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Call for papers

International Conference: “Transit” Migration in Africa: Local and Global Dynamics, Politics and Experiences 10-12 December 2009 Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis  Download the call for papers in english (PDF)  Télécharger l’appel à  communication en français (PDF) This conference is organised as a closing event to MITRANS, a French National Research Agency (2006-2009) funded research programme devoted to the analysis of mobility within and from the African continent in the context […]

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About us

Scientific presentation of the research unit

The Migrations and Society Research Unit (URMIS) is specialised in the study of migrations and interethnic relations, and unites the universities Paris Cité and Côte d’Azur with the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD, UMR205) and the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS, UMR8245). URMIS brings together not only research groups located in Paris and Nice, but also researchers from a variety of disciplines (sociology, anthropology, political science, […]