Network

PriMob is currently composed by 46 researchers from 17 countries

Coordination

Jennifer McGarrigle

IGOT

Portugal

Franz Buhr

IGOT

Portugal


Members

Aija Lulle

Loughborough University

UK

Alina Esteves

IGOT

Portugal

Alvaro Martinez Perez

University of Sheffield

UK

Anna Spiegel

University of Bielefeld

Germany

Anne-Meike Fechter

University of Sussex

UK

Caroline Knowles

Goldsmiths

UK

Caterina Guardamagna

University of Liverpool

UK

Claudia Lütkehoff

RWTH University

Germany

Daniel Rauhut

University of Eastern Finland

Finland

Dora Sampaio

Max Planck Institute

Germany

Driss Habti

University of Eastern Finland

Finland

Eralba Cela

University of Milan

Italy

Erika Polson

University of Denver

USA

Erin Adamson

University of Kansas

USA

Eve Bantman-Masum

University of Toulouse 2

France

Fátima Amante

Universidade de Lisboa

Portugal

Heather Hindman

University of Texas

USA

Helena Hof

University of Zurich

Switzerland

Hila Zaban

Kinneret Academic College

Israel

Jelena Dzankic

European University Institute

Italy

Katie Higgins

University of Sheffield

UK

Katie Walsh

University of Sussex

UK

Kerstin Martel

Copenhagen Business School

Denmark

Koh Sin Yee

Monash University Malaysia

Malaysia

Kwanchanok Jaisuekun

Mahidol University

Thailand

Lea Caminero

Free University Berlin

Germany

Lucinda Fonseca

IGOT

Portugal

Mari Korpela

Tampere University

Finland

Matthew Hayes

St. Thomas University

Canada

Meghann Ormond

Wageningen University

Netherlands

Michaela Benson

Goldsmiths

UK

Natasha Webster

Stockholm University

Sweden

Roxanna Barbulescu

University of Leeds

UK

Russell King

University of Sussex

UK

Saara Koikkalainen

University of Eastern Finland

Finland

Sandra Mantu

Radboud University Nijmegen

Netherlands

Sarah Kunz

University of Bristol

UK

Sarah Scuzzarello

University of Sussex

UK

Sofia Gaspar

ISCTE

Portugal

Sophie Cranston

Loughborough University

UK

Sue Coccaro

IGOT

Portugal

Thanasis Tyrovolas

Harokopio University

Greece

Ulas Sunata

Bahcesehir University

Turkey

Zeynep Yanasmayan

Max Planck Institute

Germany

Coordination

Jennifer McGarrigle

IGOT | Portugal

jcarvalho@campus.ul.pt

Bio

Jennifer McGarrigle holds a PhD in Urban Studies from the University of Glasgow, UK. She is currently Assistant Professor of Human Geography in the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT) and researcher in the Centre for Geographical Studies, at the University of Lisbon. She has conducted extensive research on residential processes, housing and minorities in the UK and Portugal. Her current research focuses on new forms of international residential mobility and impacts in urban areas, with a particular focus on investment and lifestyle migration.

Papers

Montezuma, J., McGarrigle, J. (2019). What motivates international homebuyers? Investor to lifestyle ‘migrants’ in a tourist city, Tourism Geographies, 21:2, 214-234, DOI: 10.1080/14616688.2018.1470196

McGarrigle, J., Ascensão, E. (2018). Emplaced mobilities: Lisbon as a translocality in the migration journeys of Punjabi Sikhs to Europe, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44:5, 809-828, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2017.1306436

McGarrigle, J. (2016). Islam in urban spaces: The residential incorporation and choices of Muslims in Lisbon, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42:3, 437-457, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2015.1065715

Coordination

Franz Buhr

IGOT | Portugal

fbuhr@campus.ul.pt

Bio

Franz Buhr is a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre of Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon. His work lies at the intersection between migration and urban studies, and has addressed the ways migrants learn to use a new city. His ongoing project looks at new forms of migrant entrepreneurship in Lisbon and their relationship with urban change, tourism and commercial gentrification. He was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie research fellow during his doctoral training (INTEGRIM).

Papers

Buhr, F. (2018). Using the city: migrant spatial integration as urban practice. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2017.1341715

Buhr, F. (2018). A user's guide to Lisbon: mobilities, spatial apprenticeship and migrant urban integration. Mobilities.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2017.1368898

Buhr, F., McGarrigle, J. (2017). Navigating urban life in Lisbon: a study of migrants’ mobilities and use of space, Social Inclusion 5(4):226-235. Open access. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/si.v5i4.1105

Members

Aija Lulle

Loughborough University | UK

aija.lulle@gmail.com

Bio

Aija Lulle is Lecturer in Human Geography at Loughborough University. She worked as the main researcher on the EU Horizon 2020 ‘YMOBILITY’ project at the University of Sussex, researching youth mobilities across Europe (2015-2018). She was also a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Eastern Finland where she researched migrant children and families (2016-2018). Aija is currently developing a book on youth mobility in the new context of Brexit.

Papers

Lulle, A. (2020) Cosmopolitan encounters: highly skilled Latvians in London problematise ethnicity and ‘Eastern Europeanness’, Journal of Intercultural Studies, 41(6), ISSN: 0725-6868

Lulle, A. (2020) Towards an intimacy ‘turn’ and the development of intimacy ‘languages’ in geography, Dialogues in Human Geography

Lulle, A., Janta, H. and Emilsson, H. (2019) Special Issue introduction: European youth migration, human capital outcomes, skills and competences, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1679407

Members

Alina Esteves

IGOT | Portugal

alinaesteves@campus.ul.pt

Bio

Alina Esteves holds a PhD in Human Geography from the University of Lisbon (2005). She is currently Assistant Professor of Human Geography at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT), University of Lisbon, and researcher at the Unit MIGRARE - Migration, Spaces and Societies at the Centre for Geographical Studies (CEG). She is also a team member of international projects like “Cities Cultural Policies in the context of immigrant-related diversity: Towards a Mediterranean approach” (Fund: Anna Lindh Foundation), “MEHR: Modernization, Education and Human Rights” (Fund: Erasmus+) and “Mobile Welfare” (Fund: Norface - Migrations).

