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The NCCR North-South was one of 27 National Centres of Competence in Research implemented by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Additional support was provided by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. >> More
The role of knowledge and skills in the migration process in South and Central Asia Drawing on various case studies that reflect the heterogeneity of migration – in South Asia, Central Asia and Switzerland – this research project aims to achieve a more differentiated understanding of the relationship between migration and development, particularly regarding circulation of knowledge and skills, as well as to generate evidence-based recommendations for supporting migrants’ ability to effect positive change.
Susan ThiemeDevelopment Study Group (DSGZ), Institute of Geography,University of Zurich, Switzerland
Anita Ghimire NCCR North-South, South Asia Regional Coordination OfficeKathmandu, Nepal
Publications resulting from RP3 include:Hatcher C. 2011.
Making citizens legible: legacies of population registration systems in post-socialist cities. Working Paper for the Social Research Centre. Zürich, Switzerland: University of Zürich Ghimire A, Adhikari J, Gurung G, Raj Upreti B, Rajbanshi A, Thieme S (editors). 2011.
Nepal Migration Yearbook 2010. Kathmandu, Nepal: NCCR North-South and NIDS Thieme S. [Forthcoming] “Action”: Publishing Research Results in Film. FQS – Forum: Qualitative Social Research.
Thieme S. [Forthcoming] Coming Home? Patterns and Characteristics of Return Migration in Kyrgyzstan. In:
PhD students focus on specific themes:"Migration and Knowledge and Skills Exchange as a Factor of Development of the Kyrgyz-Turkish Relations" by Jarkyn Samanchina (Humanitarian University Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) "Everyday production of the law: the appropriation of space by internal migrants in urban Kyrgyzstan" by Craig Hatcher (Dept. of Geography, University of Zurich)
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