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Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies

IMES is a multidisciplinary and interfaculty research centre that focuses on international migration and the integration of immigrants and their descendants in host societies in a comparative perspective.

IMES is part of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) and is open to all researchers who are interested in the thematic fields of integration and migration and can contribute to the centre's activities.

IMES seeks to contribute to a budding debate around Mobility as the new paradigmatic perspective in the social sciences, by fostering a dialogue across academic disciplines and promoting intellectual reflexivity. Our actitivities include:

  • IMES-seminars
  • Acquisition of funding
  • PhD Lab
  • IMES Annual Conference