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Saara Koikkalainen elected to the Board of the Nordic Migration Research

  • Alicja Fajfer

Saara Koikkalainen from the Karelian Institute was elected to join the Board of Nordic Migration Research (NMR). Ms Koikkalainen works as a Senior Researcher in the Borders, Mobilities and Cultural Encounters profile area (BOMOCULT). Her research focuses on the experiences of Nordic migrants in London during the Brexit period.

The NMR is an international non-profit organisation founded in 2007. It promotes Nordic research on migration and ethnic relations and builds networks among Nordic researchers. It funds short research visits and promotes education-related collaboration at the Master and PhD levels. NMR oversees the Nordic Journal of Migration Research (NJMR) [linkki o journal] that publishes peer-reviewed open-access articles. Every other year NMR holds the Nordic Migration Research Conference in cooperation with a local host. The 2021 conference was organized at the University of Helsinki.