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CAMMIGRES: The Network

The Network has been established to improve our understanding of migration, including its past, present and future contribution to global development. To explain the power of human migration as a social force, the network aims to bring forward the insights of a variety of research programmes and to combine these with diverse disciplinary perspectives to capture the significance of human movement, over time and space, for the health and well-being of people and places.

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Refugee Week 18 - 24 June 2018

This year Refugee Week celebrates it's 20th birthday. Join the celebrations by completing one of their '20 Simple Acts' and sharing on Social Media

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The Cambridge Migration Society presents the first Lent seminar of their Graduate Migration Research Series

TRANSNATIONAL RURAL LIVELIHOODS IN TIMES OF WAR AND PEACE: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY OF SYRIAN REFUGEES IN MAFRAQ, JORDAN Ann-Christin Wagner, doctoral candidate, Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh Discussant: Dr Paul Anderson, Faculty of Asian and Middle East Studies, University of Cambridge

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Victims of serious crime face arrest over immigration status

More than half of UK police forces are handing over victims of crime to the Home Office for immigration enforcement, new figures show. There are fears that this approach is stopping vulnerable people from reporting crimes.

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The Windrush Generation

The Windrush Generation continue to make news, with Amber Rudd under pressure to formalise the imigration status of impacted people.

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Launched in January 2014, by Co-Founders Professors Madeleine Arnot and Loraine Gelsthorpe, and Research Associate Dr Jessica Wheeler, the Cambridge Migration Research Network, funded by the Vice-Chancellor’s Endowment Fund, brings together a superb tract of migration research, spanning 23 University of Cambridge faculties, departments and centres, including researchers in anthropology, archaeology, history, politics, economics and land economy, geography, sociology, gender studies, psychology, health and education studies, management studies, linguistics, theology, criminology and law.

CAMMIGRES researchers' interests orient around the impacts of past and present migration in relation to human evolution and development, social, legal, and economic policy, governance, professional knowledge, institutional practice and social relations.