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Research Urban and Regional Studies Institute PRC

Migration, Place and Culture

Principal researcher

Ajay Bailey


2009- Ongoing


Centre Development Studies , Trivandrumand RAPHID  

Key questions of the project 

  • How do migrants negotiate their identities in the place-making processes?
  • What parts of culture are represented in the place-making processes?

Papers in Progress

  • Bailey , A. ‘This our area and that is theirs’: the spatiality of migrant masculinity in Goa, India.
  • Bailey A. and Meijering L. Multiple place meanings of a temple complex in a migrant settlement in Goa, India

 Linked student projects

  • Eveline Hage: Claiming space: Street Vending in Mumbai
  • Sanne Visser: Social networks and well-being among Ghanaian migrants (supervision with Dr. Louise Meijering) 
  • Inge de Vries: Making a home: material culture of international students in Groningen.
Last modified:15 November 2012 2.26 p.m.