Papers

Machado, B.; McGarrigle, J., Fonseca, M. L., Esteves, A. (2019). Migrant Welfare tactics and transnational social protection between Portugal and the UK. Finisterra 54(112). DOI: 0.18055/Finis17809

Esteves, A., Fonseca, M.L., Malheiros, J. (2018). Labour market integration of immigrants in Portugal in times of austerity: resilience, in situ responses and re-emigration. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44:14, 2375-2391, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2017.1346040

Fonseca, M.L., Caldeira, M.J. and Esteves, A. (2002). New forms of migration into the European South: challenges for citizenship and governance – the Portuguese Case. International Journal of Population Geography, 8: 135-152. doi:10.1002/ijpg.248

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Alvaro Martinez Perez

University of Sheffield | UK

a.martinez-perez@sheffield.ac.uk

Bio

Alvaro Martinez-Perez is Lecturer in International and Comparative Social Research Methods, University of Sheffield. Prior to coming to the University of Sheffield, he worked as Postdoctoral Fellow (research and teaching) at the Department of Sociology of the Universitat de Barcelona between 2011 and 2012 and as Research Fellow at the Research Institute for the Evaluation of Public Policies (IRVAPP, Fondazione Bruno Kessler) in Trento between 2009 and 2011. He has extensive experience of working in international, interdisciplinary teams and advising policy makers (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Regional Government of the Province of Trento).

Papers

Williams, C. C., Martinez-Perez, A. & M.Kedir, A. (2016). Informal entrepreneurship in developing economies: the impacts of starting-up unregistered on firm performance. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. doi: 10.1504/IJBG.2016.076845

Williams, C. C. & Martinez-Perez, A. (2016). Evaluating the impacts of corruption on firm performance in developing economies: an institutional perspective. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 16(4), 401-422. doi:10.1504/IJBG.2016.076845

Williams, C., Martinez-Perez, A. & Kedir, A. M. (2016). Does bribery have a negative impact on firm performance? a firm-level analysis across 132 developing countries. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 22(3), 398-415. doi:10.1108/IJEBR-01-2016-0002

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Anna Spiegel

University of Bielefeld | Germany

anna.spiegel@uni-bielefeld.de

Bio

Anna Spiegel is a research associate at the Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University. She has carried out research on transnational mobility of people and knowledge in different world regions. In her current research she works on the ambivalences and paradoxes of practiced elite cosmopolitanisms of executive expatriates employed in transnational corporations and their new forms of working, belonging and dwelling.

Papers

Spiegel, Anna (2018): Difference, Spatiality, and Sociability in the Everyday Life of Expatriate Managers , In: Expatriate Managers. The Paradoxes of Working and Living Abroad, Anna Spiegel, Ursula Mense-Petermann and Bastian Bredenkötter (Eds.), New York: Routledge: 55-104

Spiegel, Anna (2018): Conclusion. The Paradoxes of Practiced Elite Cosmopolitanism . In: Expatriate Managers. The Paradoxes of Working and Living Abroad. Anna Spiegel, Ursula Mense-Petermann and Bastian Bredenkötter (Eds.), New York: Routledge: 215-233

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Anne-Meike Fechter

University of Sussex | UK

a.fechter@sussex.ac.uk

Bio

Anne-Meike Fechter joined Sussex University in 2003, having taught at the University of Wales, Lampeter, before that. Among her interest, she pays particular attention to privileged mobilities, as a complement to mainstream migration research, and in order to contribute to its theorising. Her current project, based on research funded by the Leverhulme Trust, is concerned with 'Citizen Aid', which broadly refers to small-scale initiatives set by individuals which are aimed at supporting others.

Papers

Fechter, Anne-Meike (2016) Between privilege and poverty: the affordances of mobility among aid worker children. Asia Pacific Migration Journal, 25 (4). pp. 489-506

Fechter, Anne-Meike (2016) Mobility, white bodies and desire: Euro-American women in Jakarta. The Australian Journal of Anthropology, 27 (1). pp. 66-83

Fechter, Anne-Meike (2015) Expatriates in Indonesien. In: Stange, Gunnar, Grossmann, Christina and Jordan, Rolf (eds.) Handbuch Indonesien. Horlemann Verlag, Berlin, pp. 336-345

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Caroline Knowles

Goldsmiths | UK

c.knowles@gold.ac.uk

Bio

Caroline Knowles writes about migration and circulations of material objects – some of the social forces constituting globalisation. She is interested in cities, having done research in London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Fuzhou, Addis Ababa, Kuwait City and Seoul. She is currently the Director of the British Academy’s Cities and Infrastructure Programme. She holds a Major Leverhulme Research Fellowship 'Serious Money: a Mobile Investigation of Plutocratic London'. She recently worked with Ho Wing Chung, at the City University Hong Kong, on an ESRC project, ‘What calculations and Strategies Drive Young Migrants? An Investigation of the Traffic between London, Hong Kong and Beijing’, and with Roger Burrows, Rowland Atkinson, Tim Butler and Mike Savage on ‘The Very Affluent Worker: A Study of Everyday Life in the Alpha Territory’.

Papers

Knowles, C. (2017). Walking Plutocratic London: Exploring erotic, phantasmagoric Mayfair. Social Semiotics, 27(3), pp. 299-309

Knowles, C., Harper, D. (2010). Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes and Journeys. Chicago: Chicago University Press

Knowles, C. (2007). ‘It’s not what it was’: British Migrants in Postcolonial Hong Kong. Sociology Working Papers, pp. 1-25

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Caterina Guardamagna

University of Liverpool | UK

c.guardamagna@liverpool.ac.uk

Bio

Caterina Guardamagna is a lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Liverpool. With a background in historical linguistics, she expanded her interests to representations of citizenships in Early Modern England and “privileged” migration in contemporary Britain via corpus based and ‘traditional’ discourse analysis. Currently, she is investigating Italian and Spanish academics in the North West of England.

