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Dr. Lydia Potts

Dr. Lydia Potts

University lecturer focusing on Migration and Gender Studies in Cultural Studies and Social Sciences

Key Research Interests

Migration: history, political economy, global processes 

Gender: politics, religion/Islam, gender relations in comparative perspective incl. African and Arab societies and migrant communities 

Research methods: intercultural methodology, migrants’ biographies 

Transnational curriculum development in gender studies and migration studies


  • Globalisation and Migration
  • Migration Politics
  • Research Methods for Transcultural Contexts
  • Historical and Contemporary Migration Processes
  • Migration Theory
  • Transnational Perspectives in Gender Studies
  • Colloquium for Bachelor’s/Master’s thesis
  • International Relations
(Changed: 22 Dec 2022)