Workshop Tunisian Diaspora

On 28th September, Mohamed Nachi and Jean-Michel Lafleur organize a workshop entitled "The Tunisian Diaspora: What democratic representation?" at the University of Liège. Details can be found here: Programme Tunisian Diaspora

By | 23 September 2013|

CONFERENCE: The Congolese Diaspora in Belgium : Imaginaries and postcolonial relations in the a

n view of the social, racial and territorial distancing practices against Congolese people, and the migratory policies which never took their arrival and settlement into account, one is tempted to assert that these discriminations are [...]

By | 16 September 2013|

Transnational political participation and transnational citizenship – workshop

Integration and international migration: pathways and integration policies (INTEGRIM) (project funded with support from the European Commission) INTEGRIM SCIENTIFIC THEMATIC WORKSHOP Work Package 2: Citizenship and Political Participation Friday, 13 September 2013 CEDEM, University of [...]

By | 3 September 2013|

Between mobility and sedentarity: Pentecostal and Evangelical communities in Belgium in a context of religious globalisation

Liège, 14 November 2013 Both in Belgium and in Europe, debates about immigration are generally dominated by a problematized Islam which tends to overshadow the current religious pluralisation in our societies. However, since several decades [...]

By | 1 July 2013|

Riots in Matonge and… the indifference of public authority?

Twenty years after the first 'North African' riots,  in the winter of 2011-2012 Brussels was the scene of 'Congolese' demonstrations which some media and political officials qualified as riots. The idea that political conflicts of [...]

By | 1 July 2013|

2012 CEDEM Activity Report

Our 2012 Activity Report is now available under the "Publications" section of this website.

By | 18 March 2013|

“Bringing Outsiders In: Immigrant Political Integration in Multicultural Cities” by John Mollenkopf, March 22nd

Upon the awarding of the title of docteur honoris causa to Dr. John Mollenkopf by the University of Liège, the Institute of Human and Social Sciences and the Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) [...]

By | 8 March 2013|

New book by J-M Lafleur: “Transnational Politics and the State”

Jean-Michel Lafleur's new book on the right to vote of immigrants in home country elections is out. The book presents several years of research in Europe and Latin America on the external voting rights of [...]

By | 4 February 2013|

Annual activity report

  The 2011 activity report of CEDEM is now available online. To read it, go to -> "publications" -> "annual reports".

By | 23 February 2012|

CEDEM conference series

We have the pleasure to inform you that the programme of CEDEM's 2012 conference series is now available. We look forward to seeing you in one of these events     1.            Felice Dassetto (Université [...]

By | 8 February 2012|