Julija Kekstaite

Julija Kekstaite

Social Work and Pedagogy Research Group , Faculty of Psychology and Educational sciences
Department of Sociology , Faculty of Political and Social Sciences

Phone: +32 9 264 62 92

Research themes: Borders, migration governance and people on the move || Civil society, social work and solidarity || Discrimination, racism and prejudice

Julija Kekstaite is a Ph.D. fellow at the Department of Social Work and Pedagogy and the Department of Sociology at University of Ghent. She has received her MSc in Sociology, Migration and Ethnic Studies from the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests include sociological examination of forced migration, civic engagement, immigration policies and feminist theory. Her current project investigates hospitality practices with illegalized migrants in Brussels and Rome and contemporary forms of kinship emerging in these settings.

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