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  • 23 Oct 2018
    Debit cards, refugee subjectivities and data circuits

    16:00 - 18:00 | Event

    What are new developments in refugee protection on Europe’s border? How is material support being extended to those in need? What are the implications of these developments for European efforts to control external ...

  • 18 Oct 2018
    VERDACHT, de documentaire over etnisch profileren (VOL)

    17:00 - 18:45 | Lecture

    HELAAS IS DEZE BIJEENKOMST VOLGEBOEKT. We nodigen u van harte uit voor het samen bekijken van de documentaire Verdacht, over etnisch profileren. Na de documentaire is er een gesprek met de zaal met ...

  • 4 Oct 2018
    Misplaced Identity. A Seminar on Identity Politics with Dr. Alana Lentin

    12:30 - 15:00 | Event

    When the Combahee River Collective coined the term identity politics, they meant to capture the idea that we all come to the political arena with affiliations and attachments that leave traces on how we view and ...

  • 11 Sep 2018
    UN Top
    Will Myanmar be Prosecuted for Genocide?

    12:00 - 13:30 | Event

    A UN fact finding mission to Myanmar recently recommended the investigation and prosecution of Myanmar's military leaders for genocide. This panel seeks to understand the likely outcomes of this recommendation.

  • 17 May 2018
    'Phantom' Islamophobia versus lived reality in diverse ​neighbourhoods

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In this lecture Dr. Val Colic-Peisker juxtaposes the dominant perceptions of Australian Islamophobia created by media reporting and public debates, and the everyday reality of Muslims and non-Muslims who live in ...

  • 6 Apr 2018
    Eleonore Kofman
    Gender, class and family migration in Europe

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    This lecture is co-sponsored by the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES).

  • 20 Dec 2017
    Transnational Migrants and the Dynamics of Kinship and Marriage

    10:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    Workshop as a sequel to Apostolos Andrikopoulos’ Ph.D. Defense (Argonauts of West Africa) on 19 December 2017.

  • 15 Dec 2017
    Sirma Bilge
    The Trouble with Post-Black Feminist Intersectionality

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    To think through the post-Black feminist turn in intersectionality studies, Prof. Sirma Bilge engages another strand of radical Black thought, namely Afro-pessimism.

  • 27 Oct 2017
    Challenging Categorization in Migration Policy and Research

    09:30 - 17:15 | Event

    The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) & the University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies (IMES) invite you for the DAMR Fall Meeting 2017.

  • 15 Sep 2017
    CJ Pascoe
    The Gender of Trumpism: Masculinity, Politics and the American Presidency

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    The rise of Trumpism exemplifies a contest over masculinity, over who qualifies as a “real man.” This contest is being waged not only by some obvious actors – President Trump, his supporters and representatives; it ...

  • 8 May 2017
    Melanie Griffiths
    Lunch Lecture: “My British passport is currency.” Immigration Enforcement and the Implications for Citizen Women in Mixed-Status Families

    11:45 - 13:00 | Lecture

    A political obsession in the UK with slashing immigration figures has led to renewed problematizing of ‘mixed-status’ families, whose members have different immigration statuses from each other.

  • 16 Mar 2017
    CORRUPTING BORDERS: Navigating ‘illegality’ and ‘deportability’ in Malaysia and Greece

    14:00 - 15:00 | Lecture

    This research departs from two simple assumptions. The first, that people – no matter their social or legal predicament – will develop strategies aimed at increasing their room to maneuver. The second, that these ...

  • Start 18 Jan 2017
    End 31 Jan 2017
    Central Athens
    Winter School “Migration in the Margins of Europe”

    09:00 - 17:00 | Course

    The aim of this seminar is to give students an overview of current debates and research topics in relation to refugees and migration, illustrate the current issues in Greece in a comparative manner and give some ...

  • 15 Dec 2016
    Photo of Anna Korteweg
    Gender Equality and LGTBQ Rights in Refugee Politics: A Transatlantic Comparison

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Feminist and LGBTQ rights are increasingly co-opted in public and political debates on the inclusion of refugees into receiving nation-states.

  • Start 4 Jul 2016
    End 15 Jul 2016
    Cultures, migrations and borders
    5th International Summer School ‘Cultures, Migrations, Borders'

    09:00 - 15:00 | Course

    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 Fifth Postgraduate ...

