading

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Media, Public Opinion, Migration Policy: Multi- and Inter-Disciplinary Notes

By: William Allen, Research Officer, Migration Observatory Corpus and computational linguists, political scientists, anthropologists, and sociologists gathered in Oxford last weekend to explore two key questions in migration studies: (1) how do media outlets, public opinion, and policy interact in … Continue reading

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Celebrating 10 years of COMPAS in numbers

By: Bridget Anderson, Professor of Migration and Citizenship and Deputy Director, and Emma Newcombe, Head of External Relations Last week Nick sent an email round to all staff here reminding us that it was COMPAS’ tenth birthday on 1st October. It … Continue reading

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Light of Evidence 2: the wider debate on migration

By: Ben Gidley, Senior Researcher Working in a migration research centre, I have come to dread the point in the conversation with a stranger when they ask what I do. From cab drivers to school gate acquaintances, everyone seems to … Continue reading

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