Associate Professor in Sociology, Lund University
Dalia Abdelhady is an Associate Professor at Lund University in Sweden where she worked since 2011. Her work features the application of postcolonial analysis to the sociology of migration. Following a comparative perspective, her work focuses on the meeting point between individual immigrants (and their communities) and institutions in receiving countries (such as schools, labor markets, media and political policies). She is the author of The Lebanese Diaspora: The Arab Immigrant Experiences in Montreal, New York and Paris (New York University Press, 2011), and co-editor of Refugees and the Violence of Welfare Bureaucracies in Northern Europe (Manchester University Press, 2020) and The Routledge Handbook of Middle East Diasporas (Routledge, 2021). Her journal articles were published in The Sociological Quarterly, Identities, Cultural Dynamics, Comparative Migration Studies, and International Journal of Intercultural Relations.
Feb 02, 2021 13:29 pm UTC| Insights & Views
When we think of the gruelling journeys refugees often take to reach Europe, our minds often cast back to 2015, when more than a million people fled danger in search of a better life. For many refugees, destinations in...