Sussex Centre for Migration Research


Migrating out of Poverty: From Evidence to Policy conference

Wednesday 29 March 9:00 until 18:00
London - Brunei Gallery at SOAS
Speaker: Keynotes: Julia O'Connnell Davidson and Michael Clemens

The Migrating out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium is holding its 'From Evidence to Policy' conference at the Brunei Gallery at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London on 28th and 29th March 2017. In keeping with MOOP research, there will a strong focus on the intersection of gender and migration. Bringing researchers and practitioners together, this conference will link evidence and policy from a number of the major themes of our research, including:

• migration brokerage 
• intra-household dynamics 
• youth aspirations 
• the making of migration policy 
• remittances 
• migration and poverty and 
• migrants’ journeys


Our keynote speakers have confirmed, and we are pleased to announce that both Michael Clemens and Julia O'Connell Davidson will be speaking.

Presenters have been confirmed, and all our programme spaces filled. Please keep an eye out here, on our conference webpages for updates.


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By: Allison Baldasare
Last updated: Thursday, 2 February 2017