The lunchtime event “’Locked Out of Lockdown’: COVID-19 and Its Effects on Migration Narratives, Migrant Realities and Institutional Responses” was organized by PERCEPTIONS project partners the Hellenic Ministry of Citizen Protection’s Center for Security Studies (KEMEA), Caritas Cyprus and the Cyprus-based technology company ADITESS on...

Together with nine other EU-funded research projects, PERCEPTIONS is organising a joint policy roundtable to bring together researchers, practitioners, journalists, and policy-makers to discuss the potential of re-interpreting existing narratives, to present good practices resulting from the ongoing projects, and to inform political decision-making processes....

In January 2022, the PERCEPTIONS web platform was launched. This platform is directed both at policymakers and first-line practitioners working with migrants. The platform provides these target groups with key outputs of the PERCEPTIONS project in the form of knowledge articles summarising main project findings,...

PERCEPTIONS partners presented first insights of our empirical research at the 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference, which took place between 7-9 July 2021. The project team has organised two panels dedicated to the project, under the topic of "Migrants' perceptions of the EU. Imaginaries, policies and...

PERCEPTIONS fieldwork is conducted within Work Package 3, focusing on "Methodological Specification, Quantitative Online Surveys, Qualitative Interviews and Focus Groups". A multi-perspective study design has been defined, specifying research in the 14 research sites in and beyond the European Union. Due to the outbreak of...

On 11 January 2021, the PERCEPTIONS project has presented its progress and activities, as well as main accomplishments, to the experts assigned to evaluate the project. With a focus on the empirical research - the fieldwork with migrants and experts, as well as the analysis...

On the 22nd of October, the PERCEPTIONS consortium began its first phase of empirical research, with the launch of a survey of first-line practitioners working in the field of migration. Aimed at first-line practitioners of all sectors, from migrant advocacy organisations to border security experts,...

Since PERCEPTIONS aims to identify narratives, images and perceptions of the EU abroad and to identify how they could influence migration, cause security threats and radicalisation, both qualitative and quantitative empirical reserach are an inherent part of our project. To this end, with particular regard...