immigration

25 years of right wing extremism in Belgium

Article
Jan Blommaert
25/09/2017
9 minutes to read

The Brexit, followed by election of Donald Trump in the US , have raised worldwide concerns about the rise of right wing extremism. The phenomenon is, however, 25 years old in Belgium. Lessons can be drawn from that longitudinal experience.

Boudaries

Criminalizing the innocent

Paper
Jip Bierkens
01/09/2016
10 minutes to read

This article elaborates on the current process of crimmigration in Dutch society. When crime and immigration become interwoven, the government might have more to do with it than immigrants themselves.

Oisterwijk Refugee centre. Oisterwijk AZC

A chat with Vincent of the Oisterwijk Asylum Seekers Center

Interview
Addes Tesfamariam
19/08/2016

A lot is known about the refugee issue: numbers, countries involved and their different policies. Little is known about asylum seekers once they have reached Europe. This is an insight into the life in a refugee center

Still from the trailer of Monsieur Lazhar

Cultural differences in Monsieur Lazhar

Article
Stefan Voeten
28/09/2016
6 minutes to read

This article argues that the movie Monsieur Lazhar can contribute to a public debate on topics such as education and immigration. 

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