Maarten Vink appointed Willy Brandt Guest Professor in Malmö, Sweden

Maarten Vink has been appointed Willy Brandt Guest Professor at the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM) at Malmö University for the academic year 2017-2018.

Maarten will spend up to five months in Malmö, divided over two periods in the fall and spring of the academic year. He will collaborate with colleagues in Malmö on comparative analyses in the context of his ERC-project MiLifeStatus. He will also present first research results and give a number of guest lectures.

The Guest Professorship in Memory of Willy Brandt is a donation to Malmö University financed by the City of Malmö and was offered to MIM when Malmö University was inaugurated on 31 August 1998.

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