In the migration seminar offered jointly by MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE (Maastricht University), Prof. Dr. Maarten Vink will present about Naturalization in Context: Migrant Life Course and Institutional Change. The seminar will be held on 20 February 2019 from 13:00 – 14:00 in room 0.16/0.17 of the UNU-MERIT building at Boschstraat 24.
MiLifeStatus researchers Floris Peters, Swantje Falcke and Maarten Vink presented research at the 2018 GLOBALCIT Annual Conference: Rights and Status.
MiLifeStatus researcher Marie Labussière and MiLifeStatus research associate Marloes de Hoon presented research papers at the IMISCOE Research Symposium and PhD course "A citizenship lens on the links between migrant transnationalism and integration” in Oslo, Norway, on 21-23 November 2018.
MiLifeStatus researchers Floris Peters, Maarten Vink and Hans Schmeets received the Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASoS), Maastricht University, 'Valorisation Prize 2018'.
Maarten Vink gave the opening lecture of the Doctoral Programme in Sociology at the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology at the National Distance Education University (UNED) in Madrid on Wednesday 14 November 2018.
On 2 November the MiLifeStatus team, research associates and colleagues held an inspiring research day at the Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht to discuss preliminary findings from various research projects on immigrant naturalisation.
MiLifeStatus researcher Floris Peters has been appointed as Visiting Research Fellow at the Malmö Institute for studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM) until June 2019.
Anna Tegunimataka (Lund University) presented findings of the MiLifeStatus project at Lund University's Population Day arranged by the Centre for Economic Demography.
MiLifeStatus researchers Swantje Falcke (Maastricht University) and Anna Tegunimataka (Lund University) presented first findings of the MiLifeStatus project at the 19th Nordic Migration Research Conference in Norrköping, Sweden (15-17 August 2018).
MiLifeStatus co-organised with the Danish Institute for Human Rights the symposium: Immigrant Naturalization in Comparative Context. Policy Changes, Practical Obstacles and Research Challenges. The seminar took place in Copenhagen on 19 June 2018.
MiLifeStatus researchers Maarten Vink, Swantje Falcke, Floris Peters, Christophe Leclerc (all Maastricht University) and Anna Tegunimataka (Lund University) presented first findings of the MiLifeStatus project in three papers at the 2018 IMISCOE Annual Conference in Barcelona (2-4 July 2018).
On Friday, 8th June 2018, Post-doctoral researcher Swantje Falcke presented a paper at the European Population conference 2018 in Brussels.
MiLifeStatus researcher Floris Peters gave a presentation on the 7th of May during the International Migration Conference in Utrecht.
MiLifeStatus project leader Maarten Vink gave a keynote lecture on citizenship and legal statuses at a conference on the situation for Afghan refugees in Sweden on Friday 11 May in Lund, Sweden.
On 29th March, Post-doctoral researcher Swantje Falcke and PhD candidate Marloes de Hoon presented a paper at the 25th International Conference of Europeanists in Illinois, USA. The conference is themed around “Europe and the World: Mobilities, Values and Citizenship” and organized by the Council for European Studies.
Citizenship: a kickstarter for immigrant integration
Naturalisation has the potential to provide a boost to the integration of immigrants according to Floris Peters, a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science of Maastricht University.
Lillian Frost is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at George Washington University (GWU), with primary research interests in forced migration, citizenship, and Middle East politics.
Samuel David Schmid is a PhD researcher at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Supervised by Rainer Bauböck and Maarten Vink, he comparatively investigates the relationship between the openness of borders and the inclusiveness of citizenship.