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Prof. Anna TriandafyllidouAnna Triandafyllidou holds the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada as of August 2019 – she was previously based at the European University Institute where she held the Robert Schuman Chair on Cultural Pluralism in the EUI’s Global Governance Programme, at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies .She is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies since 2013, and Scientific Coordinator of the EU HORIZON 2020 projects GREASE on Religious Diversity and Radicalisation; and BRaVE on Building Resilience against Violent Extremism and Polarization.For more information about Prof. Triandafyllidou, visit her page or her websiteNick 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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