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Mediterranean Migration Research Programme

About

The Mediterranean Migration Research Programme is an ESRC-funded programme that was launched in response to the on-going migration crisis in Europe. The ESRC has provided £1 million to support leading UK social scientists to conduct research with migrant and refugee populations who have entered Europe across the Mediterranean. Co-funded by the Department for International Development, the Mediterranean Migration Research Programme provides evidence to inform the development of policy and responses by governments, European agencies, and charities.

Eight projects from across the UK are being funded under the ESRC’s Urgency Grants Mechanism. This website collects and presents outputs, news, and events from all eight projects within the Programme.

For a brief overview of the eight projects that are part of the MMRP, see our Projects page.

News

August 2018: Crossing the Med Co-Investigators Dr Dallal Stevens and Dr Angeliki Dimitriadi have written an article for the Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies titled ‘Crossing the Eastern Mediterranean Sea in Search of “Protection”’.

August 2018: Crossing the Med Co-Investigators Professor Nick Vaughan-Williams and Dr Maria Pisani have written an article for Social & Cultural Geography titled ‘Migrating borders, bordering lives: everyday geographies of ontological security and insecurity in Malta’.

July 2018: Crossing the Med Principal Investigator Dr Vicki Squire has written an article for Studies in Social Justice titled ‘Mobile solidarities and precariousness at City Plaza: beyond vulnerable and disposable lives.

July 2018: Principal Investigator for the Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat project, Dr Vicki Squire, has written an article on regional disembarkation platforms for The Conversation.

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Recent Research Outputs

To see all research outputs, follow this link.

Crossing the Eastern Mediterranean Sea in Search of “Protection” Crossing the Med Project, Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, August 2018

Migrating borders, bordering lives: everyday geographies of ontological security and insecurity in Malta Crossing the Med Project, Social & Cultural Geography, August 2018

Asylum processing centres in North Africa would merely mask the EU’s migration failings Crossing the Med Project, The Conversation, 29 June 2018

To see all publications, please take a look at the Outputs page.

Events

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To see more upcoming and past events, have a look at the MMRP calendar page.