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  • 11 Oct 2018
    The happiness of European Muslims post-9/11

    Aslan Zorlu (University of Amsterdam) and Paul Frijters (London School of Economics) conducted research into the happiness of European Muslims in the years since the attacks on 11 September 2001. They found a ...

  • 19 Jul 2018
    Towards an alternative migration policy

    Migration and refugee issues are on political and public agendas around the globe. The European Union is looking for sustainable solutions, international cooperation and joint responsibility. An international ...

  • 21 Mar 2018
    Summer School "Cultures, Migrations, Borders"

    The Department of Social Anthropology and History of the University of the Aegean and the Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam welcome applications for the Seventh International ...

  • 18 Jan 2018
    Trade Unions and Migrant Workers: New Contexts and Challenges in Europe

    This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015.

  • 30 May 2017
    New Article by Jan Rath Explores the Idiosyncracy of Amsterdam's Chinatown

    In "Chinatown 2.0: The Difficult Flowering of an Ethnically Themed Shopping Area", Jan Rath et al. challenge orthodox perspectives on 'ethnic enclaves', approaching Amsterdam’s Chinatown as a themed economic space ...

  • 19 May 2017
    Mapping the New African Diaspora in China: Race and the Cultural Politics of Belonging

    When one thinks of African diasporas, it is likely that their mind will automatically drift to locations such as Europe and America. But how much is known about the African diaspora in East Asia and, in particular, ...

  • 27 Mar 2017
    Derde Monitor Moslim Discriminatie verschenen

    Vandaag verschijnt de derde rapportage van het Monitor Islamofobie Project, een meerjarig onderzoek dat wordt uitgevoerd door Dr. Ineke van der Valk, gastonderzoeker bij de afdeling politicologie van de Universiteit ...

  • 19 Oct 2016
    Migration in the Margins of Europe

    The Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam, the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the Free University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute in Athens, in ...

  • 28 Apr 2016
    Nieuw rapport over ‘Incidenten bij moskeeën: risico en bescherming'

    In het rapport ‘Incidenten bij moskeeën: risico en bescherming’ dat zojuist is verschenen geeft Dr Ineke van der Valk inzicht in factoren die mogelijk bijdragen aan het risico dat moskeeën lopen om doelwit te ...

  • 18 Jan 2016
    Master class on survey techniques for hard-to-reach populations

    On January 25 and 26 from 9:00 to 16:00h, Lisa Johnston will be hosting a two-day masterclass at the University of Amsterdam on survey techniques for hidden and hard-to-reach populations.

  • 23 Nov 2015
    Book publication on 'Dutch Islamophobia'

    Van der Valk's newest book discusses the phenomenon of Islamophobia in a number of ways in which it is expressed in the Netherlands.

  • 14 Oct 2015
    Racial, ethnic, or national minority? Legal discourses and policy frameworks on the Roma

    In his IMES-Podium lecture, Professor András Pap (Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the National Public Service University) will offer an assessment of the relationship between policy instruments and terminology.

  • 30 Sep 2015
    Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

    On Monday October 12, professor Richard Alba and professor Nancy Foner (both from City University New York) will present their new book entitled 'Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in ...

  • 31 Aug 2015
    Shanghai Ranking: UvA’s Social Sciences once again best in the Netherlands

    The Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have once again risen in the field ranking conducted by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, advancing from 39th to ...

  • 3 Jul 2015
    Turkse parlementsverkiezingen 2015 in Nederland

    Bij de afgelopen parlementsverkiezingen in Turkije konden Turkse kiezers in het buitenland voor de tweede keer hun stem uitbrengen in het land waar ze wonen. Het Turkevi Research Centre en het Instituut voor Migratie ...

  • 3 Jul 2015
    Turkish Parliamentary Elections 2015 in the Netherlands

    The Turkevi Research Centre and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) conducted a survey at the polling station in Rijswijk (consulate Rotterdam) to research the voting behaviour of Turkish voters in ...

  • 18 Jun 2015
    A Comparative Approach to Family Migration: Interactions, Interchanges, and Flows

    During the workshop 'The Problematisation of Family Migration', organized by Prof. Betty de Hart (Faculty of Law) and Dr. Saskia Bonjour (Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences), on June 4-5, 2015, Prof. Eithne ...

  • 9 Mar 2015
    Monitor moslim discriminatie

    In het net verschenen rapport ‘Monitor Moslim Discriminatie’ brengt Dr. Ineke van der Valk gegevens bijeen over de stand van zaken rond islamofobie en de discriminatie van moslims. Het aantal meldingen bij ...

  • 6 Mar 2015
    Publication Report Monitor Muslim Discrimination

    The present report Monitor Muslim Discrimination is my second publication on islamophobia in the Netherlands. It discusses the Dutch situation from where the first report ended, in particular the time period after ...