  • 25 May 2016
    Shannon Gleeson
    After rights: migrant illegality, precarity and the limits of the law

    16:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    Shannon Gleeson (Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations) examines the role of migrant legal status in driving worker precarity. Specifically, she discusses how immigration enforcement efforts, ...

  • 19 Apr 2016
    Carla Mascia UBL
    How bureaucracies shape access to rights and migration control: the implementation of family reunification in Belgium

    13:00 - 15:00 | Lecture

    After the end of labour migration in 1974, family migration has become the main legal gateway into Europe, which has come to be perceived as problematic by national politicians. Throughout the European Union, ...

  • 24 Mar 2016
    Cover The Cross Border Connection Roger Waldinger
    Lunch seminar with Prof. Roger Waldinger

    12:00 - 13:30 | Workshop

    On March 24, together with IMES (Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies), CUS will organize a lunch seminar where Prof. Roger Waldinger will discuss his latest work.

  • 15 Mar 2016
    Nicole Gregoire
    Blackness, black subjectivities and black solidarities in Europe and in the US

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    In this IMES Seminar Nicole Grégoire (FNRS Postdoctoral Fellow, LAMC, Université Libre de Bruxelles) will display her findings on her ethnographic research in Belgium and South Florida, USA.

  • Start 25 Jan 2016
    End 26 Jan 2016
    Lisa Johnston
    Masterclass survey techniques hard-to-reach populations

    09:00 - 16:00 | Event

    Dr Lisa Johnston (University of California) will be hosting a two-day masterclass on survey techniques for hidden and hard-to-reach populations. This course will cover respondent-driven sampling, time-location ...

  • 14 Dec 2015
    Urban design
    Being political in architecture and urban design

    12:00 - 14:30 | Symposium

    This symposium brings together an international group of researchers that will share their insights on the politics of architecture and urban design.

  • 3 Dec 2015
    How to get published: security/ state/ society/ space

    13:00 - 15:00 | Event

    This symposium will give our colleagues and students some insights into the journal editorial and review process. We will bring together Marieke de Goede (Security Dialogue), Virginie Mamadouh (Geopolitics) and ...

  • 2 Dec 2015
    Muslim women-statue in Den Hague
    Muslim women and the stigma of being oppressed

    16:00 | Lecture

    Women with a Muslim background are often met with prejudices and stereotypes – regardless of whether they are religious or not. The most well-known stereotype is that of the 'oppressed Muslim woman'. In public ...

  • 18 Nov 2015
    Syrian boys
    People on the move

    13:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and the University of Amsterdam bring together academic and practitioners in a debate on contemporary global displacement and population movement. The focus will be on the humanitarian ...

  • 13 Nov 2015
    Vrijheid voor iedereen
    The art of not being a racist. Performing 'non-racism' in contentious contexts

    13:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Although a vast scholarship has helped bring to light racism, racial inequality and racial discrimination as objective mechanisms, only recently have researchers begun to investigate how individuals, groups and ...

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

    12:30 - 14:00 | Event

    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.

  • 12 Oct 2015
    Strangers no more
    Strangers no more: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

    16:30 - 18:00 | Event

    'Strangers No More' is one of the first books to compare immigrant integration on both sides of the Atlantic. Focusing on low-status newcomers and their children, it examines how they are making their way in four ...

  • 21 Sep 2015
    A Politics of Secularism and Religious Diversity: France and Turkey in Comparative Perspective

    15:30 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Murat Akan (Boğaziçi University) will discuss his forthcoming book, 'A Politics of Secularism and Religious Diversity: France and Turkey in Comparative Perspective'.

  • 10 Sep 2015
    The Little Boy – A Discussion

    12:00 - 13:00 | Symposium

    The images of the body of Aylan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have begun to shape global perceptions of refugees and refugee policy in Europe. The photographs were widely distributed and re-interpreted ...

  • Start 6 Jul 2015
    End 18 Jul 2015
    Summer School
    International 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 Summer School ...

  • 4 Jun 2015
    Family Migration
    A comparative approach to family migration: interactions, interchanges, and flows

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Family migration is among the most salient and most controversially debated issues on European migration policy agendas today. ‘The’ migrant family has become the focal point of a wide range of concerns and fears ...

