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Sofia Gaspar

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Research Fields
Sociology of migration, sociology of the family, privileged migration, immigrants descendants, Chinese community, quantitative data in social sciences
Research Group
Migration, Mobility and Ethnicity

Sofia Gaspar (PhD in Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid, 2005) 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. My recent publications include the co-edition of the books The Presence of China and the Chinese Diaspora in Portugal and Portuguese-Speaking Territories (2021, Brill) and Southeast Asian Migration: People on the Move in Search of Work, Refuge and Belonging (Sussex Academic Press, 2015). I have also published several papers in peer-review journals (International Migration, Population, Space and Place, Journal of Chinese Overseas, Sociologia - Problemas e Práticas, Portuguese Journal of Social Science).
She is Member of the Organizing Committee of the Thematic Section Migrations, Ethnicity and Racism of the Portuguese Sociological Association (APS), and she is co-organizing the workshops Meetings on Chinese Studies and Seminar of Cultural Diversity in Contemporary Families, both at Cies-Iscte.  She is also member of several international ... [more info]
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