The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) aims to increase the scientific standing of migration research by emphasizing on research methodology, theory formation and attention for the societal relevance of migration research. A specific objective of the association is to bring together PhD candidates and young researchers to stimulate interaction and scientific discussion. DAMR is an interdisciplinary association in which different disciplines covering the broad field of migration come together. In this way, the association seeks to stimulate interdisciplinary and inter-university research.

DAMR Event on Migration Identities and Measurement

PhD Candidate Merve Burnazoglu (Utrecht University) won DAMR's 2016 call for event proposals and is now organizing a Workshop on Migration Identities and Measurement on 6 June 2017. Attendance is free of charge but registration is required. More information and the registration can be found here.

DAMR Fall meeting 2016 on Urban Refugees

The fall 2016 DAMR-conference was devoted to research on Urban Refugees and took place on 18 November at Tilburg University and organised by Tesseltje de Lange or Lisa Berntsen. The first part of the conferences focused on urban migrants and informal practices.

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Call for papers Fall Meeting 2017


The Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) invites paper abstracts for its Fall Meeting, co-hosted by the UvA Institute for Migration Studies (IMES):

Challenging Categorization in Migration Policy and Research
27 October 2017, Roeterseilandcampus, University of Amsterdam

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2016 Spring Meeting

On May 27th, the Dutch Association for Migration research organized a successful event on
(un)controlled migration”: border control and it’s implications in cooperation with the WODC at the Ministry of Security and Justice in the Hague. The meeting provided an opportunity for discussion between researchers and policy makers.

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Call for joint event proposals 2017-2018

DAMR seeks to engage more actively with PhD researchers working on migration issues. For this aim, the DAMR board gives young researchers the opportunity to organize academic events. The proposed events can be workshops, panel debates, or other innovative events that bring together academic researchers and/or engage with a wider audience.

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