Ilke Adam

Research Professor of Migration and Diversity

Professors Centre of Expertise Gender, Diversity and Intersectionality (RHEA) Political Science (POLI) Migration & Diversity Politics & Policy
  • Current position Research Professor of Migration and Diversity
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Ilke Adam is a research professor at the Institute For European Studies (IES) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (main affiliation) and a part-time lecturer at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. She joined the IES as a Post-doctoral Research fellow in May 2009 and coordinates the Migration, Diversity and Justice research cluster since 2010. Ilke Adam holds a PhD in social and political science from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (2010), entitled ‘Beyond National Models? Immigrant Integration Policies of the Belgian Regions”. She also holds a Master after Master in Comparative Politics (Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Aix en Provence) and a Master in Law (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven). Her research interests include immigration and immigrant integration policies, multiculturalism, citizenship, discrimination, sub-state nationalism and comparative public policy.

Key publications:

Different Regional Approaches to Cultural Diversity. Interpreting the Belgian Cultural Diversity Paradox (2015)  Adam, I. & Torrekens, C. In: Fédéralisme-Régionalisme. 15, 8 p.

Intergovernmental Relations on Immigrant Integration in Multilevel States: a theoretical framework Adam, I. & Hepburn, E. (27 Jun 2015 ) IMISCOE Conference. Geneva

Immigrant labour market participation in Belgium - high time to mainstream. Adam, I. & Van Dijk, M. (2015) Brussels: Institute for European Studies. 4 p.