  • 16 Dec 2014
    Resistance from Activist Da'Wa Networks in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany

    In this IMES Series Report the sort of activism employed in networks like Sharia4Belgium and Sharia4Holland is analysed. The authors address how the activism of such networks interact with practices of the government ...

  • 13 Nov 2014
    IMES Seed Grant Winners 2014-15

    The last Seed Grant Call produced a variety of compelling proposals dealing with interesting issues on human mobility in different disciplines and fields. While it was difficult to select the true winners from the ...

  • 30 Sep 2014
    Migration in the Margins of Europe

    The Netherlands Institute at Athens and the Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies (University of Amsterdam) organize this intensive winter course in collaboration with Greek universities.

  • 15 Aug 2014
    UvA Social Sciences climbs in Shanghai Top 50 Ranking

    This year Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam has climbed in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) field ranking, also known as the Shanghai Ranking, from 50 to 39 globally.

  • 3 Jul 2014
    IMES Seed-Grant Announcement

    This year IMES will again award one or two seed grants of up to 2,500 EURO each. The aim of the IMES seed grant is to support research initiatives of the members of IMES, and to stimulate original research in the ...

  • 5 Jun 2014
    Amsterdamse kiezers met migratie-achtergrond: lagere opkomst, andere partijkeuze

    Amsterdammers met een migratieachtergrond hebben (veel) minder dan gemiddeld gestemd, en voor degenen die wel zijn gaan stemmen valt de partij- en kandidaatskeuze anders uit dan voor Amsterdammers zonder ...

  • 4 Sep 2013
    IMES Seed-Grant awarded to Tara Fiorito, Dirk Eisema & Manolis Pratsinakis

    IMES seeks to contribute to a budding debate around human mobility as a paradigmatic perspective in the social sciences, by fostering a dialogue across academic disciplines and promoting intellectual reflexivity.

  • 18 Jul 2013
    Anthropologist Barak Kalir receives ERC Starting Grant

    Barak Kalir is assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Amsterdam and Co-Director of the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies

  • 16 Jul 2013
    Four UvA researchers receive ERC Starting Grants

    Anthropologists Rivke Jaffe and Barak Kalir and astronomers Saskia Hekker and Jason Hessels are to receive Starting Grants from the European Research Council (ERC). The grants open the way for the recipients to ...

  • 1 Jul 2013
    Migration and Integration Research: Filling in Penninx's Heuristic Model

    Rinus Penninx's groundbreaking work has helped to systematise and classify existing research in the field of migration and ethnic studies.

  • 27 Jun 2013
    Round Table on Forced Migration

    On June 24th a round table on Forced Migration was held at the University of Amsterdam, sponsored by the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES.)

  • 17 May 2013
    IMES Seed-Grant Announcement

    This year IMES will again award two seed grants of up to 2,500 EURO each. The aim of the IMES seed grant is to support research initiatives of the members of IMES, and to stimulate original research in the area of ...

  • 29 Mar 2012
    IMES thematic focus in 2012

    As its central theme for the year 2012, IMES has set to problematize and interrogate the different and changing effects of intensified national borders and pronounced cultural boundaries on migratory and social ...

  • 11 Nov 2011
    Call for Participation- “Migration in the margins of Europe” (NIA – IMES WINTER COURSE)

    The Netherlands Institute at Athens and the Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies (University of Amsterdam) organize this intensive winter course in collaboration with Greek universities, 9-19 January 2012

  • 31 Mar 2011
    Change of Directorship and news update IMES

    After having led the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) of the University of Amsterdam for almost six years, Prof. Dr. Jan Rath has decided to step down as the Director of the institute. As of April 1, ...

  • 4 Jan 2011
    NIAS Fellowship for Maria Koinova

    Dr. Maria Koinova received a one-semester residential fellowship from the Netherlands Institute on Advanced Studies (NIAS) for the spring semester of 2012. She will be working on a collaborative project between Dutch ...

  • 7 Dec 2010
    Participation in the Amsterdam-New York Conference

    Although space is limited, a small number of scholars and students are welcome to join in (by invitation only). Those who want to attend the conference should send an email to imes@uva.nl. Please do so no later than ...

  • 3 Dec 2010
    Call for Papers: The Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies: Norms of Legal, Societal and Political Governance

    The proposed workshop aims to bring together an interdisciplinary group of researchers working on the governance of speech in multicultural democratic societies.

  • 25 Nov 2010
    How do immigrants shape the city and how does the city shape their lives?

    On January 20-22 (2011) IMES, the Program Group Dynamics of Culture and Citizenship, and the Urban Studies Priority Research Program will organize an international conference: "Amsterdam & New York: The Impact of ...