PhD Candidate Merve Burnazoglu (Utrecht University) won DAMR's 2016 call for event proposals and is now organizing a Workshop on Migration Identities and Measurement on 6 June 2017. Attendance is free of charge but registration is required. More information and the registration can be found here.
The fall 2016 DAMR-conference was devoted to research on Urban Refugees and took place on 18 November at Tilburg University and organised by Tesseltje de Lange or Lisa Berntsen. The first part of the conferences focused on urban migrants and informal practices.
The DAMR Fall meeting 2017 invited migration researchers to reflect on the issues of categorization they encounter in their research endeavours – which categories do we as researchers use?
CALL FOR PAPERS – DAMR/IMES FALL MEETING
The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) invites paper abstracts for its Fall Meeting, co-hosted by the UvA Institute for Migration Studies (IMES):
Challenging Categorization in Migration Policy and Research
27 October 2017, Roeterseilandcampus, University of Amsterdam
A context - specific approach - PhD Workshop, 21 November 2017, Utrecht
The workshop was financed by DAMR and convened by Vassilis Gerasopoulos and Dr. Nilay Kavur from Utrecht University. It covered a selection of films produced in different European countries with an endeavor to 'read' the language of films that have dealt with the experience of migration - both the experiences of the displaced, and the receiving populations.
DAMR seeks to engage more actively with PhD researchers working on migration issues. For this aim, the DAMR board gives young researchers the opportunity to organize academic events. The proposed events can be workshops, panel debates, or other innovative events that bring together academic researchers and/or engage with a wider audience.