Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations
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  • Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations
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Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

The Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations at The University of Western Ontario brings together graduate students and faculty to study questions of migration, ethnic relations, cultural diversity, conflict, acculturation and the integration of migrants, from the perspective of various social science and humanities disciplines. The collaborative experience for students is an add-on to existing well-established graduate programs in Anthropology, Geography, History, Hispanic Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Women's Studies and Feminist Research... Read More

Centre for Research on Migration And Ethnic Relations            

The Western Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations facilitates research that draws on academic knowledge to inform public policy and practice on migration and ethnic relations in Canada and internationally. The goals of the Centre are to foster interdisciplinary research among faculty and students on questions of direct relevance to migration and ethnic relations, provide training opportunities for students beyond the borders of their own discipline and Western, and forge links with policy makers, the academic community in Canada and internationally, and the community at large... Read more

News and Announcements

Helping Refugees Find the Information They Need | August 25, 2016
Victoria Esses, Professor in the Department of Psychology at Western University, and three co-investigators have received a SSHRC-Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) grant to research refugee information needs and how refugees receive and use information. The research is part of SSHRC’s targeted research on Syrian refugee arrival, resettlement and integration. Co-investigators are Ajit Pyati, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, and two professors from Mount Royal University, Leah Hamilton and Mohammed El Hazzouri. Read More

‘Long Journey’ Peacefully Ends in London | June 23, 2016 
Led by the Faculty of Social Science, in partnership with the London Cross Cultural Learner Centre, fundraising began last summer in hopes of collecting $30,000 to bring a Syrian refugee family safely to London. Just this past month, mother Maha and her six children – Muntaha, Nour, Bushra, Mohamad, Sidra and Aya – landed at London International Airport to a warm welcome. Read More

On the Road Again | April 9, 2016 

From origins in Africa we’ve conquered the world. Can modern migration really be a crisis, wonders Debora MacKenzie. Read More

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