Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies

Externally funded projects

  • Between collectivization and enclosure: examining the uneven provision of clean water, waste disposal and public space in rapidly growing cities

    Why do residents in rapidly growing cities succeed or fail to secure amenities required for their health, dignity, and comfort?

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  • Bewoners in beweging. Onderzoek naar bewonersinitiatieven in de Amsterdamse wijkaanpak

    Dit onderzoek is om nieuwe kennis te genereren over de omgang met bewonersinitiatieven in de Amsterdamse wijkaanpak en de effecten daarvan op het actief burgerschap van bewoners.

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  • De beloften van nabijheid: een kwalitatief onderzoek naar decentralisatie van arbeidsre-integratie, jeugdzorg en langdurige zorg

    Funded by Stichting Instituut GAK. Met ingang van 2015 krijgt een grote decentralisatieoperatie haar beslag, waarbij gemeenten eerstverantwoordelijke bestuurslaag worden in het ‘sociale domein’, te weten de (arbeids)participatie, langdurige ...

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  • Migration as Development

    How do processes of development and social transformation shape human migration? More specifically, how does development affect the geographical orientation, timing, composition and volume of both internal and international migration?

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  • Neoliberalism and segregation. A comparative sociology of urban renewal in Amsterdam and Rotterdam

    This research project investigates the modalities and effects of urban renewal in the Netherlands.

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  • PARC: Politics and Risk Communication

    In this ZonMW funded research programme, the focus is on politics and especially policy making as cultural forces. How can we understand the emergence of patterned social behavior while living in a post-traditional society?

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  • Safeguarding long-term stakeholdership in Smart Cities

    Since the 90s, notions of society have become intertwined with expectations of the possibilities of the internet. All over the world, companies, government institutions, and citizens work on realizing so-called Smart Cities.

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  • SocIEtY: Social Innovation-Empowering the Young for the Common Good

    This EU (7th Framework) funded project focuses both on disadvantaged young people as well as integrating disadvantaged young people into the research process to improve their quality of life and to foster social innovation.

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  • SYRMAGINE – Syrian Imaginations of Europe

    Refugees’ attempts to flee to a certain country are usually preceded by imaginations about possible destination countries. These imaginations not only contribute to refugees’ decisions where to seek asylum but also have an effect on how refugees ...

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