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

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New project awarded by European Integration Fund: UPSTREAM

We just received news that a new project has been awarded by the European Integration Fund: UPSTREAM, or ‘Developing Effective Strategies for the Mainstreaming of Integration Governance.’ The project will analyse how, why and to what effect governments at the EU, national and local level mainstream their migrant integration policies.

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Geef lezing op 11 juli over arbeidsmigratie uit Midden- en Oost Europese landen

In het kader van het 50 jarig jubileum van de Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen van de Erasmus Universiteit wordt een reeks lezingen gehouden over thema’s die centraal staan op de onderzoeksagenda. Op 11 juli (15:00-17:00) geef ik een lezing over arbeidsmigratie uit Midden- en Oost-Europese landen. Locatie: Maastoren, Wilhelminakade 1, Rotterdam. Voor meer informatie zie: link.

Off to Vienna for IPA conference

Chairing panel with Mark van Ostaijen on ”Rethinking Research-Policy Dialogues at Times of Contested Knowledge.” Also, presenting paper with comparative findings from the DIAMINT project.

Cfp: panel on ‘Understanding Policy Dynamics: a critical confrontation of theories of the policy process’, at NIG conference, 28-29 November, Enschede

Together with Dr. Arco Timmermans I’ll organize a panel at the NIG annual work conference. The conference will take place at the University of Twente, 28-29 November 2013. The panel focuses on ‘Understanding Policy Dynamics: a critical confrontation of theories of the policy process’. It invites papers (empirical as well as theoretical/conceptual) on various policy domains but focusing on policy dynamics. For a full text of the call for papers: link.

Cfp: workshop ‘Deconstructing the migration crisis: towards reflexive research-policy dialogues’, IMISCOE conference, Malmo 26-27 August

The aspirant standing committee Research-Policy Dialogues on Migration and Integration in Europe will organise a workshop at the 10th IMISCOE conference in Malmo, Sweden, 26-27 August. The workshop will focus on ‘Deconstructing the migration crisis: towards reflexive research-policy dialogues’. It invites conceptual as well as empirical contributions, from academics as well as from policymakers. See for the full text: link.

Call for papers: Theorizing the local turn in immigrant policies – a multi-level approach

Call for papers for seminar on ‘Theorizing the Local Turn in Immigrant Policies – a Multi-Level Approach.’  The seminar is a joint-initiative of the GRITIM-UPF – Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration of the University Pompeu Fabra, the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and the IMISCOE Network. It will take place on Friday 20th September, 2013, at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). Please find more information on the seminar and on how to submit papers, through the following Link.