Östen Wahlbeck


Description of research and teaching

Research fields:

  • immigrant transnationalism
  • diasporas
  • minorities
  • economic sociology

Current research:


  • PhD in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick, 1997
  • Researcher, Institute of Migration, 1997-1998
  • Professor of Sociology, Åbo Akademi University, 1998-1999
  • Adjunct Professor of Sociology, University of Tampere, 2006
  • Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Åbo Akademi University, 1999-2009
  • Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Helsinki, 2009-
  • Society of Swedish Literature, Coordinator, 2011-2012
  • Professor II, University College of Southeast Norway, 2017-



Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    The Future of The Kurdish Diaspora

    Wahlbeck, Ö. R. 2017 Routledge Handbook on the Kurds. Gunter, M. (ed.). Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group, 10 p.

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyD2 Article in professional hand or guide book or in a professional data system, or text book material

  2. Hemland, diaspora och flyktingars sociala integration

    Wahlbeck, Ö. R. Sep 2015 In : Finsk Tidskrift : kultur, ekonomi, politik. 2015, 5, p. 13-20 8 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalB1 Unrefereed journal article

  3. Inflyttad från Sverige: En studie av rikssvenska erfarenheter i Helsingfors

    Wahlbeck, Ö. Aug 2015 Hedemora: Gidlunds förlag. 196 p.

    Publication: Book/anthologyC1 Published scientific monograph

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Latest activities

  1. Sociologisk Forskning (Journal)

    Wahlbeck, Ö. (Member of editorial board)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditor of research journal

  2. The Migration Conference 2017

    Wahlbeck, Ö. (Scientific Committee Member)

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Östersjöstiftelsen (External organisation)

    Wahlbeck, Ö. (Expert)

    Activity: MembershipMembership or other role in review committee

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