  • 28 May 2015
    Roma children
    Roma migrant children in Spain (IMES Podium)

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    According to official data, during the last years an important percentage of Roma migrant children are taken into custody by social workers under the gloss of child protection. The benevolent politics toward the ...

  • 16 Apr 2015
    Prof. Anne McNevin (Monash University)
    'Managing Migration' in Indonesia: towards an account of governing rationalities

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Prof. Anne McNevin (Monash University) will discuss her current research on the Indonesia-based operations of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the broader dynamics of 'Migration Management' in ...

  • 11 Feb 2015
    Bookcover-Eilanden in een zee van ongeloof
    Crossing the Borders? - A Discussion on Politics, Islam and Activism

    17:00 - 19:00 | Event

    Since 2012, the above-mentioned researchers have investigated the nature of Islamic militant activist networks in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.

  • Start 19 Jan 2015
    End 30 Jan 2015
    'Migration in the Margins of Europe'

    09:00 - 17:00 | Course

    The Netherlands Institute at Athens and the Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam organise the course 'Migration in the margins of Europe'.

  • 20 Dec 2014
    Hands Off Our Girls - Social Sciences in Action for 3FM Serious Request

    11:00 - 15:00 | Symposium

    Sexual violence against women is the featuring topic of this symposium organised by the Social Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. It is a benefit symposium, which means that all visitors can make a voluntary ...

  • 11 Dec 2014
    American non-dilemma
    The American Non-Dilemma: Racial Inequality without Racism

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Professor Nancy DiTomaso (Rutgers Business School) will discuss her 2013 book entitled 'The American Non-dilemma: Racial Inequality without Racism' (New York: Russell Sage Foundation). She will focus on her argument ...

  • 5 Dec 2014
    multi-national/racial family
    How Do Multiracial Parents Identify Their Children?

    09:00 - 10:45 | Lecture

    This talk explores how multiracial people in Britain identify their children, and the ways in which they understand their choices. In recent decades a significant body of literature on 'multiracial' (or 'mixed race') ...

  • Start 4 Dec 2014
    End 5 Dec 2014
    Justice and migration
    Justice in Migration. New Issues and Perspectives.


    This event will present a keynote by David Miller of Oxford University and bring together a small group of European scholars working on questions relating to the ethics of immigration, such as the ethics of ...

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Cover Territory Migration
    Territory, Migration and the Evolution of the International System

    17:30 - 19:30 | Exhibition

    Darshan will deliver an audio-visual reprise of the book’s central idea: that ‘mental maps' shape the way that societies throughout history have determined who belongs where. This promises to be an intimate and ...

  • 27 Nov 2014
    De Global Corporate University | Amsterdamse Academische Club

    17:00 | Debate

    De hedendaagse universiteit wordt in groeiende mate gedreven door rankings, productie, en winst en moet steeds meer volgens een bedrijfsmatig model functioneren. Ook wordt de ontwikkeling van kennis in toenemende ...

  • 7 Nov 2014
    Steven Gold
    The Fable of White Ethnic Harmony and Black/White Opposition: Race in Merchant/Customer Conflict in the US

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Steven Gold (Michigan State University) will explore patterns of conflict in two eras in urban neighborhoods in the US. He will review the historical experience of immigrant entrepreneurs in the American South where ...

  • 31 Oct 2014
    Quebec City
    Catching Fire: Assessing Cities, Conflicts, and Diffusion in Québec, Canada

    12:00 - 15:00 | Lecture

    In this presentation, we discuss urban conflicts that took place in Quebec and Montreal cities for two decades. We show that the modeling of conflict activity offers new paths for research: systematic comparative ...

  • 31 Oct 2014
    Suzie Hall
    Ordinary Imperatives: migration "within" social change

    09:00 - 11:00 | Lecture

    This lecture explores the accelerated pace of societal transformation intrinsic to twenty-first century mobility through conceptualising its ordinary unfolding. We will focus on how urban societies are diversifying ...

  • 9 Oct 2014
    Radicalisering en salafisme: wat spreekt jongeren aan? | Amsterdamse Academische Club

    17:00 | Debate

    “Het radicaliseringsproces voltrekt zich binnen een maand”: een interview dat in september in Folia Magazine verscheen droeg deze kop. Daarin vertelde UvA hoogleraar Radicaliseringsstudies Bertjan Doosje over zijn ...

