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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

30 March: Nando Sigona from the MEDMIG project podcasts on migrant journeys hosted by MOAS

15 March: A Transitory Lives Workshop will be held at the Royal Anthropological Institute in London.

8 March: The MEDMIG Project has been shortlisted for the Guardian University Awards.

8 March: Hotspot Politics-or, when the EU state gets real, by the Transcapes Project is published in Political Geography.

28 February: The Who Are We? Project's programme at the Tate Modern is now available online, including events by the Crossing the Med Project on 14-15 March.

24 February: Bookings are open for the Crossing the Med symposium "Dead Reckoning / Crossing the Med: Thinking and Feeling Migration Differently" at the Tate Modern on 15 March.

13 February: Vicki Squire (Crossing the Med Project) discusses project findings on the Voice of Islam Radio.

To see more recent news, please follow this link.

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Recent Research Outputs

To see all research outputs, follow this link.

Hotspot Politics- or, when the EU state gets real

by Joe Painter, Evie Papada, Anna Papoutsi and Antonis Vradis. Published in Political Geography, March 7, 2017.

Unauthorised migration beyond structure/agency? Acts, interventions, effects

by Vicki Squire, Crossing the Med Project. Published in Politics (early view online).

Border Control and the Precarious Lives of Migrants in Italy

MEDMIG Project, Border Criminologies, 12 December 2016

Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Second Evidence Brief

Crossing the Med Project, 1 December 2016

Mediterranean Missing Project Film (Subtitles available: Arabic and Italian)

Mediterranean Missing Project. 30 November 2016

Flags flying up a Trial Must: reflections on the Hotspot Mechanism in Mytilene.

Transcapes Project, 8 November 2016

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.