Consortium Members

The VULNER project is carried out by an international research consortium involving partners from 9 research institutions located in 6 different countries. It is led by Luc Leboeuf from the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and includes a partnership with a Canadian research team led by Delphine Nakache from the University of Ottawa, which is financed by matching funding from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC/CRSH).

The following scientists are taking part in the project and are financed under the EU Horizon 2020 research programme:
 

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany
 

Luc Leboeuf

Luc Leboeuf is a Head of Research Group at the Department of Law and Anthropology at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology.

He is the Scientific Coordinator of the VULNER project.
Marie-Claire Foblets

Marie-Claire Foblets is the Director of the Department Law and Anthropolgy at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, and a Professor at the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL).
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Sophie Nakueira
 
Sophie Nakueira is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Law and Anthropology of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology.

She is the leader of the geographic work package on Africa.
Doreen Hofmann

Doreen Hofmann works at the Department of Law and Anthropology of the Max Planck Insitute for Social Anthropology.

She is the Coordination Assistant of the VULNER project.


Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Venice, Italy
 

Sabrina Marchetti
 
Sabrina Marchetti
is an Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

She is the leader of the geographic work package on Italy.
Dany Carnassale
 
Dany Carnassale is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Giulia Garofalo Geymonat

Giulia Garofalo Geymonat is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Letizia Palumbo

Letizia Palumbo is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

She is the leader of the thematic work package on human trafficking.


Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain, Belgium
 

Sylvie Saroléa
 
Sylvie Saroléa is a Professor at the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Louvain.

She is the leader of the geographic work package on Belgium and of the thematic work package on intersecting vulnerabilities.
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Francesca Raimondo
 
Francesca Raimondo is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Louvain.
Zoé Crine
 
Zoé Crine is a PhD Candidate at the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Louvain.


Center for Lebanese Studies, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Cathrine Brun

Professor Cathrine Brun is Deputy Director for Research at the Centre for Lebanese Studies.

She is the leader of the geographic work package of Lebanon.
 
Maria Kiame Maalouf

Maria Kiame Maalouf is a Junior Researcher at the Centre for Lebanese Studies.


Institute for Social Research, Oslo, Norway
 

Hilde Lidén
 
Hilde Lidén is a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research.

She is the leader of the geographic work package on Norway and of the thematic work package on age.
Jessica Schultz
 
Jessica Schultz is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Law Faculty of the University of Bergen. She has been seconded to the Institute for Social Research to join the research team led by Hilde Lidén.
Erlend Paasche

Erlend Paasche is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Research.
Dorina Damsa

Dorina Damsa is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Research.


Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
 

Winfried Kluth
 
Winfried Kluth is a Professor at the Law Faculty of the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg.

He is the leader of the geographic work package on Germany.
Helene Heuser

Helene Heuser is a Senior Researcher at the Law Faculty of the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg.

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Jakob Junghans

Jakob Junghans is a PhD Candidate at the Law Faculty of the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg.


Population Europe, Berlin, Germany
 

Andreas Edel
 
Andreas Edel is the Executive Secretary | Research Scientist of Population Europe.

He is the leader of the dissemination work package.
Daniela Vono de Vilhena
 
Daniela Vono de Vilhena is the Deputy Executive Secretary | Project Coordinator at Population Europe.
Susanne Höb

Susanne Höb is a Project Coordinator for Science Communcation at Population Europe. more



The following scientists are taking part in the project and are financed by a match funding of the Canadian Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (SSHRC/CRSH):

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Delphine Nakache

Delphine Nakache is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa.

She is the leader of the work package on Canada and coordinates the Canadian research team with the support of Christiana Sagay.

Find more information on the Canadian research team here.
Christiana Sagay

Christiana Sagay


Christiana Sagay is a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa. 

She is a Research Coordinator at the University of Ottawa.
 


McGill University, Montreal, Canada

François Crépeau
 
François Crépeau is Full Professor at the Law Faculty of the McGill University.


York University, Toronto, Canada

Dagmar Soennecken
 
Dagmar Soennecken
is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies of York University.

 

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Anna Purkey

Anna Purkey is an Assistant Professor and Human Rights Program Director at St. Paul's University College, at the University of Waterloo.

 

The following scientists are former project members:

Alice Buonaguidi

Alice Buonaguidi was a Research Assistant at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

View her social media profile here.
Chaden Daif
 
Chaden Daif worked as a Senior Researcher at the Center for Lebanese Studies.
 
Emily Beth Frank

Emily Beth Frank

 
Emily Beth Frank was a Research Scientist at Population Europe.
 
Zainab Mahmood

Zainab Mahmood


Zainab Mahmood is a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on migration in Canada.

She was a Research Coordinator at the University of Ottawa.
Martina Millefiorini

Martina Millefiorini was a Research Assistant at the Roma Tre University.

View her Academia profile here.
Alexandra Ricard-Guay

Alexandra Ricard-Guay


Alexandra Ricard-Guay worked as Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

She was the leader of the work package on human trafficking until the end of October 2020.
Maha Shuayb
 
Maha Shuayb
is the Director of the Center for Lebanese Studies.

She was the leader of the geographic work package on Lebanon.
Midori Tijen Kaga

Midori Tijen Kaga

 
Midori Tijen Kaga was a PhD Candidate at the School of International Development and Global Studies of the University of Ottawa.
Helene Fredrikke Wessmann

Helene Fredrikke Wessmann


Helene Fredrikke Wessmann wass a Research Assistant at the Institute for Social Research. Simultaneously she was a Senior Advisor at the Asylum Department at the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration.
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