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Migration and Demographics

Below a snapshot of some of our researchers with expertise in the field of migration and demographics.

For specific questions or to get in touch with a researcher not listed on this page, please call the UvA Press Office on +31 (0)20 525 2695 or send an email to

Bonjour, Saskia, Challenges to Democratic Representation
Credits: Dirk Gillissen

Dr Saskia Bonjour 

Saskia Bonjour carries out research on politics and policy-making in the fields of migration, assimilation and citizenship.

T: +316 1554 9306

Dr. S.A. (Saskia) Bonjour

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Challenges to Democratic Representation

Huub Dijstelbloem
Credits: Jeroen Oerlemans

Prof. Huub Dijstelbloem

Huub Dijstelbloem is professor of Philosophy of Science and Politics. His research focuses on the social and political impact of science and technology. He recently authored a book on the role of technology in migration policy.


Prof. dr. H.O. (Huub) Dijstelbloem

Faculty of Humanities

Capaciteitsgroep Philosophical Tradition in Context

Tesseltje de Lange
Credits: UvA

Dr Tesseltje de Lange  

Tesseltje de Lange conducts research into European migration law, Dutch immigration law, labour migration, the labour and integrational rights of migrants, including refugees.

T: +31 (0)20 525 4970

Zieck Marjoleine
Credits: Jeroen Oerlemans

Prof. Marjoleine Zieck

Marjoleine Zieck is professor of International Refugee Law. Her research focuses in particular on the UNHCR and on the resettlement of refugees, and Afghan refugees in Pakistan.

T: +31 (0)20 525 2827

Prof. dr. M.Y.A. (Marjoleine) Zieck

Faculty of Law

Public International Law