Dr B.M.R. van der Velde (Martin)
Associate professor - Geography
6525 AJ NIJMEGEN
6500 HK NIJMEGEN
Current research interests are concentrated around border-related issues, especially with regard to labour market, consumer behaviour, migration and European integration.
- 2016 - Borders in Gloablization. Borders in Globalization (BIG) is an innovative, integrative, and sustainable network of academic partners from Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, which is engaged with non-academic organizations that are involved in the management of borders and borderlands in Canada and worldwide. Border studies are global in reach, and so we ground our core partnership in Canada and associate with key research centers worldwide. This provides support for a global policy-research agenda that serves Canadian interests. The basic goal is to build excellence in the knowledge and understanding of borders. To this end, the partners will work together to create new policy and foster knowledge transfer in order to address such globalization forces as security, trade and migration flows, and also to understand the forces of technology, self-determination and regionalization that are affecting borders and borderlands in regions around the world. More information