Members

Claudia Lütkehoff

RWTH University | Germany

claudia.luetkehoff@geo.rwth-aachen.de

Bio

Claudia Lütkehoff is a research assistant in Cultural Geography, RWTH Aachen University. Her current research project is entitled 'Transnational social spaces and place attachment of Latin American graduates'.

Members

Daniel Rauhut

University of Eastern Finland | Finland

daniel.rauhut@uef.fi

Bio

Daniel Rauhut is Associate Professor and holds a PhD in Economic History (Lund University, Sweden). Currently he works at University of Eastern Finland as a senior researcher. Over the years, Rauhut has participated in many EU funded project on migration and integration. His research focuses on the Swedes in Portugal; the drivers behind the migration, integration processes, bordering perspectives and who the emigrants are.

Papers

Rauhut, D. & Laine, J. (2020) “Swedish Immigration to Portugal: A Bordering Perspective”. Journal of Borderland Studies. DOI: 10.1080/08865655.2020.1777888

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Dora Sampaio

Max Planck Institute | Germany

sampaio@mmg.mpg.de

Bio

Dora Sampaio holds a PhD in Human Geography from the University of Sussex, where she looked at the diversity of ageing migrants on the Portuguese islands of the Azores, exploring migrants’ transnational experiences of ageing, home, care, and belonging. She currently works at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, where she looks at ‘(Im)mobilities of transnational ageing care and family re-negotiations across borders’ with a focus on Brazilian ageing parents and their migrant offspring in North America and Europe.

Papers

Sampaio, D. (2020) Ageing strategically: On migration, care, and diversity in later life. Population, Space and Place

Sampaio, D., & King, R. (2019). It's not everybody that wants to stay on a remote island’: Understanding distinction in the context of lifestyle migrants growing older in the Azores. Journal of rural studies, 72, 186-195

Sampaio, D., King, R., & Walsh, K. (2018). Geographies of the ageing-migration nexus: An introduction. Area, 50(4), 440-443. doi:10.1111/area.12463

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Driss Habti

University of Eastern Finland | Finland

driss.habti@uef.fi

Bio

Driss Habti is a postdoctoral researcher at the Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland. His latest research project is on career mobility of Russian physicians in Finland. His main research interests include international migration and ethnic relations, global highly skilled mobility, ethnicity, and cultural diversity. He recently published a co-edited book on highly skilled self-initiated expatriation and a double issue on new mobilities paradigm in Finnish context.

Papers

Habti D., Elo M. (2019). Rethinking Self-Initiated Expatriation in International Highly Skilled Migration. In: Habti D., Elo M. (eds) Global Mobility of Highly Skilled People. International Perspectives on Migration, vol 16. Springer

Habti, D., Koikkalainen, S. (2014). Highly skilled migration in the Context of Finland: An introduction. Journal of Finnish Studies 17(1), 3-17

Habti, D. (2014). Spatialities of Work and Home in a Dual Career Context of Highly Skilled Arab Women in Finland. Journal of Finnish Studies, 1-2

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Eralba Cela

University of Milan | Italy

eralba.cela@unimi.it

Bio

Eralba Cela has a PhD in Demography from the University of Bari and is Adjunct Professor in Social Statistics and Population Dynamics at the University of Milan. Her research interests are in the fields of migration, ageing, wellbeing and family studies. Her recent research focuses on the analysis of health, demographic change and well-being in the framework of an increasing ageing population. Her articles have been published in several international journals amongst which International Migration Review, Ageing and Society, Population Space and Place, Demographic Research, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Area, Journal of Mediterranean Studies.

Papers

King, R., Cela, E., Morettini, G., and Fokkema T. (2019). The Marche: Italy’s new frontier for international retirement migration. Population Space and Place. DOI : 10.1002/psp.2241.

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Erika Polson

University of Denver | USA

epolson@du.edu

Bio

Erika Polson is Associate Professor in Media, Film & Journalism Studies, University of Denver. Her research focuses on globalisation and media, and more specifically on digital media and global mobility. She is currently examining how a nexus of location-aware platforms and social media serve to connect people (temporarily) to place through the production of experience, and how the growing market for experiences is altering boundaries and creating new and contested claims to places.

Papers

Polson, E. (2018) "Doing" Local: Place-Based Travel Apps and the Globally Networked Self. In: Papacharissi, Z. (Ed) A Networked Self and Platforms, Stories, Connections. New York: Routledge

Polson, E. (2016) Privileged Mobilities: Professional Migration, Geo-Social Media, and a New Global Middle Class. New York: Peter Lang Publishers

Polson, E. (2013) A gateway to the global city: Mobile place-making practices by expats, New Media and Society 17 (4):629-645

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Erin Adamson

University of Kansas | USA

eadamson@ku.edu

Bio

Erin Adamson is a doctoral candidate in Sociology at the University of Kansas. Her research focuses on the local impacts of privileged migration of North Americans and Europeans on the Caribbean area of Costa Rica.

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Eve Bantman-Masum

University of Toulouse 2 | France

bantman.eve@gmail.com

Bio

Eve Bantman-Masum is a lecturer in US Studies at the University of Toulouse 2 (France) with a PhD in Anthropology. She has conducted fieldwork on US and Canadian migration into Mexico and published extensively on the economy of lifestyle migration in North America and France. Her current research explores strategies of recruitment and engagement in France, Canada, and Portugal. Her previous research project addressed the role and local impact of internationally mobile entrepreneurs.

