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Research interests

Her research interests include Nepalese diaspora in Europe, Nepalese migrant women, Nepalese in Portugal (gender issues, transnational networks, inter-communitarian spheres of belonging, inclusion, human trafficking, labor, ICT usage and migrant entrepreneurship).

Personal profile

Alexandra Pereira is a Postdoc research fellow in Integral Human Development (IHD) at CADOS, Portuguese Catholic University (UCP) and an integrated researcher at CECC, Portuguese Catholic University (UCP). She is developing a Postdoctoral project on 1st and 2nd generation migrant Nepalese women in Portugal. | PhD Sociology by ISEG ULisbon | MA Psychology by UCoimbra | Part of IMISCOE/Migration Research Hub. Member of the Portuguese Association of Sociology (APS) and Portuguese Psychologists Council (OPP). 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Unknown, PhD, Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão

1 Sep 201420 Mar 2019

Award Date: 20 Mar 2019

University of Hull

1 Sep 200728 Feb 2008

Award Date: 1 Sep 2007

NOVA University Lisbon

Sep 2006May 2007

Award Date: 1 Sep 2006

Master, University of Coimbra

1 Sep 199821 Apr 2004

Award Date: 21 Apr 2004

External positions

Research assistant, University Institute of Lisbon

15 Feb 20171 Feb 2019

PhD researcher, University of Lisbon

1 Sep 201420 Mar 2019


  • HM Sociology
  • Migration
  • Female Migrants
  • Nepalese Diaspora
  • Second Generation
  • B Philosophy (General)
  • Recognition
  • Ambivalence
  • Identity
  • Inclusion
  • Multiculturalism
  • BL Religion
  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Polytropous
  • Polytheism
  • Eclesiality
  • GN Anthropology
  • Nepal
  • Ethnography
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Translation and culture
  • Translation and religion
  • Transnationalism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Interculturalism


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