Tjaša Učakar, PhD (Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana)
Tjaša Učakar, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana (UL), Slovenia. She holds a diploma in Sociology and Geography and a PhD in Sociology of Culture. In 2017 she published her first monograph entitled Migracijska politika EU: nove artikulacije izključevanja v 21. stoletju [Migration policy of the EU: novel articulations of exclusion in 21st century]. Her research interests include migration, citizenship, human rights, border studies and European integration processes, which she addresses from the viewpoint of critical theory.
The project aims at developing a methodological and theoretical framework that foregrounds voices and interests of sex workers and to investigate pathways to sex worker’s empowerment.