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Cohort 8

  • The Dynamics of Migration Aspiration: Temporary Distributed Migration Aspiration Among Ethio-Eritreans Immigrants in Oldenburg, Germany

  • Political Participation and Representation of Migrant Organizations: the case of the Municipal Council for Immigrants in the city of São Paulo

  • How does the Norwegian majority population perceive their responsibility to facilitate the social inclusion of newly arrived refugees?

  • Subverting the Mainstream Representation of Migration. Migrant Filmmaking in the NGO 'Cinemaximiliaan'

  • Exported stigma: how Gambella refugees face ongoing forms of discrimination from other Ethiopian co-nationals in Nakivale settlement, Uganda

  • Linkages between Climate Induced Migration and Education: The case of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • ”Finding Free Zones” Women affected by Honor-Based Violence - A Case Study of Social Services in Uddevalla, Sweden

  • Trapped in Paradise? Rejected asylum seekers in Mayotte and their strategies to face the challenges of imposed immobility. An ethnographic case study

  • Turning Up The Heat: A Conceptual Model Of The Impact Of Global Climate Change On Migration Trends and Health Indicators

  • Between protection and criminalization. The case of young Moroccan asylum seekers in the Netherlands

  • Negotiating the Accommodation of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Streets of Paris: the Interactions of Migrants, the French State and the NGO Utopia 56

  • Insights from Insiders: Experience of Vietnamese Nurses in Germany in the Bilateral Programme since 2013

  • Comparative study of the legal responses of the European and Inter-American protection systems to the “mass influx” of forcibly displaced persons due to “humanitarian crisis”.

  • Eradicating Statelessness: the Brazilian Legal Framework Analysed under the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness (1961) and Hannah Arendt’s Concept “The Right to Have Rights” (1951)

  • Why do people get trafficked again? Ethiopian experiences of reintegration through the use of blockchain technology

  • The American Dream by Transnational Mothers: The Case of Undocumented Moms from East of Minas Gerais in the United States

  • Integrating conventional and traditional medicines in a Ugandan refugee settlement to facilitate refugee communities ́ access to healthcare in light of resource scarcity

  • An Evaluation of the Intermediaries in the Migration Process: A Case of Bangladesh

  • Brain Drain, Brain Gain or Brain Circulation: attitudes towards migration and return among high-skilled Brazilians researchers

  • “And what about work?” – the case of asylum seekers from Venezuela in Colombia and their struggle for integration

  • Migration, Mobility and Termination of Pregnancy: women’s experiences and navigation strategies in the inner city of Johannesburg - A Case Study

  • Opportunities for Reform: Corporate Governance of Migrant Workers’ Rights in Qatar

  • The analysis of the integration methods for young migrants in Bulgaria

  • Social participation of children with migration background in Germany

  • Re-examining the Implementation of UNHCR’s Durable Solutions: A Case Study of Indonesia, a Non-Signatory Country to the Refugee Convention

  • Ethiopian Diaspora’s Transnational Development Activities in Country of Origin; The Case of Tigrai Development Association (TDA), Germany Chapter

  • Empowered and Recognized through Volunteering: Successful stories of immigrants in Oldenburg and Delmenhorst

  • The Reintegration of Former Yazidi Child Soldiers in Northern Iraq – An Analysis of Protective Factors

  • Labor Market Integration of Eritrean Refugees in Germany

Cohort 7

  • Understanding the dynamics of Gambian youth mobility aspirations and transnational migration to Europe A case study of unskilled youths from Upper River Region of the Gambians

  • Unveiling Somali-born women’s voices? - An Exploratory and Comparative Narrative Feminist Research on Young, Somali-born Women’s Experiences and ‘Gendered Identities’ in Uganda and Sweden

  • I'm not an animal - A comparative, feminist narrative research on gender(ed) identities and lived experiences exploring notions of ‘being a LGBTQI forced migrant’

  • Forced migrant children, daily stressors and psychosocial well-being - a case study of an educational intervention in Johannesburg

  • Resilience and Protective factors: unaccompanied children in the “mental asylum”, Moria Refugee Camp

  • Reunited Filipino families in Barcelona, Spain

  • Perceptions of teachers based in refugee settlements in Uganda about integrated social-emotional learning as one of the avenues of school-based psychosocial support

