ELITES - Special Issue Ethnic and Racial Sudies

The upcoming new elite among children of immigrants: a cross-country and cross-sector comparison. Edited by Maurice Crul & Elif Keskiner. Read the articles here.

New Diversities

Special issue of New Diversities 2014/1 now online.
Guest Editors: Jens Schneider (University of Osnabrück) and Maurice Crul (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
We think that this special issue will make a powerful contribution to current scholarly debates on migration and diversities!


Read our book Super-diversity/Superdiversiteit/Super-diversité (Crul et al 2013) in English, Dutch or French following this link

Maurice Crul: Wereldstad Amsterdam

Superdiversiteit, een nieuwe visie op het Amsterdam van hoogleraar Maurice Crul waarin autochtone inwoners sinds kort de nieuwe minderheid vormen.

"Marokkaanse vrouwen zijn nu in de stad Amsterdam de groep met de langste woongeschiedenis."

Oratie Maurice Crul

Op vrijdag 22 maart hield Maurice Crul zijn inaugurele rede als hoogleraar onderwijs en diversiteit op de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. De titel van zijn oratie is: ‘Superdiversiteit: een nieuwe visie op integratie’.


Three working papers presented at the IMISCOE 11th Annual Conference

The Swiss Pathways to Success Team presented three working papers at the IMISCOE Annual Conference in Madrid, 27-29 August 2014. IMISCOE is the largest European network of scholars in the area of migration and integration.

Agota Sanislo and Rosita Fibbi presented their paper “Teachers: an avenue for social mobility. A Comparison between Swiss and Children of non-EU Immigrants” in the workshop “migrant youth”, organized by Maiztegui Oñate from Deusto University.

“Disentangling pathways to success” was the title of a second working paper presented by Philipp Schnell at this year`s IMISCOE annual conference. Together with his co-authors Maurice Crul and Yael Brinbaum, Philipp presented first quantitative findings on school and work trajectories leading to successful positions among the Turkish second generation in four European countries.

Finally, Philipp Schnell and Rosita Fibbi presented their working paper “Getting ahead. Educational and occupational trajectories of the ´new´ second-generation in Switzerland” in the workshop "Education trajectories of Immigrants". This paper was ranked second for the Rinus Penninx Best Paper Award.