Camilla Nordberg

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Research areas

  • 5145 Social work - citizenship, Gender, Migration, Migrants, Minorities, integration, Media, Nordic welfare states, Power, Participation, Ethnicity, Ethnic diversity, Ethnic relations, Social service, Social work, Welfare state, Welfare policy
  • 5142 Social policy - citizenship, Gender, Migration, Migrants, Minorities, Integration, Media, Nordic welfare states, Power, Participation, Ethnicity, Ethnic diversity, Ethnic relations, Social service, Social work, Welfare state, Welfare policy

Description of research and teaching

Camilla Nordberg received her doctoral degree in Social Policy in 2007. Since 2006 she has been attached to the Swedish School of Social Science at the University of Helsinki as a senior lecturer in social work. She currently holds a five year Finnish Academy research fellowship for the study "Citizenisation in the local welfare state: migrant mothers' everyday life in restructuring urban settings" (2013-2018). From September 2015 until June 2016 she is a visiting scholar at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Her research has revolved around the migration welfare state nexus, focusing on issues of citizenship, power, political discourse and street-level encounters.

Research projects:

  • Citizenisation in the Local Welfare State: Migrant Mothers' Everyday Life in Restructuring Urban Settings
  • Glocal Care Work and the Renegotiations of Workplace Order: Occupational Subjectivities and New Ethnic Hierarchies
  • Challenging Power: Equality, Diversity and the Integration of Ethnic and National Minorities in Finland

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Latest publications

  1. Neoliberal Postcolonialism in the Media – Constructing Filipino Nurse Subjects in Finland

    Näre, L. & Nordberg, C. 14 Jan 2016 In : European Journal of Cultural Studies. 19, 1, p. 16-32

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  2. Invisibilised Visions: Migrant mothers and the reordering of citizenship in a Nordic welfare state context

    Nordberg, C. C. 2015 In : Nordic Journal of Migration Research. 5, 2, p. 67-74 8 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  3. Dynamics of Recognition: Minority Ethnic Access to Transformative Power in the Nordic Welfare State

    Nordberg, C. C. 2015 The Challenge of Minority Integration: Politics and Policies in the Nordic Nations. Kivisto, P. & Kraus, P. (eds.). De Gruyter Open, p. 91-109 18 p. 6

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

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Latest activities

  1. Visiting scholar

    Camilla Nordberg (Visiting researcher), 30 Sep 2015 → …

    Activity: International Mobility: VisitsAcademic visit to other institution

  2. Co-supervisor

    Camilla Nordberg (Co-supervisor), 2015 → …

    Activity: Thesis supervision, mentoring and examinationSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

  3. Member of doctoral thesis examination committee

    Camilla Nordberg (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group), 11 Jun 2015

    Activity: Thesis supervision, mentoring and examinationMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

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Education

D.Soc.Sc., Social Sciences

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