ELITES - Special Issue Ethnic and Racial Sudies

The upcoming new elite among children of immigrants: a cross-country and cross-sector comparison. Edited by Maurice Crul & Elif Keskiner. Read the articles here.

New Diversities

Special issue of New Diversities 2014/1 now online.
Guest Editors: Jens Schneider (University of Osnabrück) and Maurice Crul (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
We think that this special issue will make a powerful contribution to current scholarly debates on migration and diversities!


Read our book Super-diversity/Superdiversiteit/Super-diversité (Crul et al 2013) in English, Dutch or French following this link

Maurice Crul: Wereldstad Amsterdam

Superdiversiteit, een nieuwe visie op het Amsterdam van hoogleraar Maurice Crul waarin autochtone inwoners sinds kort de nieuwe minderheid vormen.

"Marokkaanse vrouwen zijn nu in de stad Amsterdam de groep met de langste woongeschiedenis."

Oratie Maurice Crul

Op vrijdag 22 maart hield Maurice Crul zijn inaugurele rede als hoogleraar onderwijs en diversiteit op de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. De titel van zijn oratie is: ‘Superdiversiteit: een nieuwe visie op integratie’.


International Pathways to Success Conference

5./6. November 2014, Essen

Pathways to Success - Social Mobility and Change in Migration Societies


Wednesday, 5 November, Philharmonie Essen

1.30 p.m. Welcome to the Conference
Felix Streiter (Mercator Foundation)
Welcome and introduction to the Pathways to Success-Project
Andreas Pott & Jens Schneider, Osnabrück

2.15 p.m. Disentangling pathways to success.
Socioeconomic achievements by the Turkish second generation in four Western European countries
Philipp Schnell, Wien & Yaël Brinbaum, Paris
(Presentation + Discussion)

3.15 p.m. Becoming successful – Interactions of structures and individual resources I: lawyers and business people
Elif Keskiner, Rotterdam & Christine Lang, Osnabrück
(Presentation + Discussion)

4.15 p.m. Becoming successful – Interactions of structures and individual resources II: teachers and social work
Rosa Aparicio Gómez, Madrid & Rosita Fibbi, Neuchâtel
(Presentation + Discussion)

5.30 p.m. Keynote Lecture:
Reframing success: Second-generation Mexicans and Chinese in Los Angeles
Jennifer Lee (University of California Irvine)

Thursday, 6 November, Philharmonie Essen

9.30 a.m. Short film portraits: second generation personalities in five European cities
Introduction: Frans Lelie, Amsterdam

10.00 a.m. Being successful: Professional and social identities
Jens Schneider, Osnabrück & Ali Konyali, Rotterdam
(Presentation + Discussion)

11.30 a.m. Keynote Lecture: Migration in focus? Plea for reflexive migration research
Janine Dahinden (Université de Neuchâtel)

12.30 a.m. Final Discussion & Conclusions: The Second Generation as Agents of Change
with: Mary Tupan (ECHO, NL), Ali Aslan Gümüsay (Oxford University, ex-Zahn-räder, D), Jennifer Lee (UC Irvine, USA),
Maurice Crul (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, NL)

2.00 p.m. End of Conference

Participating research institutions
Universität Osnabrück · Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam · Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam · Institut National d’Études
Démographiques, Paris · Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Lyon · Swiss Forum for Migration and Population
Studies, Neuchâtel · Instituto Ortega y Gasset, Madrid · Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, Turin