02/04/2020: Launch of New Focus Area Migration and Societal Change (Utrecht University) (CANCELLED)

On 2 April, Utrecht University will launch the new Focus Area on Migration and Societal Change with a keynote by Prof. Nando Sigona from the University of Birmingham.

The new Focus Area provides a platform for researchers and stakeholders in the wider society working on migration and related societal transformations. Facilitating interdisciplinary collaborations, and strengthening existing ties between researchers and stakeholders in the field, pushes the boundaries of existing research by further improving the understandings of the multi-faceted and interconnected issues concerning migration and societal change.

Start date and time

2 April 2020 15:00

End date and time

2 April 2020 18:00


De Zalen van Zeven, Utrecht


Please register by sending an email to migration@uu.nl.


15.00 Opening by Prof. dr. Henk Kummeling, Rector Magnificus Utrecht University

15.15 Keynote lecture ‘Migration and settlement in an age of crises’ by Professor Nando Sigona (Director of IRiS: Institute for Research into Superdiversity, University of Birmingham)

16.15 Panel discussion with Professor Sandra PonzanesiProfessor Ajay BaileyProfessor Paul Minderhoud and Jan Braat (municipality of Utrecht)

17.00 Drinks

Don’t forget to register at migration@uu.nl