The coordination of the IMISCOE network has moved to Erasmus University on April 1st. To celebrate the transfer, a minisymposium was held on March 27th on the future research agenda of IMISCOE. Amongst others Rainer Baubock, Rinus Penninx, Elizabeth Collett, Izabela Grabowska-Luwinska, Andreas Pott, Marco Martiniello and Pieter Bevelander shed their light on future opportunities for the network. The event was opened by the Rector Magnificus of Erasmus, Prof.dr. Huibert Pols. Rotterdam’s Deputy Mayor Korrie Louwes concluded the event with kind words on the cooperation of policy and academia in the areas of migration and integration.
The transfer to Erasmus University was formalised during a special Board of Directors meeting on March 28th. The new Network Office in Rotterdam will be led by Maurice Crul (director) and Peter Scholten (Associate Director). Cees Jochemsen, Warda Belabas and Karin Milovanovic will be the new network officers.