Leo Lucassen is Professor of Global Labour
and Migration History at Leiden University and director of the International
Institute of Social History in the Netherlands (IISH). He has long contributed
to the debate on migration, with (The
Immigrant Threat. The integration of old and new migrants in Western Europe
since 1850, The University of Illinois Press, 2005; with D.
Feldman & J. Oltmer (eds.), Paths of
integration. Migrants in Western Europe (1880-2004), Amsterdam, 2006; with
J. Lucassen & P. Manning, eds., Migration
History in World History. Multidisciplinary approaches, Brill Publishers,
2010; The Encyclopdia of Migration and Minorities in Europe Cambridge
University Press, 2011, with K.J Bade et al.).