Migration and Citizenship Research Initiative

News and Events

Launch of EUDO Citizenship site
This web site, devoted to access to citizenship in the EU was launched on September 28 2009.

Multi-Media Exhibition: The Monto Heritage Project: Stories and Images from the North Inner City’s Diverse Communities
This multi-media exhibition of stories and images reflects the lives and memories of seniors, youths and migrants in the area of Dublin known as ‘the Monto’. Sept 3rd, 6.30pm. Killarney Court Community Centre, Dublin 1

New Irish Politics: Political Parties and Immigrants in 2009 Report Launch
Launched online exculsively on the MCRI website, this report follows two earlier assessments of responsiveness by Irish political parties to immigrant communities, Positive Politics published prior to the 2004 local government elections and Irish Political Parties: Immigration and Integration in 2007.

British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body Inquiry into the Integration of Newly-Arrived Migrants
UCD Sociologists recently presented evidence to Committee D - Culture, Education and Environment - of the British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body in conjunction with research on the integration of migrants in Ireland commissioned by the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI).

Pathways to Parental Leadership: Transnational Conference
One day transnational seminar consisting of academics, practitioners, NGO’s and policy makers from across Europe.

MCRI Hosts First UCD ERASMUS Summer Doctoral Programme
UCD’s Migration and Citizenship Research Initiative in co-operation with the Humanities Institute of Ireland and UCD School of Sociology recently hosted the eighth European Doctorate on Migration, Diversity and Identities (EDMIDI) Summer Intensive Doctoral Student Programme, from 19-30 June.

Visiting Scholar: Dr. Gerard Boucher
The MCRI and Humanities Institute of Ireland are delighted to host visiting scholar Dr. Gerard Boucher.

Visiting Scholar: Wilberforce Owusu-Ansah
The MCRI and Humanities Institute of Ireland are delighted to host visiting scholar Wilberforce Owusu-Ansah

Visiting Scholar: Dr. Anna Efstathiou
The MCRI and the Humanities Institute of Ireland are delighted to host visiting scholar Dr. Anna Efstathiou

European Doctorate on Migration, Diversity and Identities: EDMIDI Intensive Summer Programme 2008
Issues in Culture, Identity and Diversity
19th – 30th June, 2008

Visiting Scholar: Dr. Angele Smith
The MCRI and the Humanities Institute of Ireland are delighted to host visiting scholar Dr. Angele Smith for the 2007-2008 academic year

MA in Migration
M.Soc.Sc. in Migration, Race and Ethnicity

Migration, Culture and Politics: A Franco-Irish Dialogue
One-day conference in collaboration with the French Cultural Service Ireland, 14 May 2007

Professor Sneja Gunew, Univ. British Columbia
A week-long series of lectures and workshops, beginning 7 May 2007

Irish Political Parties, Immigration, and Integration in 2007
Research examining the responses of the six main political parties to immigrants and immigration in the run up to the 2007 general election

Polish and UK settlement maps
available for download

Bridging the Research-Policy Divide in Irish Integration Policy
Launch of Evidence-Based Practice Project, January 2007

Social Capital and Civil Society in a Multi-Ethnic Ireland: A Research-Policy Dialogue on the Civic Participation of ‘New’ Communities
A one-day conference, February 2006

Diversity, Civil Society and Social Change in Ireland: A North-South Comparison of the Role of Migrant-Led Organisations
Report Launch, July 2005