Sofia Gaspar

Professeure invitée 2019-2020

Sofia Gaspar (PhD in Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid, 2005) is Senior Researcher at CIES-IUL, Lisbon University Institute, Portugal. She has coordinated several projects on bi-national couples, transnational families and Chinese immigrants, and she has vastly published on this field. Her recent publications include the co-authorship of the book Southeast Asian Migration: People on the Move in Search of Work, Refuge and Belonging (Sussex Academic Press, 2015), and papers on Chinese migrants in Portugal (Journal of Chinese Overseas, Sociologia - Problemas e Práticas, Portuguese Journal of Social Science, International Migration). She is Member of the Organizing Committee of the Thematic Section Migrations, Ethnicity and Racism of the Portuguese Sociological Association (APS), and she is co-organizing the workshops Meetings on Chinese Studies at ISCTE-IUL. Her current research activity is focused on the social integration of immigrants' descendants, particularly on the Chinese community in Portugal and Europe.