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Dr Khursheed Wadia - Research Interests

Her main research interests and specialisms lie at the intersections of politics, gender and ethnicity in the Europe. She is author of:

  • (with Gill Allwood) Women and Politics in France: 1958-2000 (Routledge, 2000);
  • (with Nathalie Schlenzka, Luigia Sommo & Giovanna Campani) Refugee Women: Hoping for a Better Future (Editions Parabolis, 2004);
  • (with Gill Allwood) Gender and Policy in France (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009);
  • (with Gill Allwood) Refugee Women in Britain and France (Manchester University Press, 2010).

She has been CRER coordinator of four EU Commission-funded projects:

  • Refugee Women: Reception, Integration and Voluntary Return Regimes in Europe - RefWom (author of country studies on UK, Ireland and Greece);
  • Minority Formation and Cultural Diversity in European Nation-states - MinFor (author of UK study);
  • Traumatised Refugees in Europe - TraRef (author with Preston Scott Phillips and Angèle Malatre of country studies on the UK and France respectively);
  • Integration Indicators and Generational Change - IntGen (author with Catherine Anders of country study on the UK).

She has also collaborated (with David Owen and Lynnette Kelly) on a study commissioned by the Home Office (Government Office-East) and Peterborough Race equality Council on 'The Crime and Community Safety Needs of Asylum Seekers and the Communities Resident in Peterborough'.

Current research projects include: