Photographer: Marijke Morsink

dr. A.J. (Anja) van Heelsum


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group: Challenges to Democratic Representation
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Amsterdam
    Room number: B9.21
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15578
    1001 NB  Amsterdam
  • A.J.vanHeelsum@uva.nl
    T: 0205253622
    T: 0205252169

 

Dr. Anja van Heelsum is assistant professor at the Department of Political Science. Her main area of interest lies in a multidisciplinary approach to Migration and Ethnic Studies (MES) and Conflict Resolution & Governance (CRG), where insights from psychology, political science, sociology and anthropology meet. Topics of her research include: migration motives, ethnic identity, stereotyping, political participation of immigrants, migrant organisations, city policies on immigrants and Islam. Regional interest: Mediterranean area (Spain, Greece, Turkey, Morocco) and Africa (Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea).

In 2012 Anja was a visiting researcher at the Dutch Institute in Morocco - NIMAR - in Rabat. She's regularly in Ethiopia (University of Mek'ele and Addis Abeba).

 

Recent articles (download):

2017

  • van Heelsum, A. J. (2017). Aspirations and frustrations: experiences of recent refugees in the Netherlands. Ethnic and Racial Studies, [10.1080/01419870.2017.1343486]. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2017.1343486 
  • Kranendonk, M., Vermeulen, F. F., & van Heelsum, A. (in press). ‘Unpacking’ the Identity-to-Politics Link: The Effects of Social Identification on Voting among Muslim Immigrants in Western Europe. Political Psychology.
  • van Heelsum, A. J. (in press). Muslim organisations in Europe: functions, the opportunity structure and the time dimension. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

2016

2014

  • van Heelsum, A. (2014). Moroccan associations in the Netherlands: how organisation leaders deal with the stigmatisation of the Moroccan community. In I. Handzlik, & Ł. Sorokowski (Eds.), Found in multiculturalism: acceptance or challenge? (pp. 91-106). (Warsaw studies in politics and society; No. 1). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. [details] 

2013

  • Koomen, M., & van Heelsum, A. (2013). The impact of public debates on Muslim representative in Western Europe: the agenda setting function of mass media. In M. Kortmann, & K. Rosenow-Williams (Eds.), Islamic organizations in Europe and the USA: a multidisciplinary perspective (pp. 79-94). (Palgrave studies in European political sociology). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: 10.1057/9781137305589.0012  [details] 
  • Koomen, M., Tillie, J., van Heelsum, A., & van Stiphout, S. (2013). Discursive framing and the reproduction of integration in the public sphere: a comparative analysis of France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany. Ethnicities, 13(2), 191-208. DOI: 10.1177/1468796812470898  [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2013). The 'ethno-cultural position' reconsidered: an investigation into the usefulness of the concept when it comes to Moroccans. In A. van Heelsum, & B. Garcés-Mascareñas (Eds.), Migration and integration research: filling in Penninx's heuristic model (pp. 91-104). (IMISCOE). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2013). The influence of interviewers' ethnic background in a survey among Surinamese in the Netherlands. In J. Font, & M. Méndez (Eds.), Surveying ethnic minorities and immigrant populations: methodological challenges and research strategies (pp. 111-130). (IMISCOE research). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., & Garcés-Mascareñas, B. (2013). Introduction. In A. van Heelsum, & B. Garcés-Mascareñas (Eds.), Migration and integration research: filling in Penninx's Heuristic Model (pp. 7-9). (IMISCOE). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 

2012

  • Vermeulen, F., & van Heelsum, A. (2012). Group-related or host state-related? Understanding the historical development of Surinamese organisations in Amsterdam, 1965-2000. In U. Bosma (Ed.), Post-colonial immigrants and identity formations in the Netherlands (pp. 77-97). (IMISCOE research). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 

