Welcome to Manchester Migration Lab
The Migration Lab was launched in January 2017 as a joint initiative between The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute and the Global Development Institute. It brings together the 70+ researchers who are working on migration issues across the University.
The Migration Lab has three main purposes:
- To support researchers at The University of Manchester to lead innovative and impact-based research on migration.
- To create spaces for interdisciplinary and intersectoral dialogue about migration both within and beyond the University.
- To promote The University of Manchester’s migration research to academic, policy and practitioner audiences.
International Conference – World on the move: migration, societies and change 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2017
World on the Move: Migration, Societies and Change
30 Oct – Nov 1 2017, The University of Manchester and Chancellors Conference Centre, Manchester
About the conference
This two-and-a-half day conference will provide an arena for discussion, debate, and the development of future research projects. Plenary sessions from world-leading migration researchers, panels, and workshops will create spaces for the development of sustainable networks and relationships across the academic, policy, not-for-profit and media sectors. The first day will be a half day policy and politics event, commencing after lunch on Monday 30 Oct, where distinguished speakers from policy, activist, NGO and media backgrounds will debate the question ‘How is Brexit Britain responding to a world on the move?’.
Prof Aderanti Adepoju (University of Lagos), Prof Alice Bloch (The University of Manchester), Prof Joy Damousi (University of Melbourne), Prof Rob Ford (The University of Manchester), Prof Peter Gatrell (The University of Manchester), Prof Justin Gest (George Mason University), Prof Nina Glick-Schiller (The University of Manchester), Dr Laura Hammond (School of Oriental and African Studies), Prof Yaron Matras (The University of Manchester), Gulwali Passarlay (Author of The Lightless Sky), Prof Miriam Ticktin (The New School, New York).
Doctor or Border Guard? The Ethical Implications of Charging Immigrants for Healthcare By Louise Tomkow, PhD Candidate at HCRI New NHS charging regulations, coming into effect on the 23rd October 2017, will see the introduction of passport checks for all patients...
The University of Manchester’s Migration Lab researchers are collaborating with the award winning Take Back Theatre collective to explore migrants’ borders to belonging. Hosted by Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats, the immersive production will run from Tuesday 31st...
By Helen Underhill, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester In July, I accompanied Operation Florian - volunteers from the UK Fire and Rescue Services and affiliated to UK Fire Aid - to Lebanon as part of their humanitarian response in informal...