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Barzoo Eliassi

  • IMIn Fellow

Barzoo Eliassi is an associate professor at the Department of Social Work at Linnaeus University. Eliassi is a research associate at Oxford University; affiliated researcher at the Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University and at Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society FORTE Center of Excellence, Linköping University. Eliassi is currently working at Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. He has published widely on processes of inclusion and exclusion in multiethnic societies in the Middle East and Western Europe and wrote the first international book on Kurdish diaspora in Sweden: Contesting Kurdish Identities in Sweden: Quest for Belonging among Middle Eastern Youth, Palgrave Macmillan. In 2015, he was nominated by York University as a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged as having the potential to lead in the field on Migration and Mobilities.