2010

  • Groenendijk, K., van Heelsum, A., Michon, L., & Tillie, J. (2010). Participación política de los inmigrantes en los Países Bajos. In D. Moya Malapeira, & A. Viñas Ferrer (Eds.), Sufragio y participación política de los extranjeros extraxomunitarios en Europa (pp. 109-152). Barcelona: Fundació Pi i Sunyer. [details] 

2009

  • Vermeulen, F., & van Heelsum, A. (2009). Immigrant organisations in Amsterdam. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 145-158). (Solidarity and identity series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Collyer, M., Cherti, M., Lacroix, T., & van Heelsum, A. (2009). Migration and development: the Euro-Moroccan experience. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 35(10), 1555-1570. DOI: 10.1080/13691830903165790  [details] 

2007

  • van Heelsum, A., & van Amersfoort, J. M. M. (2007). Moroccan Berber immigrants in the Netherlands, their associations and transnational ties: a quest for identity and recognition. Immigrants & Minorities, 25(3), 234-262. [details] 

2005

  • van Heelsum, A. (2005). Political participation and civic community of ethnic minorities in four cities in the Netherlands. Politics, 25(1), 19-30. [details] 

2002

  • van Heelsum, A. (2002). The relationship between political participation and civic community of migrants in the Netherlands. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 3(2), 179-199. [details] 
  • Saloojee, A., & van Heelsum, A. (2002). Introduction. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 3(2), 151-156. [details] 

2001

  • Berger, M., Fennema, M., van Heelsum, A., Tillie, J. N., & Wolff, R. P. (2001). L'integration politique des minorités ethniques aux Pays-Bas. Migrations Société, 13(77), 109-130. [details] 
  • Fennema, M., Tillie, J. N., van Heelsum, A., Berger, M., & Wolff, R. P. (2001). De politieke integratie van etnische minderheden in Nederland. Migrantenstudies, 17(3), 142-157. [details] 

1997

  • van Heelsum, A. (1997). De etnisch-culturele positie van de tweede generatie Surinamers. Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis. [details] 

2011

2010

  • van Heelsum, A., & van Stiphout, S. (2010). The Netherlands. In EURISLAM Workpackage 2: Integrated Report on Media Content (pp. 14-42). Brussels: Eurislam. [details] 

2008

  • van Heelsum, A. (2008). Anti-immigrant sentiments in the Netherlands and the reactions of Moroccan associations. In S. S. Swayd (Ed.), Islam: portability and exportability. (pp. 67-70). (UCLA International Institute Papers Series; No. 6). Los Angeles: G E von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies University of California. [details] 

2007

  • van Heelsum, A. (2007). Moroccan Berber youngsters in the Netherlands and their associations. Africa e Mediterraneo, 62(4), 69-71. [details] 

2006

  • den Exter, J., van Heelsum, A., & Hessels, T. (2006). Organisaties van minderheden. In J. E. Overdijk-Francis, A. Boot, H. Smeets, & J. A. C. Verheyden (Eds.), Handboek minderheden. (pp. 1-42). (7/1050). Houten/Den Haag: Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum/SDU. [details] 

2005

  • van Heelsum, A. (2005). Afrikanen in Nederland. Bevolkingstrends, 53(3), 83-90. [details] 

2004

  • van Heelsum, A. (2004). Migrantenorganisaties in Nederland. Deel 1: Aantal en soort organisaties en ontwikkelingen. Utrecht: Forum. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2004). Migrantenorganisaties in Nederland. Deel 2: Het functioneren van de organisaties. Utrecht: Forum. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., & Vermeulen, F. F. (2004). De invloed van de opportunity structuur. Landelijk beleid. In A. J. van Heelsum (Ed.), Migrantenorganisaties in Nederland. Deel 2: Het functioneren van de organisaties. (pp. 75-80). Utrecht: Forum. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., & Vermeulen, F. F. (2004). De invloed van de opportunity structuur. Plaatselijk beleid. In A. J. van Heelsum (Ed.), Migrantenorganisaties in Nederland. Deel 2: Het functioneren van de organisaties. (pp. 81-95). Utrecht: Forum. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., Fennema, M., & Tillie, J. (2004). Moslim in Nederland: Islamitische organisaties in Nederland. (SCP-werkdocument; No. 106e). Den Haag: Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau (SCP). [details] 
  • den Exter, J., van Heelsum, A., & Hessels, T. (2004). Organisaties van minderheden. In J. E. Overdijk-Francis, & J. S. M. Boot (Eds.), Handboek Minderheden. (pp. 1-39). (7; No. 1050). Houten: Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum/Den Haag: SDU. [details] 

