Photographer: Floris Vermeulen

dr. F.F. (Floris) Vermeulen

Afdelingsvoorzitter Politicologie
  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Dep. Political Science
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Amsterdam
    Room number: B9.18
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15578
    1001 NB  Amsterdam
  • F.F.Vermeulen@uva.nl
    T: 0205252120
    T: 0205253627

Introduction

Dr. Floris Vermeulen is associate professor (universitair hoofddocent) and chair of the department of political science at the University of Amsterdam . He has been co-director of the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) and co-programme group leader of Challenges to Democratic Representation of the Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (AISSR). He studied Economic and Social History at the University of Amsterdam. His dissertation (Cum Laude) was published in the IMISCOE-AUP publication programme, entitled  The immigrant organising process. Turkish organisations in Amsterdam and Berlin and Surinamese organisations in Amsterdam 1960-2000.

 

Topics of research interests:

  • Civic and political participation of immigrants 
  • Local integration policies
  • Non-profit organisations
  • Local policies targeting violent extremism
  • Governance of religious diversity

 

Floris Vermeulen is participating (or has been participating) in several European research projects :

 

Selected publications

  • Kranendonk, M., Vermeulen, F., & van Heelsum, A. (forthcoming). ‘Unpacking’ the Identity-to-Politics Link: The Effects of Social Identification on Voting among Muslim Immigrants in Western Europe. Political Psychology.
  • Vermeulen, F., & Keskiner, E. (2017). Bonding or bridging? Professional network organizations of second-generation Turks in the Netherlands and France. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40(2), 301-320.
  • Van de Wardt, M., Berkhout, J., & Vermeulen, F. (2016). Ecologies of ideologies: Explaining party entry and exit in West-European parliaments, 1945–2013. European Union Politics, doi: 10.1177/1465116516670266.
  • Graauw, E. de & F. Vermeulen (2016): Cities and the politics of immigrant integration: a comparison of Berlin, Amsterdam, New York City, and San Francisco, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42(6), 989-1012. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2015.1126089
  • Vermeulen, F., D. Minkoff & T.W.G. van der Meer (2016). The Local Embedding of Community-Based Organizations. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 45 (1), 23-44. doi: 10.1177/0899764014558933
  • Vermeulen, F., Laméris, J. & Minkoff, D.C. (2015). Welcome to the neighbourhood: The spatial dimensions of legitimacy for voluntary leisure organisations.  Urban Studies. doi: 10.1177/0042098015590771
  • Bloemraad, I. & Vermeulen, F. (2014). Immigrants’ Political Incorporation. In M. Martiniello & J. Rath (Eds.), An Introduction to Immigrant Incorporation Studies: European Perspectives (pp. 227-249). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
  • F. Vermeulen (2014) ‘Suspect Communities. Targeting Violent Extremism on the Local Level: Policies of Engagement in Amsterdam, Berlin, and London’, Terrorism & Political Violence 26(2): 286-306.
  • F. Vermeulen (2013) ‘Mutualism, Resource Competition, and Opposing Movements among Turkish Organizations in Amsterdam and Berlin’, 1965-2000, British Journal of Sociology, 64(3), 453-477.
  • V. Bader, K. Alidadi and F. Vermeulen  (2013). ‘Religious diversity and reasonable accommodation in the workplace in six European countries. An Introduction’, International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 13 (2-3), 54-82.
  • F. Vermeulen and R. El Morabet Belhaj  (2013) ‘Accommodating religious claims in the Dutch workplace: Unacknowledged Sabbaths, objecting marriage registrars and pressured faith-based organizations’, International Journal of Discrimination and the Law 13 (2-3), 113-139.
  • L. Michon & F. Vermeulen (2013) 'Explaining Different Trajectories in Immigrant Political Integration: Moroccans and Turks in Amsterdam', West European Politics, 36(3), 597-614.
  • F. Vermeulen, J. Tillie and R. van de Walle (2012), 'Different effects of ethnic diversity on social capital: density of foundations and leisure associations in Amsterdam Neighbourhoods',  Urban Studies, 49(2) 337-352.
  • F. Vermeulen & F. Bovenkerk (2012). Engaging with Violent Islamic Extremism. Local policies in West European cities . Den Haag: Eleven International Publishers
  • W. Nicholls & F.Vermeulen (2012) 'Rights through the City:  The Urban Basis of Immigrant Rights Struggles in Amsterdam and Paris', In Michael Peter Smith and Michael McQuarrie (eds.), Remaking Urban Citizenship: Organizations, Institutions, and the Right to the City . New Brunswick: Transactions Publishers
  • Vermeulen, F & M. Berger (2008), 'Civic networks and political behavior: Turks inAmsterdam and Berlin', in: Civic Hopes and Political Realities: Immigrants, Community Organizations and Political Engagement , edited by S. Karthick Ramakrishnan and Irene Bloemraad (2008). New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, p.160-192. 
  • Vermeulen, F. (2006), The immigrant organising process. Turkish organisations in Amsterdam and Berlin and Surinamese organisations in Amsterdam 1960-2000. IMISCOE Dissertations. Amsterdam: AUP
  • Schrover, M & F. Vermeulen (2005), 'Immigrant Organisations', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 31, no. 5, 823-832
  • Vermeulen, F. (2005), 'Organisational Patterns: Surinamese and Turkish Associations in Amsterdam, 1960-1990', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 31, no. 5 ,951-973.

