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Interview with Nina Tiesler
Nina Tiesler is a sociologist, with a Ph.D. in comparative religion sciences from the University of Hanover, Germany (2004), and is an assistant researcher at ICS-UL. She is coordinating the project DIASBOLA, financed by FCT. Her current research interests are: Translocal Islam, sports and diaspora, football and society, Portuguese diaspora. +
Interview with Lorenzo López Trigal
Lorenzo López Trigal has a PhD in Geography from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid since 1977. He is currently a Professor of Human Geography at the University of León where he coordinates a research team. He was one of the first Spanish academics with academic production on Portuguese immigration in Spain, with particular focus on the region of Leon, where he develops his academic activity and where he was born. His interests and his scientific production range from urban geography and political geography to regional planning and regional planning. The interview was granted by telephone on February 25th, 2010. +
Interview with Marie-Christine Volovitch-Tavares
Marie Christine Volovitch-Tavares is an historian. Since the 1990s, she has worked on Portuguese immigration in France. Author of the book "Portugais à Champigny, le temps des baraques", her research focuses on topics as varied as the favelas of the 1960s, political exiles, or the role of the Catholic religion in the Portuguese integration. +
Interview with António de Abreu Xavier
António de Abreu Xavier has a degree and PhD in History from the Central University of Venezuela and is interested in researching the relations between Europe and Venezuela through immigration. He is currently a researcher at the Centro Interdisciplinar de História, Culturas e Sociedades da Universidade de Évora, through FCT, in a research project on the political-economic ties between Portugal and Venezuela. +
Interview with Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
Catherine Wihtol de Wenden is a political scientist at Sciences Po and a researcher at the CNRS. Her work deals with the relations between migration and politics. In this interview she talks about her comparative research on the evolution of migration flows and policies in Europe and in the world. Catherine Wihtol de Wenden proposes a new reading of the current crisis of migrants and refugees, showing the contradictions of border control policies. +

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