Future Events


UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance organise a range of activities designed to stimulate academic debate, disseminate research findings, and facilitate knowledge sharing among researchers and policymakers. Regular workshops and training courses are also held as part of the research and policy analysis programme. Regular events include:




01 Labour Immigration Policies in High-Income Countries: Variations Across Political Regimes and Varieties of Capitalism
Dr. Martin Ruhs, Oxford University
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
02 The effect of residential segregation on fertility of socially-excluded and marginalized ethnic Roma minorities
Dr. Marianna Battaglia, University of Alicante
category: Migration seminar
venue: Room 0.16/0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
abstract
07 Reversing the curse? What are the pathways and pitfalls for innovation in the mining sector in developing countries?
category: workshop
venue: Conference room 0.16-0.17
time: 09:00 - 13:00
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08 Macroeconomic Effects of Disruptions in Global Food Commodity Markets: Evidence for the United States
Gert Peersman, Ghent university, Belgium
category: AE2/UNU-MERIT joint Macroeconomics Seminar series
venue: room H0.06 (School of Business and Economics, Tongersestraat 53).
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
12 Redistributive Innovation Policy, Inequality and Growth
Yoseph Getachew & Parantap Basu, University of Pretoria
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
12-16 Reach & Turn: Science Reporting Workshop
category: workshop
venue: Ciudad del Saber, Panama City
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13 Firm-Level Theory and Evidence of Corruption
Thuy Nguyen, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 12:45 - 14:15
abstract
13 Getting ahead or left behind? Essays on poverty dynamics and social mobility in Africa
Eleni Yitbarek, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 15:45 - 17:15
abstract
14 Why do people (want to) migrate? Seeking new answers to an old question
Prof. Jørgen Carling, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
category: Migration seminar
venue: 0.16/0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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19 Customs & Excellence: a comparative approach on administrative and regulatory compliance perspectives of the EU-Turkey customs union
Mahmut Kobal, UNU-MERIT / School of Governance
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract
20 Pathways to Sustainable Peacebuilding in Divided Societies: Lessons and Experiences from Mozambique
Ayokunu Adedokun, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 11:45 - 13:15
abstract
20 Grow More Food Using Fewer Resources: Agricultural Technology Adoption and Innovation Practices for Inclusive and Sustainable Development
Tigist Mekonnen Melesse, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 13:45 - 15:15
20 Essays on insurance demand and impacts
Yesuf Awel, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Room 1.169, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 15:45 - 17:15



17 Identity and anonymity: victims and perpetrators in human rights reports
Barbara De Cock (Université catholique de Louvain) and Daniel Michaud Maturana (Zuyd University of Applied Sciences),
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
19 The demand for, and impact of, workplace based access to malaria care. Experimental evidence from Nigeria
Dr. Pieter Serneels, University of East Anglia
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
26 Spillover effects of international standards: Working conditions in the Vietnamese SMEs
Neda Trifkovic, UNU-WIDER
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (room 0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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18 Master's Open Day
category: misc
venue: UNU-MERIT, Boschstraat 24, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 16:00
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