Recent Journal Articles

2017    Beyond Irregular Migration Governance. Zooming in on Migrants’ Agency, European Journal of Migration and Law, 19, 1, pp. 1-11 10.1163/15718166-12342112.

2017     (with Irina Isaakyan) ‘Sending so much more than money: Exploring social remittances and transnational mobility, Ethnic and Racial Studies, published online on 28 November 2016,

2017     (with I. Isaakyan) ‘Reflections on Diaspora and Soft Power: Community Building among Female US Expats in Southern Europe’, Identities, published 13 February 2017,

2017     (with H.J. Trenz) ‘Complex and Dynamic Integration Processes in Europe: Intra EU Mobility and International Migration at Times of Recession’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 43, 4, 546-559,, published online on 10 Nov 2016.

2017     (with L. Bartolini and R. Gropas) ‘Drivers of highly skilled mobility from Southern Europe: Escaping the Crisis and Emancipating Oneself’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 43, 4, 652-673,, published online on 25 Oct 2016.

2015     ‘Reform, counter-reform and the politics of citizenship: Local Voting Rights for Third Country Nationals in Greece’, Journal of International Migration and Integration, 16, 1, 43-60, DOI 10.1007/s12134-014-0343-7, published online on I-First on 28 April
2014 .

2014    (with Ruby Gropas) “Voting with their Feet”: Highly Skilled Emigrants from Southern Europe, American Behavioral Scientist, November 2014, 58: 1614-1633, first published online, 27 May 2014,  doi:10.1177/0002764214534665.

2014, (with Angeliki Dimitriadi) Deterrence and Protection in the EU’s Migration Policy,
The International Spectator, 49, 4, pp. 146-162, DOI: 10.1080/03932729.2014.956280 available at 

2014 (with H. Kouki) ‘Naturalizing Racism in the Center of Athens in May 2011: Lessons from Greece’, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 12, 4, 418-436, DOI: 10.1080/15562948.2014.932477.

2014    (with Irina Isaakyan) ‘Community building and soft power among female US Expats in Greece and Italy: “We are not a Hollywood Nation, we are middle-class Americans!” ’ forthcoming in Diaspora Studies.

2014    (with Irina Isaakyan) Irina Isaakyan & Anna Triandafyllidou (2014): Anglophone marriage-migrants in Southern Europe: a study of expat nationalism and integration dynamics, International Review of Sociology: Revue Internationale de Sociologie, first published online on 24 September 2014,

2014    ‘Migrant Livelihoods during the Greek crisis: Coping Strategies and the Decision to Return’, forthcoming in Mondi Migranti.

2014    ‘Multi levelling and externalising the governance of migration and asylum: Lessons from the southern European islands’, Island Studies Journal, 9, 1, pp 7-22, spring 2014 available at .

2014    ‘Reform, counter-reform and the politics of citizenship: Local Voting Rights for Third Country Nationals in Greece’, Journal of International Migration and Integration, DOI 10.1007/s12134-014-0343-7, published online on I-First on 28 April 2014 .

2014    (with A. Dimitriadi) ‘Migration management at the Outposts of the EU: the case of Italy and Greece’s Borders’, Griffith Law Review, 22, 3, in press (March 2014).

2014    ‘Greek migration policy in the 2010s: Europeanization tensions at a time of crisis’, Journal of European Integration, 36, 4, 409-425, published first online on 15 January 2014, DOI: 10.1080/07036337.2013.848206.

2013    (with S. Marchetti) ‘Migrant Domestic Care Workers. New Patterns of Circulation?’, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 11, 4, pp. 339-346, available at

2013    (with H. Kouki) ‘Muslim Immigrants and the Greek Nation: The emergence of Nationalist Intolerance’, Ethnicities, 13, 6, 709-728,  first published online on April 22, 2013 as doi: 10.1177/1468796813483287.

2013    (with R. Gropas and H. Kouki) ‘Catching up and Objecting to Europe. Modernity and discursive topoi in Greece’s higher education reforms’, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, vol. 31, pp. 29-52.

2013    (with Eda Gemi and Iryna Ulasiuk) ‘Migrants and Media Newsmaking Practices, Journalism Practice, 7, 3, 240-247, appeared in I-first on 20 November 2012, DOI:10.1080/17512786.2012.740248, published 7, 3, 266-281.

