Agnieszka Weinar

Scientific Coordinator of the Project

Tel [+39] 055 4685 768
Fax [+39] 055 4685 770
Office: Convento, SD043




Biographical Note

Dr. Agnieszka Weinar has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Warsaw, where she also was a research fellow (Centre for Migration Research) and Assistant Professor (American Studies Center). Before joining the Observatory of Migration East of Europe (CARIM-EAST) she was a Visiting Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre of Advanced Studies in Florence and a Visiting Researcher at the University of Kent Brussels School of International Relations. In 2007-2010 she worked at the European Commission DG HOME (JLS) as a policy officer responsible for external dimension of EU migration policy.

Her research has focused on international dimension of migration policy and more specifically on Europeanization of migration policies in the context of enlargement. Her current research interests address external aspects of EU migration policy and include questions of Europeanization in the EU neighbourhood, global human capital flows, labour migration to the EU, emigration from the EU, return migration, as well as migration and development agenda. Its geographic covers  Central European EU Member States, Eastern European EU neighbourhood, Western Balkans, South Caucasus and Russian Federation, but also the US, Canada and Australia.

Recent Publications

  • Agnieszka Weinar (2010). “Instrumentalising diasporas for development: International and European policy discourses”. In Bauböck, Rainer; Faist, Thomas. Diaspora and Transnationalism: Concepts, Theories and Methods. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. pp. 73–89