Östen Wahlbeck holds a PhD in Ethnic Relations from the University of Warwick, UK (1997) and the Title of Docent in Sociology from the University of Tampere, Finland (2006) . He has worked as Professor of Sociology at the Åbo Akademi University, Finland, Professor of Human Rights and Multiculturalism at the University of South-Eastern Norway, and Senior Lecturer in Ethnic Relations at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He has published widely in the field of international migration and ethnic relations,...


  • University of Helsinki

    University, , Finland
    Principal Investigator, MIDI Research Group

  • University of South-Eastern Norway

    University, , Norway
    Professor II


To Share or Not to Share Responsibility? Finnish Refugee Policy and the Hesitant Support for a Common European Asylum System

Authors Östen Wahlbeck
Year 2019
Journal Name Journal of immigrant and refugee studies
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1 Journal Article

The concept of diaspora as an analytical tool in the study of refugee communities

Authors Östen Wahlbeck
Year 2002
Journal Name Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
2 Journal Article

Community Work and Exile Politics: Kurdish Refugee Associations in London

Year 1998
3 Journal Article

The Kurdish Diaspora: Transnational Ties, Home, and Politics of Belonging

Authors Minoo Alinia, Östen Wahlbeck, Barzoo Eliassi, ...
Year 2014
Journal Name Nordic journal of migration research
4 Journal Article

Kurdish Diasporas

Authors Östen Wahlbeck
5 Book

Work in the kebab economy - A study of the ethnic economy of Turkish immigrants in Finland

Authors Osten Wahlbeck
Year 2007
Journal Name Ethnicities
Citations (WoS) 28
6 Journal Article

The Finnish and Swedish Migration Dynamics and Transnational Social Spaces

Authors Osten Wahlbeck
Year 2015
Journal Name Mobilities, 2009, 4, 3, 309-327
Citations (WoS) 4
7 Journal Article

The Transferability and Mobilisability of Transnational Social Resources

Authors Östen Wahlbeck
Year 2018
Journal Name Nordic Journal of Migration Research
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8 Journal Article

The Kurdish Refugee Diaspora in Finland

Authors Östen Wahlbeck
Year 2012
Journal Name Diaspora Studies
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9 Journal Article

Debating Multiculturalism in the Nordic Welfare States

Year 2013
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10 Book

Migrated from Sweden: A study of Swedish experiences in Helsinki

Year 2015
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11 Book
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