Javascript is not activated in your browser. This website needs javascript activated to work properly.
You are here

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Migration Research 2017/2018

This initiative aims to explore new conceptual, theoretical approaches as well as methodological innovations to address processes linked to migration. During 201772018 The Pufendorf IAS invited researchers from all faculties into dialogue on crosscutting issues on migration such as ecology, politics, archeology and medicine with the ambition is to create a network of researchers with an interest in exploring this area further.

Migration has become a prominent topic in the public sphere, dominating political campaigns and debates, and in the center of heated discussions about (im) migrants, border control, integration and refugee policy. While in science many different concepts and meanings of migration coexist, in everyday life and in the media, the concept of migration is mainly used to refer to the physical movement by humans from one area to another. Human mobility is seen as one of the immediate strategies for escaping conflict and poverty.


Reflections on the Pufendorf Migration initiative by Sune Sunesson and Mine Islar

Seminars and events



30th January:  Postcoloniality in Migration Studies: Labor, Displacement and Art 
19th February: The Role of Genetic Geology and Archeology in Migration Research

15th of November: The Pufendorf IAS Symposium: Moving Ahead: Exploring Social Transformations in the Age of Migration


25th September: Ecologies of Migration - Interlinkages between Resources, Mobility and Environment 

27th November: Politics and Institutions of Migration

4th December: Clandestine Migration and the Business of Bordering Europe

Page Manager: