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
Chinese Philosophy and its Religious Minorities: ethnicity, religion, and national identity in modern Chinese thought and the discipline of "ethnic minority philosophies" Ghent University
This project seeks to rethink the history of modern Chinese thought by providing the first ever study of the academic discipline of U+201Cethnic minority philosophiesU+201D in the PeopleU+2019s Republic of China. It will focus on the much neglected relation between the imported categories of U+201CphilosophyU+201D and U+201CreligionU+201D and conceptions of ethnicity in twentieth-century and contemporary Chinese thought. The field of ethnic ...
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 ...
The role of community-based educational spaces in tackling the ethnic gap in education: a mixed-method evaluation and impact study. University of Antwerp
The role of community-based educational spaces in tackling the ethnic gap in education: a mixed-method evaluation and impact study KU Leuven
Throughout the world many education systems struggle with continuous and large performance difficulties between native students and students with a migration background. Despite huge investments by policy makers and the implementation of a vast array of specific structure as well as more actor-centred measures, there seems to be little change. Often these 'underperforming' students have been passive bystanders in the discussion of potential ...