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Tihomir Sabchev, MSc

Tihomir Sabchev

Profile:

Tihomir Sabchev is an early career researcher with multidisciplinary international background. He holds a BA in Political Science from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece and a MSc in Social Sciences (Comparative Public Policy and Welfare Studies) from the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. Currently, he is a PhD candidate in international human rights law at the School of Law, Utrecht University. 

As a member of the "Cities of Refuge" NWO VICI research project, Tihomir studies the relevance of international human rights as law, praxis and discourse, to how local governments in Greece and Italy welcome and integrate refugees. His main research interests are local policies and practices for immigrant/refugee reception and integration, and private/community-based refugee sponsorship. 

Tihomir speaks English, Greek, Italian and Bulgarian. 

Teaching and student supervision: 

  • SSC303 Migration and Integration with Dr. Sam Wong (2021) 
  • Cities of Refuge Senior Projects for Bachelor students with prof. Dr. Barbara Oomen (2020)
  • Cities of Refuge Senior Projects for Bachelor students with prof. Dr. Barbara Oomen (2019)
  • Cities of Refuge Capstone with prof. Dr. Barbara Oomen (2018)

Guest lectures at University College Roosevelt in the following undergraduate courses: 

  • SSC 313 - Migration and Integration with prof. Dr. Jeanne de Bruijn (2018)
  • SSC 151 - Introduction to Political Theory with Dr. Herman Lelieveldt (2017)
  • SSC 251 - Foundations of Comparative Politics with Dr. Herman Lelieveldt (2017)

Guest lectures at Utrecht Summer School

  • "Demographics and Migration Crisis in Trump-era" with prof. Dr. Jeanne de Bruijn (2018-2020)

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