We are excited to announce that Steven Vertovec will be speaking at the Twentieth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations.
Steven Vertovec is founding director of the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany (www.mmg.mpg.de). Previously he was professor of transnational anthropology at the University of Oxford and director of the British Economic and Social Research Council’s Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS).
Prof. Vertovec’s research interests surround globalization and transnational social formations, international migration, and contexts of urban diversity. Currently, he is co-editor of the journal, Global Networks, and editor of the Palgrave Macmillan book series, Global Diversities. He is author of five books including Transnationalism (Routledge, 2009) and Super-diversity (Routledge, forthcoming) and editor or co-editor of thirty-five volumes including Conceiving Cosmopolitanism (Oxford University Press, 2003), The Multicultural Backlash (Routledge 2010), Migration and Diversity(Elgar, 2014), the International Handbook of Diversity Studies (Routledge, 2015), and Diversities Old and New (Palgrave, 2015).
Prof. Vertovec has acted as expert or consultant for numerous agencies, including the UK government’s Home Office and Department for International Development, the British Council, the European Commission, the G8, World Bank, and UNESCO.
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