Papers

Bantman-Masum, E. (2019). Unpacking commercial gentrification in central Paris. Urban Studies

Bantman-Masum, E.(2015). Lifestyle Transmigration: Understanding a Hypermobile Minority in Merida, Mexico”, Journal of Latin American Geography, Vol. 14(1), p. 101-117

Bantman-Masum, E. (2013). Enjeux de la mobilité des Canadiens et Américains au Mexique: stratégies économiques des migrants et réponses des États, Autrepart, 67-8

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Fátima Amante

Universidade de Lisboa | Portugal

mamante@campus.ul.pt

Bio

Fátima Amante holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Lisbon (2005). She holds a tenure track position as Associate Professor at the School of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP), University of Lisbon. She is a researcher at CAPP – Research Center for Administration and Public Policy. Main research interests are in the field of political anthropology, with particular emphasis on mobility and border issues. Current interests are in the mobility regimes, the impact of the austerity crisis in Portugal on migration policies through the case of the Golden Visa policy in Portugal.

Papers

Amante, M.F., Rodrigues, I. (2020). Mobility regimes and the crisis: the changing face of Chinese migration due to the Portuguese golden visa policy, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1752640

Amante, M.F. (2019), Performing borders: Exceptions, security in symbolism in Portuguese borders control, Journal of Borderlands Studies, 34 (1):17-30

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Heather Hindman

University of Texas | USA

h.hindman@mail.utexas.edu

Bio

Heather Hindman is Associate Professor at the Department of Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin. She is interested in critical development, entrepreneurialism, expatriate communities, social theory, global labour and gender.

Papers

Hindman, H. (2009) “Cosmopolitan Codifications: Elites, Expatriates and Difference in Kathmandu, Nepal.” Identities 16(4): 249-270.

Hindman, H. (2009) “The Cultural Bizarre/Bazaar: Art and the Accidental Elitism of Expatriates in Kathmandu, Nepal.” Journal of Popular Culture 42(4)

Hindman, H. (2007) “Shopping for a Hypernational Home: How Expatriate Women in Kathmandu Labour to Assuage Fear” in Gender and Family among Transnational Professionals eds. Anne Coles and Anne-Meike Fechter. pp. 41-61. New York: Routledge

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Helena Hof

University of Zurich | Switzerland

helena.hof@uzh.ch

Bio

Helena is a Senior Research and Teaching Fellow at the University of Zurich. In her comparative research on Japan, Singapore, and Brazil she combines intersectional and generational approaches to tease out the unsettlement and reinforcement of privileges in young European citizens’ migration to non-Western global cities and of middling migration more broadly. Her new project in affiliation with the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity will use an ethnographic approach to migrant-led innovation in Tokyo’s and Singapore’s knowledge-intensive start-up sectors and will focus on the link between migrants’ involvement in local entrepreneurial networks and the development of their business as well as their overall embedding in the host society.

Papers

Hof, H. (2020) Intersections of Race and Skills in European Migration to Asia: Between White Cultural Capital and ‘Passive Whiteness’, Ethnic and Racial Studies. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2020.1822535

Hof, H. (2020) Opting Out for Getting In: Existential Mobility in European Graduates’ Migration to Asia, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. DOI: 10.1080/15562948.2020.1755761

Hof. H. (2019) The Eurostars Go Global: Young Europeans’ Migration to Asia for Distinction and Alternative Life Paths, Mobilities. DOI: 10.1080/17450101.2019.1643164

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Hila Zaban

Kinneret Academic College | Israel

hilazaban@gmail.com

Bio

Hila Zaban is a lecturer at Kinneret Academic College, Israel, since 2019. Before that, she held a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the University of Warwick’s Sociology Department and an Israel Institute postdoctoral fellowship at SOAS, University of London. Her work focuses on mobility and urban transformations—gentrification and transnational gentrification in Israeli cities, affected by Jewish lifestyle migrants and second home owners. Her work also looks at issues of urban citizenship, immigrant integration, heritage and place belonging.

Papers

Zaban, H. (2019). New Children of Israel: Emerging Jewish Communities in an Era of Globalization, by Nathan P. Devir. Ethnic and Racial Studies

Zaban, H. (2017). City of Go(l)d: Spatial and Cultural Effects of High-Status Jewish Immigration from Western Countries on the Baka Neighbourhood of Jerusalem, Urban Studies, 54(7), 1539-1558

Zaban, H. (2017). Structure, Agency and TimeSpace in Immigrants’ Enclaves: High-Status Immigration in Jerusalem, Israel. In A. Christou, E. Mavroudi and B. Page (eds.), Timespace and Migration. Cheltenham, London: Edward Elgar Publishing

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Jelena Dzankic

European University Institute | Italy

jelena.dzankic@eui.eu

Bio

Jelena Dzankic is Part-Time Professor in the Global Governance Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, where she is Co-Director of the Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT). She holds a PhD degree in International Studies from the University of Cambridge, and has taught and researched at the University of Edinburgh, University College London, University of Graz, and Passau University. Her interests include: citizenship acquisition and loss, wealth-based migration and new mobilities, Europeanisation, and state-building.

Papers

Džankić, J. (2019). The Global Market for Investor Citizenship. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham

Džankić J. (2018) A Brave New Dawn? Digital Cakes, Cloudy Governance and Citizenship á la Carte. In: Bauböck R. (eds) Debating Transformations of National Citizenship. IMISCOE Research Series. Springer, Cham

Džankić J. (2018) The Maltese Falcon, or: my Porsche for a Passport!. In: Bauböck R. (eds) Debating Transformations of National Citizenship. IMISCOE Research Series. Springer, Cham

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Katie Higgins

University of Sheffield | UK

katie.higgins@sheffield.ac.uk

Bio

Katie Higgins works at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, University of Sheffield, which she joined in May 2018 as an Urban Studies Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Her research focuses on geographies of wealth in Manchester and its surrounds, the relationship of wealthy residents to their local urban environment and themes of gender and class.

Papers

Higgins, K. (2018). National belonging post-referendum: Britons living in other EU Member States respond to ‘Brexit’. Area. View this article in WRRO

Higgins, K. (2018). Tense and the other: temporality and urban multiculture in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.

Higgins K. (2017). Colonial legacies and lifestyle orientations: British migrants’ imagined geographies and pursuit of ‘the good life’ in Aotearoa New Zealand. Population, Space and Place

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Katie Walsh

University of Sussex | UK

katie.walsh@sussex.ac.uk

Bio

Katie Walsh joined University of Sussex as a Lecturer in September 2006. Previously, she completed her PhD, followed by an ESRC Post-doctoral Fellowship, in the Department of Geography, Royal Holloway University of London. She is especially intrigued by 'home', everyday home making practices and lived domestic space. Her ongoing research looks at British return migrants in later life. For this project, she is collecting life-stories from British returnees, focusing on narratives of home, belonging, ageing and the life-course.

Papers

Walsh, K. (2018). Materialities and imaginaries of home: geographies of British returnees in later life. Area, 50 (4). pp. 476-482

Leonard, P., Walsh, K. (eds). (2018) British migration: privilege, diversity, vulnerability. Routledge, Oxon

Walsh, K. (2018). Returning at retirement: British migrants coming 'home' in later life. In: British migration: privilege, diversity and vulnerability. Routledge, Oxon, pp. 182-198

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Kerstin Martel

Copenhagen Business School | Denmark

kma.msc@cbs.dk

Bio

Kerstin Martel is a PhD fellow at the Department of Management, Society and Communication, Copenhagen Business School. Her research interests comprise identity and coping strategies of globally mobile individuals, interactions in highly diverse teams and networks, as well as multilateral relations in Europe. Kerstin has published in the fields of intercultural management, social-psychology and diplomacy, and has contributed to international conferences such as the Critical Management Studies Conference (CMSC), the International Association of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management (IACCM) and the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR).

Papers

Martel K., L. Babaci, E. Gallou, L’émergence d’une nouvelle "élite transnationale" et l’intégration de nouveaux profils de managers, in: Le Défi Interculturel: Enjeux et perspectives pour entreprendre, dir.: P.R. Cloet, A.M. Guénette, E. Mutabazi, P. Pierre, L’Harmattan, Paris, 2017

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Koh Sin Yee

Monash University Malaysia | Malaysia

koh.sinyee@monash.edu

Bio

Sin Yee Koh is Senior Lecturer in Global Studies at Monash University Malaysia. Her work seeks to understand the causes, processes, and consequences of structural and urban inequalities (especially in Southeast Asian and East Asian contexts), and how people cope individually and collectively under such conditions through the lens of migration and mobility. She is author of Race, Education, and Citizenship (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) and co-editor of New Chinese Migrations (Routledge, 2018).

Papers

Koh, S.Y. (2020) Disrupted geographic arbitrage and differential capacities of coping in later-life: Anglo-Western teacher expatriates in Brunei. International Migration Review. doi:10.1177/0197918320926910

Koh, S.Y. (2020). Noncitizens’ rights: Moving beyond migrants’ rights. Migration and Society: Advances in Research, 3(1), 233-237

Koh, S.Y., & Wissink, B. (2018). Enabling, structuring and creating elite transnational lifestyles: Intermediaries of the super-rich and the elite mobilities industry. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44(4), 592-609. doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2017.1315509

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Kwanchanok Jaisuekun

Mahidol University | Thailand

k.jaisuekun@gmail.com

Bio

Kwanchanok Jaisuekun is currently a Royal Golden Jubilee PhD scholar pursuing a PhD in Multicultural Studies at the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia, Mahidol University. Her doctoral research focuses on the implications of Long-Stay Western tourism on Thailand.

Papers

Jaisuekun, K. (2017). A Search for a Better Life: Economic Motivation of the German Relocation to Pattaya. Walalaik Journal of Social Sciences 10(2): 41-80

Jaisuekun, K., Sunanta, S. (2016). Lifestyle Migration in Thailand: A Case Study of German Migrants in Pattaya. Thammasat Review19 (2), 89-103

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Lea Caminero

Free University Berlin | Germany

lea.molina.caminero@fu-berlin.de

Bio

Lea Molina Caminero is a social geographer (M.A. University of Osnabrueck) and completed her thesis on lifestyle-oriented youth mobilities to Lisbon in 2020 as part of a research internship within the Primob Research Group at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon. Since November 2020, she has been working as a research assistant in the research group ‘Globalisation, Transformation and Gender’ at the Free University in Berlin. Her research focuses on lifestyle-oriented mobilities to cities and its socio-spatial negotiations of privileges, belonging and identity-making in the area of destination.

Papers

Molina Caminero, L. (2020) Longing for a better lifestyle: The role of privileges, belonging and place (re-)making within international youth mobilities to Lisbon. Master Thesis, M.A. Social Geography, University of Osnabrueck

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Lucinda Fonseca

IGOT | Portugal

fonseca-maria@campus.ul.pt

Bio

Lucinda Fonseca is Full Professor of Human Geography and Migration Studies at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT), Universidade de Lisboa. She is also the Director of the PhD Program on Migration Studies and the coordinator of the Research cluster MIGRARE - Migration, spaces and societies at the Centre for Geographical Studies (CEG) of the same institute. Her current research activities focus on migration dynamics and migrant transnationalism, migration, mobilities and urban transformation; migration, demographic change and regional development. She is a member of the International Steering Committee of the Metropolis International Project and of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board of IMISCOE Research Network - International migration, integration and social cohesion in Europe.

