Zooming in on Migration and Asylum

Kicking off new the webinar series "Zooming in on Migration and Asylum" on 30 June!

We're joining forces with our H2020-sister projects ADMIGOV, MAGYC and MIGNEX to present our work and discuss some of today’s most pressing dynamics in the context of migration, displacement and asylum.

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Staying Connected No. 2

Find out more about our projects activities since the start of the year. Read our TRAFIG Newsletter Staying Connected No. 2 for an overview or our latest publications, for updates on the state of our fieldwork, and for our reflections on the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on displaced people.

RSC Public Seminar Series: Strengthening refugee-led humanitarian response during the COVID-19 pandemic

TRAFIG researchers Janemary Ruhundwa, Dignity Kwanza, and Rudolf Markus, BICC, participate in his seminar series, whichs focuses on refugee-led assistance and protection in the context of Covid-19. It features panels of individuals whose work is shaping how we understand and support refugee-led... Read more

TRAFIG methodological workshop in Italy: meet the Italian team

TRAFIG methodological workshop in Italy: meet the Italian team

The preparation of the European part of the TRAFIG fieldwork started with a workshop held in Torino, Italy on 21-22 October 2019. The workshop was organised and hosted by the Forum of International and European Research on Immigration (FIERI) – leader of TRAFIG Work Package 6, which investigates p... Read more

TRAFIG Panel as CEASAVAL Conference

Albert Kraler, partner of the TRAFIG consortium partner had the opportunity to present, test and discuss the TRAFIG concept and some preliminary findings in the framework of the final conference of the CEASEVAL project on 1 and 2 October 2019 in Chemnitz, Germany. The Conference titled “Refuge Eur... Read more

TRAFIG Kick-Off Workshop in Bukavu

TRAFIG Kick-Off Workshop in Bukavu

TRAFIG’s Congo team started the empirical research of Workpackage 4 with a workshop in Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu province, located in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo beginning of September 2019. The Congo team of The Social Science Centre for African Development KUTAFITI the Swa... Read more

TRAFIG panel on responsibility sharing and solutions to protracted displacement at the 16th Annual IMISCOE Conference in Malmö (27-29 June, 2019)

A panel organised by members of the TRAFIG consortium at this year’s Annual Conference of the IMISCOE Research network in Malmö (Sweden) provided an opportunity to present the TRAFIG concept, to discuss the role of mobility in ensuring broader access to (durable) solutions and to critically exami... Read more

TRAFIG Practice Note - Exploring new solutions to protracted displacement

TRAFIG Practice Note - Exploring new solutions to protracted displacement

According to the UNHCR’s latest estimates 15.9 million people are living in protracted refugee situations at the end of the year 2018. This corresponds to more than three-quarter of all refugees. Resolving protracted refugee situations is a fundamental global challenge, yet progress remains stal... Read more

TRAFIG Meeting in Brighton

The University of Sussex (Brighton, UK) was the chosen location for a gathering of several TRAFIG members over a couple of days (5-6 June 2019). Colleagues from across Europe, with several others from around the globe joining virtually, met to discuss the progress so far in Work Package 3, which i... Read more

Launch of the first working paper

TRAFIG officially launched the Working Paper 1\2019 “Transnational Figurations of Displacement. Conceptualising protracted displacement and translocal connectivity through a process-oriented perspective” at a public event at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK. Please find the full text of TR... Read more

Announcement Public Lecture Brighton

  • University of Sussex, Brighton,

University of Sussex organises on behalf of TRAFIG a public lecture on

Transnational Figurations of Displacement: Investigating protracted displacement through the lens of transnationalism

Members of the TRAFIG Consortium will present and discuss key aspects of the project. What are “Transnati... Read more

What solutions for Protracted Displacement? – Roundtable on Policy Options

  • Brussels

The Roundtable will discuss viable policy options, which enhance the self-reliance and resilience of displaced people, and which simultaneously respond to the needs of host countries. Stakeholders will bring in their own perspective on applied policies and programmes, discussing how protection-, liv... Read more