2017

  • Kranendonk, M., Vermeulen, F. F., & van Heelsum, A. (2017). ‘Unpacking’ the Identity-to-Politics Link: The Effects of Social Identification on Voting among Muslim Immigrants in Western Europe. Political Psychology[details]

2016

  • Maussen, M., & Vermeulen, F. (2016). Liberal equality and toleration for conservative religious minorities: Decreasing opportunities for religious schools in the Netherlands? In M. Maussen, F. Vermeulen, M. Merry, & V. Bader (Eds.), Religious schools in Europe: institutional opportunities and contemporary challenges London: Routledge. [details]
  • Vermeulen, F., Laméris, J., & Minkoff, D. (2016). Welcome to the neighbourhood: The spatial dimensions of legitimacy for voluntary leisure organisations. Urban Studies, 53(11), 2253-2272. DOI: 10.1177/0042098015590771 [details]
  • Vermeulen, F., Minkoff, D. C., & van der Meer, T. (2016). The Local Embedding of Community-Based Organizations. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 45(1), 23-44. DOI: 10.1177/0899764014558933 [details] [PDF]
  • van de Beek, J. H., & Vermeulen, F. F. (2016). Protection, participation and legitimacy: the European Union’s public consultation system and ethnic and national minorities. In H. Sicakkan (Ed.), Integration, Diversity and the Making of a European Public Sphere. (pp. 133-154). Edward Elgar Publishing. [details]
  • van de Wardt, M., Berkhout, J., & Vermeulen, F. (2016). Ecologies of Ideologies: Explaining Party Entry and Exit in West-European Parliaments, 1945-2013. European Union Politics. DOI: 10.1177/1465116516670266 [details] [PDF]
  • de Graauw, E., & Vermeulen, F. (2016). Cities and the politics of immigrant integration: a comparison of Berlin, Amsterdam, New York City, and San Francisco. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42(6), 989-1012. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2015.1126089 [details]

2015

  • Berczyk, J., & Vermeulen, F. (2015). Prevent abroad: militant democracy, right-wing extremism and the prevention of Islamic extremism in Berlin. In C. Baker-Beall, C. Heath-Kelly, & L. Jarvis (Eds.), Counter-radicalisation: critical perspectives (pp. 88-105). (Routledge critical terrorism studies). Routledge. [details]
  • Maussen, M., & Vermeulen, F. (2015). Liberal equality and toleration for conservative religious minorities. Decreasing opportunities for religious schools in the Netherlands? Comparative Education, 51(1), 87-104. DOI: 10.1080/03050068.2014.935576 [details] [PDF]

2014

  • Bloemraad, I., & Vermeulen, F. (2014). Immigrants' political incorporation. In M. Martiniello, & J. Rath (Eds.), An introduction to immigrant incorporation studies: European perspectives (pp. 227-249). (IMISCOE textbooks; No. 3). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
  • Vermeulen, F. (2014). Suspect communities—targeting violent extremism at the local level: policies of engagement in Amsterdam, Berlin, and London. Terrorism and Political Violence, 26(2), 286-306. DOI: 10.1080/09546553.2012.705254 [details]
  • Vermeulen, F., & Brünger, M. (2014). The organisational legitimacy of immigrant groups: Turks and Moroccans in Amsterdam. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 40(7), 979-1001. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2013.847361 [details]
  • Vermeulen, F., Michon, L., & Tillie, J. (2014). Immigrant political engagement and incorporation in Amsterdam. In N. Foner, J. Rath, J. W. Duyvendak, & R. van Reekum (Eds.), New York and Amsterdam: immigration and the new urban landscape (pp. 230-256). New York: New York University Press. [details]

