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Out Now: „More than Remittances: Resisting the Dominant Discourse and Policy Prescriptions of the Global #Migration -Development-Mantra”


An article by Nicola Piper and myself has just been published as part of a Special Issue on “Rethinking Resistance in Development Studies”. The goal of this Special Issue of the Journal for Development Studies (JEP) is to “unfold different … Continue reading

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Update on the 6th World Social Forum on Migrations #WSFM in Johannesburg: Schedule available


More information has been released about the upcoming 6th World Social Forum on Migrations (#WSFM) that will take place from the 5th until the 8th December 2014 at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. The program will consist of Plenary … Continue reading

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#PGA2014 workshop on migration and democracy: Claiming migrant voices through suffrage #GFMDCSD


There have been extensive debates on migration and development, but one central topic has often been neglected: democratic development and participation. A workshop on “Claiming our voices, claiming our right of suffrage” during the Peoples Global Action (PGA) in Stockholm … Continue reading

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Global migration week in Stockholm: #PGA and #GFMD civil society programs online


This Friday marks the start of 8 days of intensive discussions, networking – and maybe results? – on global migration and development in Stockholm. The 8th People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights (PGA) will meet from 9 … Continue reading

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Interview on the #GFMD in Sweden: “Limited civil society participation a huge missed opportunity for governments”


It is less than a month until the 7th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) will take place in Stockholm, Sweden. As reported on this blog, Amnesty International (AI) and the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) have … Continue reading

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Webinar on migration, development and integration: (German) language, sustainability and gender


For the second time, I have the pleasure to be moderator for a webinar hosted by the “Alumniportal Deutschland”. The main audience consists of “Deutschland Alumni”, i.e. students, professional etc. with a migration background who have stayed in Germany for education, … Continue reading

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New Webinar on Migration and Development


Invitation Webinar People on the Move Migration for DevelopmentDear all, please find below the invitation to a Webinar on migration and development. 5 sessions will address the manifold implications of this “new development mantra”. The presentations by renowned experts will reach … Continue reading

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