  • 9 Oct 2014
    Fast Food Workers Strike
    Mobilizing for migrant rights in the 21st century. Comparative perspectives on migrant organizing, labor and citizenship between Europe and the United States

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    This roundtable with key note speaker Prof. Ruth Milkman (CUNY) focuses on migrant rights mobilizations and migrant organizing across Europe and the U.S. In a time of restrictive migration policies, increasing ...

  • 2 Oct 2014
    Undocumented and unafraid
    IMES Podium presents 'Undocumented and Unafraid'

    19:30 - 22:00 | Event

    A film about the lives of young, determinant and daring young people fighting for citizenship rights. They came to Los Angeles when they were children, only to find out later in life that they don't have the right to ...

  • 26 Sep 2014
    Central Athens
    Perceptions of “the state” as an enemy and xenophobia in crisis-ridden Athens

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Pratsinakis conducted research in the Amity (Omónia) square area in Athens in which he focused on one housing block in which immigrants of different descent and natives lived close to each other.

  • 12 Sep 2014
    Alejandro Portes
    Methodological Lessons for the Comparative Study of the Adaptation of Children of Immigrants

    09:00 - 11:00 | Lecture

    Children of immigrants comprise one-in-five of Americans under age 18 and the proportion is growing rapidly. Portes deals with their adaptation and the forces impinging on it.

  • Start 7 Jul 2014
    End 19 Jul 2014
    Summer School
    Join the International Summer School on the island of Lesvos in Greece


    Master and PhD students in the social sciences can apply before May 15 for this Summer School. You will examine how migrations shape and are shaped by processes of boundary formation in a variety of cultural encounters.

  • 20 Jun 2014
    “The American way of border control and immigration reform politics"

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    If Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress can agree that eleven million unauthorized immigrants are proof of a broken immigration system, why does Congress repeatedly fail to enact comprehensive immigration ...

  • Start 4 Jun 2014
    End 7 Jun 2014
    MMTW Poster
    Objects in/of Migration


    This exhibition in the Allard Pierson Museum draws together artists, musicians, actors and creative writers to explore the experience of serial migration. 6 June a live performance and reception will take place for ...

  • 15 Apr 2014
    IMES PODIUM Nancy Foner
    IMES PODIUM: Comparative Immigration and America’s Racial Legacy

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Professor Nancy Foner (City University of New York) will address how America’s history of slavery, segregation, and the civil rights movement -and the very presence of a large African American population - has ...

  • 14 Apr 2014
    New York and Amsterdam
    Book Presentation: 'New York and Amsterdam. Immigration and the New Urban Landscape'

    16:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Immigration is dramatically changing major cities throughout the world. Nowhere is this more true than in Amsterdam and New York City. This volume (edited by Nancy Foner, Jan Rath, Jan Willem Duyvendak and Rogier van ...

  • 6 Mar 2014
    Glasgow’s Ellis Island? The integration and stigmatisation of Govanhill’s Roma population

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    Location: OMHP C2.23

  • 7 Feb 2014
    Urban Governance and the End of Civil Society: Community Organizations in the Rust Belt from Populism to Foreclosure

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Michael McQuarrie will present his paper that demonstrates how civil society is transformed as it becomes incorporated into urban governance.

  • 31 Jan 2014
    Multiculturalism Permitted in English Only

    10:00 - 12:00 | Event

    Donaldo Macedo is a Cape Verdean-American critical theorist, linguist, and expert on literacy and education studies.

  • 30 Jan 2014
    Boekencafé 4 met Karin Amatmoekrim, Stephan Sanders en Michiel van Kempen | Amsterdamse Academische Club

    17:00 | Debate

    Caraïbische letteren! Op de vierde literaire avond van het Boekencafé neemt Michiel van Kempen u mee in de Caraïbische letteren met schrijvers Karin Amatmoekrim en Stephan Sanders. De toegang is gratis, graag even ...

  • Start 5 Jan 2014
    End 14 Jan 2014
    Central Athens
    NIA – IMES Winter School “Migration in the Margins of Europe”


    The aim of the seminar is to give students an overview of current debates and research topics in relation to migration, to illustrate the current issues in Greece in a comparative manner and give some directions in ...

