Researcher, University of Amsterdam
Siebert Wielstra previously worked as a research assistant and now as researcher for the MADE project. He carried out his research on replacement migration and social transformation within the project. His research focused especially on how long term social change is intertwined with shifting migration trajectories in small rural towns. Further research interests include border regimes and migrant surveillance, incorporation of irregular migrants and labor migration.
Siebert holds a Research Master in Social Science (2019) from the University of Amsterdam, with a specialization in migration studies and a Bachelor in Sociology (2016) from the University of Amsterdam with specializations in both urban sociology and the sociology of education. During his studies he worked as a student-assistant at the departments of Sociology and Anthropology.