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Migration and Integration

Comparing Turkish & Moroccan residents of the Netherlands with natives
In the Netherlands, loneliness is more prevalent among Turkish and Moroccan older adults than among older native adults. To investigate possible explanations for this difference, Tilburg & Fokkema used survey data to compare five dimensions of loneliness between native and migrant groups. [...]
Understanding and addressing the root causes of displacements
This policy brief aims to offer an overview of the current state of scientific knowledge on the root causes of migration; review the opportunities and limitations of migration estimates and forecasts regarding future trends; and provide evidence-informed policy recommendations. This brief is based on research conducted in the framework of the Horizon 2020 Project QuantMig: Quantifying Migration Scenarios for Better Policy (, and responds to a research interest of the Commission on the Root Causes of Displacement of the German Government. [...]
In light of the COVID-19 crisis, one of the most urgent policy issues is to gain a better understanding of the extent and ways in which demographics have determined different patterns of mortality in European countries due to the virus, and whether and how the pandemic and its economic consequences will affect population dynamics in the future. European demographers have been intensively working on these questions since the pandemic began. This policy brief offers an overview of the most important crisis outcomes identified by the demographic community in Europe to date, and points towards the pivotal trends that need to be tackled in the coming months. [...]
The Migration Summer School addresses the changing characteristics, causes and effects, as well as the challenges, opportunities, costs and benefits of migration and mobility for sending and receiving countries across the globe. [...]
22.04.2020, 4.30 p.m. (CEST) Prof. Dr Peter Scholten Erasmus University Rotterdam Mainstreaming Versus Alienation: Coming to Terms With Complexity in the Governance of Migration and Diversity   20.05.2020, 4.30 p.m. (CEST) Dr Luicy Pedroza GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies Citizenship Beyond Nationality: The Political Rights of Migrants Across Countries and Regions   17.06.2020, 4.30 p.m. (CEST) [...]
The UC Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative is delighted to host the 3rd annual Summer Institute in Migration Research Methods (SIMRM), to be held at the University of California, Berkeley campus from August 3-7, 2020 (tentative new date). [...]
The theme of the Wittgenstein Centre's 2020 Conference is "Demographic Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Consequences". Submissions to the Call for Papers are welcome until 31 July. [...]
The theme of the Wittgenstein Centre's 2020 Conference is “Demographic Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Consequences”. [...]
Today, the Syrian-born population is the largest immigrant group in Sweden. Compared with the demographics for this group in 2010, a larger share of the Syrian-born now have a higher education, are younger, and less geographically concentrated, according to demographers Siddartha Aradhya and Eleonora Mussino of the Stockholm University Demography Unit (SUDA). [...]
This new interdisciplinary volume collects work on post-Soviet migration movements, both within the newly independent states and to and from other countries over the past 25 years. It focuses on the volume of migration flows, the number and sociodemographic characteristics of migrants, migration determinants and the situation of migrants in receiving countries. [...]