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Sabrina Marchetti

Research Associate

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Email: Sabrina.Marchetti@eui.eu

 

 

 

Biographical Notes

Sabrina Marchetti is currently Research Associate at the Global Governance Program in the Cultural Pluralism research area. She is mainly specialised on issues of gender, welfare, labour and migration, with a specific focus on the question of migrant domestic work. From a comparative perspective, she has studied the case of various nationalities of migrant women who work in Europe in this sector.

She has completed her PhD in 2010 at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, within the Graduate gender programme where she had previously undertaken her Research Master degree. In 2010 she has been post-doc visiting fellow at the Centre for Gendering Excellence of Linköping University in Sweden, at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and she has been research fellow at the International Centre for Development and Decent Work of Kassel University in Germany. She has presented her work in several international venues and she has a number of essays recently published or forthcoming on the topic of migration, labour, discrimination and gender equality.

She has also done extensive work as research consultant for NGOs, institutions and other research centres, accumulating significant experience in policy oriented research and in organisation of events for the dissemination of research results. Finally, she is an active member of several research networks group, at the European level. Among them the Research Network for Domestic Workers’ Rights, and the Buying and Selling Gender Equality network.

For more information: www.sabrinamarchetti.net

 

 

Publications

Books            

Black Girls. Migrant Domestic Work and Colonial Legacies, Brill, Boston, 2014 [info]

Le ragazze di Asmara. Lavoro domestico e migrazione postcoloniale, Ediesse, Rome, 2011 [info]

 

Edited volumes

Migrant Domestic and Care Workers in Europe: New Patterns of Circulation?  Journal of Immigration and Refugee Studies, 2013, vol. 11, n. 4(edited with Anna Triandafyllidou)

Femministe a parole, Ediesse, Rome, 2012 (edited with Jamila Mascat and Vincenza Perilli) [info] 

Made in Italy. Identità in migrazione, Zapruder, n. 28, 2012 (edited with Enrica Capussotti and Andrea Brazzoduro)[info]

 

Dissertations

Paid domestic labour and postcoloniality: Narratives of Eritrean and Afro-Surinamese migrant women, Utrecht University, PhD dissertation, 2010

“We had different fortunes”: relationships between Filipina domestic workers and their employers in Rome and in Amsterdam, Utrecht University, Research Master dissertation, 2006

 

Journal articles

Mothers and Grandmothers on the Move. Labour Mobility and the Household Strategies of Moldovan and Ukrainian Migrant Women in ItalyInternational Migration (with Alessandra Venturini).

Does Italy Represent an Opportunity for Temporary Migrants from the Eastern Partnership Countries?IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2014, 3:8 (with Daniela Piazzalunga and Alessandra Venturini).

Migrant Domestic and Care Workers in Europe: New Patterns of Circulation?Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 2013, vol. 11, n. 4, pp. 339-346, (with Anna Triandafyllidou).

Dreaming Circularity? Eastern European Women and Job-Sharing in Paid Home CareJournal of  Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 2013, vol. 11, n. 4, pp. 347-363.

«Brave, intelligenti e pulite»: le domestiche eritree e l’eredità ambivalente del colonialismoMondi Migranti, 2013, issue 2, pp. 141-157.

‘We have a Common Past, a Common Present and a Common Future’ Postcolonial Gendered Memories of the Eritrean DiasporaIncontri. Rivista Europea di Studi Italiani, vol. 28, n. 1, 2013, pp. 58-67 (with Domenica Ghidei Biidu, Barbara De Vivo e Elisabetta Hagos)

Identità… made in Italy. ZAPRUDER, vol. 28, p. 2-6, 2012 (ISSN: 1723-0020) (with Andrea Brazzodurro e Enrica Capussotti)

Georgina and the others. Postcoloniality and Afro-Surinamese care workers in the Netherlands. OSO Tijdschrift voor Surinamistiek, vol. 30, n. 2, 2011, pp. 283-297.

Io, noi, voi, loro: Intervista a donne della diaspora eritrea nell’Italia postcoloniale, by Domenica Ghidei Biidu & Elisabetta Hagos. Zapruder: Storie in movimento, n. 23, 2010 (edited with Barbara De Vivo)

Abbecedario coloniale: Memorie di donne eritree alle scuole italiane di Asmara. Zapruder: Storie in movimento, n. 19, 2009, pp. 90-98 (with Domenica Ghidei Biidu)

Le Donne delle donne, in DWF-DonnaWomanFemme: Rivista internazionale di studi antropologici storici e sociali sulla donna, n. 1-2 (61-62), 2004, pp. 68-98

 

Book chapters          

Intersezionalità. Per pensare la differenza. In: Caterina Botti (Ed.), Etiche della diversità culturale (pp. 133-148), Le Lettere, Florence, 2013 (ISBN 978 88 6087 643 0)

Serva&Padrona. Una casa per due. In: Sabrina Marchetti, Jamila M.H. Mascat & Vincenza Perilli (Eds.), Femministe a parole. Grovigli da districare (pp. 254-257), Ediesse, Rome, 2012.

