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Summerschool Migration & Society: trends and dynamics

Vanaf:ma 25-06-2018
Tot en met:vr 29-06-2018
Waar:The Hague

The summer school addresses trends and dynamics of migration and their interaction with society after settlement, from both a scientific and policy perspective. Speakers from various academic disciplines will offer insights in migration and integration processes. Next to academic state-of-the art insights, different policy perspectives will be presented. This allows participants to gain an in-depth understanding of the complexity of migration and its consequences for society. We will mainly focus on the European settlement context. Policy considerations and societal involvement in the Netherlands will serve as an example to demonstrate the interplay between migration and society.

The summer school programme is highly interactive and includes distinguished speakers from academia, government, and NGOs. Site visits to relevant organizations in the field are part of the programme. Moreover, participants will work in groups on designing policies and interventions aimed at solving problems related to migration and integration.

By participating in the summer school students will:

  • gain in-depth insights in understanding the complexity of migration and integration from both an academic and policy perspective and learn how to analyze this complexity;
  • engage in an interactive setting with specialists in the field and learn how to determine their own position in the debate;
  • get acquainted with developing evidence-informed policy strategies on migration and integration;
  • improve skills and insights in a professional setting to contribute to the new generation of researchers and/or professionals

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Dates 25 - 29 June 2018
Location The Hague & Groningen, the Netherlands
Fees € 325 (excluding housing)
€ 650 (including housing)
Academic coordinator Prof. dr. Helga de Valk
Drs. Sharon Smit
Level BA/MA

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