Papers

Fonseca, M. L., Esteves, A., McGarrigle, J. (2019). Moroccans in Portugal: The Role of Networks with the Home Country in Migration and Integration Processes. In Paradiso, M. (Ed.) Mediterranean Mobilities: Europe's Changing Relationships. Springer: 107-116

Fonseca, M.L., Caldeira, M.J. and Esteves, A. (2002), New forms of migration into the European South: challenges for citizenship and governance – the Portuguese Case. International Journal of Population Geography, 8: 135-152. doi:10.1002/ijpg.248

Bakewell, O., Engbersen, G., Fonseca, M.L., Horst, C. (eds). (2016). Beyond networks. Feedback in international migration, London, Palgrave MacMillan

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Mari Korpela

Tampere University | Finland

mari.korpela@tuni.fi

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Mari Korpela is a social anthropologist, currently working as an Academy Research Fellow in the Faculty of Social Sciences in Tampere University, Finland. Her research project is titled "Expatriate Childhood: Children's Experiences of Temporary Migration." Earlier, she has done extensive ethnographic research among lifestyle migrants in India. She is the president of the Finnish Anthropological Society and the director of the Lifestyle Migration Hub. In addition, she is a docent (adjunct professor) of social and cultural anthropology in the University of Helsinki.

Papers

Korpela, M. (2019). Searching for a countercultural life abroad: neo-nomadism, lifestyle mobility or bohemian lifestyle migration? Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Korpela, M. (2018). Moving to Paradise for the Children's Sake. Migration Letters 15(1): 55-65

Korpela, M. (2016). A (Sub)Culture of Their Own: Children of Lifestyle Migrants in Goa, India. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal 25(4): 470-488

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Matthew Hayes

St. Thomas University | Canada

mhayes@stu.ca

Bio

Matthew Hayes is Associate Professor of Sociology and Canada Research Chair in Global and International Studies at St. Thomas University, in Fredericton, Canada. His work addresses global inequalities and how they are shifting through the lifestyle migration of North Americans to Latin America. His work has been published in Area, American Journal of Cultural Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Mobilities, and Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. His book, Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration under Late Capitalism was published in 2018 with University of Minnesota Press.

Papers

Hayes, M. (2018). Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration under Late Capitalism. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Hayes, M. (2018). ‘The Gringos of Cuenca: How retirement migrants perceive their impact on lower income communities.’ Area50(4): 467-475.

Hayes, M and Carlson, J. (2018). ‘Good guests and obnoxious gringos: Cosmopolitan ideals among North American migrants to Cuenca, Ecuador.’ American Journal of Cultural Sociology6(1): 189-211

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Meghann Ormond

Wageningen University | Netherlands

meghann.ormond@wur.nl

Bio

As a cultural geographer, an immigrant and ardent fan of the transformative potential of international travel, Meghann Ormond is deeply invested in and concerned with how differently-mobile people's roots, rights and vulnerabilities are recognised and included in the places they visit and in which they live. Meghann is Associate Professor in Cultural Geography at Wageningen University, Netherlands. Meghann's main research interests include 1) transnational medical and long-term care, 2) migrants' integration and heritage-making practices, and 3) travel and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities. This work has led to more than 35 articles, books and chapters as well as numerous collaborations with scholars, governmental bodies and non-governmental organisations across four continents.

Papers

Ormond, M., Nah, A. (2019). Constructing healthcare-related “deservingness” in an entrepreneurial state: (Re)producing “desirable”, “acceptable” and “disposable” migrants through the lens of risk in Malaysia. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1597477

Ong, C.E., Ormond, M., Sulianti, D. (2017). Performing 'Chinese-ness' in Singkawang: Diasporic moorings, festivals and tourism. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 58(1), 41-56. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/apv.12149

Ormond, M. (2013). Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia, Abingdon: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Neoliberal-Governance-and-International-Medical-Travel-in-Malaysia-1st/Ormond/p/book/9780415502382

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Michaela Benson

Goldsmiths | UK

michaela.benson@gold.ac.uk

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Michaela Benson is an ethnographer and sociologist based at Goldsmiths. She is known for her theoretical and conceptual work on lifestyle migration and her empirical research with British citizens in France and North Americans in Panama. More recently, her research has turned to consider Brexit’s impacts for British citizens living in the EU for the BrExpats research project. This uniquely examines what Brexit, as it unfolds, entails for these British citizens, exploring in particular questions of citizenship, identity and belonging.

Papers

Benson, M. (2019). Brexit and the classed politics of bordering: the British in France and European belongings. Sociology

Benson, M., O'Reilly, K. (2018). Lifestyle migration and colonial traces in Malaysia and Panama. London: Palgrave

Benson, M., O'Reilly, K. (2009). Migration and the search for a better way of life: a critical exploration of lifestyle migration. The Sociological Review, 57(4), 608 -625

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Natasha Webster

Stockholm University | Sweden

natasha.webster@humangeo.su.se

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Natasha Webster is a researcher at the Department of Human Geography at Stockholm University. She is interested in gender, migration and work(ing)-life practices. Natasha's current research focuses on feminist economic geography by exploring the role of women-led entrepreneurship and gig-work in migration and integration. Natasha is currently co-editing a special issue for Globalizations on transnational migrant entrepreneurs. Natasha, following her interests of gender in the workplace, co-edited a 2019 special issue on Early Career Women in Geography for Geografiska Annaler B. Natasha is a Book Review Editor for Emotion, Space and Society and is part of the editorial board for Digital Geography and Society.

Papers

Webster, N. A. and Haandrikman, K. (forthcoming) Exploring the role of privilege in migrant women’s self-employment. Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice

Webster, N. A. 2020. Migrant women entrepreneurs and emotional encounters in policy fields. Emotion, Space and Society, 37, 100730. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2020.100730

Webster, N.A. and Zhang, Q. 2020. Careers delivered from the kitchen? Immigrant women small-scale entrepreneurs working in the growing Nordic platform economy. NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/08038740.2020.1714725

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Roxanna Barbulescu

University of Leeds | UK

r.barbulescu@leeds.ac.uk

Bio

Roxana Barbulescu joined the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, in September 2016 as University Academic Fellow in New Migrations in UK and Europe. She is interested in practices of migration and migrant lives particularly in connection with migrant integration, citizenship, migrants' rights, intra-EU mobility and migration control. Her project with Adrian Favell, Brexit and its impact on diversity and Inter-ethnic community relations in Northern towns is funded by the ESRC IAA.

