Committees

Various of IMISCOE’s core activities are organized in task-specific committees.

Financial Committee

The Financial Committee serves as the Network’s auditing committee. The leading partner (Erasmus University of Rotterdam) administers finances of the IMISCOE Research Network and guarantees financial accountability. The task of the Financial Committee is to prepare financial control for the Board of Directors. Members are appointed by the Board of Directors.

Members financial committee:

  • Dr. Arnfinn Midtboen, ISF, Norway
  • Dr. Louis Ryan, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Dr. Warda Belabas, EUR, Netherlands, serves as secretary.

Editorial Committee

The Editorial Committee guarantees the quality of the IMISCOE publications and herein reviews submitted publications and advises on the structure of the IMISCOE publication program.

Editorial Board CMS

The journal CMS is led by an Editorial Board.

External Affairs Committee

The External Affairs Committee defines policies concerning IMISCOE’s external relations, in particular relations to the broader social, policy and political environment. The coordinator of the External Affairs Committee is responsible in chairing all the face-to-face and virtual meetings. Herein, the coordination of the implementation of the recommendations also happen. The coordinator also manages the EAC-agenda, represents the EAC at the BD, and is in permanent contact with the IMISCOE director.

Members External Affairs Committee:

  • Prof.dr. Ricard Zapata-Barrero (coordinator), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (GRITIM), chair
  • Dr. Albert Kraler, International Centre for Migration Policy Development, Vienna
  • Prof.dr. Marco Martiniello, Centre d’Études de l’Ethnicité et des Migrations, Liege (CEDEM)
  • Prof.dr. Andreas Pott, Institut für Migrationsforschung und Interkulturelle Studien, Osnabruck (IMIS)
  • Dr. Sarah Spencer, Oxford University (COMPAS)
  • Dr. Asya Pisarevskaya, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
  • Dr. Guia Gilardoni (ISMU)


Training Committee

The training committee groups together a number of key activities related to PhD and MA/MSc level training, including the PhD Committee, EuMIGS and the organization of PhD summer schools.

Members Training Committee

  • Dr. Marta Bivand Erdal, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
  • Dr. Cathrine Talleraas, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
  • Dr. Jens Schneider, Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies, Amsterdam (IMIS)
  • Prof.dr. Eleonore Kofman, Middlesex University London, Middlesex (MDX)
  • Prof.dr. Marco Martiniello, Centre d’Études de l’Ethnicité et des Migrations, Liege (CEDEM)

Award Committee

Finally, there are several committees specifically for IMISCOE Awards, including Maria Baganha PhD Award committee, and the Rinus Penninx Best Paper award committee.

Maria Baganha PhD Thesis Award Committee

  • Dr. Rosa Aparicio Gómez, IEM, Spain (Chair)
  • Dr. Pawel Kaczmarczyk, CMR, Poland (Jury)
  • Prof.dr. Russell King, SCMR, UK (Jury)
  • Dr. Janine Dahinden, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland (Jury)
  • Prof.dr. Endre Sik, TÁRKI, Hungary (Jury)
  • Dr. Julie Vullnetari (University of Southampton) (Jury)
  • Prof. Giuseppe Sciortino (University of Trento, Italy) (Jury)
  • Dr. Warda Belabas, Netherlands, serves as the committee’s coordinator

Rinus Penninx Best Paper Award Committee

  • Prof.dr. Rinus Penninx, University of Amsterdam (Chair)
  • Dr. Deniz Şenol Sert, Özyeğin University, Turkey (Jury)
  • Prof. dr Laura Oso, Universidade da Coruña (Jury)
  • Pedro Gois, University of Coimbra (Jury)
  • Dr. Jens Schneider, Univeristy of Osnabruck (Jury)
  • Dr. Marta Bivand Erdal, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO (Jury)
  • Dr. Joaquin Eguren, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Jury)
  • Dr. Blanca Garcés-Mascareñas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Jury).