2013

  • Bader, V., Alidadi, A., & Vermeulen, F. (2013). Religious diversity and reasonable accommodation in the workplace in six European countries: An introduction. International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 13(2-3), 54-82. DOI: 10.1177/1358229113493691 [details]
  • Michon, L., & Vermeulen, F. (2013). Explaining different trajectories in immigrant political integration: Moroccans and Turks in Amsterdam. West European Politics, 36(3), 597-614. DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2013.773727 [details]
  • Vermeulen, F. (2013). Mutualism, resource competition and opposing movements among Turkish organizations in Amsterdam and Berlin, 1965-2000. British Journal of Sociology, 64(3), 453-477. DOI: 10.1111/1468-4446.12027 [details]
  • Vermeulen, F., & El Morabet Belhaj, R. (2013). Accommodating religious claims in the Dutch workplace: Unacknowledged Sabbaths, objecting marriage registrars and pressured faith-based organizations. International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 13(2-3), 113-139. DOI: 10.1177/1358229113489395 [details]

2012

  • Nicholls, W., & Vermeulen, F. (2012). Rights through the city: the urban basis of immigrant rights struggles in Paris and Amsterdam. In M. P. Smith, & M. McQuarrie (Eds.), Remaking urban citizenship: organizations, institutions, and the right to the city (pp. 79-96). (Comparative urban and community research; No. 10). New Brunswick: Transactions Publishers. [details] [PDF]
  • Vermeulen, F., & van Heelsum, A. (2012). Group-related or host state-related? Understanding the historical development of Surinamese organisations in Amsterdam, 1965-2000. In U. Bosma (Ed.), Post-colonial immigrants and identity formations in the Netherlands (pp. 77-97). (IMISCOE research). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]

2011

  • Vermeulen, F., Tillie, J., & van de Walle, R. (2011). Different effects of ethnic diversity on social capital: density of foundations and leisure associations in Amsterdam neighbourhoods. Urban Studies, 49(2), 337-352. DOI: 10.1177/0042098011403016 [details]
  • van de Beek, J. H., & Vermeulen, F. F. (2011). Politieke beïnvloeding door etnisch geaffilieerde organisaties: winnaars en verliezers van Europese integratie en toenemende diversiteit. Tijdschrift voor Sociologie, 32(3/4), 387-414. [details]

2010

  • Vermeulen, F., & Stotijn, R. (2010). Local policies concerning unemployment among immigrant youth in Amsterdam and in Berlin: towards strategic replacement and pragmatic accommodation. In T. Caponio, & M. Bockert (Eds.), The local dimension of migration policymaking (pp. 109-134). (IMISCOE Reports). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]

2009

  • Vermeulen, F., & Plaggenborg, T. (2009). Between ideals and pragmatism: practioners working with immigrant youth in Amsterdam and Berlin. In J. W. Duyvendak, F. Hendriks, & M. van Niekerk (Eds.), City in sight: Dutch dealings with urban change. (pp. 203-222). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
  • Vermeulen, F., & van Heelsum, A. (2009). Immigrant organisations in Amsterdam. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 145-158). (Solidarity and identity series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]

2015

  • Kranendonk, M., Vermeulen, F., & Aydemir, N. (2015). Turkse parlementsverkiezingen 2015 in Nederland. (IMES report series). Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies (IMES), Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] [PDF]
  • Vermeulen, F., & Doğan, A. (2015). How Berlin's local politicians of Turkish background perceive their access to party networks and ability to succeed? In I. Sirkeci, D. Elçin, & G. Şeker (Eds.), Politics and law in Turkish migration (pp. 79-92). (Turkish migration series). London: Transnational Press. [details]

