The willingness to migrate in search of employment is in itself insufficient to compel anyone to move. The dynamics of labour mobility are heavily influenced by the opportunities perceived and the imaginaries held by both employers and regulating authorities in relation to migrant labour.
How do co-creative methods contribute to efforts to understand and facilitate integration processes of migrants in migrant societies? Co-creation in Migration Studies aims to analyse the use of co-creative methods in migrant research and policy making, to reflect on the conditions necessary to successfully implement these methods, and to offer new insights and recommendations for future research and policy making practices. Editor Lore Van Praag shares some insights from behind the scenes and talks about what this project entails.