"Every immigrant is an emigrant, every alien a citizen, every foreigner a national" R. Waldinger (2015) The Cross-border Connection.
One of the first centres on Migration in the UK, the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR) builds on a longstanding reputation for original theoretically driven empirical research in the field of migration and ethnic relations.Sussex hosts one of the largest groups of migration scholars in the world and a large active and vibrant migration postgraduate community. True to the Sussex tradition, our approach to research, doctoral research and MA teaching is genuinely interdisciplinary and draws insights from sociology, human geography, anthropology, development studies, politics, law, psychology, education, economics and demography.
The Sussex Centre for Migration Research & Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies have hosted their second annual international conference on 11th March 2015. The keynote speaker was Professor Richard Alba (CUNY Graduate Center) talking on 'The challenges of integration in North America and Western Europe'. Other speakers included Prof Adrian Favell (SciencesPo), Prof Gocke Yurdakul (Humboldt), Dr Rahsaan Maxwell (UNC), Dr Antje Ellermann (UBC), Dr Claire Dwyer (UCL), and Prof Charles Watters (Sussex).
Further details and videos: 2nd SCMR-JEMS Annual International Conference page
Prof Alba Keynote, 2nd SCMR-JEMS conference
Welcome to the first newsletter of the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR) , a University Research Centre . We hope this newsletter and those that follow will prov ide you with useful and interesting news and information regarding recent and upcoming SCMR events , as well as a taster of some of the research, teaching, and outreach activities of affiliated faculty members and postgraduate students.