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Irene Portas Vazquez

Irene Portas Vazquez

Doctoral researcher

Faculté ou Centre Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History
Department Public History and Outreach
Adresse postale Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Bureau sur le campus MSH, E04 25-400
Téléphone (+352) 46 66 44 6874

Irene Portas Vázquez completed the research master program Cultural Anthropology: Sociocultural Transformation in Utrecht University (the Netherlands), submitting her thesis on the dynamics at play in the process of empowering Rohingya refugee women in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). Her research interests revolve around forced migration, survival strategies of displaced groups, immigration policies and practices, and nation-building processes. She is currently working as a doctoral researcher in the project “Remixing Industrial Pasts in the Digital Age: Sounds, Images, Ecologies, Practices and Materialities in Space and Time”. Her research examines the clandestine pathways of refugees, smugglers and miners in the Franco-Luxembourgish border throughout the first half of the twentieth century. Irene combines ethnographic and historical methods in order to shed light on underground realities often dismissed in conventional historiographical accounts.

Last updated on: mercredi 08 février 2023

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See detailCrimes or subsistence?
Portas Vazquez, Irene; Harnoncourt, Julia; Krebs, Stefan; Steiner, Benjamin

Computer development (2022)

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See detailPerspectives from the French-Luxembourgish and the Belgian-German Borders
Portas Vazquez, Irene; Brüll, Christoph

Presentation (2021, April 15)

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