2013

  • Tillie, J., Koomen, M., van Heelsum, A., & Damstra, A. (2013). EURISLAM: finding a place for Islam in Europe: cultural interactions between Muslim immigrants and receiving societies. [Amsterdam]: EURISLAM Consortium. [details] 

2011

  • van Heelsum, A. J. (2011). Somaliërs in Nederland, profiel 2011. Den Haag: Directie Inburgering en Integratie, Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2011). Amsterdam's policy reaction in a context of turmoil with Moroccan youngsters and Muslim radicalization. In N. Verloo (Ed.), De tasjesdief: lessen uit een tragedie (pp. 39-41). (Buurten, spanningen en conflicten; No. casus editie 1). Amsterdam: Amsterdam Centrum voor Conflict Studies. [details] 

2010

  • van Heelsum, A. (2010). Cities local integration policies on ethnic entrepreneurship in Terrassa, Spain. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2010). Cities local integration policies: ethnic entrepreneurship in Amsterdam. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2010). Cities local integration policies: ethnic entrepreneurship in Athens. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2010). Cities local integration policies: ethnic entrepreneurship in Breda. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2010). Intercultural and policies and Intergroup relations: case study: Breda, the Netherlands. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2010). Intercultural policies and intergroup relations - Case study: Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2010). Intercultural policies and intergroup relations - Case study: Terrassa, Spain. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • Lüken-Klaßen, D., Heckmann, F., Crawley, H., Crimes, T., Bosswick, W., Pohl, F., ... Matusz, P. (2010). Intercultural policies in European cities. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • van der Heijden, T., & van Heelsum, A. (2010). Opkomst en stemgedrag van migranten tijdens de gemeenteraadsverkiezingen van 3 maart 2010. (IMES Report Series). Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies. [details] 

2009

  • van Heelsum, A. (2009). Diversity policy in employment and service provision - Case study: Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Dublin: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2009). Diversity policy in employment and service provision - Case study: Breda, the Netherlands. Dublin: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2009). Diversity policy in employment and service provision - Case study: Malmö, Sweden. Dublin: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2009). Diversity policy in employment and service provision - Case study: Mataró, Spain. Dublin: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2009). Diversity policy in employment and service provision - Case study: Terrassa, Spain. Dublin: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2009). Evaluatie van "Meedoen, Bouwen aan Burgerschap" in Stadsdeel De Baarsjes, eindverslag na 4e ronde. Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2009). Housing and segregation of migrants - Case study: Terrassa, Spain. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2009). Intercultural and interreligious policies in Hospitalet, Spain. Dublin: Eurofound. [details] 

2008

  • van Heelsum, A. (2008). Evaluatie van het traject ‘Meedoen, bouwen aan burgerschap' in stadsdeel De Baarsjes: Derde ronde. Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2008). De rol van migrantenorganisaties in het integratiedebat. In W. Vissers (Ed.), De veranderende rol van migranten vrijwilligersorganisaties: Verslag provinciale bijeenkomst 16 februari 2008 (pp. 7-11). Eindhoven: Palet, adviseurs diversiteit. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2008). Political participation and associations of immigrants in the Netherlands. Migration citizenship education: information platform[details] 
  • Spencer, S., Martiniello, M., Gsir, S., Perrin, N., Cangiano, A., Shutes, I., ... Kohlbacher, J. (2008). Equality and diversity in jobs and services: City policies for migrants in Europe. Dublin: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. [details] 

