April
14

Online Invited Seminar Talk

Progress and Puzzles in the Study of Migration Aspirations

Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography
Online Invited Seminar Talk, April 14, 2021

Kerilyn Schewel from University of Amsterdam discusses new theoretical and methodological developments in the study of migration aspirations.

Abstract

‘Migration aspirations’ are receiving greater attention in migration research. This talk reviews new theoretical and methodological developments in the study of migration aspirations. It considers the opportunities, limitations, and persistent puzzles this concept presents to those studying the determinants of migration.

About

Kerilyn Schewel is a Visiting Research Scholar at the Duke Center for International Development and Senior Researcher at the International Migration Institute, based at the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Social Science Research. Her research examines how human and economic development shapes migration decision-making and behavior, with a regional focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.

Register to Take Part

You would like to attend the Online Seminar Talk? You are very welcome. Please register by writing an e-mail to Annett Döpke sekzagheni@demogr.mpg.de.

Online Invited Seminar Talk, April, 14th from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Rostock time)

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.