prof.dr. (Godfried) GBM Engbersen

prof.dr. (Godfried) GBM Engbersen
Full professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Policy, Politics and Society
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
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Prof. dr. Godfried Engbersen is Professor of Sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is also the Research Director of the Sociology Department and Director of the interdisciplinary research group Citizenship, Migration & the City (CIMIC) at EUR.

Previously, he worked at the universities of Leiden, Amsterdam and Utrecht, and as visiting professor at the Centre of Western European Studies at the University of California, Berkeley (spring, 1996). He is the Dutch correspondent for the continuous Reporting System on Migration (SOPEMI) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW).

Prof. dr. Engbersen also was an elected member of the Dutch Advisory Commission on Alien Affairs (2001-2009) and member of the general board of the Amsterdam School for Social Science Research (ASSR). He chaired the KNAW committee on the Future of Dutch Sociology (2003-2006).

His current research activities focus on transnationalism and cosmopolitanism, migration systems, and labour mobility within the EU.

Visit his personal website for more information.

  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - Europe's Arizona: On the Local Limits to Migration Control
  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - Rotterdam: City of Immigrants
  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - The Public Value of the Social Sciences
  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - The relevance and irrelevance of migration networks in understanding decreasing and expanding migration flows
  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - Arm Nederland
  • Erik Snel, M 't Hart & Godfried Engbersen (2013) - Reactive Transnationalism: transnational involvement in the face of discrimination
  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - 'Het beste medicijn tegen armoede'
  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - Armoede in Nederland. Wat doen we ertegen?
  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - De publieke functie van de sociale wetenschappen
  • Godfried Engbersen (2013) - Feedback channels and the diminutive causation of international migration

  • Godfried Bernard Maria Engbersen, J. Burgers, Gerda Rodenburg, Miranda Sentse, D. Van de Mheen & S. Severiens (2014) - Bridging the gap between science and practice: Vulnerable youth in major cities (EUR REI grant, 800k)

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