2007

2006

  • van Heelsum, A. (2006). Evaluatieonderzoek van het traject ‘Bouwen aan burgerschap’ in stadsdeel De Baarsjes: Verslag van de eerste onderzoeksronde (dec 2005-mei 2006). Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., & Hessels, T. (2006). Afrikanen uit Angola, DR Congo, Ethiopië, Eritrea, Nigeria en Sudan in Nederland: Een profiel. Den Haag: Ministerie van Justitie, Directie Coördinatie Integratiebeleid Minderheden. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., & Tillie, J. N. (2006). Opkomst en partijvoorkeur van migranten in de gemeenteraadsverkiezingen van 7 maart 2006. Amsterdam/Utrecht: LOM/IMES. [details] 

2005

  • Tillie, J. N., & van Heelsum, A. (2005). Islamitische organisaties in de civil society. Eutopia, 9(5), 19-24. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2005). [Review of: D.J. Griffiths (2002) Somali and Kurdish refugees in London. New identities in the diaspora]. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 31(2), 423-424. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2005). [Review of: L. Hagendoorn, W. Veenman, J. & Vollebergh (2003) Integrating immigrants in the Netherlands: Cultural versus socio-economic integration]. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 28(3), 589-590. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., Collyer, M., & Lacroix, T. (2005). Inventory of expertise of persons and institutes in Morocco in the field of migration, IMISCOE Deliverable 2 (Secondary deliverable Cluster C5 Twinning Activities). Amsterdam: IMISCOE. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., Collyer, M., & Lacroix, T. (2005). Participation of Moroccan researchers in the work of cluster A2. IMISCOE Deliverable 1 (Primary deliverable Cluster C5 Twinning Activities). Amsterdam: IMISCOE. [details] 

2004

  • Penninx, R., & van Heelsum, A. (2004). Bondgenoot of Spelbreker? Organisaties van immigranten en hun mogelijke rol in integratieprocessen. Utrecht: Forum. [details] 
  • Tillie, J. N., van Heelsum, A., & Fennema, M. (2004). Islamitische organisaties in 'the civil society'. Eutopia, 9(5), 19-24. [details] 

2003

  • van Heelsum, A. (2003). Advies Migrantenbeleid Stadsdeel Oost/Watergraafsmeer. Amsterdam: IMES. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2003). Organisaties van immigranten en hun omgeving: kansen en belemmeringen. Amsterdam: IMES. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2003). Reacties van zelforganisaties op stigmatisering. In S. Harchaoui, & C. Huinder (Eds.), Stigma: Marokkaan! Over afstoten en insluiten van een ingebeelde bevolkingsgroep. (pp. 93-108). Utrecht: Forum. [details] 

2002

  • Kraal, K., & van Heelsum, A. (2002). Een dynamisch mozaïek. Nieuwe trends bij Marokkaanse organisaties. Utrecht: IMES/SMT. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2002). Marokkaanse organisaties in Amsterdam in 2001. Amsterdam: Aksant. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., & Voorthuijsen, E. (2002). Surinaamse organisaties in Nederland. Een netwerkanalyse. Amsterdam: Aksant. [details] 

2001

  • Berger, M., Fennema, M., van Heelsum, A., Tillie, J., & Wolff, R. (2001). Politieke participatie van etnische minderheden in vier steden. (IMES Rapportenreeks). Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2001). Marokkaanse organisaties in Nederland: een netwerkanalyse. Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A. (2001). Turkse organisaties in Amsterdam: Een netwerkanalyse. Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis. [details] 

