Skilled migrants from Colombia, India and South Africa in Switzerland: empirical evidence and policy responses- Preface by Jean-Baptiste Meyer
Edited By Gabriela Tejada Guerrero and Jean-Claude Bolay
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About the Authors JEAN-CLAUDE BOLAY is Director of Cooperation@epfl at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and a Professor at the ENAC School. He holds a PhD in Political Science and is a specialist in urban issues in Latin America, Asia and West Africa. He has been a scientific advisor to the Swiss State Secretariat for Education and Research and he has also di- rected postgraduate courses on development in Africa and India. He has a vast experience of North-South scientific development cooperation and has been a member of the executive and advisory boards of several institutions includ- ing NCCR North-South, EADI, KFPE, and the Swiss Centre for Scientific Research in Abidjan. MARIE CLAIRE CALOZ-TSCHOPP is Professor of Political Theory at the Insti- tute of Political and International Studies (IEPI) of the University of Lausanne (UNIL). In her work she has addressed the issues of populations in movement, “stateless”, refugees, displaced persons and the groupings into which they de- velop. In addition to the questions raised by European and international migra- tion, she has worked on contemporary political philosophy (especially Hannah Arendt, Cornelius Castoriadis, Étienne Balibar, Rada Ivekovic) and with re- searchers on the sociology of migration (Abdelmalek Sayad), racism, and sex- ism (Colette Guillaumin). She holds a doctorate in Political Science and com- pleted an habilitation in philosophy on topics linked to the phenomenon of populations in movement. IBRAHIMA AMADOU DIA is a Researcher at the Department of Sociology at the University of Geneva (UNIGE)...
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