The Research group Citizenship, Migration and the City (CIMIC) of the Erasmus University Rotterdam is glad to welcome applications for the second edition of the IMISCOE 3CI PhD Conference ‘Changing Europe - Changing Migration’: Europe in the World on the Move .

Secularism, Assimilation and the Crisis of Multiculturalism: French Modernist Legacies By Yolande Jansen Fall 2013 Amsterdam University Press ISBN 978 90 8964 596 8 Paperback 336 pages

Pathways 2 Success is an educational kit with five short films portraying children of immigrants who walked their pathway to success.They tell us about the obstacles they surmounted and the chances they created. All of them have an inspiring motto to share with the next generation of students. Watch the trailer

Muhammet Yilmaz did not have any role models who could help him with school or choosing a study. His path to a successful job as a lobbyist in Brussels took many detours before leading him to where he is today. During his long, complicated search, he discovered the importance of networking. According to Muhammet, networking is making friends. Watch the movie

Her mother was the first girl in her Turkish village to go to school. Bilinc Ercan, 31 and born and bred in Hamburg, has never doubted that girls can achieve as much as boys. For her, studying was an obvious choice. The day before this interview, she obtained her PhD in law. Watch the movie

Miriyam Aouragh, 39, was a girl from East Amsterdam, who wouldn't let anything hold her back. She took the long path from lower vocational track secondary school, to middle vocational education, progressing on to higher vocational education before finally reaching university. She has a PhD in Anthropology. Miriyam's motto is: look further, don't let anything hold you back, get off the beaten...

Halil Karaaslan chose to become the type of teacher that he so badly wanted when he was at school. As a social studies teacher, he draws strength and inspiration from his Turkish and Muslim background to help him communicate with today's mixed classrooms. Bruce Lee was Halil's role model when he was at school, and Halil now realizes that he is also someone who builds bridges between East and...

Youness Bourimech was born and bred in a suburb in the French capital. He was 20 before he realised that he lived only four miles from the metropolitan city of Paris. This changed his view of the world, but Youness is still attached to his neighbourhood, he chose to build his company in the Bondy neighbourhood. Watch the movie
An Introduction to International Migration Studies: European Perspectives Edited by Marco Martiniello and Jan Rath January 2013 Amsterdam University Press ISBN 978 90 8964 456 5 Paperback 388 pages € 42.50

New TIES publication in the IMISCOE Research Series The European Second Generation Compared: Does the Integration Context Matter? edited by Maurice Crul, Jens Schneider and Frans Lelie