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Rob McNeil

Series featuring Rob McNeil

  • Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
  • The Migration Oxford Podcast
# Episode Title Description People Date
13 Creative Commons Global Migration Data: Making Sense of the Numbers Why does official data tell us so little about migration? Why do some migration statistics seem to clash? How can we shape this “age of migration data” for better? Frank Laczko, Elisa Mosler Vidal, Rob McNeil, Jacqui Broadhead 16 Jul 2024
12 Creative Commons Intersecting Crises: Housing and Forced Migration in Oxford How does housing relate to migration and asylum issues? Using the City of Oxford as a case study, we consider the affordability and accessibility of housing to newcomers and the impact this has on refugee and asylum seekers. Tiger Hills, Hari Reed, J, Rob McNeil 30 Apr 2024
11 Creative Commons Diaspora Communities: Powerful Partners Driving Change What makes diaspora communities unique? We learn about the roles of diasporas, contributions to development and humanitarian initiatives across the globe and unpack how people living in diaspora drive change in their communities. Alan Gamlen, Larisa Lara, Martin Russell, Rob McNeil 20 Mar 2024
10 Creative Commons Artivism and Migration Intersections of art and activism are used as a tool to promote diversity, address human rights and make calls to action in contexts of migration. What is artivism and how can it support individuals to tell their own stories? Salma Zulfiqar, Natalia Federenko, Ruth Nyabuto, Rob McNeil 20 Feb 2024
9 Creative Commons Municipal IDs and Local Citizenship For irregular migrants, the inability to provide proof of identity affects nearly every aspect of life. We explore cities that have introduced municipal ID cards to enhance social integration and enable access to key services. Myriam Cherti, Albert Gamarra, Rob McNeil, Jacqui Broadhead 18 Jan 2024
8 Emptiness, War and Migration In the UK, migration debates tend to be about the idea of fullness – concepts of arrivals, overcrowding, competition for resources – but what about emptiness? We learn why it is such an important part of understanding migration. Maria Gunko, Volodymyr Artiukh, Rob McNeil, Jacqui Broadhead 07 Nov 2023
7 Automating Immigration in the Digital Age What do advancements in AI mean for immigration? We discuss the current and emerging practices of new technologies in the field, and explore developments in the use of predictive analytics, automated risk assessment and profiling. Derya Ozkul, Caterina Rodelli, Rob McNeil, Jacqui Broadhead 29 Sep 2023
6 Creative Commons Politics of Emigration In this episode of The Migration Oxford Podcast, we are discussing the politics of emigration. All countries are countries of immigration and of emigration, yet the politics of emigration are often less obsessed over as attitudes toward immigration. Anna Kyriazi, Julia Rone, Madeleine Reeves, Rob McNeil 21 Feb 2023
5 Who Counts? Data and Migration We discuss the role of data science in migration studies, joined by Dr. Emre Korkmaz, lecturer in migration and co-author of Data Science for Migration and Mobility and Christina Pao, PhD student and co-organiser of the Measuring Migration Conference 2022 Emre Korkmaz, Christina Pao, Rob McNeil, Jacqui Broadhead 19 Jan 2023
4 Creative Commons Gendered Migration How does gender affect experiences of migration and communities left behind? In the age of a controversial Nationality and Borders Bill, we ask how current policies interact with gender and find out what happens when a gender lens on migration is ignored. Jacqui Broadhead, Rob McNeil, Melissa Siegel, Alphonsine Kabagabo 05 Oct 2022
3 Citizenship Deprivation As the controversial Nationality and Borders Bill works its way through parliament in the UK, we investigate Clause 9 which focuses on citizenship deprivation and the rights of the Home Secretary to take somebody's citizenship away. Abhishek Saha, Rob McNeil, Jacqui Broadhead, Zoe Gardner 08 Apr 2022
2 Leaving Ukraine We discuss the war on Ukraine and the almost unprecedented speed and size of the movement of people fleeing the country. We discuss the displacement taking place, how refugees are being received in Europe, and the impact this will have on post-EU Britain. Roxana Barbulescu, Emma Rimpiläinen, Volodymyr Artiukh, Rob McNeil 23 Mar 2022
1 Creative Commons Migration in the Media Rob McNeil, COMPAS, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Immigration and democracy in the UK COMPAS Seminar Series. Rob McNeil 27 Jul 2015