Östen Wahlbeck is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Helsinki, Finland, Adjunct Professor of Sociology at the University of Tampere, Finland, and Professor II at the University College of Southeast Norway. He holds a PhD in Ethnic Relations from University of Warwick, UK (1997). He is the author of the monograph Kurdish Diasporas (Macmillan 1999) and a number of edited books , including Debating Multiculturalism in the Nordic Welfare States (together with Peter Kivisto, Palgrave 2013). He has published more than 30 international refereed academic articles in the field of international migration and ethnic relations, including articles in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Journal of Intercultural Studies, Journal of Refugee Studies, Ethnicities and Mobilities. In addition, he is the author of numerous book chapters published in various languages. His research interests include transnational migration, immigrant businesses, refugee studies, and integration policies. He has been the project leader of several large research projects in these areas funded by the Academy of Finland.
His academic activities are presented in the TUHAT research database
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Some publications in Academia.edu