“Human Migration: Myths, Hysteria and Facts” was the title of the inaugural lecture of Prof. Hein de Haas on 27 June at the Aula of Maastricht University. Hein de Haas is the Co-Director of the International Migration Institute (IMI) and University Lecturer in Migration Studies within the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford. De Haas holds a professorship in Migration and Development at UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance and has taught migration theory at Maastricht University for several years. He has written extensively on Migration and Development and is the co-author of the fifth edition of Age of Migration, a leading text in the field of migration.
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