1992 …2020
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Research fields:

  • immigrant transnationalism
  • diasporas
  • minorities
  • economic sociology

Current research:

Employment:

  • PhD in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick, 1997
  • Researcher, Institute of Migration, 1997-1998
  • Professor of Sociology, Åbo Akademi University, 1998-1999
  • Adjunct Professor of Sociology, University of Tampere, 2006
  • Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Åbo Akademi University, 1999-2009
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Helsinki, 2009-
  • Professor II, University of South-Eastern Norway, 2017-

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Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, Adjunct Professor, University of Tampere

Sociology, Professor, Åbo Akademi University

Ethnic Relations, PhD, Univ Warwick, University of Warwick

Political Science, Professor II, University of South-Eastern Norway

External positions

Professor II, University of South-Eastern Norway

1 Jan 2017 → …

Title of Docent, University of Tampere

1 May 2006 → …

Keywords

  • 514 Sociology
  • 5141 Sociology
  • migration
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Economic sociology
  • transnationalism
  • diasporas
  • 517 Political science
  • multiculturalism
  • immigration
  • minority rights

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1992 2019

National Report on the Governance of the Asylum Reception System in Finland

Wahlbeck, Ö. R., 2019, 48 p. (CEASEVAL Research on the Common European Asylum System. ).

Research output: Working paperScientific

Open Access
File

The Future of The Kurdish Diaspora

Wahlbeck, Ö. R., 2019, Routledge Handbook on the Kurds. Gunter, M. M. (ed.). London: Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group, p. 413-424 12 p. (Routledge Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

To Share or Not to Share Responsibility? Finnish Refugee Policy and the Hesitant Support for a Common European Asylum System

Wahlbeck, Ö. R., 2019, In : Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies. 17, 3, p. 299-316 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Combining Mixed Embeddedness and Transnationalism: The Utilization of Social Resources among Turkish Migrant Entrepreneurs

Wahlbeck, Ö. R., 2018, In : Sociologica. 12, 2, p. 73-86 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

The Finnish National Report on the Politicization of the “Refugee Crisis” in Public Debate

Pyrhönen, N. & Wahlbeck, Ö. R., Nov 2018, Chemnitz: Technische Universität Chemnitz. 30 p. (CEASEVAL Research on the Common European Asylum System; vol. 9)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Open Access
File

Projects 2008 2020

The Nordic Society in Cross-disciplinary and Transnational Perspectives (NordSoc)

Ahokas, M., Alanko, A., Alapuro, R., Aunesluoma, J., Blomberg-Kroll, H., Borioni, P., Brisku, A., Fellman, S., Forsander, A., Glover, N., Götz, N., Haapakorpi, A., Haggrén, H., Hannikainen, M., Haldén, P., Heikkinen, S., Helander, M., Hilson, M., Hopkins, T., Huhta, I., Jalava, M., Kallio, J., Kananen, J., Kettunen, P., Kroll, C., Laine, J. M., Lauren, J. S. I., Lloyd, C., Marjanen, J., Marklund, C., Muir, S., Newby, A., Nordberg, C., Nygård, S., Outinen, S., Pellander, S., Prutsch, M., Rainio-Niemi, J., Riska, E., Roumpakis, A., Räisä, T., Saaritsa, S., Stadius, P., Stenius, H., Strang, J., Stråth, B., Suoranta, A. M., Syrjämäki, S., Wahlbeck, Ö., Vauhkonen, J., Wrede, S. & Österberg, M.

24/02/2011 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Activities 1994 2019

Reinventing Mobilities and Borders: Cross-Disciplinary Conversations

Östen Wahlbeck (Speaker: Keynote)
21 Feb 201922 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Global Networks (Journal)

Östen Wahlbeck (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (Journal)

Östen Wahlbeck (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

IMISCOE Annual Conference 2019

Östen Wahlbeck (Speaker: Presenter)
26 Jun 201928 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

International Small Business Journal (Journal)

Östen Wahlbeck (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts