Research Fields
Migration in Tajikistan
Migration in Portugal
Children/Youth and Migration
Gender differences in Migration Experiences
Ismailis in Tajikistan and Portugal
Research Group
Migration, Mobility and Ethnicity
 Shukriya Nazridod completed her bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Her thesis focused on understanding the effects of parental migration on the wellbeing of those children who stay with their extended families in Khorog, Tajikistan. She then continued her education by pursuing an MA in Social Work with Families and Children, a joint Erasmus Mundus Masters programme developed by ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), University of Gothenburg (UGOT), University of Stavanger (UiS) and Makerere University (MU). Her research focus continued to be on the field of migration in Tajikistan, more precisely on giving voice to the children growing up without the presence of their parents in labour migration, exploring their own understandings and feelings in relation to being left behind, an important aspect that has been largely ignored by previous research into migration. She conducted her fieldwork in Tajikistan. Her current ... [more info]
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