2014

  • Kranendonk, M., & Vermeulen, F. (2014). Turkse presidentsverkiezingen 2014 in Nederland. Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies (IMES), Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] [PDF]
  • Kranendonk, M., Michon, L., Schwarz, H., & Vermeulen, F. (2014). Opkomst en stemgedrag van Amsterdammers met een migratie-achtergrond tijdens de gemeenteraadsverkiezingen van 19 maart 2014. Amsterdam: IMES, Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies, Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details]

2012

  • Vermeulen, F., & Bovenkerk, F. (2012). Engaging with violent Islamic extremism: local policies in western European cities. (FORUM-reeks). The Hague: Eleven International Publishers. [details]
  • Vermeulen, F., Bovenkerk, F., & Roex, I. (2012). Antwerp: policy in the making. In F. Vermeulen, & F. Bovenkerk (Eds.), Engaging with violent Islamic extremism: local policies in western European cities (pp. 145-167). The Hague: Eleven international publishing. [details]

2009

  • Michon, L., & Vermeulen, F. (2009). Organizing for access? The political mobilization of Turks in Amsterdam. Turkish Studies, 10(2), 255-275. DOI: 10.1080/14683840902864036 [details]

2008

  • Vermeulen, F., & Berger, M. (2008). Civic networks and political behavior: Turks in Amsterdam and Berlin. In S. K. Ramakrishnan, & I. Bloemraad (Eds.), Civic hopes and political realities: Immigrants, community organizations, and political engagement (pp. 160-192). New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation Press. [details] [PDF]

2014

  • Vermeulen, F., Kranendonk, M., & Esajas, M. (2014). Hoe de PvdA de migrantenstem kan terugwinnen. Socialisme en Democratie, 71(4), 52-59. [details]

2011

  • van de Beek, J. H., Vermeulen, F., & Lagerspetz, M. (2011). WP6.1/2 - Minorities, the European polity and a nascent European public sphere & nationalizing spaces. (Eurospere online working paper series; No. 6.1/2). Bergen: Eurosphere. [details]

2010

  • Vermeulen, F., Brünger, M., & van de Walle, R. (2010). Vitaal, dynamisch, maar toch kwetsbaar? Een onderzoek naar de ontwikkelingen van het maatschappelijk middenveld in Amsterdam. (IMES Reports Series). Amsterdam: Instituut voor Migratie en Etnische Studies (IMES). [details] [PDF]

2009

  • Vermeulen, F., & Kooiman, N. (2009). Evaluatierapport project Weerbaar Oost / Netwerken tegen radicalisering Stadsdeel Oost/Watergraafsmeer. Amsterdam: IMES. [details]

2008

  • Vermeulen, F. (2008). Diversiteit in uitvoering: lokaal beleid voor werkloze migrantenjongeren in Amsterdam en Berlijn. Den Haag: NICIS Institute. [details] [PDF]

2011

  • Vermeulen, F. F., Tillie, J. N., & Michon, L. B. (2011). How are immigrants entering the precincts of power in Amsterdam?. Paper presented at Amsterdam and New York: the impact of immigration in two global cities, . [details]

Scientific position

  • Sezneva, O. (member), Vermeulen, F.F. (member) & Kalir, B. (member) (2011): IMES (External organisation).
  • Vermeulen, F.F. (member) (2008): Amsterdam-Berlin: policy indicators, integration policies and youth unemployment. Amsterdam, 6-7 March (External organisation).

Others

  • Laws, D.W. (participant), Vermeulen, F.F. (participant) & Maussen, M.J.M. (participant) (21-5-2014): Research Workshop, UvA, Amsterdam (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Vermeulen, F.F. (organiser) (12-12-2013 - 13-12-2013): Annual Conference INTEGRIM, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Goede, M. (organiser), Vermeulen, F.F. (organiser) & Maussen, M.J.M. (organiser) (14-6-2012): IMES Human Mobility and Borders, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).

Book editor

  • Maussen, M., Vermeulen, F., Merry, M. S., & Bader, V. (2016). Religious schools in Europe: institutional opportunities and contemporary challenges. London: Routledge. [details]
  • Maussen, M., Vermeulen, F., Merry, M., & Bader, V. (2016). Religious Schools in Europe: Institutional Opportunities and Contemporary Challenges. London: Routledge. [details]
  • Maussen, M., & Vermeulen, F. (2012). Democratie en wetenschap: essays voor Meindert Fennema. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Resarch (AISSR), University of Amsterdam. [details] [PDF]
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