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Karen Haandrikman

Karen Haandrikman

Universitetslektor

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Works at Department of Human Geography
Telephone 08-16 19 87
Email karen.haandrikman@humangeo.su.se
Visiting address Svante Arrhenius väg 8
Room X 323
Postal address Kulturgeografiska institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

I am senior lecturer at the Department of Geography of Stockholm University working within the research profile Population Geography, Migration and GIS.

Title: Docent

Room: X323, Geo-Science Building, Frescati

 

Teaching

  • Migration and Social Change (in English) at the Dept. of Human Geography, 2010-present; master; course coordinator since 2014 (KG7206).
  • The scientific approach, sources and methods (in Swedish), module in Samhällsplanering II; bachelor; module coordinator (KG1220).
  • Population Geography (in Swedish), module in Kulturgeografi I and Samhällsplanering I, bachelor; module coordinator, 2015-present (KG1201/ KG1217).
  • Migration and Global Processes (in Swedish) at the Dept. of Human Geography; bachelor; course coordinator 2014-2015.
  • Migration module in course Population Processes (in English) at SUDA; master, 2011.
  • Bachelor thesis supervision, Human Geography (KG3201); Urban and Regional Planning (KG3217); Global Development.
  • Master's thesis supervision, students in Human Geography i (KG9210); Urban and Regional Planning (KG9211); Globalization, Environment and Social Change(KG9206); and Demography.

Research

Research focus: Migration; integration; segregation; intermarriage; mixed methods

Research projects

PhD supervision

  • Sara Thalberg – “Students and Family Formation. Studies on educational enrolment and childbearing in Sweden”. Assistant supervisor. Successfully defended on 15 November 2013.
  • Louisa Vogiazides – “Immigrants’ spatial and social trajectories in Sweden”. Main supervisor. Started spring 2013.
  • Andrea Monti - "Migrant transnationalism and integration ". Supervisor. Started October 2015.
  • Samaneh Kaef - "Educational trajectories of Swedish and foreign-born population". Started January 2018.

Publications

Haandrikman, Karen and Natasha Webster (2018), Nederlandse vrouwelijke ondernemers in Zweden: Kansen en belemmeringen. Hollandse Nieuwtjes (september): 13-15.

Haandrikman, Karen. Partner choice in Sweden: How distance still matters. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, doi: 10.1177/03085I8XI8786726.

Malmberg, Bo, Eva Andersson, Michael M. Nielsen and Karen Haandrikman, Residential segregation of European and non-European migrants in Sweden: 1990-2012. European Journal of Population. Doi: 10.1007/s10680-018-9478-0. Open Access

Brandén, Maria and Karen Haandrikman, Who moves to whom? Gender differences in the distance moved to a shared residence. European Journal of Population. Doi: 10.1007/s10680-018-9490-4. Open Access

Haandrikman, Karen and Natasha Webster (2018), Thaise migrantenvrouwen in Nederland en Zweden [Thai migrant women in the Netherlands and Sweden]. Demos 4: 1-4.

Nielsen, Michael Meinild, Karen Haandrikman, Henning Christiansen, Rafael Costa, Bart Sleutjes, Adrian F. Rogne, and Marcin Stonawski (2017), Residential segregation in 5 European countries. Technical report. ResSegr Working Paper 2017:2. Download on www.residentialsegregation.org.

Wimark, Thomas, Michael M. Nielsen and Karen Haandrikman (2017). Boende och integration: Samband mellan invandrares initiala bosättning och deras sysselsättning och inkomst. Kulturgeografiskt seminarium 2017:2. Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University (link to report, in Swedish).

Webster, Natasha and Karen Haandrikman (2017). Thai women entrepreneurs in Sweden: Critical perspectives on migrant small businesses. Women's Studies International Forum 60: 17-27. doi:10.1016/j.wsif.2016.11.001.

Malmberg, Bo, Michael M. Nielsen, Eva Andersson and Karen Haandrikman (2016), Residential segregation of European and non-European migrants in Sweden: 1990-2012. ResSegr Working Paper 2016:1 [download].

Webster, Natasha and Karen Haandrikman (2016), Thai women in Sweden: Victims or participants? Social Sciences Asia 2(1): 13–29. doi:10.14456/ssa.2016.4 [download].

