The MORE project is coordinated by the Universitat de Barcelona, specifically through its Department of Social Anthropology, and the European Social Research Unit (ESRU), in collaboration with the Research Group on Gender, Identity and Diversity (GENI). The team at Universitat de Barcelona has significant expertise in ethnographic research across various fields, particularly in asylum and migration, social policy, social exclusion and, sexual and gender diversity. As the MORE Coordinator, Dr. Olga Jubany brings extensive experience in implementing transnational research initiatives from an interdisciplinary and intersectional perspective.
For more information you can visit: http://esru.ub.edu/ ; http://geni.ub.edu/en/
Established in 1997 as the Laboratory of Research on Migration, the Laboratory for Social Research LARIS at University of Venice carries out sociological studies on inequalities, migration, racism, and transformation of work. Within it, there is an Observatory on Digital, Posted and Decent Work. Over these 25 years the Laboratory participated in many projects (including EC DG Research, EC DG Employment, EC DG Home, EUMC, FRA, Italian Ministry of Health, Italian Ministry of University); it is linked to the publishing activity of the series “Society and Social Transformations” STS, of the Journal “Inequalities” INEQUALITIES, and to the educational activity of the M.Sc. on Migration Studies at University of Venice.
|For more information, you can visit: https://www.unive.it/
Created in 1834, the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) provides teaching in all the main academic disciplines. With its location at the heart of Europe, ULB is a major player in the European higher education and European research areas, taking part in many research projects funded by the EU. ULB is home to 48 current or former ERC grant laureates. It also receives many researchers supported by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme and coordinates or takes part in a number of cooperative programmes funded as part of the European Union’s framework programmes (Horizon Europe, Horizon 2020, FP7, etc.). ULB will participate in the EXIT project through the Interdisciplinary Research Centre METICES dedicated to migration and ethnicity, work, employment, training, mobility, health, citizenship, policies and social actions. METICES benefits from national and international funding, mainly from the European Commission and has participated in various international research programs funded, among others, by the European Commission, the Council of Europe or the European Trade Union Confederation.
For more information, you can visit: https://www.ulb.be/en
Founded as an initiative of grassroots organisations, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) represents a network of nearly 160 member organisations working with undocumented migrants in more than 30 countries. With two decades of evidence, experience and expertise on undocumented migrants, PICUM promotes recognition of their human rights and provides an essential link between local realities and the debates and decisions taking place at policy level. Based in Brussels, Belgium, PICUM provides regular recommendations and expertise to influence policymakers and institutions within the European Union, Council of Europe and United Nations as well as on national and local levels. For more information, you can visit https://picum.org/
The Peace Institute – Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies – is a independent and non-profit research institution founded in 1991 by individuals who believe in peaceful conflict resolution, equality and respect for human rights. The Institute uses scientific research and advocacy activities aimed at creating and preserving open society capable of critical thought and based on the principles of equality, responsibility, solidarity, human rights and the rule of law. The Institute develops interdisciplinary research, educational and awareness-raising activities in the areas of social science and humanities, in five thematic fields: human rights and minorities, politics, media, gender and cultural policies. It acts as an ally of vulnerable groups and acts against discrimination in partnership with them. It is a visible research and civil society stakeholder in Slovenia, the region and on the international level and a leading resource in the fields of its operation. It acts in partnership with other similar stakeholders (institutes, universities, non-governmental organisations) as well as with residents at the local, regional and international levels.
For more information, you can visit: https://www.mirovni-institut.si/en/staff/pi-collective/
KMOP, established in 1977, is one of the oldest civil society organisations in Greece offering social support services and implementing various programs aimed at empowering and enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities. In recent years, KMOP has expanded its reach globally, currently having a presence in 5 countries and permanent offices in Athens, Piraeus, Thessaloniki, Brussels, Skopje, and Tirana. KMOP is dedicated to addressing social challenges through evidence-based solutions that promote individual and collective prosperity. Our focus is on designing and executing innovative social services that enhance individual self-worth, reduce inequality, and foster inclusive and sustainable social development. Over the past 20 years, we have successfully carried out more than 400 social innovation initiatives with the support of both institutional and private donors. Our efforts have directly benefited over 85,000 individuals.
