Governance of Migration and Diversity Conference 2021

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The Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre Governance of Migration and Diversity is proud to announce a virtual conference slated for the 12th of April, 2021. The conference looks 'Framing belonging beyond nativism: lived identities and everyday cohabitation in Europe'. 

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The conference features Prof. dr. Ash Amin of Cambridge University as the keynote speaker, as well as a welcome speech by Prof. dr. Marlou Schrover of Leiden University. The event is moderated by Prof. dr. Peter Scholten of Erasmus University Rotterdam and will host two rounds of break-out sessions covering topics from migration history to tackling inequality in inner-city redevelopment. Find an overview of the break-out sessions and sign up here:


Keynote speaker: Prof. Ash Amin
ash aminProfessor Amin of Cambridge University is known for his work on the geographies of modern living: cities and regions as relationally constituted; globalisation as an everyday process; the economy as a cultural entity; race and multiculture as a hybrid of biopolitics and vernacular practices. He has held Fellowships and Visiting Professorships at a number of European Universities. He is currently Director of Research in the Department of Geography, Christ College, Cambride University, UK.

Welcome by Prof. Marlou Schrover
marlou schroverProfessor Schrover is full-time professor in Economic and Social History at Leiden University, with a special interest in migration history. In 2013 she concluded a large NWO-vici project on differences between men and women in migration to the Netherlands after 1945.  The Vici project generated 65 academic publications, including three dissertations, plus articles for non-academic audiences, appearances on television and radio, and over 80 conference presentations.