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Afghans, Syrians help German firms fill training vacancies

Reuters report that there has been a shortage of skilled labourers in Germany because young people does not want to spend three and a half years with on-the-job training, which in turn has led to m

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Take One Action Film Festival

Take One Action is organising a film festival that will take place in Edinburgh and Glasgow between the 12th and 23rd of September.

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Call for research proposals

NordForsk call for research proposals

NordForsk, the Academy of Finland, the Swedish Research Council, Forte of Sweden, the Research Council of Norway, The Icelandic Centre for Research, Rannis, and the Economic and Social Research Cou

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A German Opera Spotlights the Refugee Crisis with Refugees

During the Munich Opera Festival of last July, a new opera production by the Bavarian State Opera’s youth program has been performed f

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CBI report

The Confederation of British Industry Report - Open and Controlled, a New Approach to Migration

The Confederation of British Industry has recently launched the results of a major consultation with businesses (of all sizes, sector and parts of the UK) and leading trade associations concerning

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Workshop: Migrant's’ Access to Welfare in Times of Crisis

ECPR and IMISCOE are hosting a workshop about the recent transformations of welfare policies towards EU and non-EU migrants in Europe and their impact on migrants’ lives.

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Call for paper

Social Work with Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Other Displaced Groups Across Europe

Erica Righard (Malmö University) and Paolo Boccagni (University of Tren

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Why the Serco affair must force us to rethink our attitudes to migrants

Simone Baglioni coordinator of SIRIUS Project at Glasgow Caledonian University discussed SERCO's decision to evict failed asylum seekers from their assigned homes in Glasgow in an editorial piece f

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How Grocers in Denmark Became the Key to Refugee Integration

Researchers in Denmark have looked at how asylum centres in rural parts of Denmark have a positive contribution to the local community.

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Right to Work Campaign Workshop, Glasgow

On Sunday the 5th of August, hosted by the Unity Centre, Lucky Khambule from Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland (MASI) will deliver a workshop on the t

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Immigration in OECD Countries - 8th Annual International Conference

In December 10-11, 2018, the OECD, the CEPII (the French Research Center in International Economics), and its partners from the University of Lille (LEM), Paris School of Economics, Fondazione Rodo

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