Intersections of transnational migration, education and rurality

This research explores migrant women’s encounters with formal and informal education in new immigration rural destinations in Australia and Northern Ireland. Of interest are the ways in which these encounters shape migrant experiences and aspirations, and inform education migration flows.

Dr Ruth McAreavey (Queens University, Belfast)


  • Mayes, Robyn (2020) Mobility, temporality, and social reproduction: Everyday rhythms of the ‘FIFO family'. Gender, Place and Culture, 27 (1), pp.126-142.
  • Mayes, Robyn, Koshy, Paul (2018) Transnational labour migration and the place of reproductive labour: Trailing wives and community support in Boddington. Work, Employment and Society, 32 (4), pp.670-686.