Migration-Related PhD Courses


16 February 2022

Migration-Related PhD Courses
Survey data collection for the MIGNEX project. Photo: Jørgen Carling

​Three migration-related PhD courses will be offered at PRIO in the course of 2022: (1) Migration theory: perspectives on time and temporalities, (2) Survey methods in migration research: design, implementation, and analysis, and (3) Ethnographic fieldwork methodology: approaches, tools, and ethics.

​Migration theory: perspectives on time and temporalities 

Explores the diverse roles of time in migration processes, as a key vantage point on migration theory. Lecturers: Jørgen Carling (PRIO) and Marta Bivand Erdal (PRIO). Course dates: 20 June 2022 (virtual) and 27–28 June 2022 (on-site in Oslo). The course organized in conjunction with the IMISCOE annual conference (29 June – 1 July). 

Survey methods in migration research: design, implementation, and analysis 

Spans all the stages of survey research, with an emphasis on studies of migration, displacement, ethnicity and transnationalism. Lecturers: Jørgen Carling (PRIO) and Jessica Hagen-Zanker (ODI and PRIO). Course dates: 7–9 September 2022 (on-site in Oslo). 

Ethnographic fieldwork methodology: approaches, tools, and ethics 

Prepares participants for conducting ethnographic fieldwork and using fieldwork data in social-science research. Lecturers: Jørgen Carling (PRIO) and Cindy Horst (PRIO). Course dates: 12–14 September 2022 (on-site in Oslo) 

The two latter courses are taught back-to-back and can be combined for participants who conduct mixed-methods research. All three courses are organized by the Research on Peace and Conflict, coordinated by Jørgen Jensehaugen. The full announcements with additional information on the course content and application procedures will be posted on the research school's website in February or March.