2000

  • Fennema, M., Tillie, J., van Heelsum, A., Berger, M., & Wolff, R. (2000). Sociaal kapitaal en politieke participatie van etnische minderheden. Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies. [details] 
  • Tillie, J. N., Fennema, M., & van Heelsum, A. (2000). De Etnische Stem. Opkomst en stemgedrag van migranten tijdens de gemeenteraadsverkiezingen 1986-1998. Utrecht: Forum. [details] 
  • van Heelsum, A., & Tillie, J. N. (2000). Stemgedrag van migranten in de gemeenteraadsverkiezingen van 1998. In J. Tillie, M. Fennema, & A. van Heelsum (Eds.), De Etnische Stem. Opkomst en stemgedrag van migranten tijdens de gemeenteraadsverkiezingen 1986-1998. (pp. 18-92). Utrecht: Forum. [details] 

1999

1998

  • Berger, M., Feenstra, A., van Heelsum, A., Fennema, M., & Tillie, J. N. (1998). Surinaamse en Antilliaanse/Arubaanse organisaties in Amsterdam. Een netwerkanalyse. Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis. [details] 
  • Berger, M., van Heelsum, A., Fennema, M., & Tillie, J. N. (1998). Ghanese organisaties in Amsterdam. Een netwerkanalyse. Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis. [details] 

1997

  • Lindo, M. P., van Heelsum, A., & Penninx, M. J. A. (1997). Op zoek naar eigen kracht. Vrijwilligerswerk en burgerschap onder minderheden. Achtergrondstudie bij 'Uitsluitend vrijwillig!? Maatschappelijk actief in vrijwilligerswerk'. Rijswijk/Den Haag: Raad voor Maatschappelijke Ontwikkeling/SDI. [details] 

2011

  • van Heelsum, A. (2011). Why Somalis move? An investigation into migratory processes among Somalis. Paper presented at ECAS 4: 4th European Conference on African Studies, 15-18 June 2011, Uppsala, Sweden: African engagements: on whose terms?, .

2005

  • Doomernik, J. M. J., & van Heelsum, A. MIDET, a database on the subject of Migration, Integration, Diversity, Extremism and Terrorism

Scientific position

  • van Heelsum, A. (member) (2013): Open Society Foundations and University of Utrecht (External organisation).
  • van Heelsum, A. (member) (2009): IISG (Internat. Instute for Social History) (External organisation).
  • van Heelsum, A. (member) (2009): Ethnic and Racial Studies (External organisation).
  • van Heelsum, A. (member) (2007-2009): Ibo Yerden for the Alevi Federation in The Netherlands (External organisation).
  • van Heelsum, A. (member) (2007-2008): The 'Turkish Knowledge Network Amsterdam' (External organisation).
  • van Heelsum, A. (member) (2007-2008): The European project INVOLVE (Voluntary work and integration in Europe) (External organisation).
  • van Heelsum, A. (member) (2007-2009): Stadsdeel De Baarsjes (External organisation).

Book editor

  • van Heelsum, A., & Garcés-Mascareñas, B. (2013). Migration and integration research: filling in Penninx's heuristic model. (IMISCOE). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 

Journal editor

  • Collyer, M. (editor), Cherti, M. (editor), Lacroix, T. (editor) & van Heelsum, A. (editor) (2009): Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (Journal).