For more information, you can visit: www.kmop.gr.
Red Barnet is Denmark’s largest children’s rights organisation and is a member of the world’s largest independent children’s rights organisation, Save the Children. Established in response to the suffering children and young people were facing as a result of war, Save the Children (founded in 1919) is now present in more than 120 countries working towards ensuring children’s rights are respected and fulfilled, and Red Barnet (founded in 1945) has a focus on supporting the most vulnerable in fragile contexts in its international work. Specifically, Red Barnet designs programs and initiatives that build the resilience of children, adolescents, youth and communities in areas particularly affected by conflict, climate change and/or displacement. This includes conducting strategic research and analyses that promote evidence-informed decision-making, innovative solutions, and which prioritises the participation of children and youth to ensure their influence and right to be heard.
For more information, you can visit www.redbarnet.dk
Linköpings Universitet (LiU) is one of Sweden’s largest academic institutions, currently enrolling over 37,600 students and employing 4,300 faculty members and staff. Established in 1975, as a public research university based in Linköping, Sweden, LiU has four campuses in three cities: Campus Valla and Campus US in Linköping, Campus Lidingö in Stockholm, and a campus in Norrköping. Arts and Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, Educational Sciences, and the Institute of Technology are LiU’s four faculties, while interdisciplinary work is carried out in twelve departments. International rankings consistently place Linkoping University as a leading global university with particular focus on innovative education and boundary-crossing research. Linkoping University is a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU), the European University Association (EUA), and a founding member of the Conceive Design Implement Operate (CDIO) Initiative. At LiU, we strengthen dialogue with industry and society, and we offer generations of curious individuals the opportunity to grow and contribute to a better world. To learn more about Linkoping University, please visit: www.liu.se
Founded in 1737, the University of Goettingen is a research university of international renown with strong focuses in research-led teaching. The name of Goettingen is associated with 46 Nobel Prize winners who have lived and worked here. The University is distinguished by the rich diversity of its subject spectrum, particularly in the humanities, and its excellent facilities for the pursuit of scientific research. At the beginning of 2003, the University of Goettingen became the first German university with a comprehensive range of disciplines to assume the legal status of a foundation under public law. The University has since then enhanced its research profile, created new research entities such as the Courant Research Centres and the Lichtenberg-Kolleg, intensified cooperation on the Goettingen Campus, attracted and retained outstanding academics and supported the recruitment of excellent students and young academics from abroad. The University is founding member of the Coimbra Group and the U4 Network and is running active agreements with institutions of higher education in ninety countries.
For more information, you can visit: https://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/4928.html
Founded in Brussels in 1983, CEPS is a leading think tank and forum for debate on EU affairs, ranking among the top think tanks in Europe. With an exceptionally strong in-house research capacity and an extensive network of partner institutes worldwide, CEPS has amply demonstrated its ability to anticipate trends and analyse policy questions well before they become topics of general discussion. At CEPS, researchers perform policy research on a wide range of policy areas: from the economy and finance to better regulation, the digital economy and trade, as well as energy and climate, education and innovation, foreign policy and the European integration process, or justice and home affairs.
For more information, you can visit: https://www.ceps.eu/
The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) is a research centre at the University of Oxford. Since 2003, COMPAS has established an international reputation for original research and policy relevance. It undertakes multi-disciplinary research, publication and teaching with a broad set of academics and non-academics worldwide. The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, train the next generation of academics and policymakers on migration, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration. COMPAS research covers a spectrum of global migration processes and phenomena, from conditions in places of migrant origins, through to institutions and activities affecting mobility, and the social and economic effects in receiving contexts. COMPAS has over 20 staff members from a range of backgrounds who are actively involved in international networks and projects. COMPAS is based within the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, and maintains strong links with departments across the University of Oxford.
For more information, you can visit: https://www.anthro.ox.ac.uk/