Expert Meeting with Dr. Ilse van Liempt on “Ethics of Migration Research” (21 November)

On the 21st of November an expert meeting was held with Dr. Ilse van Liempt. She presented findings from her research and discussed the topic of ethics when doing migration research.

Dr. Ilse van Liempt is Assistant Professor in Urban Geography and Qualitative Research Methods in the Human Geography Department, Utrecht University. She joined the University of Utrecht in 2010 as a post-doc researcher having previously worked as a Marie Curie research fellow at the Sussex Centre for Migration Research, Sussex University. She completed my PhD at the Institute for Ethnic and Migration Studies (IMES) at the University of Amsterdam in 2007 and has been a Visiting Researcher at the Centre for the study of Global Ethics in Birmingham in 2005.

Her research is centred around irregular migration, smuggling, trafficking, surveillance, gender and public space. I am also editor at the Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie  and Tijdschrift over Cultuur en Criminaliteit.