News & Updates 2019

November 2019 Congratulations to Barbara von Rütte, who has been elected by the Federal Council to the Swiss Federal Commission on Migration for the term 2020-2023. more
September 2019 NUS Law hosted the 17th Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitors Lecture with Professor Ran Hirschl on 9 September 2019. more
September 2019 "The Anthropology of Nationalism", October 24 at the Central Nationalities University (Minzu) in Beijing · "Nation and Civilization", October 25 at Tsinghua University, Beijing. more
July 2019 Prof Dr Ayelet Shachar receives the prestigious Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2019 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. more
July 2019 The Augsburg Science Prize for Intercultural Studies 2019 goes to Christine Lang, who receives an award for her dissertation on diversity in municipal administrations. more
June 2019 Tam Ngo is one of 85 researchers who received a Vidi Scholarship from the Dutch Research Council (NWO). more
May 2019
Peter van der Veer gives the Annual Vivekananda Visiting Professor Lecture on 7 May 2019 at the University of Chicago. more
May 2019
The New Leam conducted an engaging conversation with Prof. Irfan Ahmad on politics, culture and academics in contemporary times. more
May 2019
The Article "The Migration Crisis and the Future of Europe" in the current issue of The American Prospect features Steve Vertovec.
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May 2019
Alexander Hudson received the first prize in the PDD Section's Best Paper for his work "Potemkin Village Meetings: Public Participation in Constitution Making" at the PSA conference in Nottingham in 2019. more
May 2019
Peter van der Veer has held the Annual Vivekananda Visiting Professor Lecture on 7 May 2019 at the University of Chicago. The title is "The Modern Spirit of Asia: Comparing Indian and Chinese Spiritual Nationalism". more
April 2019
The MPI-MMG is proud to present its first journalist in residence. Thomas Meaney is an American freelance journalist living in Berlin. more
March 2019
Peter van der Veer has accepted an invitation from the Provost of the University of Chicago to come as a Distinguished Visitor in the Spring of 2019 and the Spring of 2020. more
March 2019
MPI-MMG Director Ayelet Shachar has been awarded the 2019 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize! The ceremony took place on March 13, 2019 in Berlin. more
February 2019
Christine Lang has been awarded the PhD dissertation prize from the German Sociological Association’s ‘Section Migration and Ethnic Minorities’.
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February 2019
The MPI-MMG has released a unique set of interactive data visualization tools that allow viewers to explore the interrelations between migration flows, traits, and outcomes. more
January 2019
On 7 February 2019, Steve Vertovec has given a lecture about migration and diversity research at the European Parliament as part of the EU’s 'Science meets Parliaments' Week. more
January 2019
Steven Vertovec on ‘Latest Thinking’ about the challenges of super-diversity. more
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