  • Migrants and Entrepreneurship : Nepalese migrant Entrepreneurs in Ceske Budejovice

  • Authoritarianism and activism outside the state borders The case of Berlin-based Azerbaijani activism platform Meydan TV

  • Drivers and Challenges of Migrant Entrepreneurs in Slovenia: The Case of Trubarjeva Street, Ljubljana

  • Exploring “Brain Drain”, “Brain Gain” and “Brain Circulation” concepts: Case of Serbian physician/academic associations in Norway

  • From Colonial Subjugation to Post-Colonial Migration Management: Border Drawing through Citizenship Restrictions

  • The role of performing arts in the integration of migrants and promotion of intercultural dialogue The case of a dance and storytelling workshop conducted in the Neighbourhood of Ballarò, Palermo.

  • No one size fits all: Re-think refugee management approaches in North & South through mobilities paradigm and refugees’ access to labor markets. A Comparative Case Study of Germany and Uganda.

  • ''Bridging Home And Abroad'' Integration Program And Experiences of Relocated Eritrean Refugees In Slovenia

  • Narratives about asylum testimonies: experiences of storytelling practices. -A case study on sub-Saharan asylum seekers living in Siena, Italy.

  • Syrian Refugees and Lebanese Municipalities

  • Investigating the Influence of Migration on Women''s Economic Empowerment. The case of Ugandan women in Berlin-Germany.

  • Stuck in-between : the liminal experiences of asylum seekers in Eastern Sicily and their access to the labor market

  • Exploring Psychosocial Health Aspects in the EU Relocation Scheme Management; The Case of Eritrean Asylum Seekers Relocated from Italy to Slovenia

  • Landscapes of Violence: Reconciliation through decolonising space and narrative in the rural Prairies

  • Listening to those who stay: The collective experience of mothers whose children have fled to the United States.

  • A Floating Microcosmos

  • Digital Nomads: navigating the law in their (labour) migration process

  • Migration trajectories and perception about marriage of Vietnamese in Germany

  • Forced displacement and voluntary migration – analysis of gendered biographies of Afghans in Turkey

  • Subverting Rhetoric: An Exploratory Study on the Costs of North-South Migrants in Senegal/Ghana

  • Theatre as a potential form of dialogue amongst nationals and foreign born immigrants in Bologna, Italy

  • Neither victims nor criminals – About female Venezuelan migrants’ border struggle at the Colombian-Ecuadorian border

  • More than money: The effect of diaspora economic and social remittances on immobile populations in Asmara, Eritrea.

  • Refugees and University: Access to Higher Education Institutions for Refugees in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony. Challenges and Good Practices

Cohort 6

  • ”Working from what they have not from what they need”. Solidarity and resistance, voices from NGO actors in Spanish southern borderlands.

  • Family Safety and Integration in Canada: A Community Based Approach, its Structural Preconditions and Ideas for Germany

  • Land Grabbing and Forced Migration of Bangladeshi Hindu Religious Minorities Towards India

  • MIGRATING FOR A BETTER LIFE? Migrant Perspectives: From Imagined Life to Long-Term Conditions

  • Queer Narratives - The (De)(Re)Constructions of Identity, Expression and Performances of Gender and Sexuality in Kenya.

  • Reducing Prejudice and Racism, Addressing Attitudes Among Adolescent Norwegians

  • Travelling Things: Clothing Habits and Meanings Among Ghanaians in Oldenburg

  • Negotiating women’s bodily autonomy – Migration and Reproductive Justice in Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Experiences of Female Migrant Domestic Workers from Kyrgyzstan in Istanbul and Antalya

  • Multi-approach analysis on identity transformation through mobile trajectories: The case of former EMMIR students

  • “this was the chance we got, and we take it”: a study about International students at an unrecognized State: the case of Northern Cyprus

  • Growing Up Precariously in the City

  • In search of a new narrative: Overseas migration of men and experience of their wives remain behind in rural Bangladesh

  • The human right to migrate: Immigration discourses and practices in Argentina

  • The Impact of Migration and Return Experiences on the Lives of Mexican Return Migrants

  • Citizenship and mobility in transition: Non-British EU nationals'' conception of citizenship, nation, and political participation since the Scottish independence referendum

  • Navigating the city: experiences of irregular migrants with borderscapes in the city of Madrid

  • (Spatial) Imaginations of Germanness. Young Sudanese and the Goethe-Institut Khartoum.

