Helena Segarra, MA

Uni:docs Researcher

Helena Segarra studied Arabic and Islamic Studies and Philosphy at the University of Vienna and INALCO (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales) in Paris. She did her Master Degree in Sociologie with research focus on Politics and Gender in the Middle East at EHESS (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales) in Paris. In 2017 she obtained the Unidocs Fellowship at the Institut for Political Science at the University of Vienna for her dissertation project with the working title: "Living" in refugee camps: The (exceptional) life of minimum standards in Italy, France and Hungary. Helena is involved in the IN:EX research project BordEUr.

Work and Research Fields: Critical Migration Research, Asylum and Integration Policy, European Asylum Politics, Ethnographie in Political Science 



  • Segarra, H. (2020) 'The reception of asylum seekers in Europe: exclusion through accommodation practices' In: Jesse, M (Ed.) European Societies, Migration, and the Law: The "Others" amongst "Us". Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).
  • Haselbacher, M./Hattmannsdorfer, H. (2018) 'Desintegration in der Grundversorgung. Theoretische und empirische Befunde zur Unterbringung von Asylsuchenden im ländlichen Raum.' In: Juridikum. Zeitschrift für Kritik – Recht – Gesellschaft, No, 3 pp. 373-387.


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