Angeliki Dimitriadi holds a PhD from Democritus University of Thrace on transit migration from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. She has an MA in War studies from King’s College London and a BSc in International Relations & History from the London School of Economics.

She is a political scientist with an interest in irregular migration and asylum, as well as the interplay between migratory movement and policies of deterrence and protection. Her research focuses on migration management policies at external borders, migration governance in the EU and European foreign policy on migration.

Angeliki is currently a non-resident fellow at at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. Previously she was senior research fellow and head of the migration program for the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (2012-2021). Between October 2015 and April 2016, she was visiting fellow in residence on migration and asylum policy at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) in Berlin. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Athens where she teaches on the governance of asylum and migration policy in Southeast Europe at the master’s level.

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Dimitriadi, A. “Of ‘in-between’ spaces and (un)interrupted journeys. Transit migration” in Triandafyllidou, A. (Ed.). (2022). Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies (2nd ed.). Routledge.

Dimitriadi, A. (2022).  The gradual emergence of a Greek reception system amidst multiple “crises”  in Caponio, T., & Ponzo, I. Coping with Migrants and Refugees: Multilevel Governance across the EU (1st ed.). Routledge.

Dimitriadi, A. The EU’s response to forced migration from Afghanistan A joint way forward for returns? In Ceccorulli, M., & Fassi, E. (Eds.). (2021). The EU’s External Governance of Migration: Perspectives of Justice (1st ed.). Routledge.

Dimitriadi, A. and Kaya, A. (2021). ‘EU Turkey relations on migration: transactional partnership’ in Saatcioglu, B& Tekin, F. (2021) Turkey and the European Union: Key Dynamics and Future Scenarios, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft.

Dimitriadi, A. (2020). The future of European migration and asylum policy post COVID-19. InFEPS

Dallal S. & Dimitriadi, A. (2019) Crossing the Eastern Mediterranean Sea in Search of “Protection”, Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 17:3, 261-278, DOI: 10.1080/15562948.2018.1444831

Dimitriadi, A. (2018) Irregular Afghan migration to Europe: at the margins looking in, Palgrave

Dimitriadi, A. (2017) Governing irregular migration at the margins of Europe. The case of hotspots on the Greek islands, Etnografia e ricerca qualitative 1:75-96