On June 16th we celebrate the International Day of Family Remittances. Due to COVID-19, remittances are expected to fall by 20%, while the cost of sending money home remains too high. I wrote this short blog post in Spanish to explain why remittances deserve an International Day and why it is important to keep them … More International Day of Family Remittances
Recent presentations of research have included the Department of Politics and Law at the University of Salamanca (19 February 2019) and at the Institute for Public Policies, 11 December 2019 (Spanish Council for Scientific Research). I also presented my work at IMISCOE Annual Meeting, which took place in Mälmo (Sweden) in July 2019.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer presented her research in progress at the Latin American Studies Association Annual Conference (LASA), Barcelona May 23-26th. She is also scheduled to present her research in progress at REPAL (Red de Economía Política de América Latina) Annual Meeting in June 14th, Bogotá, Colombia.
On Friday 23rd of March, Covadonga will present her research in progress at the IE School of International Relations, Politics Group Research Seminar Series. You can find more information on the research presented here.
Dr. Meseguer is starting a period of research at University Carlos III, Madrid, on March 1st. She will be hosted by the Juan March Institute and the Department of Social Sciences under a Santander Chair of Excellence. During her stay, Covadonga will continue to develop her research on the emigrant-politics nexus. A summary of her … More Chair of Excellence at University Carlos III, Madrid
Last January 15th, Dr. Meseguer presented her research-in-progress on return migration and political change in Mexico at IGOP Seminar Series, Autonomous University of Barcelona. A summary of her research (co-authored with Dr. Christian Ambrosius) can be found here.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer will present research in progress at different Mexican institutions. The papers look into the connection between return migration and political preferences (research co-authored with Dr. Christian Ambrosius); the relationship between remittances and vigilantism in Mexico (research co-authored with Dr. Sandra Ley and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo); and the overall connection between emigration and politics … More Presentations of research in progress at FLACSO Mexico (7th February), UNAM (8th February), and CIDE (14th February)
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer will present the paper “Return Migration and Democratic Consolidation” at the UCL Latin American Political Economy Seminar. Information on the event can be found here. Her co-author, Dr. Christian Ambrosius (Free University Berlin and UNAM, Mexico) will be presenting the same paper in the Annual Meeting of the International Political Economy Society … More Presentation at UCL Latin American Political Economy Seminar and at the International Political Economy Society Annual Meeting
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer and Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas organized a Roundtable at APSA, 2017, San Francisco: “The Political Economy of Emigration: Building Theories”.
Dr. Covadonga Meseguer participated in the conference “Migration and Political Engagement” organized by the Manchester Migration Lab, Manchester, 9-10 June, 2017. Covadonga presented an early draft of her paper “Remittances and the Fight Against Crime in Mexico”, co-authored with Sandra Ley (CIDE) and Eduardo Ibarra-Olivo (LSE).