Zetong Xiao is a Ph.D. Student in History of Latin America at Complutense University of Madrid. His research project focuses on Chinese immigration to Costa Rica between 1900-2010, with an emphasis on the transformation of transnational connections and the construction of migrant networks. He is also...
Expertise in political sociology, socio-legal studies, migration and citizenship with strong skills in qualitative methods and experience in quantitative research. Holds PhD in the Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies Program and Graduate Certificate in Law and Society Studies at the University...
Zeynep Sahin Mencutek’s research examines the governance of migration, migration narratives, foreign policy-migration nexus, comparative policies and politics in the Global South, and diaspora politics. Her work is mainly based on long-term, qualitative and comparative analysis. Her book, Refugee Governance,...
Zeynep Yokmaç is a Researcher in the International Research Training Group: “Diversity: Mediating Difference in Transcultural Spaces” and a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the University of Trier. Her research projects include migration and urban studies, uncertain mobilities, and urban transformation....
Zhe Xu is a PhD candidate in Media and Communication Studies at the University of Cologne. His research focuses on humanitarian communication, digital journalism, and computational methodologies. His academic work explores how mediated and digitalized crises influence the humanitarian agenda and the...
Experienced researcher with expertise in the fields of East Asian communities in Europe, education, happiness and multilingualism. I have extensive fieldwork experience in Germany and Japan, as well as mixed method data collection, management and analysis. My works are fully funded by the German Research...
Researcher working on forced migration and humanitarian practice, host families and refugee-led response.
Post-doctoral researcher 'From Education to Employment' project, looking at young people's trajectories in protracted displacement in Lebanon and Jordan.
PhD Everyday humanitarians: refugee...
Zouhair El-Hairan attained a Bachelor's Degree in Media and Communication from Pompeu Fabra University. He also obtained a Master's Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Barcelona and a Master's Degree in 'Politics/Current Democracies: Nationalism & Multiculturalism' at Pompeu Fabra...
Zubia Willmann-Robleda (Ph.D.) is currently working as a researcher at the Centre for Intercultural Communication (SIK) at VID Specialised University, Stavanger, Norway. She has experience working on research projects on asylum seekers’ experiences of the asylum and resettlement system, labour market...
PhD Researcher at the European University Institute (EUI), working on the topics of refugee integration in Poland, the issue of identity and (crossing) social boundaries through meaningful contacts.
Other topics of academic interest: climate migration, human trafficking, universal human rights, statelessness.
Dr Zvezda Vankova is researcher at the Law Faculty of Lund University and the principal investigator of the project ‘Refugee protection or cherry picking? Assessing new admission policies for refugees in Europe’ (2023-2026) funded by the Swedish Research Council. She holds a PhD in Law from Maastricht...