Governance of Migration and Diversity Conference 2021


Het Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre Governance of Migration and Diversity (GMD) is een onderzoekscentrum van wetenschappers die zich richten op de governance van migratie en diversiteit. Met zijn multi- en interdisciplinaire kennisinfrastructuur is de missie van het LDE Centre GMD om kennis te genereren voor en impact te hebben op de governance van migratie en diversiteit op verschillende niveaus om veerkrachtige en inclusieve samenlevingen te realiseren. Met veel enthousiasme nodigen wij u uit voor de openingsconferentie van dit nieuwe centrum. Hieronder vindt u meer informatie:  

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 multi culture 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, Cambridge University, UK.

Welcome by Prof. Marlou Schrover
marlou schroverProfessor Schrover is a 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.