|Jean-Thomas Arrighi Jean-Thomas Arrighi is a research fellow within the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) On the Move and a lecturer in politics at the universities of Neuchâtel and Lucerne (Switzerland). Before moving to Switzerland, he was a research fellow at the GLOBALCIT Observatory of the European University Institute (2012-2015), and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (2014). He holds a PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence (2012). His research interests include nationalism, territorial politics, comparative politics, migration and citizenship.|
Jean-Michel Lafleur (1980) is the Associate Director of CEDEM and a Research Associate at the Belgian Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS). He also teaches different courses on Migration at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Liège.
He holds a joint PhD in Political Science and International Relations from Sciences Po in Paris and the University of Liège (2008, dissertation available here). Jean-Michel’s areas of expertise are the transnational dimension of contemporary migration, EU mobility, social protection and the political participation of immigrants. He currently holds a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to work on a project entitled \”Migration and Transnational Social Protection in Post-crisis Europe\”.
During his career, Jean-Michel received different grants and scholarships to teach and conduct research in foreign institutions such as the Mora Institute in Mexico City, the European University Institute in Florence, the City University of New York (as a Fulbright scholar) and the City University of London. Since 2014, Jean-Michel is also Associate Researcher at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies in Hamburg (Germany).
|Antoine Math Antoine Math has been researcher (economist and social scientist) at Institut de recherches économiques et sociales (IRES www.ires.fr) since 2001. He was previously research policy adviser in one of the main French social protection bodies (Caisse Nationale des Allocations Familiales – Paris) from 1993 to 1998 and then worked as national expert at the European Commission (DG Employment and social affairs) from 1998 to 2001. He has given lectures for many years in several Universities (Paris, Lyon, Rennes). He has also been for now more than two decades a militant member within several NGOs, such as Groupe d’information et de soutien des immigré-e-s (Gisti), Comité médical des exilés (Comede), defending foreigners’ rights, especially economic and social rights ones. His research activities and publications are mainly on social policies, especially social protection systems, gender dimensions, family policies and issues regarding access, non-take up and discrimination in the field of social rights.|