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Ladan Rahbari

Prof. Dr. Ladan Rahbari

she/her Assistant Professor and Senior Researcher at the International Migration Institute (IMI), Department of Sociology, Affiliated members


 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.

Key Words

Migration, race and diaspora, gender and sexuality, mobilizations & digital media

Research Groups 

CRCG (UGent)