Newsletter October 2022: ECPR Standing Group (SG) Migration and Ethnicity

Newsletter October 2022: ECPR Standing Group (SG) Migration and Ethnicity


SG News

It was wonderful to see many of you in August at the ECPR General Conference 2022 at University of Innsbruck. Our SG’s endorsed section, International Migration Governance: Policies and Practices in Diverse Societies, boasted 10 in-person and 9 virtual panels. Thank you for attending and engaging


Our Standing Group can endorse one Workshop Proposal for the ECPR hybrid Joint Sessions on 25–28 April 2023, online & at Sciences Po Toulouse. SG-sponsored workshops get preferential treatment in the selection process. Deadline is 18 October to ECPR; please get in touch with us as soon as possible if you are seeking endorsement, by Monday 17 October 2022 by 10:00 CET.


Our SG webinar series is back! Further information coming soon but you can still register here to join our first Autumn webinar on 26 October at 16:00 CET. Jan Kovář will present highlights from his new book, Debating Immigrants and Refugees in Central Europe: Politicising and Framing Newcomers in the Czech and Slovak Media and Political Arenas.



Apply to the PhD Peer Feedback Sessions, Vol. II Autumn/Winter sessions, organized by PhD members of the IMISCOE Standing Committee Reflexivities in Migration Studies. PhD and early-career researchers in reflexivities can apply to present research, discuss peers’ work, or participate (e.g., debate methodological and theoretical issues, broaden your network). Contacts: & Registration deadline 9 October via this Google Form.


CfP for the panel “Minorities and Borders: Narratives, practices, policies” organized by Alice Engl & Johanna Mitterhofer for the CES Conference at the University of Iceland (Reykjavik), 27–29 June 2023. Contributions should explore complex relationships of border(land)s and minorities, e.g., the effect of minorities’ relationships with borders on perceptions of Europe & the EU; identity, memory & heritage of minorities in the borderlands of Europe; de/re-bordering processes & minorities; minorities, borders & kin states or in times of crisis. Deadline 13 October to send title, abstract (250 words), your name/affiliation to



Two openings with Prof. Anita Manatschal (Uni Neuchâtel, CH) & Christian Adam (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, DE) in the international research project (funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation & German Research Foundation), “Equal access to equal rights? Tackling street-level discrimination against mobile EU citizens across four national administrative contexts”:


Latest Publications from SG Members

Armingeon, K., & Lutz, P. (2022) Citizens’ response to a non-responsive government: the case of the Swiss Initiative on Mass Immigration. Comparative European Politics, online first.

Bennour, S., Manatschal, A., & Ruedin, D. (2022) How political reception contexts shape location decisions of immigrants. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, online first.

Calabretta, A. (2022) Transnational Fields under Change. Investigating the impacts of the Tunisian revolution on the transnational political field. In Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia 2/2022, 467–491.

Czymara, C. S., Dochow, S, Drouhot, L. G., Simsek, M. & Spörlein, C. (2022) Catalyst of hate? Ethnic insulting on YouTube in the aftermath of terror attacks in France, Germany and the United Kingdom 2014–2017. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, online first.

Garrity, M. (2022) Introducing the Government-Sponsored Mass Expulsion Dataset. Journal of Peace Research 59(5), 767–776.

Gialdini, C. (2022) The Palestinian Citizens of Israel: Nationality and Identity of Arabs in the Jewish State. International Journal on Minority and Group Rights. Brill Nijhoff, pp. 1–21.

Hammoud-Gallego, O. (2022) A Liberal Region in a World of Closed Borders? The Liberalization of Asylum Policies in Latin America, 1990–2020. International Migration Review 56(1), 63–96.

Hammoud-Gallego, O., & Freier, L. (2022) Symbolic Refugee Protection: Explaining Latin America’s Liberal Refugee Laws. American Political Science Review, online first.

Infantino, F., & Sredanovic, D. (Eds.) (2022) Migration Control in Practice. Before and Within the Borders of the State. Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles, 282p. Contributions by S. Andreetta, A. Crosby, M. Giladi, A. Hamila, F. Infantino, L. Lemaire, A. Maâ, C. Mascia, A. Rea, and D. Sredanovic.

Isetti, G. (2022) “Online You Will Never Get the Same Experience, Never”. Minority Perspectives on (Digital) Religious Practice and Embodiment during the COVID-19 Outbreak. Religions 13(4), 286.

Lafleur, J. M., & Yener‐Roderburg, I. Ö. (2022) Emigration and the Transnationalization of Sending States’ Welfare Regimes. Social Inclusion 10(1), 174–183.

Lavenex, S.,Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik, P., & Lutz, P. (2022) Migration: Conflicts Between Foreign and Domestic Policy. In: T. Bernauer, K. Gentinetta, & J. Kuntz (Eds.) A Swiss Foreign Policy for the 21st Century, pp. 205–219. Zurich: NZZ Libro.

Lutz, P., & Knotz, C. (2022) The legitimacy of the welfare state in the age of migration. In B. Greve (Ed) De Gruyter Handbook of Contemporary Welfare States. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, pp. 271–284.

Mescoli, E. (2021) L’Europe (et la Belgique) face à la crise migratoire: analyse critique de l’accueil. Pensée Plurielle 2(54), 95–106.

Özdemir, G. S. (2022) Urban Solidarity Typology: A Comparison of European cities since the crisis of refuge in 2015. Journal of Cities: Urban Policy and Planning, November, 103976.

Pettrachin, A., Gabrielli, L., Kim, J., S. Ludwig-Dehm, & Poetzschke, S. (2022) Did Exposure to Asylum Seeking Migration Affect the Electoral Outcome of the “Alternative für Deutschland” in Berlin? Evidence from the 2019 European Elections. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, online first.


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