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  • Philippe Fargues
    Director of the Migration Policy Centre (MPC)

    Research topics: International migration, demographic transition and demographic ageing, population and politics, population and development
    Geographic areas: Arab world, Mediterranean countries, Europe

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  • Alessandra Venturini
    Deputy Director of the MPC

    Research topics: Economics, effect of migration in destination and in the sending countries
    Geographic areas: All areas


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  • Philippe De Bruycker
    Part-time Professor at the MPC

    Research topics: European and international law, policies and institutional framework as regards borders, visas, legal and illegal migration, integration and asylum.
    Geographic areas: The European Union and its Member States (Belgium in particular)

Research Fellows

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  • Anna Di Bartolomeo
    Research Fellow for MEDAM (project financed by Stiftung Mercator)

    Research topics: Demography, Statistics, International Migration, Integration of migrants, Immigrants’ children and education
    Geographic areas: All areas

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  • Michele Nori
    Marie Curie Fellow

    Research topics: Migrants contributions to farming and rural development in Europe – the case study of migrant shepherds / pastoralists in the Mediterranean
    Geographic areas: Mediterranean basin; southern, northern and eastern flanks (pastoral areas of Italy, Spain, France, Morocco and Albania)

Research and Project Associates

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  • Luigi Achilli
    Research Associate to MPC

    Research topics: Political engagement, Nationalism, Gender studies, Refugee studies, and the Politics of Space
    Geographic areas: The Arab World (esp. the Mashreq)

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  • Alessia Bacchi
    Research Associate to MPC

    Research topics: migration and development nexus, rural migration, migrant integration, social remittances, highly-skilled migration
    Geographic areas: Mediterranean / MENA region

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  • Sona Kalantaryan
    Research Associate to MPC

    Research topics: Labour Economics, Labour migration, Real Estate Economics.
    Geographic areas: Mediterranean countries, Eastern Europe, Caucasus

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