dr. (Roy) RBC Huijsmans

dr. (Roy) RBC Huijsmans
Associate professor International Institute of Social Studies Academic staff unit
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Email
huijsmans@iss.nl
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My research concentrates on young people’s situated encounters with development and change, privileging the perspectives of those who are rarely heard. My early research contributed to the recognition of, and the development of theoretical approaches to children and young people as agents in migration. This work is published in leading journals in Development Studies, Human Geography and Childhood & Youth studies and impacted policy discussions on children, youth and migration.

Next I developed the broader project of theoretically accounting for children and young people in relation to international development. Through the idea of ‘generationing development’ I have shown how concepts of age and generation are key to bridging work in the social studies of childhood and youth with critical development studies. The work was first introduced in a Special Issue of a leading Development Studies journal (co-edited) and developed further in a single-edited volume (Palgrave, 2016). 

Currently I’m involved in two major international, comparative research projects. They both focus on young people’s orientation to the future and their pathways into social adulthood (one ESRC-DFID funded, one Canadian Insight Grant funded project). Next to this I am conducting research into young people’s engagement with mobile telephony in rural post-socialist Southeast Asia, shedding light on the intersection between being young and the post-socialist condition. Throughout, my research is characterised by an ethnographic orientation, which informs my writing, methodological choices, research ethics, approach to theory building and conceptualisation, as well as my teaching.

  • Roy Huijsmans (8 May 2014) - 'Young people in Laos and research grants', interview with Roy Huijsmans by [Thessa Lageman]

  • Roy Huijsmans, N Ansell & P Froerer (2021) - European Journal of Development Research (Journal)
  • Roy Huijsmans (2014) - Jongeren en Mobiele Telefonie in Laos en Vietnam
  • SJTM Evers, S (Shanti) George, R Gigengack & Roy Huijsmans (2014) - European Journal of Development Research (Journal)
  • Roy Huijsmans (2013) - Children's Geographies (Journal)
  • Roy Huijsmans (2013) - Palgrave handbook of Econometrics (Journal)
  • Roy Huijsmans (2011) - Workshop On Householding In Transition: Emerging Dynamics In ‘Developing’ East And Southeast Asia

2101 The Making of Development

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-2101-22-23

3303 Ethnographic Research

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-3303-22-23

3105 Research Paper Preparation

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-3105-22-23

Major SPD

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-SPD-22-23

5401 Research Paper

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-5401-22-23

Board of Examiners

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-BOE-22-23

General Information

Year
2022
Course Code
ISSGENERAL-22-23

4152 Development Policies and Practice

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-4152-22-23

4154 Critical Social Policy

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-4154-22-23

Global Poverty, Local Solutions

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-MI-8102

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