Eviane Leidig

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Besøksadresse Moltke Moes vei 31 None 0851 OSLO
Postadresse Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

About

Eviane Cheng Leidig is a PhD research fellow at C-REX and affiliate at Polkom (Centre for the Study of Political Communication), comparing Indian diaspora responses to Islamist extremism and anti-establishment in Brexit Britain and Trump's presidency in the US.

She received her MSc with Distinction in Ethnicity and Multiculturalism from the University of Bristol, where her dissertation compared right-wing extremist and Islamist networks in the UK. There she convened the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship postgraduate group. She also holds a BA in postcolonial studies from the University of California, Berkeley, with a thesis on political and media representations of India's Muslim community. At Berkeley, she helped establish the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Research. During her undergraduate degree she spent a year at King's College London, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Leidig has experience working with community organisations and the policy sector in the UK, having collaborated on projects funded by the Open Society Foundation, Aziz Foundation, British Council, and the Department for Communities and Local Government.

She is currently on the editorial board for the peer-reviewed journal Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, as well as a member of several academic associations, including the European Consortium for Political Research, the Council for European Studies, and the Economic and Social Research Council.

She tweets @evianeleidig.

 

 

Emneord: Nasjonalisme, postkoloniale studier, Diaspora, Migrasjon, Multikulturalisme
Publisert 1. des. 2016 09:16 - Sist endret 20. sep. 2017 15:40