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Course: Migration and asylum governance in South-eastern Europe

Angeliki Dimitriadi, Non-resident senior research fellow GPPi

Angeliki Dimitriadi is a political scientist with an interest in irregular migration and asylum, as well as the interplay between migratory movement and policies of deterrence and protection. She holds a PhD from Democritus University of Thrace on transit migration from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh; a master’s degree in war studies from King’s College London; and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and history from the London School of Economics. Her research focuses on migration management policies at external borders, migration governance in the EU and European foreign policy on migration. Between 2021-2022 she contributed to the work of the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) where she remains affiliated as non-resident senior research fellow. She was head of the migration programme (2015-2021) for the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and senior research fellow where she worked on counter-smuggling, transit migration, EU-Turkey relations concerning migration, asylum processing, and migration policy in the Mediterranean. She was visiting fellow in residence (October 2015-April 2016) on migration and asylum policy at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) in Berlin. Her most recent monograph, “Afghan Migration Europe: At the Margins, Looking In” (Palgrave, 2018), focuses on Afghan asylum seekers attempting to transit through Greece and Turkey. The book highlights the shortcomings of policies applied in the region and their impact on the migratory journey. 


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