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Call for papers for Panel Workshop on Digitalisation and Migration at the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences Congress, May 25th-31st 2022, St Petersburg.   https://iuaes2022.spb.ru/results/panel/101/ ‘Being on the move and being human in the digital age: digital discrimination and its effects’ Panel abstract: Mobilities are increasingly dependent on digital...

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...

Members of the LMRN Gabriella Alberti, Chris Forde and Zinovijus Ciupijus together with other UoL researchers will be starting a new project called LIMITS on labour migration and social dialogue post Brexit in low skilled sector of the UK, read more on the project website here

A selection of recent publications from members of the Network: Dr Sam Durrant’s most recent co-edited publication is Refugee Imaginaries: Research Across the Humanities with Edinburgh University Press. Dr James Souter’s book, Asylum as Reparation: Refuge and Responsibility for the Harms of Displacement is forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan.

Here you can find the recording of the European Trade Union Institute “Trade union strategies to organise migrant workers in Europe- How can migrant workers contribute to trade union revitalisation? which took place in Brussels in January 2021 Gabriella Alberti, Maite Tapia and Jane Holgate presented their comparative cross-sector research...

Li Sun, Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds was interviewed by the Feudal Futures podcast about rural-urban migration in China. You can listen to the discussion here. Li and colleagues also respond to COVID-19 in relation to student mobility in the article Will Chinese students...

Dr Roxana Barbulescu (Sociology and Social Policy, and LMRN member) was interviewed on 26th November for BBC News (TV and Radio) on the implications of Brexit on migration and local communities in Leeds and the wider North of England region. Further details are as follows: BBC News Channel live (26/11/18,...

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...