- Subject areas:
- Transnational migration, remittances, migration policies, migration and development, return migration, socio-economic inequality, diaspora practices, multiculturalism, culture of migration, human trafficking.
- Geographical areas:
- Cape Verde, Angola.
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- Research areas:
- Migration and mobility
Masters or Migrants? The New Portuguese Migration to Angola and Cape Verde
Together with Pétur Waldorff and Maria Eriksson Baaz.
Lisa Åkesson has a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Gothenburg. She has carried out research on cultural meanings of migration, on transnational families and everyday practices, on human trafficking, on Swedish multiculturalisn, on transnational mothering, migrant remittances and on return migration in policy and practice. Lisa Åkesson has carried out fieldwork in Cape Verde, Sweden and the United States.