"International migration and social theory" by Prof Karen O'Reilly

Past Event

07 November 2012, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Queen Elizabeth House
Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

This seminar is hosted by the International Migration Institute, an Oxford Martin School Institute

Speaker: Professor Karen O'Reilly,Professor of Sociology, Department of Social Sciences, University of Loughborough

Biography: Karen O’Reilly is Programme Director for Sociology and a co-founder of Loughborough’s Qualitative Digital Research Lab, The LiQUiD Lab. Karen is a member of the British Sociological Association Council (2010-14), and the International Assessment Panel of the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2010-13). She was on the Sociology panel for the ESRC Major and Minor Recognition Exercises 2005 and 2007. Karen was also a former member of the editorial board of Sociology (2006-9). She has been a visiting academic at City University, Hong Kong (2009), and post-graduate taught programme external examiner at the Universities of Essex, Newcastle and Birmingham. She has published extensively in the areas of social stratification, tourism, migration and ethnographic methods at both the national and international level.

For further information please contact Agnieszka Kubal (agnieszka.kubal@qeh.ox.ac.uk; 01865 281812)