Frauke Miera

Frauke Miera, political scientist, is presently a research fellow at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), working in the research project "EMILIE - A European Approach to Multicultural Citizenship: Legal, political and educational challenges" (FP6 - European Commission, DG Research, 2006-2009). Miera wrote her Ph.D. thesis on Polish migration to Germany. Her professional experience includes research at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin, at the International Women’s University, Hannover, division of migration, at the Department of Political Science, FU Berlin, as a teacher in international migration and integration theory, as visiting research fellow at the University of Southampton, UK, on diversity policies and in the research project "MIGSYS Immigrants, policies and migration systems ". Miera is co-founder and member of the Board of Network Migration in Europe ( Among her recent publications are (‘Polski Berlin. Migration aus Polen nach Berlin, Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot 2007), ‘Transnational Strategies of Polish Migrant Entrepreneurs in Trade and Small Business in Berlin, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol. 34 (5) (August 2008).