Who feels integrated?An interdisciplinary analysis of patterns of identification and participation of three immigrant groups in Flanders. University of Antwerp
Expertise Sessions for the Centre for International Private Law. University of Antwerp
Expertise sessions for the project of Private International Law. University of Antwerp
Conceptualizing hybrid-fiction, the emerging genre in migration narratives Vrije Universiteit Brussel
In the current research program, I further develop and empirically test a cultural psychological approach to acculturation. This approach centers on the notion of ‘cultural fit’ – i.e., the extent to which an individual’s pattern of psychological functioning is similar to the typical pattern of others in the socio-cultural context. I start from the cultural psychological insights that people are socially ‘wired’ to fit their socio-cultural ...
New Storytellers on Border Crossing to the U.S. (1995-2016) The Representation of Migration from Latin America in Today's Documentary Filmmaking KU Leuven
The current project focuses on today’s documentaries on migration from Latin America to the U.S..
The research group intends to verify how recent documentaries represent migration and how they convey transcultural memory using specific aesthetic and narratological devices. Today’s documentaries not only portray a spatial and identitarian in-betweenness which transcends national, political, social, linguistic and cultural borders, but ...
Four Belgian Research institutes Cedem (Université de Liège), CeMIS (University Antwerpen), Germe (Université Libre de Bruxelles) and HIVA (KU Leuven) have been researching migration and integration related issues for almost two decades, often in collaboration. Many of the former researches are still useful. This project aims at synthesizing researches that are still relevant in the present-day migration debate.