About us

The Podcast Crew

Monday Morning Meetings on Migration is run by a dedicated group of staff and PhD students at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in the Netherlands.

Vanessa Cantinho de Jesus – PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology [Podcast Editor]

Beste Isleyen – Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science [Podcast Editor]

Davide Gnes – PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science [Podcast Editor and Audio Editing]

Helena Uzelac – Communication Officer, Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies [Audio Editing and Podcast Dissemination]

Darshan Vigneswaran  – Co-Director, Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies [Podcast Editor and Host]

The Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES)

IMES is a multidisciplinary and interfaculty research centre hosted by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in the Netherlands. The center focuses on international migration and the integration of immigrants and their descendants in host societies in a comparative perspective. IMES is part of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR). IMES is directed by Dr. Darshan Vigneswaran and Dr. Barak Kalir.

Read more about IMES here.