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I-CLAIM Stakeholders’ Meeting (Poland)

I-CLAIM Stakeholders’ Meeting (Poland)

This meeting took the form of an expert discussion moderated by prof. Aleksandra Grzymała-Kazłowska (Faculty of Sociology, Migration Research Center, University of Warsaw). It was attended by representatives of institutions – ministries, think-tanks and non-governmental organizations working for refugees and migrants in Poland (including those created by people with migration experience).

First Stakeholder meeting I-CLAIM (The Netherlands)

First Stakeholder meeting I-CLAIM (The Netherlands)

I-Claim is starting its series of Stakeholder Meetings. The first meeting took place in The Netherlands where key stakeholders in the field of irregular migration reacted to the draft version of the first I-CLAIM report: ‘The Legal and Policy Infrastructure of Irregularity. The Netherlands’.

About place, access and positionality in migration research

About place, access and positionality in migration research

This post problematises the positions from which research on irregular migrants is produced and the “access problem” is constructed. While emphasising the benefit of sharing experiences and identities between researchers and researched, the post highlights the importance of converging intentions as a condition for creating more symmetrical research relationships.