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Liviu Dinu

Exploring the impact of welfare conditionality on Roma migrants in the UK

Summary

Liviu studied Sociology at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Philosophy, Social and Political Sciences from Iasi. In 2013 he spent a year within the Roma Graduate Preparation Program within the Central European University, Budapest. He recently graduated with an MSc in Ethnicity and Multiculturalism at the University of Bristol. His thesis explored the interaction of Roma migrants with eductaion in the UK. Liviu joined SHUSU in October 2015. His PhD Research Proposal aims to examine the social stigmatization and racialization of Roma migrants in relation to welfare conditionality arrangements and the impact of welfare conditionality on Roma migrants in UK. During his professional career in the last 16 years he has worked on various social intervention projects which have involved Roma populations.

Funder: University of Salford

Supervisors: Dr Lisa Scullion and Professor Philip Brown.

Research Interests

Human trafficking and migration in relation to Roma populations in Europe.

Selected Current and Recent Projects

  • Dinu, L (2013) - The craft is cool! Funded by Council of Europe, Youth in Action Program
  • Dinu, L (2013) - The young messengers of the community! Funded by Council of Europe, Youth in Action Program
  • Dinu, L (2013) - Discover Roma People! Funded by Council of Europe, Youth in Action Program
  • Dinu, L (2013 - 2006/2007 - 2009) Roma Humanitarian and Social Programs, funded by German Forced Labour Compensation Program & Holocaust Victim Assets Program

Selected Current and Recent Publications

Life in the Neo-liberal Ghetto (2014), The Activist - Human Rights Initiative, Budapest. https://hrsi.ceu.edu/activist

How to use children to get Power (2014, December, 22) Romalitico. Roma Policy Analyses.http://www.romalitico.org/index.php/content/other/latest

Contact

Email: I.L.I.Dinu@edu.salford.ac.uk