Fields of activities:
|» Anthropology |
» Cultural studies
|» Political science |
Brief description of your activity focus
Research on migration, migration and development and comparative policy analysis.
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Long experience in comparative policies analysis (health, migration, integration, elderly, migration and development, etc.) and research in sociology, political science and anthropology, using qualitative methods (participant observation, interviews, group discussion, field studies), quantitative (questionnaires) and audiovisual methods (production of socio-ethnographic films).
EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Strengthening policy coherence & coordination in Europe
» Socio-economic development trajectories
» Societal trends and lifestyles
» Cultural interactions in an international perspective
» Conflicts, peace and human rights
» Participation and citizenship in Europe
» Use of indicators and related approaches for the evaluation of research policies and programmes
» Research systems and research policies in Europe
» Mutual learning and co-operation
International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
2007-2009. Representations of causes and consequences of migration in a Senegalese region of departure.
Field study in the region of Louga, Senegal. Principle investigator. Partnership: Department of sociology, University of Geneva; International Organization for Migrations (IOM), Rome; International Migration Section, UNESCO, Paris.
Written publications and production of the film Tukki bi (The journey), 52, 2009, Jenny Maggi and Dame Sarr, for research valorization. Financial support: RUIG-GIAN (Geneva International Academic Network).
2010-2012. Transnational senegalese migrations, integration and development. A comparative analysis of policies and migrant organizations dynamics in three European receiving contexts. Principle investigator. Partnership: Department of sociology, University of Geneva; Faculty of social sciences, University of Lausanne, Centre for the Study of International Policies (CeSPI), Rome; International Migration Section, UNESCO, Paris; IOM, Paris.
Written publications and production of the film Au diapason de la diaspora, 69, 2012, for research valorization.
Financial support: Swiss network for International Studies (SNIS).