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Maurice Crul is a Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Erasmus University iotterdam. He is the international chair of IMISCOE, a network of excellence that includes 38 research institutes in the fields of migration and diversity in 18 European countries: www.imiscoe.org

In the last twenty years Maurice Crul mostly worked on the topic of education and children of immigrants, first within the Dutch context and in the last ten years in a comparative European and transatlantic context. Maurice Crul coordinated the international TIES project (The Integration of the European Second generation) which involved partners in eight European countries and a survey with 10.000 respondents.

Next to coordinating the TIES project he was also one of the principal investigators of the transatlantic project ‘Children of Immigrants in School’: mumford.albany.edu/schools/.

With support of the Russell Sage Foundation in New York, Maurice Crul together with his American colleague John Mollenkopf published The Changing Face of World Cities. The second generation in Europe and the US, comparing second generation youth in Europe and US based on three surveys (TIES, IMMLA and ISGMNY).

The TIES project findings revealed that a sizeable group of second generation youth is either following a higher education study or already has a diploma of higher education. This finding was the starting point of the new international project called: ‘ELITES: Pathways to Success’. In this project a sub sample of successful second generation from the TIES survey is interviewed about their pathways to success.

In 2017 Maurice Crul was awarded the ERC advanced grant for the project Becoming a Minority (BAM) on the integration of people of native descent in majority minority cities in Europe.

Selection of Most Recent Books and Articles:

Crul, M., Lelie, F., Biner, Ö., Bunar, N., Keskiner, E., Kokkali, I.,Schneider, J. and Shuayb, M. (2019). How the different policies and school systems affect the inclusion of Syrian refugee children in Sweden, Germany, Greece, Lebanon and Turkey. Comparative Migration Studies, 7, 1-20. [10]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40878-018-0110-6

M. Crul, E. Keskiner, J. Schneider and F. Lelie (2017), The Multiplier effect. How the accumulation of cultural and social capital explains steep upward mobility of children of low educated immigrants. Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Crul, M.R.J. (2017) Refugee children in education in Europe.: How to prevent a lost generation? SIRIUS Network Policy Brief Series. No. 7. 11 p. www.sirius-migrationeducation.org/Refugee-children-in-education-in-Europe.pdf

Crul, M.R.J. (2016). Super-diversity vs. assimilation: how complex diversity in majority–minority cities challenges the assumptions of assimilation. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42(1), 54–68. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/

Crul, M. (2015). Is education the pathway to success? A comparison of second generation Turkish professionals in Sweden, France, Germany and The Netherlands. European Journal of Education, 50 (3), 325-339

Crul, M., J. Schneider and F. Lelie (2013), Super-diversity. A New Vision on Integration. Amsterdam: Free University Press. /www.elitesproject.eu/publications

Crul, M. (2013) Snakes and Ladders in Educational Systems. Access to Higher Education for second Generation Turks in Europe. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 39, 9, 1383-1401.

Crul, M. and J. Mollenkopf (2012), The Changing Face of World Cities. Young Adult Children of Immigrants in Europe and The United States. New York: Russell Sage Publications.

Crul, M. J. Schneider and F. Lelie (2012), The European Second Generation. Does the Integration Context matter? Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. the-european-second-generation-compared

Crul, M. and J. Schneider (2010) Comparative Context Integration Theory. Participation and belong in Europe’s large cities. Journal Ethnic and Racial Studies, 34, 4, pp. 1249-1268.

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Research Output 2002 2019

Coming to Terms with Superdiversity: The case of Rotterdam

Crul, M. R. J. (ed.), Scholten, P. (ed.) & van Laar, P. (ed.), 2019, Springer Open. 241 p. (IMISCOE Research Series)

Research output: Book / ReportBook editingAcademic

Open Access
minority
urban sociology
migration
local politics
migration policy

Conclusion: Coming to Terms with Superdiversity?

Crul, M. R. J. & Scholten, P., 2019, Coming to Terms with Superdiversity: The Case of Rotterdam. Crul, M., Scholten, P. & van Laar, P. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer Open, p. 225-235 10 p. (Imiscoe Research Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

How the different policies and school systems affect the inclusion of Syrian refugee children in Sweden, Germany, Greece, Lebanon and Turkey

Crul, M., Lelie, F., Biner, Ö., Bunar, N., Keskiner, E., Kokkali, I., Schneider, J. & Shuayb, M., 9 Apr 2019, In : Comparative Migration Studies. 7, p. 1-20 20 p., 10.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Greece
Sweden
Lebanon
refugee
school system

Introduction to Coming to Terms with Superdiversity

Crul, M. R. J., Scholten, P. & van Laar, P., 2019, Coming to Terms with Superdiverstiy: The Case of Rotterdam. 1 ed. Springer Open, p. 1-19 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Lost in Transit: Education for Refugee Children in Sweden, Germany, and Turkey

Crul, M. R. J., 1 Jan 2019, Humanitarianism and mass migration : confronting the world crisis. Suarez-Orozco, M. (ed.). Oakland, CA: University of California Press

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

refugee
Sweden
Turkey
education
school

Activities 2012 2019

  • 22 Lecture / Presentation
  • 2 Membership
  • 1 Conference
  • 1 Expert meeting

We Make The City

Maurice Crul (Participant)
14 Jun 201921 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceSocietal

Lokale integratie in Nederland

Maurice Crul (Speaker)
8 Jun 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

keynote given by Maurice Crul at the European Mentoring Summit in Berlin

Maurice Crul (Speaker)
Mar 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Superdiversity vs Assimilation

M.R.J. Crul (Speaker)
9 Aug 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Prizes

Advanced European Research Council Grant

Maurice Crul (Recipient), 2017

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minority
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First International

Hugo de Groot Grant

Maurice Crul (Recipient), 2000

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Press / Media

Een Afro en een lichte tint: je bent geknipt voor de reclame!

Maurice Crul

23/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

We Make The City 2019 - The Minority Report

Maurice Crul

18/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Hoogleraar Diversiteit Maurice Crul over de steden van de toekomst

Maurice Crul

16/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Verschillende kinderen in dezelfde klas

Maurice Crul

11/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

11 miljoen voor strijd tegen tweedeling onderwijs

Maurice Crul

11/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment