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 (2014) - Youthful Mobilities, Prosumer Capitalism and Belonging in the Rural Borderlands of Southeast Asia - CTC 2014: 'Being, Becoming and Belonging' (6th International Conference on Child and Teen Consumption)
  • Roy Huijsmans (2013) - Children, Childhood and Migration: Some critical thoughts - International conference on 'Childhood and Migration: Gendered and generational perspectives'
  • Roy Huijsmans (2012) - Why do elderly care? Elderly mothers and adult daughters doing gendered age in transforming Southeast Asia - Paper presented at the Conference on Migration, (Social) Reproduction and Social Protection hosted by the University of East Anglia
  • Roy Huijsmans (2012) - Shifting Regimes of Wealth: Repositioning young people in transforming rural Southeast Asia - Paper presented at the Workshop on ‘Population Dynamics in East and Southeast Asia’, hosted by the British Academy and Royal Society
  • Roy Huijsmans (2011) - Acquiring knowledge of human trafficking in classrooms: some reflections drawing from the Dutch context - Regional Conference on Incorporating Human Trafficking in Academic Institutions: The European Experience
  • Roy Huijsmans (2011) - Teaching (Anti)Trafficking: Some reflections drawing on the Dutch context - Paper presented at the Conference ‘Incorporation Human trafficking in Academic Institutions: The European experience. A regional conference', org. by the Protection Project, Johns Hopkins Univ.

  • Roy Huijsmans (2011) - Lao Childhoods in Transition - Presentation at the 26th Annual conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Studies in the United Kingdom (ASEASUK), Magdalene College
  • Roy Huijsmans, A Savirani, B Amin, Ben White, Suzanne Naafs & WM Minza (2011) - Youth and Generation: A Southeast Asian Perspective - Presentation at the 3rd Southeast Asia Update
  • Roy Huijsmans (2011) - (Not) Becoming a Young Migrant: Rural youth, households and networks

  • Roy Huijsmans (2004) - Listening to Working School-Youth: A child-centred case-study of employment experiences of HAVO-students in rural eastern Netherlands

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

  • Roy Huijsmans (2011) - Workshop On Householding In Transition: Emerging Dynamics In ‘Developing’ East And Southeast Asia - Workshop On Householding In Transition: Emerging Dynamics In ‘Developing’ East And Southeast Asia

  • Roy Huijsmans (2013) - Children's Geographies (Journal)
  • Roy Huijsmans (2013) - Palgrave handbook of Econometrics (Journal)

  • Roy Huijsmans (2014) - Jongeren en Mobiele Telefonie in Laos en Vietnam - Kindercollege, Wetenschapsknooppunt EUR

  • Roy Huijsmans, N Ansell & P Froerer (2021) - European Journal of Development Research (Journal)
  • SJTM Evers, S (Shanti) George, R Gigengack & Roy Huijsmans (2014) - European Journal of Development Research (Journal)

Major SPD

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-SPD-21-22

2101 The Making of Development

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-2101-21-22

2102 The Making of Development (GMD)

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-2102-21-22

3105 Research Paper Preparation

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-3105-21-22

3303 Ethnographic Research

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-3303-21-22

4154 Critical Social Policy

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-4154-21-22

4152 Development Policies and Practice

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-4152-21-22

2202 Contemporary Issues

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-2202-21-22

5401 Research Paper

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-5401-21-22

General Information

Year
2021
Course Code
ISSGENERAL-21-22

Board of Examiners

Year
2021
Course Code
ISS-BOE-21-22

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