Ladan Rahbari (PhD mult.) is an assistant professor at the Department of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam and a senior researcher at the International Migration Institute (IMI). She is also a member of the Amsterdam Young Academy (2021-2026). Rahbari was formerly based at Ghent University as an FWO post-doctoral fellow (2019-2022). Rahbari obtained two PhDs in Gender and Diversity (Studies) and Sociology (in 2019 and 2015, respectively). Her research interests include gender politics, migration, body and digital media with a general focus on Iran and Western Europe and in the frameworks of postcolonial, feminist, and critical theories. She is currently affiliated with CRCG (UGent), RHEA (VUB), AR-CGS (UvA), and ACMES (UvA). Between September 2019 and September 2020, Rahbari was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Diversity and Gender Studies (DiGeSt). She is currently a member of the editorial board at DiGeSt.
Migration, race and diaspora, gender and sexuality, mobilizations & digital media