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Interview Laura Oso in ‘La Voz de la Galicia’ on welcoming spaces in Spain
Interview Laura Oso in ‘La Voz de la Galicia’ on welcoming spaces in Spain
The Galician newspaper ‘La Voz de la Galicia’ interviewed WS team member Laura Oso on the topic of welcoming spaces. The interview can be found here: https://www.lavozdegalicia.es/noticia/galicia/2020/12/22/galicia-sera-diversa/0003_202012E22P56992.htm

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Reflections on how to turn rural Europe into a Welcoming Space for migrants
Reflections on how to turn rural Europe into a Welcoming Space for migrants
Irene Ponzo (FIERI) has written an inspiring commentary on migration and rural areas the International Affairs Institute, summarising some of FIERI’s research findings: https://www.iai.it/it/pubblicazioni/how-turn-rural-europe-welcoming-space-migrants

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Meeting of mayors from the province of Soria in Spain on Welcoming spaces
Meeting of mayors from the province of Soria in Spain on Welcoming spaces
Despite COVID-19, the pandemic has not prevented the organisation of WS events in 2020. As has happened into every aspect of our daily lives, we became more flexible and we adapted to the needs of…

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Webinar with mayors and municipal councilors in the Netherlands
Webinar with mayors and municipal councilors in the Netherlands
On 30th November a group of mayors and municipal councilors from shrinking and rural areas from all over the Netherlands gathered in the first Webinar of the Welcoming Spaces Community of Practice. They shared their…

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WELCOMING SPACES presented at Congress of the German Association of Sociologists
WELCOMING SPACES presented at Congress of the German Association of Sociologists
In September 2020, the WELCOMING SPACES projected was presented in a panel at the 40th Congress of the German Association of Sociologists. This panel was moderated by Sabine Meier (University of Siegen), Heike Herrmann (University…

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WS team at 17TH IMISCOE Annual conference
WS team at 17TH IMISCOE Annual conference
In July 2020, our team organised a panel at the international 17th IMISCOE Annual Conference. The panel was moderated by Karin Geuijen, Maggi Leung and Annelies Zoomers, where first of all the research questions and…

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