MO-TRAYL explained by Valentina Mazzucato

Principal investigator Valentina Mazzucato explains what the MO-TRAYL research project is about. 


Mobility trajectories explained in 4 minutes

Our research project is called 'Mobility Trajectories of Young Lives'. But what exactly is a mobility trajectory? 


MO-TRAYL shortlisted for the Synergy Award '22

MO-TRAYL researcher Laura Ogden was one of four finalists for the NWO's (Dutch Research Council) Synergy Award '22, which aims to provide an opportunity for PhD students to explore and present the potential impact of their research on society. Click here for more info on Laura's proposed project, 'From Generations to Trajectories: Rethinking the Way We Categorise Migrant Youth'.


MO-TRAYL's societal impact: Finding Your Voice

Laura Ogden, one of the MO-TRAYL PhD researchers, explains how the MO-TRAYL project has approached creating societal impact through research, focusing on Finding Your Voice – a storytelling workshop for research participants, which resulted in a book and website of stories and interviews with young people. Finding Your Voice won the 2021 Valorisation Prize of Maastricht University's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for achieving societal impact through research.


Children’s experiences of living in transnational families

Valentina Mazzucato talks about children’s experiences of living in transnational families at the University of Hong Kong. 


Inaugural lecture Valentina Mazzucato: bridging boundaries

On 11 June 2010, prof. Valentina Mazzucato held an inaugural lecture at Maastricht University, titled ‘Bridging boundaries: Transnationalism and migrants' lives in a globalizing world’.


GAM TV: different types of Ghanaian families

In the talkshow 'Different types of Ghanaian families', produced by GAM TV, people with migration backgrounds discuss their personal experiences. 


Kapuscinski Development Lecture by Professor Alcinda Honwana at Maastricht University

On 26 January, the UM Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences hosted the Kapuscinski Development Lecture. The lecture ‘Youth in Movement: Waithood, Migration and the Peripheries’ at FASoS was given by Professor Alcinda Honwana, Inter-Regional Adviser on social development policy at the United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs and visiting professor of Anthropology and International Development at the Open University in the UK. Dr. Honwana has carried out extensive research on political conflict and politics of culture; on the impact of war on children and youth; as well as on youth politics, social movements and political protest. Watch Alcinda Honwana’s lecture below.

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