Alexandra Pereira, PhD by ISEG - University of Lisbon with a thesis entitled "Transborder Himalaya - Processes of Transnationalism Among Nepalese Entrepreneurs and Workers in Lisbon" (2019) and MA in Clinical Psychology by Coimbra University (2004). Researches Nepalese Migration in Portugal (entrepreneurship, labour, networks, female migrants, new media usage, mobility), Nepalese Transnational Networks and Nepalese in Europe. Conducted FAMI Project "Migration and Labour Exploitation of Nepalese in...

Expertise

Migration processes
Migration consequences (for migrants, sending and receiving countries)
Migration governance
Cross-cutting topics in migration research
Disciplines
Methods
Geographies

Roles

  • ISEG

    University, Lisbon, Portugal
    Independent Researcher

  • Portuguese Government Ministry of Health DGS - General Health Direction

    Governmental Organisation, Abrantes, Portugal
    Clinical Psychologist doing remote work in the Covid-19 pandemic context for the Contact Center of the Portuguese National Healthcare Service SNS24

  • Nova University of Lisbon

    University, Caparica, Portugal
    Research Fellow for Project Biovoices

  • ISEG

    University, Lisbon, Portugal
    PhD Researcher under OpenSoc Sociology Program

  • ISCTE-IUL

    University, Lisbon, Portugal
    Research Fellow for Project Immigration and Trafficking for Labour Exploitation: Nepalese in Greenhouses in Portugal (PT/2017/FAMI/158

  • Clinical Psychologist

    Other, Lisbon, Portugal
    Clinical Psychologist - Independent

  • Clinical Psychologist Independent

    Other, Lisbon and London, Portugal
    Clinical Psychologist Graduate Seminars Psychology, Education and Social Sciences

  • Clinical Psychologist, Collaborator of Several Immigrant Associations

    Non-governmental Organisation, London, United Kingdom
    Independent Clinical Psychologist, Collaborator of Several Immigrant Associations

  • Immigrant Associations in London and Reading

    Non-governmental Organisation, London and Reading, United Kingdom
    Clinical psychologist, visual arts student (until 2011), collaborator of several immigrant associations projects in partnership with galleries, producers and festivals

  • Government of Portugal Ministry of Health

    Governmental Organisation, Lisbon, Portugal
    Clinical psychologist Collaboration with art education programs, reception of minorities and immigrants

  • Government of Portugal Ministry of Labor and Social Solidarity

    Governmental Organisation, Lisbon, Sintra, Portugal
    Clinical psychologist Monitoring unemployed and young people at risk, school and professional guidance, vocational counseling; interviews, focus groups, surveys and advice

  • FPCE-COIMBRA UNIVERSITY & CAT Coimbra Centre for Substance Abuse

    University, Coimbra, Portugal
    Clinical Psychologist/Researcher

  • Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPCE) Coimbra University and CAT Centre for Substance Abuse: Coimbra, Coimbra, PT

    University, Coimbra, Portugal
    Researcher for the project Drug Addiction and Psychiatric Comorbidity - Symptomatology of Axis 1 and Personality Disorder - NEPPUS - Nucleus for the Study of Substance Use Disorders. Psychology.

  • Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPCE) Coimbra University and CAT Centre for Substance Abuse

    University, Coimbra, Portugal
    Researcher of the Research project in partnership with the CAT of Coimbra: Hepatitis C - Epidemiology and Treatment in CAT Coimbra's Patients. Psychology and Health Sciences.

  • FPCE-COIMBRA UNIVERSITY & CAT Coimbra Centre for Sunstance Abuse

    University, Coimbra, Portugal
    Trainee Psychologist - Clinical - Sytemic and Dynamic - Curricular Training Program

Research

Interruption of Hypermobility, Alienation and Transnationalism Processes – the Case of the Nepalese in Portugal

Authors Alexandra Pereira
Year 2021
Journal Name IMISCOE Annual Conference 2021 Papers
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1 Journal Article

Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on the Nepalese Immigrants in Portugal

Authors Alexandra Pereira, ISEG - University of Lisbon
Year 2021
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2 Working Paper

‘If you don't migrate, you're a nobody’: Migration recruitment networks and experiences of Nepalese farm workers in Portugal

Authors ISCTE-IUL, Alexandra Pereira, Cláudia Pereira, ...
Year 2021
Journal Name Journal of Rural Studies
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3 Journal Article

Migration and Trafficking for Labor Exploitation. Nepalese in Agriculture in Portugal.

Authors Alexandra Pereira
Description
Final Report - FAMI Project (PT/2017/FAMI/158)
Year 2019
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4 Report

Migration and Trafficking for Labor Exploitation. Nepalese in Agriculture in Portugal.

Authors Alexandra Pereira, ISCTE-IUL
Description
Final Report - FAMI Project (PT/2017/FAMI/158): Migration and Trafficking for Labor Exploitation. Nepalese in Agriculture in Portugal.
Year 2019
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5 Report

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