2013    ‘Migrants and the Media in the Twenty-first Century: Obstacles and Opportunities for the media to reflect diversity and promote migrant integration’, Journalism Practice, 7, 3, 240-248.

2012    (with Ruby Gropas) ‘Migrants and Political Life in Greece: Between Political Patronage and the Search for Inclusion’, South European Society and Politics, 17, 1, 45-63, (first published in I-First on 23 September 2011).

2011    (with M. Ambrosini) ‘Irregular Immigration Control in Italy and Greece: Strong fencing and weak gate-keeping serving the labour market, European Journal of Migration and Law, 13, 251-273.

2011    (with D. Vogel and F. Duvell) Irregular Migration from a European Perspective: An Introduction, International Migration, 49, 5, 58-63.

2011    (with A. Dimitriadi) Η διαχειριση του ασυλου στην Ευρωπη. Η αναθεωρηση του Δουβλινου ΙΙ και η περιπτωση της Ελλάδας [Τhe management of asylum in Europe. The reform of Dublin II and the case of Greece], Public Law Applications (Εφαρμογές Δημοσίου Δικαίου), vol. 24, issue  Ι/2011, pp. 22-26.

2011    (with Ruby Gropas) ‘Greek Education Policy and the Challenge of Migration: An “Intercultural” View of Assimilation’, Race, Ethnicity and Education, 14, 3, pp. 399-419, published in I-First on 23 March 2011.


Journal Articles published in 2010 or earlier

2009    (with F. Düvell and B. Vollmer) ‘Ethical Issues in Irregular Migration Research in Europe’ Population, Space and Place, 16, 3, 227-239.

2009    ‘Greek Immigration Policy at the Turn of the 21st Century. Lack of Political Will or Purposeful Mismanagement?,’ European Journal of Migration and Law, 11, 2, 159-178.

2009    (with C. Gonzalez Enriquez) ‘Introduction: Comparing the new hosts of Southern Europe,’ European Journal of Migration and Law, 11, 2, 139-158.

2009    ‘Migrants and Ethnic Minorities in Post Communist Europe: Negotiating Diasporic Identity’, Ethnicities, 9, 2, 226-245.

2009    (with R. Gropas) ‘Constructing Difference: The Mosque Debates in Greece’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 35, 6, 957-977.

2009    ‘The Mohammed Cartoons Crisis in the British and Greek Press. A European Matter?’ Journalism Studies, 10, 1, 36-54.

2008    ‘Sub-Saharan African Immigrant Activists in Europe. Transcultural Capital and Transcultural Community Building’, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 32, 1, pp. 93-116.

2008    ‘The Governance of International Migration in Europe and North America. Looking at the Interaction between Migrants’ Plans and Migration Policies’ in Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 6, 3, 281-297.

2008    (with A. Lyberaki, M. Petronoti and R. Gropas) ‘Migrants’ strategies and migration policies. Towards a Comparative Picture’ in Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 6, 3, 475-488.

2008    ‘Popular Perceptions of Europe and the Nation. The Case of Italy’ Nations and Nationalism, 14, 2, 261-282.

2007    ‘Mediterranean Migrations: Problems and Prospects for Greece and Italy in the Twenty-first Century’, Mediterranean Politics, 12, 1, 79-86.

2007    (with D. Anagnostou) ‘European Integration, Regional Change and Minority Mobilisation: An Introduction’, in D. Anagnostou and A. Triandafyllidou (eds) European Integration, Regional Change and Minority Mobilisation, Special Issue, Romanian Journal of Political Science, 6, 1, 6-24.

2007    (with D. Anagnostou) Regions, Minorities and European Integration. A Case Study on the Muslims in Thrace, in D. Anagnostou and A. Triandafyllidou (eds) European Integration, Regional Change and Minority Mobilisation, Special Issue, Romanian Journal of Political Science, 6, 1, 101-126.

2004    (with A. Kosic) ‘Albanian and  Polish Migration to Italy: The Micro-Processes of Policy, Implementation and Immigrant Survival Strategies’, International Migration Review, 38, 4, winter 2004, 1413-46.

2004    (with A. Kosic) ‘Representations of the European Union and the Nation(-state) in Italian Party Discourse. A Critical Analysis of Electoral Platforms and Parliamentary Debates’ Language & Politics, 3, 1, 53-80

2003    (with A. Kosic),  ‘Albanian Immigrants in Italy: Policy implementation, Coping Strategies and Identity Issues’ Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 29, 6, 997-1014.

