Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research
Magdalena Nowicka is Professor of Migration and Transnationalism at the Institute of Social Sciences at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. She is member of the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM) and member of the board of the German Sociological Association...
She currently leads a large longitudinal and comparative ERC-financed project TRANSFORmIG – Transnational Transfer of Multicultural Habitus, and two small-scale projects on Polish immigrants in Germany. Magdalena is a sociologist with background in political sciences and cultural studies and her current research interests are in intra-European post-accession migration, transnationalisation processes in Europe, European solidarity and immigrants’ social attitudes, transnational entrepreneurship, and social inequality. She published on cosmopolitanism with Maria Rovisco (Cosmopolitanism in Practice, Ashgate 2009 and The Ashgate Research Companion to Cosmopolitanism, 2011), transnational professionals (Transnational Professionals and Their Cosmopolitan Universes, Campus 2007). She edited a number of collaborative edited volumes and a number of articles in refereed journals and book chapters, most recently on issues of methods and ethics in research practice. Magdalena was formerly a research fellow at the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen (2010-2013) and at the Institute of Sociology, Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich (2006-2013).
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