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Dr Sara Silvestri


Convenor of the British International Studies working group on Religion, Security and International Relations & Treasurer of the International Studies Association’s REL section.

Research Interests

  • Migration, integration and multiculturalism (with focus on EU policies and politics of individual member states).
  • Public attitudes and policies about migration and cultural and religious diversity in the Euro-Mediterranean region (and how this intersects with migration challenges).
  • The effects of counter-terrorism on migrant and ethnic and religious minorities.
  • Transnational networks (e.g. migrant communities, Christians, Islamist groups, etc).
  • Gender (with focus on migrant women, domestic workers, Muslim women in Europe).