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Sofia Gaspar
Department of Social Research Methods
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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 Research Assistant at CIES-Iscte, 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 Ethnics and Migration Studies; Journal of Chinese Overseas; Diaspora, Indigenous and Minority Education; Portuguese Journal of Social Science).Since January 2023, she is the local coordinator of the project AspirE, "Decision making of aspiring (re)migrants to/within the EU: The case of labour market-leading migrations from Asia", on the scope of HORIZON-CL2-2022-TRANSFORMATIONS-01). She is Member of the Organizing Committee of the Thematic Section Migrations, Ethnicity ... [more info]
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