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The UPSTREAM project examines the rationale and impact of the mainstreaming of integration governance.

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Call for papers: ‘Policy Learning and Policy Change’ (ICPP, Milan, 2015)

Together with Christopher Weible and Stephane Moyson, I’m co-editing a Special Issue about “Policy Learning & Policy change: Theorizing their relation from different policy perspectives”. In the context of this project, we organize a panel at the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP – July 2015, 1st-4th, Milan, Italy). See below for the call for papers.

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Two day workshop on ‘Theorizing Immigrant Integration in Multilevel States’, Cornell University, 10-11 Oct.

On 10-11 October, I’ll attend and speak at a two day workshop on “Theorizing Immigrant Integration in Multilevel States.” The workshop is organized by Michael Jones-Correa and Tiziana Caponio, at Cornell University (Ithaca). Participants include Ricard Zapata Barrero, Marco Martiniello, Ferruccio Pastore, Lina Newton, Els de Graauw, Karen Bird and Karen Schönwälder.

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New article accepted for publication at IMR: ‘A Local Dimension of Integration Policies? A comparative Study of Berlin, Malmo and Rotterdam’

The article ‘A Local Dimension of Integration Policies? A comparative Study of Berlin, Malmo and Rotterdam’ is based on the FP7 project UniteEurope, on social media and integration. For this project, an analysis was made of local policies in various European cities, including Berlin, Malmo and Rotterdam, on which this article is based.

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Book ‘Integrating Immigrants in Europe: Research-Policy Dialogues’ accepted for publication in the IMISCOE Research Series

The Editorial Committee of IMISCOE has accepted the book ‘Integrating Immigrants in Europe: Research-Policy Dialogues‘ for publication. The book is edited by Peter Scholten, Han Entzinger, Rinus Penninx and Stijn Verbeek. It brings together theoretical contributions by key experts as well as new field work on the interaction between research and policymaking in the field of migrant integration.

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Paper accepted at Science & Public Policy

A comparative paper based on the DIAMINT project (www.diamint.eu), co-authored with Stijn Verbeek, has been accepted by the journal Science & Public Policy. The paper is titled ‘Politicization and Expertise: Changing Research-Policy Relations on Migrant Integration in Europe’, and compares case-studies of Austria, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and the EU.

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