  • Humble, Hardworking, Violent – A critical analysis of the representation of migrants in Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung in 2015

  • Ghanaian Bremen. An analysis of the Ghanaian Diaspora and Bremen.

  • Aspects of Colonialism and Racism in contemporary German Travel Guides to Tanzania

  • Migration decision-making: Narratives of Polish and Swedish nurses in Norway

  • Second Class EUropeans? The migratory processes and the labour (im)mobilities of Romanian qualified women in Madrid

  • Migration Motivations of Female Polish University Graduates in Stavanger

  • Is Multiculturalism bad for Children? The Effects of Alternative Styles of Parenting on Children’s Welfare within Social Work in Germany

  • Exploring Aspects of Vulnerability in the Context of Human Trafficking among Female Kenyan International Labor Migrants

  • Leftist Voices: Exploring Perceptions of (National) Identity among the Left in Germany.

Cohort 5

  • Unsettling our movements: Migrant justice activism in solidarity with indigenous struggles

  • Applied Theatre with Unaccompanied Minor Asylum Seekers in Slovenia: Impacts, Critique and Reflexivity in using Theatre to generate Safe Space, Creativity and Expression

  • Autonomy of Migration in the border spectacle. The role of a humanitarian actor on Chios between the narratives of ‘illegal’ migrant and victimisation

  • The Element of Voluntariness in EU-IOM Return and Reintegration Management: A Case Study of Sudanese Returnees from Egypt

  • Discussions on climate change-induced migration - The case of Dominican Republic

  • URBAN INTERPRETERS WITH REFUGEE BACKGROUND IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA. Community Interpreting as a tool to overcome the refugee condition?

  • The Missing Link between Migrants Media Representation and Civil Society: A Case Study of the Radio Globale Project

  • Exploring the usages of Social Network Sites by queer asylum seekers in their struggle for recognition. The case of queer asylum seekers and queer support organizations in Berlin, Germany

  • Empowerment of Trafficked Persons in the German Asylum System: Opportunities and Challenges

  • Intersectional reading on agency, vulnerability and livelihood security of urban refugee women living in Nairobi

  • Orchestrating Linkages: Participatory Engagement of Yemeni Persons of Concern in UNHCR’s Community-based Protection Structures within an Urban setting.

  • The Effects of Privilege of White Social Workers Practicing in Nairobi

 

Cohort 4

  • Rethinking Human Trafficking Prevention in Ukraine: An Alternative Approach to Anti-Policy

  • Occupying the Pauliceia: Migration, social movements and the claim of the urban space in São Paulo, Brazil

  • Beyond Survival, Towards Revitalisation: The Cultural Identity Struggle of the Rapanui People of Rapa Nui

  • Extension of Voting Rights to Citizens Abroad: Implications for the State and Citizens Abroad (A Case Study of Ghana)

  • Aspirations in the Context of Irregular Migration: The Trajectories of Syrian Asylum Seekers Arriving in Norway

  • Migratory Trajectories and Perspectives on Return Among Undocumented Ethiopian Migrants in Norway

  • Transition from Nomadism to Sedentarism - Conception, (Dis-)Advantages and Effects - Focusing on previously (semi-)nomadic pastoralists from the Beni Amir people in Eastern Sudan

  • Racist Violence against Asylum Seekers in Germany. The Perspective of Victim Support Organisations

  • Resisting violence(s): Internally displaced women in Khartoum and Mexico City

  • European family reunification policy - a possibility of a right? The impact of family reunification policies on Filipinas in Iceland

  • Diversity and Trust: A case study of King System, Oldenburg, Germany

  • Between the devil and the deep sea: The experiences of protracted refugee situations in the Nakivale refugee settlement

  • Imagining (im)mobility: A study on imageries of the West, aspirations, and (im)mobility, through the case of youth in Mbarara Municipality, Uganda

  • Stabilisation of Conflict-Affected Communities: Transition to peace through a value-chain-approach in Sudan

  • The Politics of 'Refugee' Mobility in the European Union: The case of Syrians Refugees in Germany

  • Patriotism in the discourses of PEGIDA on Facebook in Germany

  • Responding to Internal Displacement in Ukraine - Seeking Empowerment for IDPs in Host Communities

  • Disciplining Bodies across Borders? Migrant Women's Attitudes towards Norwegian Policies on Female Genital Cuttings

  • "Education is our weapon for the future" - Access and non-access to higher education for refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, Uganda

  • "How could a city be made a perfect place for everybody?" An Action Research study of pedagogical interventions towards power-reduced group dynamics in a voluntary service seminar group.

