The first transatlantic IMISCOE Summer School was a big success. In a stimulating Princeton environment a group of 30 PhD candidates from the US and Europe followed a five-day program with lectures by Maurice Crul, Marco Martiniello, Karen Pren and Douglas Massey. Additionally the group participated in a panel discussion at the City University New York (CUNY) with Richard Alba, Nancy Foner and Phil Kasinitz.

Mark van Ostaijen & Ilona van Breugel from the IMISCOE PhD Network interviewed Douglas Massey (Professor of Sociology at Princeton University) about the concept of ‘the mainstream’, comparative perspectives on European and US migration developments and what the summer school has brought us so far.

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