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Migration and Integration

"Global Crises and Social Policy: Coping with Conflict, Migration and Climate Change" reflects the current struggle in politics and academic scholarship to make sense of a rapidly changing world. The contexts and conditions to which social policy responds are gradually evolving due to changing societies (related to aging, migration, and so on) and living conditions affected by climate change. [...]
What does the data revolution tell us about population trends and what does it not tell us? Is childbearing increasingly becoming a problem of social justice? Does a higher proportion of older people and pensioners increase the likelihood of intergenerational conflicts? What are the differences in the family lives of migrants and their descendants in Europe? [...]
University of Southampton Public Lecture Series 2018   Following the success of the University’s first two public lecture series: exploring medical policy and practice in 2016 and the environment in 2017, our 2018 series focuses on population and migration issues, providing a window to recent advancements in related research. This exciting event, the first in the 2018 series, will take place on Wednesday 10 October 2018 in central London and will discuss the costs and benefits of international students in the UK. [...]
Moderators: Members of the IUSSP Panel on Climate, Migration & Health   - Lori Hunter, University of Colorado Boulder - Philippe Bocquier, Université Catholique de Louvain - Sabine Henry, Université de Namur  - Celia McMichael, University of Melbourne   Sponsors:  IUSSP, University of Colorado Boulder Population Center     [...]
Inclusion and Exclusion of Immigrant Communities Sharing Similar Cultural Backgrounds with Their Host Societies
Social cohesion and cultural integration of immigrants is a recurrent topic in most public discourses in European countries (Algan et al., 2012). The persistent discussion about a dominant, guiding culture in Germany (the so-called Leitkultur-Debatte) or the French debate on the nature of secularism and the challenges of Islam (débats sur la Laïcité) are just some examples. [...]
Population Europe has developed four lesson plans for teachers to help educate their students about demography. The teaching material has been tested with various school classes to make sure that the materials were easy to understand and interesting for both students and teachers without the need for extensive preparation. [...]
The 3rd International CILS4EU User Conference will take place in Mannheim, Germany from February 7 to February 8, 2019. We welcome any contribution that makes use of the CILS4EU data, including either single country studies or cross-country comparative work, cross-sectional or longitudinal studies, studies on any substantive topic or with a methodological focus, as well as work based on the first three international waves or based on any of the national follow-up studies. [...]
When speaking about attitudes towards immigration, one argument is often used: Individuals who compete with immigrants in the labour market are said to be more against immigration than individuals who do not. Empirical support for this argument is widely debated, but still it remains. [...]
ALP-POP The 9th Alpine Population Conference La Thuile, Aosta Valley, Italy January 27–30, 2019   Alp-Pop brings together scholars interested in population issues across several disciplines, including demography, economics, epidemiology, political science, sociology and psychology. The conference emphasizes empirical rigor and innovation over a given topic or geographical area, and meets the challenges of interdisciplinary and international audiences. [...]
What do foreign-born citizens do?
Do foreigners migrate more when a country faces a major economic crisis? In a recent publication, Victoria Prieto, Joaquín Recaño and Doris Cristina Quintero-Lesmes explored the case of Spain from 2006 to 2013 by looking at internal migration and international emigration among the foreign-born population in Spain. The authors used data from the Residential Variation Statistics and considered return migration and remigration to a third country when exploring international movements. [...]