Fields of activities:
» Ethnic studies
Brief description of your activity focus
migration, nationalism and European integration
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Migration policy and migrant integration
nationalism and identity studies
European integration, Eastern enlargement, Euro-mediterranean area, comparison with North America
Communication studies, Critical Discourse Analysis
EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Demographic changes
» Societal trends and lifestyles
» Cultural interactions in an international perspective
» Participation and citizenship in Europe
» Diversities and commonalities in Europe
» How indicators are used in policy
» Developing better indicators for policy
» Use of indicators and related approaches for the evaluation of research policies and programmes
|Project Title||Tolerance Pluralism and Social Cohesion REsponding to the Challenges of the 21st CEntury|
|Project Title||A European Approach to Multicultural Citizenship|
|Project Title||Counting the Uncountable. Irregular Migration. Data and Trends Across Europe|
|Project Title||Identities and Modernities in Europe|
International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
Coordinator of METOIKOS project (funded by EU Fund for INtegration of TCNs, 2008) studies circular migration in Europe and its neighbourhood looking at patterns of circular migration and (re-)integration of migrants in southeastern Europe, southern Europe and North Africa and central-eastern Europe
and MEDIVA project (Funded by EU Fund for Integration of TCNs, 2009)
Team leader of FRIM at ELIAMEP , a project funded by the Fundamental Rights Agency to study irregular migrants’ access to fundamental rights,
PAST PROJECTS in ascending order:
Coordinator with Dia Anagnostou: EUROREG (Minorities, EU policies and regional development) (2004-07),
Co-coordinator: POLITIS (active immigrant civic participation in the EU) (2004-07),
Team leader and co-coordinator: EMEDIATE (2004-07) (European public sphere and international crises in the media);
Co-ordinator: MIGSYS (migration policies, migrants and migration systems) (2006-07),
Team leader: IDEA (migration policy in Europe) (2007-09)
OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Member of the Organizing Committee of the 3rd Global Forum on Migration and Development, held in Athens, Greece on 2-3 November 2009.
Acting regularly as referee of articles and reviewer of books for the American Sociological Review, British Journal of Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Ethnicities, Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, Journal of Southeast Europe and Black Sea Studies, Language & Politics, Nations and Nationalism, National Identities, International Review of Administrative Sciences, Social Forces, Sociological Research Online, South European Society and Politics.
Reviewer of book proposals for
• Routledge, London, since 2002;
• Palgrave-Macmillan since 2003;
• Amsterdam University Press, since 2005,
• Blackwell, London since 2006.
• Ashgate, Aldershot since 2008
• Springer Verlag, Frankfurt, since 2009.
• for the European Commission, Research DG, since 1999, Framework Programmes FP5, FP6 and FP7.
• for the European Science Foundation, Strasbourg, France, since 2008.
• for the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office, in the AGORA programme providing scientific support to public policy programmes, since 2007.
• for the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) since 2006.
• for the Norface Network since 2006.
• for the University of Milan, since 2010