Welcome to LeedsMRN- an interdisciplinary research network of academics and practitioners in the area of migration research baesd out of University of Leeds. The group aims and objectives are:
-To develop a community of researchers with an interest in migration, bringing together University researchers with government, practitioner, business and civil society groups.
-To develop research around migration with an agenda focused on social change and social inclusion.
-To provide a contact point and source of expertise for policy makers, practitioners, migrant support groups and community organisations with an interest in migration-related issues.
-To develop collaboration between university migration researchers and external organisations.
-To promote migration research through the development of working papers, policy briefings, data summaries, case studies and other means.
29TH OF JUNE UPDATE
A COUPLE OF USEFUL READ from across the country ABOUT
THE FUTURE OF MIGRATION after BREXIT http://migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/commentary/what-would-uk-immigration-policy-look-after-brexit
AND implications FOR MIGRANTS’ RIGHTS http://www.migrantsrights.org.uk/blog/2016/06/referendum-vote-what-will-happen-rights-migrants
UPCOMING EVENT: LEEDS MIGRATION RESEARCH NETWORK LAUNCH 9 OF JUNE
PROFESSOR BRIDGET ANDERSON WILL SPEAK ABOUT Parasites and Beasts of Burden: Rethinking the Politics of Migration http://pvac-sites.leeds.ac.uk/mrn/parasites-and-beasts-of-burden-rethinking-the-politics-of-migration-by/
DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE: