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prof. dr. J.C. (Jan) Rath


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group: Political Sociology: Power, Place and Difference
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Room number: B6.00
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15508
    1001 NA  Amsterdam
  • J.C.Rath@uva.nl
    T: 0205253623
    T: 0205253627

Jan Rath

Prof. Dr. Jan Rath received his MA Degree in cultural anthropology and urban studies and his PhD from Utrecht University. He is now Professor of Sociology, Member of the Center for Urban Studies and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) in the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) at the University of Amsterdam. He is, moreover, involved in the European Research Network IMISCOE, the European Chair of International Metropolis and a Member of the World Economic Forum. He has been an advisor of the Dutch local and national governments, the European Commission, the OECD, the United Nations, and various other organizations.
He has been active in various other disciplines, such as political science, sociology of law, economics and economic sociology. He previously held academic posts at the Center for the Study of Social Conflicts (COMT) in Leiden University, the Center for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Society (SMES)in Utrecht University, the Institute for the Sociology of Law in the Radboud University of Nijmegen, and the Department of Sociology in the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). 

2016

  • Rath, J. C., Solano, G., & Schutjens, V. A. J. M. (2016). Migrant Entrepreneurship and Transnational Links. In C. Inglis (Ed.), The Sage Handbook of International Migration London: Sage.
  • Rath, J., & Schutjens, V. (2016). Migrant entrepreneurship: alternative paradigms of economic integration. In A. Triandafyllidou (Ed.), Routledge handbook of immigration and refugee studies (pp. 96-103). (Routledge international handbooks). Abingdon: Routledge. [details] 
  • Rath, J., & Swagerman, A. (2016). Promoting ethnic entrepreneurship in European cities: sometimes ambitious, mostly absent, rarely addressing structural features. International Migration, 54(1), 152-166. DOI: 10.1111/imig.12215  [details] 
  • Hagemans, I., Hendriks, A., Rath, J., & Zukin, S. (2016). From greengrocers to cafés: producing social diversity in Amsterdam. In S. Zukin, P. Kasinitz, & X. Chen (Eds.), Global cities, local streets: everyday diversity from New York to Shanghai. (pp. 90-119). New York: Routledge. [details] 

2015

2014

  • Kloosterman, R., & Rath, J. (2014). Immigrant entrepreneurship. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), An introduction to immigrant incorporation studies: European perspectives (pp. 195-225). (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Rath, J., Foner, N., Duyvendak, J. W., & van Reekum, R. (2014). Introduction: New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape. In N. Foner, J. Rath, J. W. Duyvendak, & R. van Reekum (Eds.), New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape (pp. 1-21). New York: New York University Press. [details] 
  • Uitermark, J., Duyvendak, J. W., & Rath, J. (2014). Governing through religion in Amsterdam: The stigmatization of ethnic cultures and the uses of Islam. In N. Foner, J. Rath, J. W. Duyvendak, & R. van Reekum (Eds.), New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape. (pp. 170-194). New York: New York University Press. [details] 
  • Foner, N., Rath, J., Duyvendak, J. W., & van Reekum, R. (2014). New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape. New York: New York University Press. [details] 
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2014). Immigrant incorporation studies in Europe: an introduction. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), An introduction to immigrant incorporation studies: European perspectives. (pp. 11-18). (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 

2012

  • Aytar, V., & Rath, J. (2012). Introduction: Ethnic Neighbourhoods as Places of Leisure and Consumption. In V. Aytar, & J. Rath (Eds.), Selling ethnic neighborhoods: the rise of neighborhoods as places of leisure and consumption (pp. 1-15). (Routledge advances in geography; No. 5). New York: Routledge. [details] 
  • Kloosterman, R., & Rath, J. (2012). Nuevos cambios en la iniciativa empresarial de los inmigrantes: una visión Europea. In F. López Castellano, F. García-Quero, & M. Aboussi (Eds.), Empresariodo inmigrante, instituciones y desarrolo (pp. 21-44). Granada: Comares. [details] 
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2012). An Introduction to International Migration Studies: European Perspectives. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), An introduction to international migration studies: European perspectives (pp. 15-22). (IMISCOE Textbook Series; No. 2). Amsterdam: AUP. [details] 

2010

  • Kloosterman, R., van der Leun, J., & Rath, J. (2010). Mixed embeddedness: (in)formal economic activities and immigrant businesses in the Netherlands. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), Selected studies in international migration and immigrant incorporation (pp. 315-338). (IMISCOE Textbook Series). Amsterdam: AUP. [details] 
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2010). Introduction: migration and ethnic studies in Europe. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), Selected studies in international migration and immigrant incorporation. (pp. 7-18). (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: AUP. [details] 

2009

  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Am I Amsterdam? Immigrant integration and urban change. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 11-22). (Solidarity and identity). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Preface. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 9). (Solidarity and Identity Series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Social boundaries in movement. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 193-200). (Solidarity and identity series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Rath, J. (2009). The Netherlands: a reluctant country of immigration. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 100(5), 674-681. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9663.2009.00579.x  [details] 

2008

  • Oliveira, C., & Rath, J. (2008). Introduction to the special issue. Revista Migrações, (3), 11-27. [details] 

2014

  • Rath, J. (2014). Europe's backlash against multiculturalism. In E. Levine, & M. Verea (Eds.), Impacts of the recent economic crisis (2008-2009) on international migration (pp. 131-138). México: Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte, Universidad Nacional Auténoma de México. [details] 

2011

  • Kloosterman, R., & Rath, J. (2011). Veränderte Konturen migrantischen Unternehmertums. In F. Hillmann (Ed.), Marginale Urbanität: migrantisches Unternehmertum und Stadtentwicklung. (pp. 87-118). (Urban studies). Bielefeld: Transcript. [details] 
  • Rath, J. (2011). Debating multiculturalism. Harvard International Review, online. [details] 
  • Rath, J. (2011). Vaarwel Migrantenstudies. Migrantenstudies, 27(2), 148-154. [details] 

2010

  • Kloosterman, R., & Rath, J. (2010). Shifting landscapes of immigrant entrepreneurship. In Open for business: migrant entrepreneurship in OECD countries. (pp. 101-123). Paris: OECD. DOI: 10.1787/9789264095830-5-en  [details] 

2009

  • Rath, J. (2009). Chinatown, Klein Istanbul oder doch nur ein Durchschnittsviertel? Ethnische Viertel als Orte der Unterhaltung und des Konsums. Jahrbuch (Zentrum für Niederlande-Studien), 20, 73-89. [details] 
  • Rath, J. (2009). Leuke buurten voor de mensen: de opkomst van etnisch gethematiseerde winkelgebieden. In C. Brants, & S. van der Poel (Eds.), Diverse kwesties: liber amicorum prof. dr. Frank Bovenkerk (pp. 257-266). (Pompe reeks; No. 56). Den Haag: Boom Juridische uitgevers. [details] 

2008

  • Rath, J. (2008). Etnik mahallelerin yükselişi: boş zaman geçirme, tüketim ve fırsatlar alanı olarak. Istanbul Journal of Urban Culture, 62, 84-87. [details] 

2016

  • Rath, J. C., & Gelmers, W. (2016). 'Goeie wifi minus latte macchiato, please’. Het Parool.

2015

  • Rath, J., & Gelmers, W. (2015). Hippe koffietenten als onderzoeksgebied van stadssociologie. #kijkSW, 11, 6-7. [details] 

2014

  • Rath, J. (Author). (2014). Debating multiculturalism: Europe's reaction in context. Symβiosis. [details] 
  • Rath, J. C. (2014). Teringzooi. In A. Musa (Ed.), Het Spinhuisboek Diemen: AMB.
  • Rath, J. (2014). Spannende koffie. In J. Elshout, B. van Heerikhuizen, S. Meier, & J. van der Weiden (Eds.), Spannende plekken: een vriendenboek voor Ineke Teijmant. (pp. 38-39). Amsterdam: Stichting de Driehoek. [details] 
  • Rath, J., van de Kamp, M., Slootman, M., & Tzaninis, I. (2014). Issues of ‘Normalcy' around Social and Spatial Mobility: Final Report of the NICIS/Platform31 Research Program ‘Social Mobility: Individuals, Groups, Neighborhoods’. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 

2013

  • Rath, J., van de Kamp, M., Slootman, M., & Tzaninis, I. (2013). Een ander verhaal: nieuwe inzichten over sociale en ruimtelijke mobiliteit in Nederland. Den Haag: Platform31. [details] 

2011

  • Rath, J., & Swagerman, A. (2011). Promoting ethnic entrepreneurship in European cities. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. DOI: 10.2806/27456  [details] 

2009

  • Rath, J., Bodaar, A., van Liempt, I., & Veldboer, L. (2009). Chinatown, Klein Istanbul of toch maar een doorsneebuurt? Etnische buurten als plaatsen van vermaak en consumptie. Den Haag: NICIS. [details] 

2008

  • Rath, J. (2008). De stijgingsroute 'werken'. Mitros Cahiers, 16, 20-23. [details] 
  • van Niekerk, W. C. M., & Rath, J. C. (2008). Entrepreneurial diversity in a unified Europe: ethnic minority entrepreneurship, migrant entrepreneurship. Brussel: European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry. [details] 

Scientific position

  • Rath, J.C. (2013): Editor of Series on Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion, Amsterdam University Press.
  • Rath, J.C. (2013): Member of Editorial Board of International Migration Review, International Migration Review.
  • Rath, J.C. (2013): Member of Editorial Board of the International Journal of Comparative Migration Studies, International Journal of Comparative Migration Studies.
  • Rath, J.C. (2013): Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research.
  • Rath, J.C. (2013): Member of Editorial Board of Migration Letters (International Journal of Migration Studies), Migration Letters (International Journal of Migration Studies).
  • Rath, J.C. (2013): Member of Editorial Board of Series on Citizenship and International Migration, Palgrave.
  • Rath, J.C. (2012): Member Advisory Board of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), COMPAS, Oxford University.
  • Rath, J.C. (2012): Member of the Board of the Amsterdam Academic Club, Amsterdam Academic Club.
  • Rath, J.C. (2012): Member Advisory Board of the Centre for Research on Migration, Economy, and Society (REMESO), REMESO, Linköping University.
  • Rath, J.C. (2012): European Chair of International Metropolis, International Metropolis.
  • Rath, J.C. (2011): Chair of the Board of Governors (Curatorium) of the VNO-NCW Endowed Chair in Ethnic Entrepreneurship, UvA, Amsterdam.
  • Rath, J.C. (2011): Editor of Series on Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion, Amsterdam University Press.
  • Rath, J.C. (2011): Member of the Board of Directors of the IMISCOE Network of Excellence, IMISCOE.
  • Rath, J.C. (2011): Member of Editorial Board of Series on Citizenship and International Migration, Palgrave.
  • Rath, J.C. (2009): Chair of the Training Committee of the IMISCOE Network of Excellence (till April 2009), IMISCOE.
  • Rath, J.C. (2009): Co-Director Urban Studies Priority Research Area, Priority Research Area UvA.
  • Rath, J.C. (2009): Chair of the Board of Governors (Curatorium) of the FORUM Frank Buijs Endowed Chair in Radicalism and Extremism Studies., UvA, Amsterdam.
  • Rath, J.C. (2009): Member Advisory Board of Centre for Research on Migration, Economy, and Society (REMESO), Linköping University, Linköping University.
  • Rath, J.C. (2009): Editor of Migration Letters (International Journal of Migration Studies), International Journal of Migration Studies.
  • Rath, J.C. (2009): Editor of Series on Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion, Amsterdam University Press, AUP.
  • Rath, J.C. (2009): Member of the Board of Program Leaders of the IMISCOE Network of Excellence, IMISCOE.
  • Rath, J.C. (2009): Member of the Metropolis Policy Research Committee, Metropolis.
  • Rath, J.C. (2008): Chair of the Training Committee of the IMISCOE Network of Excellence, IMISCOE.
  • Rath, J.C. (2008): Member of the Advisory Committee of Mitros, a housing corporation in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Mitros.
  • Rath, J.C. (2008): Member of the Board of Directors of the IMISCOE Network of Excellence, IMISCOE.
  • Rath, J.C. (2008): Member of the Board of Programme Leaders of the IMISCOE Network of Excellence, IMISCOE.
  • Rath, J.C. (2008): Chair of the NWO writing group on Conflict and Religion, NWO, The Hague.
  • Rath, J.C. (2008): Editor of Series on Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion, Amsterdam University Press, AUP.
  • Rath, J.C. (2008): Member of the Metropolis Policy Research Committee, Metropolis.
  • Rath, J.C. (2008): Editor of Migration Letters (International Journal of Migration Studies), International Journal of Migration Studies.
  • Rath, J.C. (2007-2011): Chair of the Training Committee of the IMISCOE Network of Excellence, IMISCOE.

Media appearance

  • Rath, Jan (13-03-2017): How the Netherlands Made Geert Wilders Possible [Print] The Atlantic. How the Netherlands Made Geert Wilders Possible (The Atlantic).

Book editor

  • Rath, J. C. (2015). Series on Citizenship and International Migration. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Rath, J. C. (2014). Editor of Series on Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion. Amsterdam: Amsteram University Press.
  • Rath, J. C. (2014). Member of Editorial Board of Series on Citizenship and International Migration. London: Palgrave.
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2014). An introduction to immigrant incorporation studies: European perspectives. (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Aytar, V., & Rath, J. (2012). Selling ethnic neighborhoods: the rise of neighborhoods as places of leisure and consumption. (Routledge advances in geography; No. 5). London: Routledge. [details] 
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2012). An Introduction to International Migration Studies: European Perspectives. (IMISCOE Textbook Series; No. 2). Amsterdam: AUP. [details] 
  • Martiniello, M., & Rath, J. (2010). Selected studies in international migration and immigrant incorporation. (IMISCOE Textbooks). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century. (Solidarity and identity series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 

Journal editor

  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): Migration Letters (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): Cogent Social Sciences (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): The International Migration Review (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2014): Comparative Migration Studies (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2011): Comparative Migration Studies (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2011): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2011): The International Migration Review (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2011): Migration Letters (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2009-2011): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2009-2011): The International Migration Review (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2008): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research (Journal).
  • Rath, J.C. (editor) (2008): The International Migration Review (Journal).

Talk / presentation

  • Rath, J.C. (speaker) (16-12-2016): Urban Transformation, Regeneration and Migration in Comparative Perspective, Leibnitz Institute for Research on Society and Space.
  • Rath, J.C. (speaker) (24-10-2016): Asia’s Demographic Precipice. Migration, Technology, and Greater Workforce Participation, 2016 International Metropolis Conferencce, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Rath, J.C. (speaker) (7-7-2016): Diversity and Economic Performance, Divercities: Governing Urban Diversity Summerschool , Vienna, Austria.
  • Rath, J.C. (keynote speaker) (1-6-2016): Urban Scene Investigation, Istanbul Policy Center .
  • Rath, J.C. (speaker) (6-4-2016): Concluding remarks, IQ Symposium ‘Labour Market Integration of Immigrants’ , Berlin.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (20-10-2015): Chinatown 2.0: The Difficult Flowering of an Ethnically Themed Shopping Area, Guest lecture presented to the College for Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University in Albany, New Zealand.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (5-10-2015): Promoting Ethnic Entrepreneurship, Guest lecture presented to the College for Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (2-6-2015): Yuppieland: Emerging Lifestyles in Gentrifying Cities-Comparing Amsterdam and Istanbul, Key note presentation at the International Seminar held at the Netherlands’ Institute in Turkey, Beyoğlu, Istanbul.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (26-5-2015): Yuppieland - Coffee in the City, Guest lecture presented to the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (30-4-2015): Academic Perspective to Integration Politics, conference on ‘Syrians in Turkey: From emergency aid policies to integration policies’, H.Ü. Kültür Merkezi R Salonu Sıhhiye, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (8-4-2015): The Political Economy of Urban Super-Diversity, Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin.
  • Rath, J.C. (invited speaker) (18-12-2014): 'International Migration’ and ‘Immigrant Integration', to ENIGMMA Workshop on Removal Procedure and Human Rights, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Others

  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (7-9-2015 - 11-9-2015): International Metropolis Conference held in Mexico City, Mexico (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (2-6-2015): International Seminar held at the Netherlands’ Institute in Turkey, Beyoğlu, Istanbul (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (20-11-2014 - 21-11-2014): 'Border, Mobility and Diversity: Old Questions, New Challenges’ Conference, Koç University in Istanbul (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (5-11-2014): International Metropolis Conference ‘Energy for the Planet, Feeding the Cultures’, Milan (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (3-11-2014 - 7-11-2014): Energy for the Planet, Feeding the Cultures: International Metropolis Conference, Milan (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (organiser) (17-4-2014 - 18-4-2014): Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (participant) (9-9-2013 - 13-9-2013): International Metropolis Conference, Tampere, Finland (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (participant) (31-5-2012): International Seminar , Netherlands’ Institute in Turkey, Istanbul (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (participant) (2011): 16th International Metropolis Conference, Ponta Delgada, Azores (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Rath, J.C. (participant) (19-1-2011 - 23-1-2011): international conference held under the aegis of the Center for Urban Studies at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).

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