Belgium and Bolivia
Jean-Michel LAFLEUR (1980) is a Research Associate at the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS). He is also the associate director of the Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) of the University of Liège where he teaches courses on immigration, transnationalism and development. His work focuses on the transnational dimension of contemporary immigration. He was awarded an ERC Grant to work on immigrant access to social protection across borders (MiTSoPro). Previously, his work focused on issues of political participation and representation of immigrants in the sending and receiving societies (see publications).