Launch of the Transnational Families in Europe research project

The start of this month has marked the launch of our exciting new research project, Transnational Families in Europe: Care, Inequalities and Wellbeing.

The  project will gather evidence of the relationships between care, inequality and wellbeing in the UK, Spain, France and Sweden. It will use a multi-sited family-focused ethnographic and participatory action research methodology, and work closely with refugee and other migrant support organisations to co-produce evidence, and also with regional, national and international policymakers to achieve policy impacts.

Led by Prof Ruth Evans (University of Reading), it involves LMRN members Dr Rosa Mas Giralt (University of Leeds) and Dr James Simpson and a group of interdisciplinary researchers at the University of Reading. They are joined by a cross-national, team of researchers at University of Aix-Marseille (France), University of A Coruña (UDC) (Spain) and Malmö University (Sweden). The project is funded by the Joint Programming Initiative ‘More Years Better Lives’ (UK Research and Innovation-ESRC, ANR, AEI and FORTE).

You can read more about the project in the press release from the University of Reading here.