  • A Comprehensive Study of Four Pertinent Agents Contribution in Relation to the Education Social Exclusion Pandemic Plaguing the Roma Children of Ostrava, Czech Republic

  • Tahrib - "A Shortcut through Hell". A mobile view on risk taking on the journey north from the Horn of Africa

  • Impacts of the criminalization of immigrants in post-apartheid South Africa: The Operation FIELA Case

  • The case of the "scafista": a modern scapegoat?

  • Migration and the Underworld. A research on the dynamics between migrants and criminal organisations in Ballarò, Palermo

  • Bilingualism, school system and circular migration? An analysis of the struggles of Italian migrant children in German schools: A case study

Cohort 3

  • Integration perspectives and transnational practices of Latin American immigrants in Germany

  • Shuttle migration and the transfer of culture and music. The lifestyle of European traveling musicians in Berlin

  • Unaccompanied Minor Refugees - The (non-) implementation of legal rights for the protection of minors in international and national settings

  • The Global Governance Refugees: An analysis of Effectiveness of Burden Sharing Approaches of European Union in the Syria Crisis

  • Post-conflict reconstruction in Sudan

  • The European Dream and its Impact on Migration: The Nigerian-Italian Case

  • Challenges of working outside camps; lessons for UNHCR

  • The Pope Francis phenomenon: towards a new approach to migration?

  • Refugee education and the arts horizon: an applicable model emerging from Nakivale Refugee Settlement

  • Social Norms and anti-Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Initiatives in Sudan: A study on the normative expectations of male university students

  • The impact of neoliberal organization of the welfare state on living conditions of elderly people and their relatives with immigrant background: The Case of Sweden.

  • Transforming Gender Relations and Power dynamics in Refugee Setting. Empowered Women, Neglected Men? Case Study from Nakivale

  • Contesting illegality: Europeanised acts of citizenship? A case study of the pro-regularisation movement in The Netherlands

  • Indigenous cosmologies in politics and well-being improvement: Bolivia as study case.

  • Human Trafficking of Eritreans: Sinai Torture Victims

  • Norwegian housing policy and integration process of refugees: the power relations between state, municipality and individual

  • Language and Literacy practices among the Armenian community in Montevideo

  • Countering Antiziganism

  • Experience of settlement and integration - Research based on recalled memories of Vietnamese migrants in the Czech Republic

  • Work related stress among the personnel working with forced migrants

  • Identifying causes of low participation in primary education of nomadic children, and girls in particular; assessing potential solutions to this problem in Sudan

  • We became a city. Representations of diversity in the urban space: a comparative analysis of Stavanger and Oldenburg

  • The Making of Sudan's Student Movement: a History of Student Activities and Politics at Khartoum University, 1956-1985

  • African Identity in the Arab World

  • Challenges of Male Survivors of SGBV in Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda

  • Successful and Unsuccessful Reintegration: A case study of educated and skilled return migrant in Bangladesh

  • Impacts of Habitus of Immigrants on the Integration Process: The Case Study of Chinese Immigrants in Zagreb

  • The World System, Social Networks, and Migration to South Africa: The Case of Ethiopian Irregular Migrants in Source, Transit and Destination Countries

 

Cohort 2

  • Psychosocial Support in Refugee Settings. The case of Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda

  • Going back with a future? The case of rejected asylum seekers returning from Norway to Russia

  • Modern Slavery: Ethiopian Domestic Workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • "Sauti Zetu": Songs from Nakivale Refugee Settlement. A participatory art-based research with young Congolese Refugees

  • Is There Empowerment Beyond Vulnerability? Ecuadorian Women Heading their Households in Madrid

  • ChinaLoveMatch: Does race really matter? A study of international matchmaking website

  • Is Political Integration actually working? An Emic-Analysis of the political integration of Ethiopian immigrants in Norway: a case of Oslo and Rogaland Region

  • "Technically I have two homes; yet I belong to none" - Motivations and Challenges of a transnational Passage from Germany to Istanbul for Women of the Second Turkish Migration Generation