Keynote / invited lecture

  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (2-7-2016): Why Migration will continue: Aspirations and Capabilities of Ethiopians and Syrians with different educational backgrounds, Paper presented at the IMISCOE Conference, Prague.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) & Kassaye, A. (speaker) (9-7-2015): Muslim immigrants in six European countries and the debate in the media: how Muslim leaders cope with prejudice, Paper for the 22nd CES (Council of European Stuies), Paris.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) & Koomen, M. (speaker) (5-6-2015): Ascription and identity. Differences between first- and second-generation Moroccans in the way ascription influences religious, national and ethnic group identification, Paper presented at the Symposium Religie en Samenleving, Utrecht.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (27-6-2015): The organisations of Muslims in Europe: diversity and adjustment, Paper for the IMISCOE Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (27-5-2015): The organisations of Muslims in Europe: diversity and adjustment, Paper for de "Sociologendagen", Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (18-11-2015): Long lasting refugee camps: a sustainable solution? Supporting agency of refugees and the role of UN institutions, NGO’s and the state, Discussion paper presented at the MSF-UvA event “People on the Move”, University of Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (28-1-2015): Coping with anti-Muslim sentiments, how representatives of organisations handle prejudice., Paper on the "Middle East Research Convention 2015" organised by ACMES, Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (28-8-2014): The organisations of Muslims in Europe: diversity and adjustment, paper at the IMISCOE Conference, Madrid.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (6-11-2014): Muslim immigrants in six European countries and the debate in the media, International Metropolis Conference, Milano.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (27-8-2013): Ethnic identity of Turks and Moroccans in Western Europe: position acquisition and position allocation, 10th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Malmo.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) & Koomen, M. (speaker) (20-6-2012): EURISLAM: Interviews with Muslim leaders, EURISLAM Conference 20-21 June, Brussel.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (9-9-2011): Local policies of European cities on de-radicalisation, IMISCOE conference, Warsaw.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (15-9-2011): Cities local integration policies: housing policies in Amsterdam, Meeting of Finnish delegation from the municipality of Turku, Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (15-6-2011): Why Somali's move, an investigation into migratory processes among Somalis, 4th European Conference on African Studies, Upsalla.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (18-3-2010): Migrantenorganisaties en de lokale overheid, Lezing voor de bijeenkomst 'Zelforganisaties', Delft.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (27-11-2010): Maatschappelijke participatie van migranten en faciliterend lokaal beleid, Lezing op het congres 'Samen KansRijk', Harderwijk.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (30-3-2009): Building Citizenship, a project to enhance social capital in Amsterdam,, Paper presented at the ISHSS Amsterdam, Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (22-4-2008): Immigrants and Housing in Amsterdam, Lezing op het IMES voor 25 bezoekers uit Berlijn, Amsterdam.
  • Vermeulen, F.F. (speaker) & van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (7-11-2008): Group- or host state-related? Understanding the historical development of Suriname organisations in Amsterdam, 1965-2000, Paper presented on the workshop Postcolonial Immigration and Identity Formation in Europe since 1945: Towards a comparative Perspective, IISG, Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (29-10-2008): Cities Local integration policies: a comparison of Amsterdam and Terrassa, Presentation on the IMISCOE conference, Bilbao (Spain).
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (28-10-2008): Cities Local integration policies: a comparison of Amsterdam and Terrassa, Paper presented at the Metropolis conference, Bonn (Germany).
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (17-10-2008): Interviewer effects in survey interviews, paper for the workshop Surveying immigrant populations in studies of social and political participation: Methodological and technical challenges, Madrid.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (7-9-2007): African associations in the Netherlands: differences in number, type, interconnectedness and transnational ties, Paper presented at the 4th IMISCOE conference, University of Sussex, Brighton.
  • Michon, L.B. (speaker), Tillie, J.N. (speaker) & van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (19-7-2007): Turn out and party choice in the local elections in the Netherlands, Paper presented at the 'Experts' Seminar on Political Participation of Foreigners in Public Local Life', Public Law Institute, Barcelona.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (12-7-2007): African associations in the Netherlands: differences in number, type, interconnectedness and transnational ties, Paper presented at the European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Leiden.
