IMMIS

African Migration and Gender in Global Context – Implementing Migration Studies

Welcome to the website of IMMIS, the joint curriculum developmnet and research project on African Migration and Gender by Makerere University, Kampala/Uganda, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda, Ahfad University for Women, Omdurman, Sudan and Oldenburg University, Germany.

The project ended in September 2011; it was funded by the ACP-EU cooperation programme in higher education EDULINK for a three year period. The four partners in IMMIS continue their cooperation in the Erasmus Mundus Master Course EMMIR (European Master Migration & Intercultural Relations). A publication on African Migration is forthcoming.

Partners and speakers at the project conference at Ahfad University for Women in Omdourman, Sudan in May 2011 (click to enlarge)

NEWS

14 April 2011: Conference programme: Migration, Gender and Diversity in Eastern Africa (Ahfad University for Women, 4 to 5 May 2011)

(7 February 2011): The Erasmus Mundus Master Course EMMIR has been successfully inaugurated:

Inauguration of EMMIR at the University of Oldenburg

(7 January 2011): Call for Papers: Migration, Gender and Diversity in Eastern Africa (Ahfad University for Women, 3 to 5 May 2011)

(17 September 2010): Start of IMMIS fellowships at Oldenburg University

(01 September 2010): EMMIR is online!

(26 July 2010): Erasmus Mundus: The IMMIS consortium is awarded an Erasmus Mundus grant to run the “European Master in Migration & Intercultural Relations” (EMMIR) as an African-European study programme from 2011 onwards. IMMIS thus achieved one of its main targets. EMMIR is one of only two projects selected with partners from ACP states and Sub-Saharan Africa.

(18 July 2010): Call for Papers: Environmental Degradation and Conflict: From Vulnerabilities to Capabilities (Conference organised by the European Science Foundation (ESF) – in partnership with Bielefeld University and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF)

(1 July 2010): Launch of IMMIS Bibliography online tool (see navigation)

(30 June 2010): Full Mbarara conference programme online

(31 May 2010): Please follow this link to find the announcement and application form for scholarships for students from Makerere University Kampala and Mbarara University Of Science & Technology, Uganda.

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