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Curriculum vitae Mirjana Morokvasic-Müller

Professor Mirjana Morokvasic-Müller, taught at the Université de Lille III from 1970 to 1979 and has since worked as a senior researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris. She currently teaches sociology of post-communist migrations at the Université Paris X. She held the Marie-Jahoda Chair in feminist studies at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, in 1999/2000 and was visiting professor at the Institute for Gender Studies, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, April-October 2001.

She directed several European projects, including one sponsored by the Commission and tought in a number of countries (France, Germany and UK being the most significant). Her areas of research include sociology of migration, gender studies and inter-ethnic relations. She authored a number of texts (books and articles) in these areas published in France, Germany, UK, USA and other countries. She was expert consultant to ILO, UNESCO, EEC (Equal Opportunities Bureau), Council of Europe , IOM etc.
She is currently involved in several projects which explore the relationship between nationalism, migration and gender. She is a founding member of the international network on Women in the conflict zones, based in York, Canada and has been actively involved in setting up of the International Womens University Hanover 2000, where she is appointed international dean.

She is member of the expert group of the Programme National 39 (Migrations et relations inter-ethniques), FNSR, Berne, Switzerland. She is on Editorial Board of Current Sociology, Balkanologie, Révue d’études comparatives est-ouest, Migration, Migrations société, Revue d’études comparatives est-ouest.

Publications related to the research theme:

Migrants. Les nouvelles mobilités en Europe (avec H. Rudolph). Paris : L'Harmattan, 1996.

"Die Kehrseite der Mode. Migranten als Flexibilitätsquelle in der Pariser Bekleidungsproduktion. Vergleich mit Berlin.". Prokla (Berlin), vol.21, n°.2, 1991, pp.264-285.

"Roads to Independence. Self-employed Immigrants and Minority Women in Five European States", International Migration, vol. XXIX, n°.3, 1991, pp.407-420.

"La mobilité transnationale comme ressource", Cultures et Conflits, 1999, n°33-34, pp.105-122.

"Business on the Ragged Edge: Immigrants in Garment Industry, London, Paris and New York" in: Waldinger, R., Aldrich H., and Ward R. (eds) Ethnic Entrepreneurs, Sage Publications Inc., pp. 157-177, 1990 (avec Phizacklea, A. et Waldinger R).

"European Trends in Ethnic Business",in Waldinger, R., Aldrich H., and Ward R. (eds) Ethnic Entrepreneurs, Sage Publications Inc., 1990 pp. 79-106 (avec Blaschke, J., Boissevain, J., Grotenberg, Joseph I. et Ward R.).

"Les entrepreneurs des minorités dans l'industrie de l'habillement", in Joseph, Isaac (dir.) Commerces et commerçants étrangers dans la ville, Ministère de l'Equipement et du Logement, des Transports et de la Mer, 1990, pp.71-81.

"Immigrants in Garment Production in Paris and Berlin", in: Ivan Light and Parminder Bhachu (eds): Immigration and Entrepreneurship. Culture, Capital and Ethnic Entrepreneurs. Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, 1993, pp.75-96.

"Migrations au féminin en Europe", Passages, février 1996.

"Les femmes migrantes en France et en Europe : quelques réflexions sur la recherche et les politiques publiques" (avec C.Quiminal et A.Golub), Migrants Société, Paris , vol.9. n°52,1997, pp. 19-36.