  • Michon, L.B. (speaker), Tillie, J.N. (speaker) & van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (8-5-2007): Political participation of migrants in the Netherlands since 1986, Paper presented at ther ECPR Joint Sessions, Helsinki.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (5-5-2006): Moroccan youngsters: Berber identity and transnational ties, Paper presented at the conference ‘Middle East and North African immigrants and their descendants, Diaspora/Homeland relations. Transnationalism and the reconstruction of identities in Europe, Oxford.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (1-5-2006): Anti-immigrant sentiments in the Netherlands, Paper presented at the UCLA Diaspora Programme, Los Angeles.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (22-11-2006): Migrantenorganisaties en integratie, Lecture held at the expertmeeting of the Gemeente Rotterdam, Rotterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (13-11-2006): Opkomst en stemgedrag van migranten bij de gemeenteraadsverkiezingen van 7 maart, Lecture presented at the concluding session of the Landelijk Overleg Minderheden of the campaign ‘Wie stemt beslist’, Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (27-10-2006): Bondgenoot of spelbreker?, Lecture presented at the PBR Jubilee, Rotterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (2-10-2006): Turnout and party choice in the local elections in the Netherlands, Paper for the Metropolis conference, Lisbon.
  • van Amersfoort, J.M.M. (speaker) & van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (13-7-2005): Moroccan Berber immigrants in Western Europe, Canada and the USA. The quest for identity and recognition, Paper at the IMISCOE workshop 'New Moroccan migrations', University of Sussex, Sussex.
  • van Amersfoort, J.M.M. (speaker) & van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (30-5-2005): Moroccan Berber immigrants in Western Europe, Canada and the USA. The quest for identity and recognition., Paper at the conference 'Morocco between tradition', Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (27-4-2005): Politieke participatie van migranten, Lecture at 'Provinciaal debat', Eindhoven.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (23-4-2005): De rol van zelforganisaties bij integratie, Lecture at the Stichting Mondiale Samenleving, Soesterberg.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (4-12-2005): Transnational links of Moroccan Berber organisations, Paper at the first annual IMISCOE conference, Coimbra.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (11-6-2004): De rol van migrantenorganisaties in Stadsdeel Bos en Lommer, Lecture for Stadsdeel Bos en Lommer, Amsterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (21-10-2004): Bondgenoot of spelbreker, Lecture for the Forum conference, Utrecht.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (11-4-2003): Migrantenorganisaties in Nederland., Lecture presented in the course 'Cultureel Erfgoed Migranten', Universiteit Leiden.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (11-4-2003): The concept diaspora clarified. The case of Moroccan Berbers in Western Europe., Paper presented at the workshop 'Diaspora and Islam. Exportability and Portability'., UCLA, Los Angeles.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (12-2-2003): The development of organisations of immigrants and ethnic minorities in the Netherlands., Lecture presented at the 'Migration Seminar' of the Sussex Centre for Migration Research at the University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (27-6-2002): Het dynamisch mozaïek. Nieuwe trends bij Marokkaanse organisaties, Lecture presented at the Samenwerkingsverband Marokkanen en Tunesiërs (SMT), Utrecht.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (15-12-2002): Political participation of migrants in the Netherlands, Paper presented at the workshop 'Migration in Europe' ( European Institute), Brighton, Sussex, U.K..
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (2002): Explaining trends and activities of Moroccan organisations. The case of the Berbers, Paper presented at the Sociaal-Wetenschappelijke Studiedagen, Amsterdam, 30-31 May.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (26-11-2001): Political participation of migrants in the Netherlands, Paper presented at the Sixth International Metropolis Conference, Rotterdam.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (2-4-2000): Political participation of migrants in the Netherlands, Paper presented at the Workshop on 'Citizenship and the Rights of Immigrants', Fiesole (Italy).
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (24-11-2000): 'Zelforganisaties' als civic communities, Lezing voor de Marokkaanse Culturele Vereniging Bades, Roosendaal.
  • van Heelsum, A. (speaker) (13-11-2000): Political participation of migrants in the Netherlands, Paper presented at the Metropolis Conference, Vancouver.

1997

  • van Heelsum, A. J. (1997). De etnisch-culturele positie van de tweede generatie Surinamers Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis [details] 
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