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Teaching practitioners about migration: Challenges and opportunities for ASEAN

By: Bridget Anderson, Professor of Migration and Citizenship and Deputy Director of COMPAS What can Oxford academics have to say to immigration policymakers from South East Asia? I always find it challenging speaking to practitioners, whether from the world of policy … Continue reading

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#Unplugging > Beyond Hyper-Connected Societies

By: Igor Calzada, Future of Cities/COMPAS and Cristobal Cobo, Oxford Internet Institute Technology is never neutral, it has the potential and capacity to be used socially and politically for quite different purposes, argued Raymond Williams in 1983. Indeed, recently we … 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 … 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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