Collaborative Graduate Program in 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

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

Western News Newsmakers 2015: The Syrian response | December 17, 2015
The human costs surrounding the Syrian conflict are staggering – an estimated quarter of a million people killed in the last four years; eight million people displaced within the country; and four million turned into international refugees. The situation has sparked a mass immigration crisis across the Middle East and Europe. Refugees are finding solace in London, Ont., with Western stepping up to do its part this fall. Read More


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    Research Activities and Opportunities at MER