Paul de Guchteneire
Section of International Migration and Multicultural Policies
fax: +33 (0)1 45 68 57 24
Editor: Gabriele Alex (Research Fellow), Co-Editor: Christiane Kofri, Assistant Editor: Diana Aurisch
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity
P.O. Box 28 33
+49 (551) 4956 - 114
UCLA Department of Sociology
264 Haines Hall - Box 951551
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1551
Adrian Favell is Associate Professor of Sociology at UCLA. He is the author of Philosophies of Integration: Immigration and the Idea of Citizenship in France and Britain (Palgrave 2001 2nd ed), and has published widely on migration in Europe, multiculturalism, the integration of immigrants, and EU immigration policy. He is currently working on a book entitled Eurostars and Eurocities, that looks at the nature and quality of urban life in European cities, and the impact of free movement in the EU, through the experiences of foreign resident professionals in Amsterdam, London and Brussels.
Director, Multicultural and Migration Research Centre
RIAP G 12
University of Sydney NSW 2006
Tel: +61 2 9351 3161
Christine Inglis is Director of the Multicultural and Migration Research Centre located in the Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific at the University of Sydney. She is also convenor of the Migration Research Network established with funding from the Australian Research Council. She has a longstanding interest in migration and ethnic relations in Australia and internationally and has undertaken research and policy evaluation work in this area with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region. Current research interests include examining the impact of Asian immigration on Australian institutions and a comparison of the migration and settlement patterns of Chinese and British professionals. The role of research in the development of policy is a particular focus of her work in social policy.
Recent publications include "Middle Class Migration: New Considerations in Research and Policy" in: G. Hage and R. Couch (ed.) The Future of Australian Multiculturalism, 1999; "Australia" and "Papua New Guinea", in: L. Pan (ed.), The Encyclopedia of the Chinese Overseas, 1998; Multiculturalism: New Policy Responses to Diversity (MOST Policy Paper No. 4), Paris 1996; and (with D. Ip and C.T. Wu) "Concepts of Citizenship and Identity Among Recent Asian Immigrants in Australia", in: Asian and Pacific Migration Journal 1997.
Department of Sociology
University of Göttingen
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3
tel: +49 551 39 7232
fax: +49 551 39 7692
Matthias Koenig is professor of sociology at the University of Göttingen. He holds a Master's and a doctoral degree from the University of Marburg and a habilitation from the University of Bamberg. His research interests include sociological theory, cultural sociology, the sociology of religion, and human rights. He is co-editor of Human Rights and Democracy in Multicultural Societies (with Paul de Guchteneire, 2007) and International Migration and the Governance of Religious Diversity (with Paul Bramadat, 2009) and has authored Human Rights in Durkheim and Weber (in German, 2002), Human Rights (in German, 2005, in Latvian 2010), as well as numerous articles in international academic journals. He is co-founder of the IJMS and has acted as its Editor in Chief from 1998 to 2009.
Juan Diez Medrano
Dept. de Teoría Sociológica, Filosofía del Derecho y Metodología de las Ciencias Sociales
Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
Universidad de Barcelona
C/ Teniente Coronel Valenzuela 1-11
Juan Díez Medrano has been professor of sociology at the University of Barcelona since 2003. He is the author of Framing Europe (Princeton University Press 2003), Divided Nations (Cornell University Press 1995), and articles in journals such as American Sociological Review; Social Forces, Theory and Society; and Ethnic and Racial Studies. His areas of interest are the sociology of culture, economic sociology, nationalism and European integration.
Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL
Tel: +44 1203 523969
Fax: 44 1203 534324
John Rex is Professor Emeritus at Warwick University and Director of Social Science Research Council's Research Unit on Ethnic Relations. He served as member of the UNESCO International Experts Committee on Race and Race Prejudice in 1967 and as President of the International Sociological Association's (ISA) Research Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities from 1974 until 1982.
His main publications include Key Problems of Sociological Theory (London 1961), Race Community and Conflict (Oxford 1967), Race Relations in Sociological Theory (London 1970), Colonial Immigrants in a British City (London 1979), Social Conflict (London 1981), Race and Ethnicity (Buckingham 1986), Ethnic Minorities in the Modern Nation State (London 1996). With David Mason he has edited a volume on Theories of Race and Ethnic Relations (Cambridge 1986), and with Montseratt Guibernau The Ethnicity Reader (Cambridge 1997).
Dr Rex's research interests include egalitarian multicultural societies, ethnic mobilisation, transnational communiunities, conceptual analysis of ethnicity and nationaliism, imperial, colonial and post-colonial societies.
Center for Educational and Social Research "Baltic Insight"
Brivibas 111-39, LV-1001
Boris Tsilevich is a scholar, journalist, and writer. He has written extensively on minority rights, nation-building in multiethnic states, and conflict prevention in post-Communist Europe. He is the founder and moderator of MINELRES, a website providing information on minorities and ethnopolitics in Eastern Europe (http://www.riga.lv/minelres), and co-founder of the international Consortium on Minority Resources (COMIR - http://lgi.osi.hu/comir). The list of his main publications can be found at http://www.riga.lv/minelres/cv/cv_tsil.htm. Since 1998, Boris Tsilevich is a member of the Latvian national Parliament elected on the platform of the defense of minority rights, and a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Fernand de Varennes
School of Law
Perth, WA 6150
Tel: +61 8 9360 6050
Fax: +618 93106671
Fernand de Varennes is a Senior Lecturer in International Law and Human Rights at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. He holds an LL.B. from the Université de Moncton, an LL.M. from the London School of Economics and a doctorate in law from the University of Maastricht.
He is currently the Tip O'Neill Fellow in Peace Studies at the Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity, as well as the Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Human Rights and the Prevention of Ethnic Conflict. He is also the Editor in chief of the Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law which is being launched early next year.
Fernand de Varennes has written extensively in the area of minority rights, human rights and international law. His work, which has appeared in 7 languages, includes a number of books and numerous articles published worldwide dealing with human rights in Asia, minority rights and ethnic conflicts. He has also prepared reports and acted as consultant for a number of international organisations, including UNESCO and the United Nations. Fernand de Varennes won the Linguax Prize in 2004 for his work on linguistic rights.
Department of Languages and European Studies
Birmingham B4 7ET
Tel: + 44 (0) 121 359 3611
Fax: + 44 (0) 121 359 6153
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