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About Us

The Swiss Network of Young Migration Scholars (SNyMS) is a non-profit association founded in Berne on 14 August 2014 that brings together young migration scholars from different scientific disciplines, universities and language regions in Switzerland. It is also open to academic staff and professionals, to institutions and private persons with a special affiliation to the migration field in Switzerland.

The purposes of the SNyMS are to

  • provide a platform for cooperation, discussion and exchange for Migration Scholars

  • disseminate information and share opportunities regarding Migration Studies Research

  • organize gatherings for academics within the Migration Studies Research

  • function as a public resource on Migration Studies Research.

Call for Applications:
Two New Board Members

The Swiss Network of Young Migration Scholars (SNyMS) is a non-profit association founded in Berne on 14 August 2014 that brings together young migration scholars from different scientific disciplines, universities and language regions in Switzerland. Its purposes are to provide a platform for cooperation, discussion and exchange for Migration Scholars, to disseminate information and share opportunities regarding Migration Studies Research, to organize gatherings for academics within the Migration Studies Research and to function as a public resource on Migration Studies Research. For the next term (2024-2026), the SNyMS is looking for

 

two members of the Executive Committee

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee is responsible for the strategic management of the association. It develops proposals, programs and activities, administers the finances of the association and ensures the internal and external communication.

 

TIME REQUIREMENT

  • 3-5 online meetings per year (approx. 1h – 1.5h)

  • Preparation time and follow-up after meetings (if necessary)

  • 1 on-site meeting per year (approx. 4h)

  • Participation at the annual General Assembly

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Young migration scholars and/or practitioners from different scientific disciplines, working in or interested in migration research

  • Ideally, but not necessarily, persons with experience in accounting or social media and communication or conference organization

  • Time availability and commitment for at least 2 years

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Ample networking opportunities in the field of migration throughout Switzerland

  • Unique possibility to gain leadership and management experience

  • Possibility to acquire new skills, e.g. accounting, event management, webhosting, communication and social media

  • Possibility to develop new programs and activities

  • Possibility to take courses in continuing education for the development of professional skills

INTERESTED?

Please send your questions (if you have any) and/or your expression of interest to info@migrationscholars.ch until 11 August 2024.

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2024 SNyMS Writing Retreat!

Focus on your writing project and push it in two days as much as possible in a supportive and constructive atmosphere with other migration scholars.

 

Active members of SNyMS are warmly invited to

take part in the 2024 SNyMS Writing Retreat that will take place on

8-10 November 2024 in the beautiful Kloster Mariazell near Rapperswill-Jona.

Registration is now open.

Limited number of places. 

More information and registration: here

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Our Projects

Projects are one of the core businesses of this Network as they create opportunities for our members to mingle, brainstorm, exchange, research and propose creative solutions. They enable young researchers to work together with a team of people from different backgrounds.

Members are welcome to join existing projects at any time or start new ones.

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Tandem

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Writing Retreat

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Writing Mornings

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Ciné-Migration

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Other Projects

Upcoming Events

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