  • 13 Dec 2013
    1st Annual INTEGRIM Conference

    09:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Hosted by: Integration and International Migration: Pathways and Integration Policies (INTEGRIM ITN Network) – Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES), University of Amsterdam

  • 14 Nov 2013

    15:30 - 17:00 | Event

    With Julien Jeandebosz and Polly Pallister-Wilkins (Political Science Department, University of Amsterdam)

  • 11 Nov 2013
    IMES Podium-Junior Launch Event

    16:00 - 18:00 | Event

    IMES Podium-Junior is a platform and a forum dedicated to the promotion and advancement of research on human mobility conducted by junior scholars (MA, RMA and PhDs).

  • 18 Oct 2013
    Migration and Ethnic Diversity PhD Network

    15:00 - 17:00 | Event

    Come join this new interdisciplinary network for PhDs working on migration and ethnic diversity, aimed at providing a platform for PhDs to connect, exchange and cooperate on related topics.

  • 11 Oct 2013
    Special IMES Lunch Meeting

    12:00 - 13:30 | Event

    Martin Ruhs (Lecturer in Political Economy at Oxford University) will present his new book 'The Price of Rights. Regulating International Labor Migration' (Princeton University Press).

  • 26 Sep 2013
    De sharia, zo gek nog niet? | Amsterdamse Academische Club

    17:00 | Debate

    UvA-wetenschapper en schrijfster Antoinette Vlieger debatteert met Midden-Oosten specialist Paul Aarts (UvA) over haar boek en onderzoek naar dienstmeisjes in het Midden-Oosten. Voormalig Midden-Oosten correspondent ...

  • 19 Sep 2013
    Debat Slavernij | Amsterdamse Academische Club (VOL)

    17:00 | Debate

    Wegens groot aantal aanmeldingen is het helaas niet meer mogelijk voor deze lezing op te geven.

  • 19 Sep 2013
    Returning Refugees: New Understandings. The case of Serb returnees to Croatia.

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    On September 19th IMES-Podium presents Prof. Milan Mesic.

  • 24 Jun 2013
    Round table on Forced Migration

    18:00 - 20:00 | Debate

    Refugees, asylum-seekers and other people whose very mobility has been forced upon them have been a growing category of mobile population in the twentieth century and the focus of social policies and political ...

  • 24 Jun 2013
    Round table on Forced Migration

    18:00 - 20:00 | Debate

    Refugees, asylum-seekers and other people whose very mobility has been forced upon them have been a growing category of mobile population in the twentieth century and the focus of social policies and political ...

  • 24 Jun 2013
    Round table on Forced Migration

    18:00 - 20:00 | Event

    Refugees, asylum-seekers and other people whose very mobility has been forced upon them have been a growing category of mobile population in the twentieth century and the focus of social policies and political ...

  • 21 Jun 2013
    Good and Bad Diversity: The Crises of Multiculturalism as a Crisis of Politics

    15:00 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Across the West, something called multiculturalism is in crisis. Drawing on The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age, my latest book with Gavan Titley, I argue that the commonplace suggestion that ...

  • 4 Sep 2012
    Educational mobility of second-generation Turks in cross-national perspective

    12:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    In his dissertation Philip Schnell asks what causes variations in the educational mobility of secondgeneration Turks across Sweden, France and Austria? SchnelI takes a multitude of factors into consideration in ...

  • Start 28 Aug 2012
    End 29 Aug 2012
    IMISCOE Annual Conference 2012


    The Centre for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) will be the host of the ninth annual IMISCOE Conference. Under the title 'Mobility as the new paradigmatic perspective in the social sciences?', the conference ...

  • Start 28 Jun 2012
    End 10 Jul 2012
    Summer School: Cultures, Migrations, Borders


    The University of the Aegean and the University of Amsterdam welcome applications for their multi-disciplinary Summer School ‘Cultures, Migrations, Borders’ that will take place on the island of Lesbos from June 28 ...

  • 14 Jun 2012
    Human Mobility and Borders. IMES Seminar

    09:00 - 17:00 | Conference

    European nation states impose all kinds of borders and boundaries to control immigration flows. In addition they have tried to make these borders less impenetrable by formulating stricter immigration laws and ...

  • 10 Feb 2012
    Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica

    14:30 - 16:00 | Lecture

    Deborah Thomas, University of Pennsylvania, will give a lecture on her recently published book in which she examines postcolonial state formation in the Caribbean, focusing on violence in Jamaica and representations ...