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Research interests

Mirjam van Reisen is Professor International Relations, Innovation and Care at Tilburg University and Professor Computing for Society at Leiden Centre for Data Science, at the University of Leiden.

Mirjam van Reisen leads the oganisation EEPA in Brussels. She is a member of the Dutch Advisory Council on International Affairs and Chair of the Development Assistance Committee.

She is a member of the Board of Philips Foundation, the Dutch Development Organisations and Transnational Institute.

She received the Golden Image Award in 2012 by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Books:

Inaugural Speech

Chapters in Books:

  • Mekonnen, D.R., & Van Reisen, M.E.H. (2013). The role of women in post-conflict transformation in the Horn of Africa: A case study of Eritrea. In N. Svensson (Ed.), The role of women in promoting peace and development. London: Routledge Publishing.

Journal Articles:

Career

 

Prof Dr Mirjam van Reisen is Professor International Social Responsibility at Tilburg University, Endowed Chair in honor of Marga Klompé (Tilburg School of Humanities). Mirjam van Reisen is the founding director of Europe External Policy Advisors (EEPA), a research centre of expertise on European Union external policy based in Brussels and she serves as its Director. She is a member of the Dutch Advisory Council International Affairs (AIV), and Chair of the Commission Developmental Cooperation (COS). She is a Member of the Supervisory Board of SNV and of the Transnational Institute (TNI).  Mirjam van Reisen is a member of the International Commission of Eritrean Refugees and the Coordinating Committee of Social Watch.She was awarded with the Golden Image Award by HE President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf from Liberia for support to women in peace-building. Mirjam van Reisen has authored several books: Window of Opportunity, EU development cooperation after the end of the Cold War (Africa World Press, 2009) and EU Global Player (International Books, 1999), De verbeelding van Marga Klompé (Klement, 2012), and Human trafficking in the Sinai: Refugees between life and death (Wolf Legal Publishers, 2012).

Teaching

I teach international relations and public policy, international human rights, research methods, digital society and international policy, international cooperation and EU policy, migration and human trafficking in the digital era, culture in international relations.

Current courses

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External positions

Member of the Council (Adviesraad Internationale Vraagstukken - Commission on Eritreau Refugees)

2 Jun 2016 → …

Professor (Leiden Centre of Data Science, Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science)

1 Jan 2016 → …

Secretary General and Member of the Board (Europe External Programme with Africa)

1 Jan 2016 → …

Member of the Supervisory Board (SNV Netherlands Development Organisation)

1 Jan 2012 → …

Member of the Board (Europe External Policy Advisors)

1 Jan 2003 → …

Member of the Board (The Philips Foundation)

1 Jan 2003 → …

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Research Output 1988 2019

Diaspora organisations, transnational practices and development: Ghanaians in the Netherlands

Ong'ayo, A., 2019, Vianen: Proefschriftmaken. 400 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
File
diaspora
Netherlands
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development potential
migration

Duurzame ontwikkelingsdoelen en mensenrechten: Een noodzakelijk verbond

Jägers, N., Hoop scheffer, de, J., Voorhoeve, J., Cleiren, C. P. M., Gupta, J., van Reisen, M., Middelaar, van, L. J., Sie Dhian Ho, M., Urlings, M., Hirsch Ballin, E., Arts, K., Berger, M., Donders, Y., Gerards, J. H., Hamburger, A. P., Heerts, A. J. M., van der Hoeven, R., Lawson, K., Monteiro, M., Myjer, B. E. P. & 5 othersOpschoor, J. B., Schermer, B. W., Tahir, N., Verrijn Stuart, H. M. & Dekker, R., 2 Jul 2019, Den Haag: AIV. 82 p. (Adviesraad Internationale Vraagstukken; vol. 2019, no. 110)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

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Reflections: A Narrative on Displacement of Technology and Meaning in an African Place

van Stam, G., 2017, S.l.: [s.n.]. 382 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

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Tracing the emergence of ICT-enabled human trafficking for ransom

Rijken, C., van Reisen, M., Gerrima, Z., Ghilazghy, E., Kidane, S. & Van Stam, G., 2017, Routledge handbook of human trafficking. Piotrowicz, R., Rijken, C. & Uhl, B. H. (eds.). 1 ed. London - New York: Routledge, p. 146-156 11 p. (Routledge International Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

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abduction
torture

Understanding Human Rights Culture in Indonesia: A Case Study of the Ahmadiyya Minority Group

Regus, M., 2017, S.l.: [s.n.]. 297 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
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Activities 2009 2013

  • 24 Oral presentation

EUSA Biennial Conference

M.E.H. van Reisen (Speaker)
9 May 2013

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Paper for the 13th EUSA Conference

M.E.H. van Reisen (Speaker)
9 Nov 2013

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

International symposium Diversity, gender and discrimination spaces

M.E.H. van Reisen (Speaker)
17 Feb 2011

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

ACP Day Seminar, celebration of the 36th anniversary of the creation of the ACP group

M.E.H. van Reisen (Speaker)
6 Jun 2011

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Opening presentation for the Second congress democratic rights in Eritrea (CDRiE)

M.E.H. van Reisen (Speaker)
9 Jan 2011

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Press / Media

Vluchtelingen kiezen niet zomaar een land

Mirjam van Reisen

9/09/15

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Dutch development aid project charms Brussels

Mirjam van Reisen

26/01/11

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Cooperación al desarrollo a la holandesa

Mirjam van Reisen

26/01/11

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Brussel gecharmeerd van ontwikkelingshulp 'op z'n Hollands'

Mirjam van Reisen

26/01/11

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment