Author Archives: Dr Pablo Mateos

Seminar on Multiple Citizenship and Migration

This international seminar gathers experts in the field of multiple citizenship and migration, especially Latin Americans in the World. It aims to establish a debate about the innovative practices generated by this collective of multiple citizens, and their implications for … Continue reading

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“Passport Geographies” Call for Papers – AAG 2014

Call for Papers – Association of American Geographers (AAG) meeting 2014 April 8th -12th, 2014: Tampa Bay, Florida, USA.  SESSION: “PASSPORT GEOGRAPHIES” Sponsored by the Population Specialty Group (PSP) at AAG Download Call for Papers in PDF  SESSION CONVENORS: Pablo … Continue reading

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Most common surnames in Britain mapped

A team of geographers at University College London, led by Prof. Paul Longley and Muhammad Adnan have created a map of the most popular surnames around Britain. http://bit.ly/17NZHcD The map shows the distribution of the top three surnames by area using … Continue reading

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Paper on Netnography of Migration and Citizenship

Residence vs. Ancestry in Acquisition of Spanish Citizenship: A Netnography Approach Pablo Mateos and Jorge Durand Access to a nationality from a European union (EU) country has become a key migration strategy for people from outside the eu and their families. This … Continue reading

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Paper published in PLOS ONE

Forget Social Networks, our names link us together in cultural and ethnic communities worldwide Our forenames and surnames are connected into distinct global networks of cultural, ethnic and linguistic communities. These are revealed for the first time y a team … Continue reading

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Joined the Editorial Board of Human Biology

Pablo Mateos joins the Editorial Board of the journal Human Biology Human Biology is the official publication of the American Association of Anthropological Genetics (AAAG). It publishes multidisciplinary articles on human biology and evolution with an anthropological focus.  It has proved as … Continue reading

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National Geographic publishes UCL surname map of the U.S.

National Geographic magazine has published a tag map of US surnames compiled by geographers at University College London (UCL), James Cheshire, Paul Longley and Pablo Mateos. The February 2011 issue of National Geographic (page 22-23) includes a double spread with … Continue reading

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Seminar « Urban Frontiers / Les frontières de la ville» , Institut Francais de Geopolitique, Universite Paris 8

Seminar « Urban Frontiers / Les frontières de la ville» , Institut Francais de Geopolitique,  Universite Paris 8, 18 June 2010 This seminar evaluated evidence on immigrant spatial concentration in Europe and its alleged effects on social integration, focusing on issues of … Continue reading

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Keynote at Urban Studies conference – Univ. of Amsterdam

Pablo Mateos gave a keynote talk at a conference on Urban Studies at the the University of Amsterdam The conference title was “The Essence of the Urban”, and it attempted to discuss questions about scholarly questions emanating from the changing form … Continue reading

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Media coverage

My own research and/or the projects in which I have worked with others at UCL Geography and CASA have gained attention through the following media features: Selected media features 2006-2008 2008  ‘Website maps surnames worldwide” BBC News, 30 Aug http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7588968.stm … Continue reading

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