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Sofia Gaspar
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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. Her recent publications include the co-authorship of the book Southeast Asian Migration: People on the Move in Search of Work, Refuge and Belonging (Sussex Academic Press, 2015), and papers on Chinese migrants in Portugal (Journal of Chinese Overseas, Sociologia - Problemas e Práticas, Portuguese Journal of Social Science, International Migration). She is National Delegate of the Management Committee COST Action - CHERN, China in Europe Research Network; 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 at ISCTE-IUL. Her current research activity is focused on the social integration of immigrants' descendants, particularly on the Chinese community in Portugal ... [ver mais]
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Sociologia, ISCTE-IUL, in 1997
PhD in Sociologia, Universidade Complutense de Madrid, in 2005
Post-graduation in Análise de Dados em Ciências Sociais, ISCTE-IUL, in 2010
Research Fields
Sociology of migration, sociology of the family, immigrants descendants, Chinese community, quantitative data in social sciences
Research Groups
Family, Generations and Health
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