Blog

Researchers Alberti, Morganti, Forde, Ciupijus, Cutter, Graham, Bessa and Dolezalova present their new ESRC grant “Labour mobility in transition: a multi-actor study of the re-regulation of migrant work in ‘low-skilled’ sectors” (LIMITS) while reflecting on the current shortages in hospitality and transport/logistics. Read the blog here.

Roxana Barbulescu, Carlos Vargas-Silva and Bethany Robertson have written a blog for UK in a Changing Europe. They are working on the Feeding the Nation research project about seasonal migration in post-Brexit and pandemic times which is a collaboration between the University of Leeds and University of Oxford. Check out the...

A blog and working paper by the CERIC team on the post-Brexit regulation of migration for work and impact on low-paid but essential work (Spring 2020) https://cericleeds.wordpress.com/2020/04/29/the-coronavirus-crisis-exposes-further-the-fault-lines-in-the-proposed-post-brexit-points-based-system-of-immigration-but-will-it-lead-to-a-re-think/

Check the LSE blog on by Roxana Barbulescu and Gabriella Alberti (2018) on the workings of the Settlement Status for EU nationals in the UK, reflecting on the  internal differentiations of migrant labour, the new  hierarchies of deservingness and the immobility effects of post-Brexit end of free movement Production of...

The event “Migrants voices of Leeds: A day of information, engagement and action” was held on the 7th July 2017 at the Cockburn Centre in Beeston, Leeds. The event co-organised by colleagues from the University of Leeds Migration Research Network (Gabriella Alberti, Chris Forde and Louise Waite) and the Migrant...

University of Leeds collaboration with Jinan University, Guangzhou explores parallels in contemporary labour migration and itizenship in China and Europe The rapid urbanisation of China has created enormous policy and ethical dilemmas about the treatment of rural migrants: workers who live without full citizenship and welfare rights in immense new cities...