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:




01-12 Designing and Implementing Social Protection Systems Course
category: Course
venue: Chiang Mai, Thailand
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04 Social Assistance and Remittances and Their Role in the Fight Against Poverty
Jennifer Waidler, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
04 The Right Job and the Job Right: Novelty, Impact and Journal Stratification in Science
Dr. Nicolas Carayol, University of Bordeaux
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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05 ‘Policy pollination’: External actors and the rise of social protection in Africa
Dr. Stephen Devereux , Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
10 The Multi-Level Governance of Asylum in Italy: Understanding Eritreans Secondary Movements in search of Relocation within Italy
Dr. Katie Kuschminder, UNU-MERIT
category: Migration seminar
venue: 0.16/0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
11 Levels and Dynamics of Indian Inequality: Filling in the Blanks
Prof. Peter Lanjouw, VU University Amsterdam
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
17-19 'Reach and Turn' Science Reporting Workshop, part of UNESCO's Open Science Forum (CILAC)
Prof. Carlos Cadena Gaitan, Dante Licona, Diego Salama, representing EAFIT University, United Nations University, and the World Health Organization
category: workshop
venue: City of Knowledge (CdS), Panama City
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18 Patterns of innovation during the industrial revolution: a reappraisal using composite indicators of patent quality
Dr. Alessandro Nuvolari, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies - Pisa
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
venue: Conference room (0.16 & 0.17)
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
25 Women's Empowerment in Tunisia: A Discrete Choice Experiment to Elicit Weights for a Multidimensional Index
Dr. Natalie Quinn, Oxford University Poverty and Human Development Initiative
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
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03-20 IMPACT International Forum
category: External event
venue: Maastricht, Hasselt, Eupen, Aachen and Liège
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15 Looking forward to the past. Different perspectives on poverty and their impact on research and policy-making
Prof. Jan Vranken, University of Antwerp
category: Joint UNU-MERIT/School of Governance Seminar
time: 12:00 - 13:00
abstract
17 Master's Open Day
category: Open day
time: 10:00 - 16:00
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21 Title TBA
Dr. Magdalena Ulceluse, University of Groningen
category: Migration seminar
venue: 0.16/0.17
time: 12:30 - 13:30
22 Life after trafficking: (re) integration processes of women that have been trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation in Europe
Biljana Meshkovska, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 14:00 - 15:30
abstract
22 The Relevance of Institutions and People’s Preferences for Social Protection
Vincenzo Vinci, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:00 - 17:30
abstract
23 Inaugural Lecture: Understanding international (im)mobility in times of gated globalism: toward an institutional migration theory
Arjen Leerkes, UNU-MERIT
category: public lecture
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 16:30 - 17:30
abstract
23 Does more immigration mean more crime in the United States? National implications, local findings and some surprising results
Dr. Ramiro Martínez, Northeastern University
category: Migration seminar
time: 11:00 - 12:00
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05 Title TBA
Alex Hunns and Francesco Iacoella, UNU-MERIT
category: Migration seminar
venue: 0.16/0.17
time: 12:00 - 13:00
05 The myth of gender neutral power: corruption and gender norms
Ortrun Merkle, UNU-MERIT
category: PhD defence
venue: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
time: 10:00 - 11:30
abstract