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

Asylum in Finland in 2015: Reception, Resettlement and Relocations in the CEAS

Wahlbeck, Ö. R., 2019, (In preparation) Refugee Reception in Europe: Convergence and Divergence of Structures, Practices and Discourses. Amsterdam University Press

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

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

Wahlbeck, Ö. R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 43 p. (CEASEVAL Research on the Common European Asylum System. ).

Research output: Working paperScientific

The Finnish National Report on the Politicization of the ‘Refugee Crisis’ in Public Debate

Pyrhönen, N. & Wahlbeck, Ö. R., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 25 p. (CEASEVAL Research on the Common European Asylum System. ).

Research output: Working paperScientific

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

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

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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

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (Journal)

Östen Wahlbeck (Reviewer)
2019

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

ESA RN15 Midterm Con­fer­ence at the Uni­versity of Hel­sinki

Östen Wahlbeck (Speaker: Presenter)
19 Apr 2018

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

External examiner

Östen Wahlbeck (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)
15 Aug 2018

Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

Sociologica (Journal)

Östen Wahlbeck (Reviewer)
2018

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

Press / Media

Wie Finnland die Flüchtlingskrise bewältigt

Östen Wahlbeck

11/10/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Suède : chez les immigrés, l’extrême droite donne de la voix

Östen Wahlbeck

07/09/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Radiointervju om integration och ekonomi

Östen Wahlbeck

24/01/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media