Papers

Barbulescu R, Favell A. (2020). Commentary: A Citizenship without Social Rights? EU Freedom of Movement and Changing Access to Welfare Rights. International Migration. 58(1), pp. 151-165

Barbulescu R. (2019). Migrant Integration in a Changing Europe Immigrants, European Citizens, and Co-ethnics in Italy and Spain. University of Notre Dame Pess

Barbulescu R. (2018). Global mobility corridors for the ultra-rich and why understanding the neoliberal transformation of citizenship matters. In: Baubock R (eds.) Debating Transformations of National Citizenship. IMISCOE Research Series. Cham: Springer, pp. 29-32

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Russell King

University of Sussex | UK

r.king@sussex.ac.uk

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Russell King works at the University of Sussex since 1993. He was Dean of the School of European Studies (1998-2001), Head of the Geography Department (2004-07) and Director of the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (1998-2011). He was editor of the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies from 2000 until 2013. He has directed major research projects on return migration to Southern Italy (funded by ESRC), Irish migration (Trinity Trust and the Bank of Ireland), British retirement migration to the Mediterranean (ESRC), Albanian migration (Leverhulme Trust), international student migration (HEFCE) and second-generation return migration to Greece and Cyprus (AHRC). His main regional interests are in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean, but he has also researched migration, as a global phenomenon, in other parts of the world.

Papers

Maslova, S., King, R. (2020). Residential trajectories of high-skilled transnational migrants in a global city: Exploring the housing choices of Russian and Italian professionals in London. Cities Volume 96, 102421

Augusto, A., King, R. (2020). 1Skilled white bodies1: Portuguese workers in Angola as a case of North–South migration. The Geographical Journal. 186: 116– 127

Kılınç, N., King, R. (2017). The quest for a ‘better life’: Second-generation Turkish-Germans ‘return’ to ‘paradise’. Demographic Research 36, 49: 1491–1514

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Saara Koikkalainen

University of Eastern Finland | Finland

saara.koikkalainen@uef.fi

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Saara Koikkalainen is senior researcher at the Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland. She has a vast experience with highly skilled migration and is currently working on a project entitled Nordic Nationals in Post-Brexit London (2018-), which focuses on Brexit and looks at how migrants form ties of belonging, negotiate their labour market positions, and construct their everyday lives when their free movement rights are at risk.

Papers

Koikkalainen, S. (2019). Nordic ties and British lives? Migrant capital and the case of Nordic migrants living in London. Social Inclusion 7(4). DOI: 10.17645/si.v7i4.2333

Koikkalainen, S. (2019). Intra-European migrants and the question of integration: citizenship in the lives of Finnish migrants in Europe. Nordic Journal of Migration Research. 9:2

Koikkalainen, S. (2019). Serial migrants and one-time migrants: The transnational lives of highly skilled Finns working in Europe. Finnish Yearbook of Population Research 53

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Sandra Mantu

Radboud University Nijmegen | Netherlands

s.mantu@jur.ru.nl

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Sandra Mantu is assistant professor of sociology of law and migration law at Radboud University. She is specialised in European migration law with emphasis on European citizenship and its relation to national citizenship. She has been involved in several EU funded projects looking at the legal aspects of EU citizenship and EU migration and mobility frameworks. She is currently main researcher in EXPULCIT a project that focuses on the expulsion of EU citizens from host Member States.

Papers

Mantu, S., P. Minderhoud and E. Guild (2020) EU Citizenship and Free Movement Rights: Taking Supranational Citizenship Seriously, Leiden: Brill https://brill.com/view/title/55948

Mantu, S., P. Minderhoud and E. Guild (2019) Editorial: Transforming Migrants into ‘Real’ Citizens - EU Citizenship and Some Unfulfilled Promises, European Journal of Migration and Law 21(3), pp. 283-287

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Sarah Kunz

University of Bristol | UK

sarah.kunz@bristol.ac.uk

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Sarah Kunz is a postdoctoral Leverhulme Trust Fellow at the University of Bristol and holds a PhD in Geography from UCL. Her research focuses on privileged migration and social inequality, with a specific interest in migration categories, the racialisation of migration, and post/decolonial approaches to migration studies. Her forthcoming monograph (with Manchester University Press) explores postcolonial histories and politics of the category ‘expatriate’. Her current research explores the surge in wealth-based ‘investment migration’ in the context of increasingly differentiated mobility regimes.

Papers

Kunz, S. (2020). A Business Empire and its migrants: Royal Dutch Shell and the management of racial capitalism. Transactions of The Institute of British Geographers

Kunz, S. (2019). Expatriate, migrant? The social life of migration categories and the polyvalent mobility of race. The Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Kunz, S. (2016). Privileged mobilities: locating the expatriate in migration scholarship. Geography Compass

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Sarah Scuzzarello

University of Sussex | UK

s.scuzzarello@sussex.ac.uk

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Sarah Scuzzarello (PhD Lund University) is a Research Fellow in Cross-national Comparative Politics at the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR). Her research focuses mainly on comparative politics with a focus on the politics of citizenship, migration and integration. Sarah’s work is interdisciplinary, drawing from politics and political psychology. She has recently started an additional strand of research on retirement migration of Westerners to Thailand. For this, she was awarded a Harry Kroto Fellowship in January 2017 by the University of Sussex.

Papers

Statham, P., Scuzzarello, S., Sunanta, S. and Trupp, A. (2020). Globalising Thailand through gendered ‘both-ways’ migration pathways with ‘the West’: cross-border connections between people, states, and places. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Scuzzarello, S. (2020). Practising privilege. How settling in Thailand enables older Western migrants to enact privilege over local people. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studie,. pp. 1-23

Mahendran, K., Magnusson, N., Howarth, C. and Scuzzarello, S. (2019) Reification and the refugee: using a counterposing dialogical analysis to unlock a frozen category. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 7 (1), pp. 577-597

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Sofia Gaspar

ISCTE | Portugal

sofia.gaspar@iscte-iul.pt

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Sofia Gaspar is Senior Researcher at CIES-IUL, Lisbon University Institute, Portugal. She has coordinated several projects on bi-national couples, transnational families and Chinese immigrants, and she has vastly published on this field. Her current research activity is focused on the social integration of immigrants' descendants, particularly on the Chinese community in Portugal and Europe. Other research interests include business migration, lifestyle migration and transnational families in Portugal and Europe.

Papers

Gaspar, S., Ampudia de Haro, F. (2019). Buying Citizenship? Chinese Golden Visa Migrants in Portugal. International Migration, Early View

Ampudia de Haro, F., Gaspar, S. (2019). Visados dorados para inversores en España y Portugal: residencia a cambio de dinero, Arbor. Ciencia, Pensamiento, Cultura, Vol. 195 (791): a495

Gaspar, S., Ferreira, A. C., Ramos, M. (2017). European bi-national marriages in Portugal and EU social integration. Portuguese Journal of Social Science, 16 (3), 393-410

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Sophie Cranston

Loughborough University | UK

s.cranston@lboro.ac.uk

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Sophie Cranston is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at Loughborough University. Sophie's research looks broadly at the relationship between global mobility, privilege and identity. Her ESRC-funded research on ‘Following the Expatriate’ drew upon mobilities as a field to look at the different ways in which ‘expatriate’ comes to be understood. She has looked at the influence of global mobility on young people’s identities. This includes research that looks at high school aged children, through Loughborough University funded research on youth global citizenship in international schools.

Papers

Cranston, S. (2020) Figures of the Global: Privileged young people’s mobility journeys, Population, Space and Place, e2305. Invited contribution to special issue: Transnational Youth Mobilities

Cranston, S., Pimlott-Wilson, H., Bates, E. (2020) International Work Placements and the Hierarchies of Distinction, Geoforum 108 139-147

Cranston, S., Lloyd, J. (2019) Bursting the Bubble: Spatialising safety for privileged migrant women in Singapore, Antipode, 51(2) 478-496

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Sue Coccaro

IGOT | Portugal

suecoccaro@gmail.com

Bio

Sue Coccaro is enrolled as a PhD student in the Migration Studies Doctoral Programme of the University of Lisbon. She carries out her research project within the MIGRARE research cluster (Migration, spaces and societies) at the Centre for Geographical Studies (CEG) of the same institute.

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Thanasis Tyrovolas

Harokopio University | Greece

tomtyrovolas@gmail.com

Bio

Thanasis Tyrovolas holds a Master’s Degree in Africa and International Development whereas his undergraduate studies are in Business Administration at Athens University of Economics and Business. He has recently completed his second MSc in Applied Geography at Harokopio University investigating the Golden Visa Policy in Greece as a form of privileged mobility and its socio-spatial consequences. He is an experienced Project Manager, Researcher and Project Proposal drafter with more than 5 years of experience. He has worked in different Non-Governmental Organisations in Greece, dealing with gender and migration issues. His main research interests lie at the intersections of gender, migration and space.

Papers

Tyrovolas, T. (2020). The Golden Visa policy in Greece: privileged mobility, "investment boom" and socio-spatial consequence. http://estia.hua.gr/file/lib/default/data/23136/theFile, Harokopio University master's dissertation, in Greek

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Ulas Sunata

Bahcesehir University | Turkey

ulas.sunata@eas.bau.edu.tr

Bio

Ulas Sunata holds a PhD in Sociology from the Osnabrück University. She is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, Bahcesehir University and the Founding Chair of the Migration and Urban Studies (BAUMUS). She primarily specialises in migration and cultural studies, and researches labour migration, brain drain, refugee education, migration management, diasporas, cultural diversity, human rights, and gender studies.

Papers

Sunata, U. (2015) How highly skilled labour migrants deal with flexibility? Eds. N. Milewski, I. Sirkeci, M.M. Yüceşahin, & A.S. Rolls. Family and Human Capital in Turkish Migration. Transnational Press London, pp. 125-136

Sunata, U. (2014) The Role of Social Networks on Reverse Brain Migration: Migration Experience and Perceptions of Turkish Engineer Returnees from Germany. Turkish Psychological Articles (Türk Psikoloji Yazıları), 17(34), 85-100

Sunata, U. (2014) Impacts of Turkish Education System on Migration. Eds. H. Arslan, G. Raţă, E. Kocayörük, & M.A. Içbay. Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Education. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 375-385

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Zeynep Yanasmayan

Max Planck Institute | Germany

yanasmayan@eth.mpg.de

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Zeynep Yanasmayan is a senior research fellow and coordinator of the Max Planck Society-funded research initiative 'The Challenges of Migration, Integration and Exclusion' at the Department of Law and Anthropology, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology. Her research interests include migration and citizenship studies, governance of religious diversity, law and society and Turkish politics.

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Yanasmayan, Z. (2019). The migration of highly educated Turkish citizens to Europe: from guestworkers to global talent. Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series. London; New York: Routledge

Yanasmayan, Z., Kaşlı (2019). Reading diasporic engagements through the lens of citizenship: Turkey as a test case. Political Geography 70: 24–33

Yanasmayan, Z. (2016). Does education ‘trump’ nationality?: boundary-drawing practices among highly educated migrants from Turkey. Ethnic and Racial Studies 39(11): 2041–2059