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Introduction to the three educators for the course 'Why Do People Migrate? Facts'
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The following educators have collaborated for the production of this course:

Anna Triandafyllidou is Full Professor at the European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Global Governance Programme where she directs the Research Area on Cultural Pluralism. She has been Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium since 2002 and Editor in Chief of Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies since 2013. For more information about Prof. Triandafyllidou, visit her page on the EUI website or her personal website.

Nick Dines is research fellow in the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute where he is currently researching the politics of cultural diversity in the cities of Rabat/Casablanca and Cape Town. He has been a member of the editorial board of the Italian journal Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa since 2014. His previous work on migration has included the issues of urban settlement and agricultural migrant labour in southern Italy.

Sabrina Marchetti is Associate Professor in Sociology of Cultural Processes and Communication in the Department of Law and Cultural Heritage at the University of Venice. Her research interests lie in gender, ethnicity, labour and migration, with a specific focus on the question of paid domestic work and home-care service. She currently coordinates the project DomEQUAL: A Global Approach to Domestic Work and Social Inequalities, which includes research in 9 countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

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