Dr Binod Khadria

Former Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Binod Khadria has been a Professor of economics, education and international migration and Chairperson of Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, having a trajectory of three decades of teaching, research and publications on migration, diaspora and transnationalism. In 2017-18 he held the inaugural Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Chair on Contemporary Indian Migration and Diaspora at Rutgers University, USA, and was a key commentator in the processes that led to the United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in 2018. Professor Khadria is the author of The Migration of Knowledge Workers (Sage 1999), based on extensive field-surveys in India and the US. He was also Guest-Editor of the special issue of Asian Population Studies (APS v.3, n.2) on “Skilled Diasporas in Asian Development” (Singapore, 2007). His other publications include two volumes of India Migration Report (Cambridge 2009, 2012); To Europe and Back (Co-editor, Springer 2014); The Sage Handbook of International Migration (Co-editor, London 2019), and World Migration Report 2020 (Co-editor, IOM Geneva). He is on editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals, advisory boards of a number of international organizations and think tanks, International Steering Committee of Metropolis International, Co-Convener of Metropolis Binod Khadria has been a Professor of economics, education and international migration and Chairperson of Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, having a trajectory of three decades of teaching, research and publications on migration, diaspora and transnationalism. In 2017-18 he held the inaugural Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Chair on Contemporary Indian Migration and Diaspora at Rutgers University, USA, and was a key commentator in the processes that led to the United Nations Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in 2018. Professor Khadria is the author of The Migration of Knowledge Workers (Sage 1999), based on extensive field-surveys in India and the US. He was also Guest-Editor of the special issue of Asian Population Studies (APS v.3, n.2) on “Skilled Diasporas in Asian Development” (Singapore, 2007). His other publications include two volumes of India Migration Report (Cambridge 2009, 2012); To Europe and Back (Co-editor, Springer 2014); The Sage Handbook of International Migration (Co-editor, London 2019), and World Migration Report 2020 (Co-editor, IOM Geneva). He is on editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals, advisory boards of a number of international organizations and think tanks, International Steering Committee of Metropolis International, Co-Convener of Metropolis

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Dr Ademar Seabra da Cruz Junior

Prof. Dr Xavier Barcons

Prof. Dr Laerte Sodré

Prof. Dr Luiz Davidovich

Prof. Dr Ana Maria Carneiro

Executive Commitee

Janina Onuki

Guilherme Ary Plonski

Moacyr Martucci Júnior

Elizabeth Balbachevsky

Alberto Pfeifer