Masterclass: Researching Responses to Migration

Date 16 March 2018
Event Organizer Prof. dr. Maartje van der Woude (Leiden Law School) & Prof. dr. Richard Staring (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Location Leiden Law School, Steenschuur 25, Leiden

During this masterclass, PhD students and Postdocs from Leiden Law School, the Rooseveldt Academy, Erasmus University, University of Oslo, University of Groningen and the University of Helsinki will be engaging in discussion with each other but also with several renowned senior scholars on a variety of topics such as: Research access, positionality, working with vulnerable respondents, integrity, etc.

In preparation of the masterclass the participants will have to prepare a poster presentation as well as several small assignments.

The goal of the masterclass is to bring together junior scholars from a broad range of disciplines and from different countries that are all connected through a shared research topic: migration. We hope this masterclass will lead to fruitful long-term connections between the different participants.

The masterclass will be taught by:

  1. Prof. dr. Nancy Wonders - University of Arizona
  2. Dr. Irene Vega - University of California, Irvine
  3. Prof. dr. Maartje van der Woude - Leiden Law School
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The masterclass is made possible by funding from The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the LDE Center for Safety and Security, and NORDHOST.