Research Topics

Gender and Migration

  • Gender ratio and « feminization of international migration »: a critical view
  • Gender, generation and the family in international migration
  • Feminist approaches to migration and body politics

Migration Policies and Practices

  • Irregular migration: pratices and policies
  • New migratory forms in Europe (transnational welfare, circular migration, transnational trade…)
  • Middling migration
  • Everyday cosmopolitanism
  • Intra-EU mobilities

Migration, Space and Place

  • Migration, Gender and the City
  • Immigrants spatialities at multiple scales
  • Rescaling Migration
  • Migratory dynamics in the euro-mediterranean region and their implications for space and place
  • Shrinking regions: Ageing and migration
  • New spatialities of the border: cities, islands, bodies
  • Mobilities and urbanities

Research Methods

  • Interpretative approaches and the use of qualitative research methods applied to socio-spatial problems and issues
  • Surveys
  • Mobile methods
  • Migrant ethnographies
  • Immigrant biographies
  • Qualitative investigations of the web
  • Scientometric analysis

Keywords: Migration, Mobility, Gender, Class, Generation, Maghreb, Southern Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Qualitative approach, Participant observation, Ethnography, Malta, Cyprus, Italy, France, Spatialities