Sherzod Eraliev

Sherzod Eraliev


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  • Migration in the broader Eurasian region
  • Migration in Nordic countries
  • State and society relations in Central Asia
  • International relations in Eurasia

Sherzod Eraliev is currently working on the following research projects:

  1. “Non-Western migration regimes in a Global Perspective” (MARS), EU-funded research and staff exchange project with 7 EU universities and 16 non-EU partner universities and institutions globally. The project aims to increase our scientific understanding of global, regional and national migration and mobilities in non-Western contexts.
  2. “Informality, Migrant Precarity and Exploitation in Nordic Context: Uzbek Migrant Workers in Sweden and Finland” (IMPEX), a research project funded by Forte – Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare. This ethnographic study of immigrants explores the everyday experiences of adaptation and integration of Uzbek migrants in Sweden.
  3. Research on post-Soviet (Russian-speaking) immigration in Nordic countries. Among others, this study particularly looks into the experiences of Ukrainian refugees in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its repercussions for Nordic immigration policies.

Eraliev is also researching civil society institutions and state-society relations in non-democratic regimes, as well as migration and authoritarianism in the Eurasian region.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Law and Society


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