Dr. Darshan Vigneswaran

Dr. Darshan Vigneswaran

Political Science

Darshan Vigneswaran is now Co-Director of the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies and Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam.

email: D.V.Vigneswaran(at)uva.nl
web: www.uva.nl/en/contact/staff/item/d.v.vigneswaran.html?f=Vigneswaran

Darshan Vigneswaran was a Research Fellow at MMG. He coordinated the project Global Cities/ Open Cities? Segregation in the Global South and co-coordinates a Working Group on Public Space and Diversity. He is the author of Territory, Migration and the Origins of the International System (Palgrave, forthcoming 2012) and co-editor of Slavery, Migration and Contemporary Bondage in Africa (Africa World Press, forthcoming 2012). Darshan is also a Senior Researcher at the African Centre for Migration and Society, WITS University, South Africa where he co-coordinates a two-year study entitled International Policing, Mobility and Crime in South Africa, funded by the Open Society Foundation. In 2008 he was a British Academy Fellow at the International Migration Institute, University of Oxford, where he serves as the Reviews Editor on the Working Paper Series. In 2009 he was appointed Associate Researcher at the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation, University of Hull, where he co-coordinates a research and training workshop series on Migration and Forced Labour in Southern Africa.