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ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS
Alamgir, Alena. 2017. “From the Field to the Factory Floor: Vietnamese Government’s Defense of
Migrant Workers’ Interests in State-Socialist Czechoslovakia,” Journal of Vietnamese Studies 12(1):10-41.
Alamgir, Alena. 2014. "Recalcitrant Women: Internationalism and the Redefinition of Welfare Limits in the Czechoslovak-Vietnamese Labor Exchange Program, 1967-1989," Slavic Review 73 (1):133–155.
Alamgir, Alena. 2013. “Race Is Elsewhere: State-socialist ideology and the racialisation of Vietnamese workers in Czechoslovakia,” Race & Class 54 (4):67–85.
Alamgir, Alena. 2006. “The Learned Brāhmen, Who Assists Me”: Changing Colonial Relationships in the 18th and 19th Century India,” Journal of Historical Sociology 19 (4):419–446. BOOK CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES
Alamgir, Alena. 2018. “Labor and Labor Migration in State Socialism” introduction to a special issue, Labor History, volume 59, issue 3 (July).
Alamgir, Alena. 2017. “The Moped Diaries: Remittances in the Czechoslovak-Vietnamese Labor Migration Scheme” in Work out of Place edited by Mahua Sarkar (De Gruyter Oldenbourg).
Alena Alamgir & Christina Schwenkel. 2018. “From Altruistic Assistance to National Self-Interest: Vietnamese Labor Migration Into CMEA Countries” in Alternative Encounters edited by Mark James, Steffi Marung and Artemy Kalinovsky (Indiana University Press), forthcoming.
Alamgir, Alena. (forthcoming) “‘Inappropriate Behavior’: Labor Control and the Polish, Cuban and Vietnamese Workers in Czechoslovakia” in State Socialist Europe after 1945: Contributions to Global Labor History edited by Marsha Seifert and Susan Zimmermann (Central European University Press).
Review of Shevel, Oxana. Migration, Refugee Policy, and State Building in Postcommunist Europe. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Russian Review 72, 1 (January 2013): 180–181.
Review of Walke, Anika, Jan Musekamp, and Nicole Svobodny, eds. Migration and Mobility in the Modern Age: Refugees, Travelers, and Traffickers in Europe and Eurasia. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. Russian Review 77, 1 (January 2018): 170-171.
WORK IN PROGRESS
Book chapter on educational and labor mobility in Eastern Europe before 1989 for the first volume to be published by the Socialism Goes Global project team.
Book chapter on the pub, the hostel, and prison as the spaces of encounter and conflict in the Czechoslovak labor migration program for the second volume to be published by the Socialism Goes Global project team.
POPULAR PRESS ARTICLE
“Smažený sýr a pho” (“Fried Cheese and Pho”), Viet magazín. Available at http://www.eicvn.eu/v-magazin/viet- magazin/reportaz-vn/2596-smaeny-syr-a-pho
“Binational Marriages and Czech Immigration Policy: Sorting Truth From Fiction?” http://www.migrationonline.cz/e-library/?x=2074815 Migration Online, Czech to English, February 2008.
“Green Cards? Disappointed Expectations” http://www.migrationonline.cz/e-library/?x=2090231 Migration Online, Czech to English, April 2008.
Interview with Jaroslav Bašta, the deputy minister of foreign affairs of the Czech Republic. http://www.migrationonline.cz/e-library/?x=2053869 Migration Online, Czech to English, November 2007.
Proust, biography by Claude Mauriac, publisher: Votobia, Olomouc, Czech Republic, 1997, French to Czech.
Ph.D., Sociology, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey (May 2014).
Dissertation: Socialist Internationalism at Work: Changes in the Czechoslovak-Vietnamese Labor Exchange Program, 1967-1989.
Advisor and Doctoral Committee Chair: József Böröcz.
Members: Ann Mische, Catherine Lee, Dominique Arel (external evaluator).
M.A. with distinction, English and French Linguistics and Literature, Palacký University, Czech Republic (June 1997) - including one-year (1995-96) study abroad, at Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, supported by a fellowship.
ASA, Section on Comparative and Historical Sociology Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award, June 2015.
Anne Foner Dissertation Prize for the Most Outstanding Dissertation, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, June 2014.
Fellow, Third International Summer School in Social Sciences in Ukraine “Soviet legacies and post-Soviet practices: economy, politics, everyday life,” Ostroh (Ukraine), sponsored by the Embassy of France in Ukraine, École des hautes études en sciences sociales [EHESS] (France), Doctoral School of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine), Centre franco-russe de recherche en sciences humaines et sociales de Moscou (Russia), 2011.
Fellow, Texts/Images of History: Representations and Uses of the Past in Central and Southeast Europe, Istanbul Turkey, workshop sponsored by Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey and Central European University, Budapest, 2001.
Fellow, The Cultures of Democracy and Democratization: Israel, Eastern Europe and Beyond, Rutgers University, NJ; yearlong seminar sponsored by the Center for Russian, Central and East European Studies and the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, 1999-2000.
Rutgers Excellence Fellowship, 1997–2000.
One-year study abroad fellowship, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA. 1995–1996. Dean’s List, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA Fall 1995, Spring 1996.
Immigration, labor migration, race and ethnic relations, gender, economic and political sociology of globalization and transnationalism, state socialism, labor relations, social change, East-Central Europe, Vietnam.
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