LM Hub meeting 28-29 November 2019 (in Umeå, Sweden)

Theme: Practicing lifestyle migration in changing political, economic and environmental times Since Benson, O’Reilly and colleagues published their seminal work on lifestyle migration in 2009, scholars have studied practices of the good life in various locations (Torkington et al. 2015), and developed insights into lifestyle migration – and migration more broadly – from different angles … Continue reading LM Hub meeting 28-29 November 2019 (in Umeå, Sweden)

Call for participants in Organized Session Proposal

International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) June 19-22, 2017 in Umeå, Sweden Symposium Theme: Contested Spaces: Bridging Protection and Development in a Globalizing World __________________________________________________________________________ Session proposal: Lifestyle migration, amenity migration and natural resources Lifestyle migrants have been defined as “relatively affluent individuals, moving part-time or full-time, permanently or temporarily, to places which … Continue reading Call for participants in Organized Session Proposal

New article by LM Hub member

A new article based on lifestyle migration research is published in the journal Mobilities. The full reference is: Marco Eimermann (2014): Flying Dutchmen? Return Reasoning Among Dutch Lifestyle Migrants in Rural Sweden, Mobilities, DOI: 10.1080/17450101.2014.980128 Abstract: This article aims to examine return reasoning among Dutch lifestyle migrant families in Hällefors, rural Sweden. It addresses two … Continue reading New article by LM Hub member

Lifestyle migration to the North

By Marco Eimermann Recently, an article on Dutch lifestyle migration to rural Sweden was published in Population Space and Place. The abstract is posted here: Lifestyle migration is part of an ongoing quest for a better way of life. More or less affluent migrants moving to a destination with a perceived better climate are studied in … Continue reading Lifestyle migration to the North