Introduzione. In: Sabrina Marchetti, Jamila M.H. Mascat & Vincenza Perilli (Eds.), Femministe a parole. Grovigli da districare (pp. 11-14), Ediesse, Rome, 2012.

Fuori luogo: Lavoratrici domestiche migranti fra regimi migratori e regimi di welfare. Il caso dei Paesi Bassi. In:Schengenland. Immigrazione: politiche e culture in Europa. Roma, Ediesse, 2011.

Eritreans’ memories of postcolonial time: Ambivalence and mimicry at the Italian schools in Asmara. In: Jaqueline Andall & Derek Duncan (Eds.), Belongings: Hybridity in Italian colonial and postcolonial culture (pp. 107-126), Peter Lang, Oxford/Bern, 2010 (with Domenica Ghidei Biidu)

Eritrei romani. In: Ginevra Demaio (Ed.), Osservatorio romano sulle migrazioni 2008: Quarto rapporto, Caritas/Migrantes, Roma, 2008 (with Lucia Sgueglia)

A comparison between European countries: Regular and irregular labour markets. In: Isabella Peretti & Francesca Brezzi (Eds.), Welcome?! Network migrants and natives, Aracne, Rome, 2005

 

Reports and Working papers

Black Europe? Some Views from Afro-Surinamese Migrants in the Netherlands (January 2014). Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. 2014/08.

Costs and benefits of labour mobility between the EU and the Eastern partnership countries. Country report: Italy,EuropeAid/130215/C/SER/Multi, Turin 2013 (with Alessandra Venturini & Daniela Piazzalunga).

International migration and over-indebtedness: the case of Filipino workers in Italy, IIED Human settlements working-paper, n. 36, 2012 (with Charito Basa & Violeta de Guzman)

Together? On the not-so-easy relationship between Italian labour organisations and migrant domestic workers’groups, ICDD Working-paper, n. 31, 2012.

Analisi degli interventi d’integrazione rivolti alle donne immigrate, Isfol, 2009 (with Marco Marucci, Lorenzo Fioramonti, Andrea Carlini, Monika Savier, Alessandro Faramondi)

Presences, roles and associative experiences of immigrant women in Italy. Networks, migrants and natives: Experience nets, Welcoming nets, EU – D.G. Employment & Social Affairs, 2004

 

In conference proceedings

Domestiche, assistenti o dame di compagnia? Identità performative e pratiche lavorative di cura nelle narrative di donne migranti. In: Elisa Bellè, Barbara Poggio e Giulia Selmi (eds) Attraverso i confini del genere. Atti del convegno(pp. 415-428), Università di Trento, 2013.

The gendered construction of a “caring otherness”. In: World wide women. Globalizzazione, generi, linguaggi. (pp. 29-38), Università degli Studi di Torino, Torino, 2011 (with Francesca Scrinzi)

 

Online articles          

Care work and the feminization of labour migration to Italy through the current economic crisis, MPC Blog, 10/04/2014 (with Anna Di Bartolomeo)

Lavoratrici filippine tra debiti e lavori domesticiIngenere, 13/06/2013 (con Charito Basa) (issn: 2039-1838)

Philomena EssedEncyclopedia of Afro-European Studies, 2012

Che senso ha parlare di badanti?, Zeroviolenzadonne, 2011

Le donne-ponte tra sindacato e comunità , Ingenere, 2010 (issn:      2039-1838)

Incontri da vicino e da lontano: Storie di donne eritree a RomaContro Storie, n. 2, 2009

 

Reviews        

Vendere e comprare sesso. Tra piacere, lavoro e prevaricazione. Zeroviolenzadonne, 2014.

Badare non basta. Il lavoro di cura: attori, progetti, politiche. Zeroviolenzadonne, 2013.

Pratt, Geraldine, Families apart: migrant mothers and the conflicts of labor and loveJournal of colonialism and colonial history, 2013.

Ponzanesi, Sandra & Blaagaard, Bolette, Deconstructing Europe. Postcolonial perspectives. Studi Culturali, n. 3, 2012, pp. 117-118.

Silenzi. Non detti, reticenze e assenze di (tra) donne e uomini, Zeroviolenzadonne, 2013

Straniere al welfare. Una catena senza frontiereIngenere, 2012

Døving,Cora Alexa & Nicolas Schwaller,Minority narratives and national memory.Studi culturali, n. 1, 2012, pp. 148-149.

Encarnación Gutierrez-Rodriguez, Migration, domestic work and affect. A decolonial approach on value and the feminisation of labor, Studi culturali, n.1, 2011, pp. 133-133.

Wendy Pojmann, Immigrant women and feminism in Italy. Feminist Theory, vol. 11, issue 3, 2010, pp. 338-339.