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CrossMigration is an H2020 project focused at systematic knowledge accumulation in migration studies.

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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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Paper on Policy Populism, co-authored with Mark van Ostaijen, accepted at CEP

New paper accepted at Comparative European, co-authored with Mark van Ostaijen: Policy populism: political populism and migrant integration policies in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The paper is part of a broader special issue on ‘Political Parties and Migration Policy Puzzles: The European Scene’, edited by Jonas Hinnfors, Andrea Spehar and Gregg Bucken-Knapp (Gothenburg University).

NIG Panel on ‘Understanding Policy Dynamics’

I’m looking forward to the panel on ‘Understanding Policy Dynamics; a critical confrontation of theories of the policy process’ that Arco Timmermans and I are chairing at the upcoming NIG Conference. This conference is to take place at the University of Twente, 28-28 November 2013. A full program of the panel is available here.

Erasmus University wins bid for IMISCOE office!

Great start of the new academic season. Erasmus University Rotterdam has won the bid for the next term of coordinating IMISCOE, Europe’s leading academic network on ‘International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe.’ Together with Maurice Crul (the new director) I’ll be chairing the network (as associate director) for a four-year term.

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