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Mrs Marianela Barrios Aquino

Post:Doctoral Tutor (Politics)
Other posts:Research student (Sussex Centre for Migration Research)
 Research Student (Sussex European Institute, Geography, Sussex Centre for Migration Research)
Location:ARTS C C217
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Marianela obtained a BA in Sociology at the University of Salamanca (Spain). Marianela started her postgraduate education at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon, during that time she was also a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for the Study of International Migration of the Georgetown University. Currently she is a PhD candidate at the Sussex Centre for Migration Research of the University of Sussex. Her research interests include issues regarding the experience of migration and citizenship, as well as issues of identity negotiation in transnational contexts.


Doctoral Researcher 

Associate Tutor


BA Sociolgoy at the University of Salamanca, Spain

MSc Social Research Methods at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon


Participation in Conferences

IV International Colloquium – Doctoral Researchers

Presentation: “The Power of Identity. An empirical approach to the migration experience”

University of Coimbra

Coimbra, Portugal – December 2014

International Conference in Social Psychology

Presentation: The migrant subject. Identity and Power

ISCTE – Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal – May 2015

MACIMIDE Symposium on Migration, Citizenship and Development

Presentation: Migrating into Citizenship. The migrant’s journey to citizenship

Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development

University of Maastricht

Maastricht, The Netherlands – April 2017-06-26

Sussex Migration Graduate Conference

Presentation: Migrating into Citizenship. The EU migrant’s journey to citizenship

University of Sussex

Brighton, United Kingdom – April 2017-06-26

Intra-EU Migration in the Shadow of Brexit

Presentation: Migrants and Their Experience of British Citizenship after Brexit

Centre for Research on Communities, Identities & Difference

University of Kingston

Kingston, United Kingdom – July 2017