Category Archives: research

7 brutal lessons I’ve learned 6 months on from the University of Oxford MSc in Migration Studies

By: Bobbie Mills, Political Editor at Scenes of Reason and former MSc in Migration Studies student This guest post is part of series featuring writing by current and former students of the MSc in Migration Studies programme I could be … Continue reading

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Which migration journal has the highest Impact Factor?

By Carlos Vargas-Silva, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the Migration Observatory In March 2013 I joined several friends to launch the Migration Studies journal. We had been working hard on the concept for over a year, but doubts always … Continue reading

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Gender and Migration: Reflecting on the Debate

By: Bridget Anderson, Professor of Migration and Citizenship and Deputy Director of COMPAS Women are no longer rendered invisible in the migratory process. Their movement―as workers, as refugees, as partners, dependants, and students―is now firmly on the agenda. While this is … Continue reading

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EU migration and welfare benefits: Is unrestricted labour immigration compatible with an inclusive welfare state?

By: Martin Ruhs, Associate Professor of Political Economy and Senior Researcher (This blog was first posted on 25 June on The Price of Rights website) Reforming the rules for the free movement of workers within the European Union (EU) is one … Continue reading

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The making of our categories

By: Ole Jensen, Research Officer We all organise our world as we live through it, categorising our experiences, with our categories based on who we are, what kind of cultural baggage we carry with us. As I will elaborate below, … Continue reading

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