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Claudia Paraschivescu

Claudia Paraschivescu

Postdoctoral researcher

Faculty or Centre Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education
Research Unit RU IPSE
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Campus Office MSH, E02 25-350
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Postdoctoral research fellow / Collaboratrice scientifique sur projet

PhD, 2016, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK.

Research interests: inclusion/exclusion, race, ethnicity, transnationalism, border studies, asylum policy.

Current project: H2020 CEASEVAL (Evaluation of the Common European Asylum System under Pressure and Recommendations for Further Development).

Languages: French, English, Romanian, Spanish.

Last updated on: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Research Experience

  • November 2017 – Present: Postdoctoral research fellow. Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Luxembourg.
  • December 2016 – November 2017: Research Associate. Department of Sociology and Social Policy & Lifelong Learning Centre, University of Leeds, UK.
  • September 2014 – August 2015: Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher. Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM), University of Liège, Belgium.
  • October 2012 – October 2016: ESRC funded PhD Research entitled ‘Aspirations of Belonging. Romanians in London and Paris.’ Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK.

Academic Visits

  • February 2013 – June 2013: TIC Migrations. Fondations Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, France.

Work and Volunteering Experience

  • February 2012 – August 2012: Corporate Immigration Consultant, Emigra Europe, London, UK
  • December 2010 – December 2011: Vice Chair, Migrants Supporting Migrants, Manchester, UK
  • October 2010 – December 2011: Researcher and Immigration Advisor, Veristat, Manchester, UK
  • December 2007 – June 2008: European Voluntary Service, Animafac, Paris, France.

Education

  • 2012 – 2016: PhD Sociology, University of Leeds, UK
  • 2009 – 2010: MSc Globalisation and International Policy Analysis, Bath, UK
  • 2008 – 2009: Maîtrise European Studies, Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France
  • 2007 – 2008: BSc European Studies, Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France



Last updated on: 21 Dec 2017

Teaching

  • Social Welfare and Social Change – Teaching Assistant Level 1 (University of Leeds, UK)
  • Encounters with Discrimination. Romanians in London and Paris - Guest Lecture Level MA (University of Liège, Belgium)
  • Romanians' Transnationalism in London and Vancouver - Guest Instructor (New Step for African Society, Manchester, UK)

Invited talks at conferences and workshops

  • Aspirations of Belonging: Romanians in London and Paris. Kingston University, Intra-EU Migration in the Shadow of Brexit (July 2017)
  • Encounters with whiteness. Romanians as both victims and perpetrators of discrimination. University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, Romanian Migration Workshop (April 2017)
  • European enough? Romanian immigrants and Western European Passports, University of Leeds, Workshop on EU Membership (May 2016)
  • Claims, Values and Limits. Romanian immigrants and Western European passports. University of Sheffield, Reframing the Migration Debate (June 2016)
  • Between a rock and a hard place. An Exploration of Romanians’ in-between lives. University of Deusto, International Migration, Integration and Social Justice in Europe (June 2015)

Invited talks for non-academic audiences

  • Mobilité en Europe. Forum Europe, Athis Mons, France (May 2014)
  • Living abroad. Migration in France and Britain. Highschool Varaždin (Gospodarska škola Varaždin), Croatia (Nov 2013)
  • How to Engage with Migrant Workers in the UK. Migrant Employment Rights, Manchester (July 2011)

Conference presentations

  • Encountering the Other. Romanians in London and Paris. University of Leeds, Rethinking Global Urban Justice (September 2017)
  • Home and Belonging. Romanian migrants in London and Paris. University of Leeds, Struggles over home in a time of crisis (December 2016)
  • Perspectives of Belonging: Romanians in London and Paris. University of Amsterdam, Biographies of Belonging (March 2015)
  • Researching Romanians in London and Paris; When being a co-ethnic does not help. University of Malmö, Transnational Migration: Disciplinary impacts (Jan 2015)
  • ‘Will that make me any whiter?’ The negotiation of whiteness amongst Romanian immigrants in London. ESRC Conference ‘Critical Diversities: Policies, Practices and Perspectives’, London South Bank University (July 2014)
  • Romanians in London. Whiteness in everyday encounters, University of Leeds, Graduate Conference (April 2014)
  • Transnational Lives in Multicultural Frameworks. Romanians in London and Vancouver. Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers, NORFACE and CReAM. University College London (April 2013)

Seminar and workshop presentations

  • Perspectives of Whiteness. Romanians in London and Paris. Brown Bag seminars, Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM), University of Liège (Nov 2014)
  • Encounters with Whiteness in a Transnational Context. Romanians in London and Paris. PhD course on Comparative migration and Memory, University of Copenhagen (Nov 2014)
  • Transnationalism as the negotiation of belonging. A case-study of Romanians in London and Paris. Citizenship and Political Participation, Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM), the University of Liège (June 2014)
  • Les immigrés roumains à Londres et à Paris: Le passeport ouest-européen comme instrument de pouvoir? Atelier Migrations, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris (May 2014)



Last updated on: 12 Dec 2017

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2019

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See detailClass, Race and Inequality in Northern Towns
Barbulescu, Roxana; Favell, Adrian; Khan, Omar; Paraschivescu, Claudia; Samuels, Rosie; Varela, Albert

Report (2019)

See detailBORDERS IN THE LIVES OF ASYLUM SEEKERS & REFUGEES IN LUXEMBOURG & METZ
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E-print/Working paper (2019)

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See detailAsylum seekers and refugees’ lived experiences of borders and (im)mobility. The Case of Luxembourg
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Scientific Conference (2019)

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2018

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See detailLuxembourgish implementation of the Common European Asylum System: Insights from a small-scale country
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Scientific Conference (2018)

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2017

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2016

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See detailPolitical belonging and fantasies of inclusion. Romanians in London and Paris.
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in The Age of Human Rights Journal (2016), (7), 120-140

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2013

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See detailSocial Protection and Economic Security of North African Migrant Workers in France
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in The Romanian Journal of Sociology (2013)

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2012

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See detailDivided by Borders: Mexican Migrants and Their Children (Book review)
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in Journal of Social Research and Policy (2012), 1(3),

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2011

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See detailHow do the Romanians live the process of Transnationalism? Canada and the UK Compared.
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in Romanian Sociology (2011), 2(IX), 28-50

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See detailImporting Poverty? Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America (Book review)
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in Journal of Social Research and Policy (2011), 2(2),

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