Perceptions of the Self and the Other in contemporary Burundi. The salience of ethnicity in everyday interactions in a post-transition context University of Antwerp
Ethnicity after mass violence. A study of the nature and transformation of ethnic 'groupness' in Rwanda and Burundi. University of Antwerp
Negotiating Group Identities Along Ethnicity and Religion. Case: On- and Offline Networks in The Low Countries. KU Leuven
At a time when ethnic inter-group attitudes are changing, uneven integration of (and within) ethnic cultural minorities in general and Muslims in particular into the socioeconomic life of European host countries and conflicting values are becoming increasingly important, fuelling antagonism between majority and minority groups. This research aims to increase our understanding of how Muslim ethnic-cultural minorities share knowledge, values ...
If the parliament will not come to MohammedU+2026 A study on the presence, conditions and consequences of political ethnic stereotypes in Flanders. Ghent University
This project will study ethnic stereotypes in the Flemish political context. More specifically, it will
focus on stereotypical expectations party leaders and voters have about ethnic minority
The underrepresentation of ethnic minorities in elected assemblies is hotly debated by citizens and
scholars alike. Thus far, scholars have tried to explain their political underrepresentation by
Just kidding? U+2013 A qualitative research into the sociocultural role and meanings of humorous representations of ethnic diversity in Flemish television comedy. Ghent University
To this day, comic imagery that revolves around ethnic differences may create intercultural
conflicts and polarize public debates. The research project wants to explore these cultural tensions
over humour and identity in a Flemish climate that is marked by ethno-cultural tensions, colourblind
ideology and a lack of visibility for diaspora audiences in public, mediated and academic
spheres (Adriaens, 2012). As such, the aim ...
This research project aims to get a profound insight into the magnitude, causes and consequences of social ethnic segregation in Flemish primary education. Although this social ethnic segregation is considered a social problem, in Flanders there is hardly any research dealing with it. First this project aims to describe the prevalence of social ethnic segregation in Flanders. Second, it will examine the determinants of this social ethnic ...
Ethnic minorities on the labour market: the role of social capital Ghent University
The central aim is to examine the role of individual social capital in explaining the quantitative and qualitative disadvantages of ethnic minorities on the Belgian labour market. In the first part, we examine to what extent there are ethnic differences in social capital. In the second part, we investigate whether these differences contribute to the disadvantaged positions of ethnic minorities on the labour market.
This research project aims to get a profound insight into the magnitude, causes and consequences of social ethnic segregation in Flemish primary education. Although this social ethnic segregation is considered a social problem, in Flanders there is hardly any research dealing with it. First this project aims to describe the prevalence of social ethnic segregation. And finally it will explore the effects of this social ethnic segregation for ...
Immigrants' attitudes towards social redistribution, government intervention and the welfare state: A comparison of Turkish, Moroccan and native Belgians. KU Leuven
The presence of immigrants has set off a debate on ‘who is in and who is out’ the protection of the welfare state. In this respect, migrants are easily seen as a strain for economy and welfare state. Surprisingly, most research about attitudes toward government intervention and welfare state is based on a majority perspective, while the attitudes of ethnic minorities has been largely neglected. Ethnic minorities have however a remarkable dual ...