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Liliana Azevedo
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Liliana Azevedo worked for 15 years in women's rights and development cooperation in the NGO sector. Since october 2017, she's sociology PhD student at ISCTE-IUL and researcher at CIES-IUL. She has a PhD fellowship (Reference SFRH/BD/128722/2017) from the portuguese national fund for scientific research. Her research focuses Portuguese migrants in Switzerland at retirement age, with a gender and a transnational perspectives. Her thesis is directed by Prof. Rui Pena Pires (CIES/ ISCTE-IUL) and co-directed by Prof. Karin Wall (ICS-UL) and Prof. Gianni D'Amato (Swiss Migration Forum/ UNINE). She's Associated Doctoral Student to the nccr - on the move (National Center of Competence in Research –The Migration-Mobility Nexus), in Switzerland. She's also Associated Researcher to the Emigration Observatory (OEm). She has been a Board member of the Sociology Students Association of ISCTE-IUL (NESISCTE) for one year and is currently the Chairperson of the General Assembly.
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Ciências Sociais , Universidade de Lausanne, in 1998
M.Sc. in Estudos de Género, Universidades de Lausanne e Genève, in 2001
M.Sc. in Estudos Africanos, ISCTE-IUL, in 2014
PhD in Sociologia , ISCTE-IUL, in 2021
Research Fields
Migration; Return migration; Gender and migration; Ageing and mobility; Transnational families; Lifecourse; Biographical approach; Migration and home-making
Research Groups
Inequalities, Migrations and Territories
Recent Publications
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ISCTE FCT Portugal