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Migration Research Network seminar series 2015-16


University of Leeds Migration Research Network seminar series 2015-16

The Migration Research Network seminar series will have a work in progress feel, with network members presenting their current research, to facilitate ongoing discussion and sharing among network members from varied disciplinary backgrounds. Others not currently involved with the network but interested in migration issues are warmly invited to attend.  Seminars will either be held lunchtimes or late afternoon, two or three each semester. Occasional external speakers will be invited. All welcome.

Confirmed speakers 2015-2016:

Semester 1

James Souter, POLIS

Special Responsibilities and the Ethics of Immigration

Wednesday 18th November 2015, 1pm – 2pm

7.70, E.C.Stoner Building.

Ian Law, Sociology and Social Policy

Mapping and Theorising Global Racialisation

Thursday 10th December 2015, 12noon – 1pm

Seminar Room 1, Lyddon Terrace.

Semester 2

Nick Mai (external). Date and title TBA

Jane Wills (external), QMUL.

Locating Localism

Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 12noon – 1pm

Venue TBC.

Louise Waite, Geography

Transaction or Exploitation? Sharing and coercion among precarious asylum seeking migrants

Wednesday 27th April 2016, 1pm – 2pm

Parkinson, B.09.

Please contact Mike Baynham ( or Jessica Bradley ( for more information.