LATEST NEWS

2017
Final report FaMiLife project

In October 2016, the FaMiLife project's final report has been submitted to the European Commission, and it was fully approved in February 2017.

 

7/2/17
MIGRATION AND FAMILIES IN EUROPE
NATIONAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES AT A TIME OF EUROSCEPTICISM 

Helga de Valk will hold a key-note lecture at the 'Migration and Families in Europe" conference in Manchester. 

The conference will explore a range of topics on family migration including ageing and elderly migration; refugee families; parenting and migrant children; family migration policies and the movement of families to and within the EU; and methods and challenges in researching family migration.

For more information, see the conference website here

 

23/5/16
Exhibition Atrium, City Hall, The Hague 

As part of the exhibition 'How to get 100 and enjoy it', the FaMiLife-project will present 10 works from four third and fourth year students from the Royal Academy of Art (The Hague)  (Jesse Budel, Marijn Kuijper, Medina Resic, and Sonja de Bruin). The exhibition will be shown in The Hague (May 23-June 3) and in Groningen (June 7-June 19) .

 

For more information, see our 'MEDIA' page ('Art exhibition').

 

26/5/16
PhD defense Tom Kleinepier

On Thursday May 26, Tom Kleinepier will defend his dissertation entiteld 'Life Courses of Immigrants and their Descendants', a study on the family life dynamics of young adults from migrant and native Dutch families.

 

For more information, see:

http://www.rug.nl/frw/news/agenda/phd-ceremony-tom-kleinepier

31/3/16
"Implications of Brexit for EU Migrants"

On May 10, Helga de Valk acted as discussant in the Centre for Population Change workshop "Implications of Brexit for EU migrants" in London. 

 

25/2/16
2016 Allianz Demographer Award

Helga de Valk is the winner of the 2016 Allianz Demographer Award. The award ceremony took place on February 25 in Berlin during the Berlin Demography Forum. Helga de Valk was selected by an international committe comprising leading researchers in the field, who acknowledged her as one of the most promising young researchers on migration, intergration and intercultural issues.

 

For more information, see:

https://www.nidi.knaw.nl/en/actueel/nieuws/allianzaward-2016

31/3/16
PAA 2016, Washington D.C.

Tom Kleinepier, Ilse Rooyackers and Helga de Valk will present work from the project at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, which will be held in Washington D.C. from March 31 to April 2.

 

Check the conference:

http://www.populationassociation.org/sidebar/annual-meeting/