2003    (with R. Wodak) ‘Focus: Studying Identity: Theoretical and Methodological Challenges’ in A. Triandafyllidou (ed) Language & Politics, 2, 2, 205-23.

2003    ‘Immigration Policy Implementation in Italy: Organisational Culture, Identity Practices and Labour Market Control’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 29, 2, 257-98.

2003    (with Bo Stråth and Bill Jordan) ‘Contextualising Immigration Policy Implementation in Europe’, Special Issue, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 29, 2, 195-224.

  • (with Bo Stråth and Bill Jordan) ‘Comparing Cultures of Discretion’, Special Issue, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 29, 2, 373-97.

2003    ‘The Launch of the Euro in the Italian Media’, European Journal of Communication, 18, 2, 255-63.

2002    ‘Religious Diversity and Multiculturalism in Southern Europe: The Italian Mosque Debate’, Sociological Research Online, 7, 1, triandafyllidou.html.

2002    (with A. Paraskevopoulou) ‘When is the Greek Nation? The Role of Enemies and Minorities’, in A. Triandafyllidou, A. Ichijo (eds) ‘When is the Nation?: The Scope of Theories of Nationalism’, Special Issue, Geopolitics , 7, 2, 75-98.

2002    (with M. Veikou) ‘The Hierarchy of Greekness. Ethnic and National Identity Considerations in Greek Immigration Policy’, Ethnicities, 2, 2, 189-208.

2000    ‘The Political Discourse on Immigration in Southern Europe: A Critical Analysis’, Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 10, 5, 373-89.

1999    ‘Dall’emigrazione all’immigrazione. La Grecia nel contesto europeo’ (From emigration to immigration. Greece in the European context), Affari Sociali Internazionali, 3, autumn 1999, 57-69, in Italian.

1999    ‘Nation and Immigration: A Study of the Italian Press Discourse’, Social Identities, 5, 1, 65-88.

1999    ‘Η πολιτική μετανάστευσης της Ελλάδας ως χώρας υποδοχής μεταναστών στο νέο διεθνές περιβάλλον. Κριτικές προσεγγίσεις και προοπτικές βελτίωσης ‘ (Greek immigration policy in the new international context. A critical approach and suggestions for improvement), Βήμα ΔιεθνώνΣχέσεων, 9, 25-32, in Greek.

1998    ‘National Identity and Migration Policy: Immigrants of Greek descent and Others’, European Journal of Law, Philosophy and Computer Science, 2, 213-226.

1998    ‘National Identity and the Other’, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 21, 4, 593-612.

1998    (with A.Fotiou) ‘Sustainability and Modernity in the European Union: A Frame Analysis of the Policy-Making Process’, Sociological Research Online,

1997    ‘Nationalism and the Threatening Other: The Case of Greece’, ASEN Bulletin, 13, Summer 1997, 6-21.

1997    (with A. Mikrakis & M. Calloni) ‘New Greek Nationalism’, Sociological Research Online, 2, 1,

1996    ‘ “Green” Corruption in the Italian Press: Does Political Culture matter?’, European Journal of Communication, 11, 3, 371-91.

1996    (with A. Mikrakis and M. Calloni) ‘Miti Culturali e Realtà Politica: la Grecia di fronte alla Questione Macedone’, Europa/Europe, 5, 1, 207-221, in Italian.

1996    ‘Greek migration policy: A Critical Note’, Synthesis: Review of Modern Greek Studies, 1, 1, 15-22.

1995    ‘The Accident of Chernobyl in the Italian Press: a media story-line’, Discourse and Society, 6, 4, 517-36.

1995    ‘The Media Discourse on Environmentalism in Italy’, in K. Eder (ed), Framing and Communicating Environmental Issues, Final Report to the Commission of the E.C., Brussels, pp. 103-25.

  • Environmental Sustainability: Dimensions of a European Discourse’, Final project report, Brussels and University of Surrey at Guildford, September 1995

1994    (with A. Mikrakis) ‘Greece: The Others Within’, Social Science Information, 33, 4, 787-805.

1993    ‘From Qualitative to Quantitative Analysis in Political Discourse. A Computer-assisted Application’, Working paper 93/11, E.U.I., Florence.