Simona KUTI, Ph.D.

Research Associate


Academic education:

  • Ph.D. in Sociology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb (2011); thesis title: "Transnational Social Spaces. Trans-border Relations of Migrant Groups in Croatia
  • B.A. in Sociology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb (2004)

Employment and professional experience:

  • Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, Zagreb, 2005–
  • took partin teaching courses on "Transnational Social Spaces" and "Case Study" within the graduate study of sociology and Joint international graduate programme of cultural sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Zadar (2014/2015, course leader prof. Saša Božić)

  • member of the Editorial Board of the academic journal Revija za sociologiju (Croatian Sociological Association, 2013–2015)
  • member of the organising and academic board of the international postgraduate course Divided Societies (IUC, Dubrovnik, 2010–)

Scientific interest:

  • sociology of migration, transnational social spaces, transnational migration, sociology of space

Projects:

  • COST action (CA16111) ) „International Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities' Survey Data Network“ (Chair of the Action prof Laura Morales, Sciences Po; 2017 –)

  • „Researching Third Country Nationals' Integration as a Three-way Process – Immigrants, Countries of Emigration and Countries of Immigration as Actors of Integration" (INTERACT), (European University Institute, Firenze – Migration Policy Centre; CEDEM /Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies, Universite de Liege/; GRITIM /Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona/; Migration Policy Institute Europe, Brussels; 2013-2014)
  • „CARIM East" – Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (European University Institute, Firenze – Migration Policy Centre; Centre of Migration Research /CMR/, University of Warsaw; 2013)
  • "Transnational Migration – Challenges to Croatian Society" (Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, 2007-2014 )
  • „Riding the Migration Flows: Immigration, Labour Economics, Social-Cultural Integration in the Province of Teramo", work-package „The Migration Flows in the Euro-Adriatic Region" (Università degli Studi di Teramo; LUMSA, Roma; Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II; Sapienza - Università; di Roma; Università di Macerata; European University Institute, Firenze, Sveučilište u Zadru, 2012–2013)

  • "Croatian Migrant Communities: Belonging and Multiculturalism" (Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, 2005-2006)
  • "Gendered Migration, Sex Work and Exploitation: Trafficking in Women and Prostitution" (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen /IWM/, Vienna; Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Wien, Vienna; Science and Research Centre Koper, University of Primorska, Koper; Anti Trafficking Center, Belgrade; Univversity of Vienna, Department of Economics, Vienna; Mirovni institut, Ljubljana; Institut za migracije i narodnosti, Zagreb, 2005-2006)

Selected bibliography:

  • „Transnationalism and Multiculturalism: An Intellectual Cul-de-sac or Paths for Further Research?”, Treatises and Documents, Journal of Ethnic Studies/ Razprave in gradivo, Revija za narodnostna vprašanja, 79(2017): 33–51.

  • Transnacionalni socijalni prostori. Migrantske veze preko granica Hrvatske, 2016, Zagreb: Jesenski i Turk, Hrvatsko sociološko društvo (coauthor S. Božić).

  • "New international borders – old social spaces: Transnational migrant networks across the boundaries of post-socialist Croatia", Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie / Austrian Journal of Sociology, 2016, 41(4): 409–426 (coauthor Saša Božić).

  • „Attitudes towards Immigrant Workers and Asylum Seekers in Eastern Croatia: Dimensions, Determinants and Differences", Migracijske i etničke teme, 2016, 32(1): 91–122 (coauthors M. Gregurović i D. Župarić-Iljić).

  • „Izbjegličke studije i migrantski transnacionalizam: od ignoriranja do novih mogućnosti", Polemos, 2014, 17 (33–34): 29–47.

  • „Bosniaks in Croatia: Immigration and Transnational Social Spaces", in: Mirza Emirhafizović et al. (eds). Migration from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo: Fakultet političkih nauka Univerziteta u Sarajevu, Ministarstvo za ljudska prava i izbjeglice BiH, 2013, pp. 105-114. (coauthors S. Gregurović i S. Božić).

  • "Koncepti transnacionalnih socijalnih prostora i polja u istraživanju migracijskih i postmigracijskih procesa", Migracijske i etničke teme, 2012, 28(2): 119–141.
  • "Istraživanja migrantskih organizacija: definicije, koncepti, perspektive i pristranosti", in: Saša Božić (ed.). Institucionalizacija hrvatske dijaspore. Oblici migrantskog udruživanja – primjeri iz Europe, Južne Amerike i Australije, Zagreb: Naklada Jesenski i Turk, HSD, 2012, pp. 25–51.
  • "Kroatien als Immigrationsland: Transnationale soziale Räume der albanischen, bosniakischen und chinesischen Immigranten", in: Angelika Welebil and Jörn Nuber (eds). Gast:arbeit. Gehen – bleiben – zurückkehren. Positionen zur Arbeitsmigration im Raum Ex-Jugoslawien, Wien: Edition Art Science, 2012, pp. 245–276. (coauthor S. Božić)
  • "Analitičke dimenzije za istraživanje transnacionalnih aktivnosti: primjer kineskih migranata u Hrvatskoj", Revija za sociologiju, 2011, 41(3): 315–340 (coauthor S. Božić).
  • "Metodološki nacionalizam u društvenim znanostima: konzekvence za društvena istraživanja", Migracijske i etničke teme, 2011, 27(3): 325–344 (coauthor S. Božić).
  • "Ograničenja konceptualizacija rezidencijalne segregacije: povratak socijalnom prostoru?", Socijalna ekologija, 2011, 20(3): 315–333 (coauthors M. Gregurović and S. Božić).
  • "Učinak socioekonomskog statusa na obrazovno postignuće učenika: Primjer PISA istraživanja, Hrvatska 2006.", Revija za socijalnu politiku, 2010, 17(2): 179-196 (coauthor M. Gregurović).

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