  • What's in an Image? A Study of Belgium's 'Jihadi Syria-Fighters'

  • Migration Visualities, or How Ocular-­centric Directions Intervene in Dis-ordering Images and their Making

  • Organizational Support from Diakonie and Caritas to Irregular Migrants in Berlin, Germany

  • When a new "social" actor meets a historical channel of political participation: The complex approach of the 1st National Conference on Migration and Refuge in Brazil

  • Refugee integration in the City of Buenos Aires: an exploration on the possibilities for the advancement of labour mobility schemes

  • Foreign Natives?' Transnational mobility, sense of identity and citizenship: the case of UN international staff in Sudan

  • The Concept of Courage and Forced Migration Courage as an Aspect of Forced Migrants' Agency: Theoretical Concept and Everyday Strategy

  • Migration Challenges in post-revolution Tunisia: The case of Sub-Saharan migrants

  • Roma Civil Society Organizations in Combating Institutional Discrimination Against the Roma Population - The Case of Macedonia

  • The Transformation of the Immigrant Body: a study of Iranian Immigrant women in Norway

  • Effectiveness of Nightingale Mentoring Program - Integration and education of migrant children in Norway and Sweden

  • Trafficking in Human Beings, Challenges in the Identification Process: The Stavanger Case

  • Vulnerable Asylum Seekers: Towards an Appropriate Assessment, Special Reception Conditions and Comprehensive Care. A Critical Assessment of the BNS Network in Berlin

 

Cohort 1

  • Return Migration and Gender in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Narratives of the Women Returnees in the City Banja Luka

  • 'This Place is not magnificent': Trajectories and Narratives of Congolese Refugees at the Nakivale Refugee Settlement, Uganda

  • 'Every day the war continues in my body' - Narrativising the Social Construction of the Wounded Body in Post Conflict Northern Uganda

  • Empowered and Unrecognized: Stories of Highly-Skilled Returnees in Armenia

  • Embodied Socialities - Female Genital Cuttings in Eastern Uganda. Contingencies, Context and Change Within a Tri-Ethnic Framework

  • Immigrant Childrens' Perceptions of Home: The Case of Lithuanian Children in Stavanger Municipality, Norway

  • A Study in Ambivalent Care. Exploring After-School Support for Migrant Children in Vienna

  • Becoming a Transgender/Intersex Internal Migrant in Urban Gauteng: Challenges and Experiences of Transition while Seeking Access to Medical Services

  • 'Bones in the Wrong Soil': Reburials and Belonging in Post-Conflict Acholiland, Northern Uganda

  • Representation of the 'Cultural Other' through Ethnographic Museums - A Critical Analysis of the Exhibition 'Muslim Worlds'

  • Border and Borderlands in the Past and Present: Observing the European Union Cross-Border Cooperation Policy in the Italo-Slovene Border

  • Unaccompanied minors seeking asylum in Slovenia: enhancing resilience through psychosocial support and social capital

  • Development and Human Rights Violations: The Case of Oil-Induced Displacement in Western Uganda

  • Protecting the Individual or Threatening the Group? A Critical Analysis of Legitimation Discourses

  • Formation of Diaspora through Diasporic and Transnational Linkages: The Case of Bangladeshi Immigrants in Padova, Italy

  • ˜The other' crossing: Discursive Representations of the Management and Dynamics of the Southern Border of Spain

  • Welfare and Migration: Transitions into and out of Welfare Benefits Receipt Among Polish Migrant Workers in Norway

  • Going 'Home' for the Sake of the Nation? The Challenges Facing Southern Sudanese Women in Post-secession Khartoum

  • African Students in Stavanger. Everyday Life and Migratory Projects

  • No Voice, no Face, no Empathy. Critical Analysis of Asylum Seekers' Written and Visual Representation in Swiss Newspapers

  • From Refugees' Rights to States' Interests: The Expiration of Rwandan Refugee Status

  • Transnational Social Movements Organization: The Case of Mexico via Berlin (MvB)

  • Repatriation for Burmese Refugees along the Thai-Burmese Border in Protracted Refugee Situation

  • Would you ever go back? Never, Never! The multiculturalism hypothesis and the experience of inclusion/exclusion of Czech Roma refugees in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA)

 

 

If you are interested in a particular paper, please get in contact with the EMMIR coordination office in Oldenburg at emmir@uni-oldenburg.de