Haandrikman, Karen (2015), Partner choice in Sweden: How distance still matters. Stockholm Research Reports in Demography 2015: 3 [download].

Haandrikman, Karen and Sadia Hassanen (2014), Onward migration of African Europeans. Comparing attitudes to migration motives. Stockholm Research Reports in Demography 2014: 15 [download].

Hedberg, Charlotta and Karen Haandrikman (2014), Repopulation of the Swedish countryside: Globalisation by international migration. Journal of Rural Studies, 34: 128-138. doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud. 2014.01.005.

Brandén, Maria and Karen Haandrikman (2013), Who moves to whom? Gender differences in the distance moved to a shared residence. Stockholm Research Reports in Demography 2013: 19. Stockholm: Stockholm University [download].

Haandrikman, Karen (2013), Book review of Charsley (2012), “Transnational marriage. New perspectives from Europe and Beyond”. Nordic Journal of Migration Research, 3(4), 234-235. [Open access].

Haandrikman, Karen (2014), Binational marriages in Sweden: Is there an EU effect? Population, Space and Place, 20(2): 177-199. doi: 10.1002/psp.1770 [download final revised paper].

Haandrikman, Karen and Leo J.G. van Wissen (2012), Explaining the flight of Cupid's arrow: A spatial micro model of partner choice. European Journal of Population 28, 417-439.

Haandrikman, Karen and Inge Hutter (2012), ‘That’s a different kind of person’ - Spatial connotations and partner choice. Population, Space and Place 18(3), 241-259.

Hedberg, Charlotta and Karen Haandrikman (2011), Mångfaldens utmaning på landsbygden. Invandrare & Minoriteter 38(4/5), 21-24.

Haandrikman, Karen and Leo J.G. van Wissen (2011), Regional variation in short distance homogamy. Genus 67(1), 45-59.

Haandrikman, Karen, Leo J.G. van Wissen and Carel Harmsen (2011), Explaining spatial homogamy. Compositional, spatial and regional cultural determinants of regional patterns of spatial homogamy in the Netherlands. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy 4: 75-93.

Haandrikman, Karen (2011), Spatial homogamy: The geographical dimensions of partner choice. Journal of Economic and Social Geography 102(1): 100-110.

Haandrikman, Karen (2010), The geographical dimensions of partner choice. Rozenberg Publishers, Amsterdam. Full textProject page.

Haandrikman, Karen (2010), Waar ontmoeten partners elkaar? Sociale differentiatie in ontmoetingsplaatsen [Where do partners meet? Social differentiation in meeting places]. Mens en Maatschappij 85 (2): 176-195.

Haandrikman, Karen, Carel Harmsen, Leo J.G. van Wissen and Inge Hutter (2008), Geography matters. Patterns of spatial homogamy in the Netherlands. Population, Space and Place 14 (5): 387-405.

Haandrikman, Karen and Leo J.G. van Wissen (2008), Effects of the fertility transition on birth seasonality in the Netherlands. Journal of Biosocial Science, 40 (5): 655-672.

Haandrikman, Karen, Carel Harmsen, Leo J.G. van Wissen and Inge Hutter (2008), De geografische dimensie van partnerkeuze [The geographical dimension of partner choice].  Bevolkingstrends 56 (3): 19-28 download.

Haandrikman, Karen (2007), Soort zoekt soort. Ontmoetingsplaatsen van partners [Like likes like. Meeting places of partners). Demos 23 (10): 12-14. download

Haandrikman, Karen (2007), A place for pensioners? Demographic developments. In: Gregory Ashworth, Peter Groote and Piet Pellenbarg (eds.), A compact geography of the northern Netherlands. First and second edition. In Boekvorm, Assen, pp. 19-22.

Haandrikman, Karen, N.V. Rajeswari, Inge Hutter and B.M. Ramesh (2004), Coping with time. Using a local time-path calendar to reduce heaping in durations. Time & Society 13 (2/3): 339-362. download

Recent and upcoming (conference) presentations

"Revealing privilege: Exploring privileged migrant women’s entrepreneurship in the Swedish labour market" (with Natasha Webster). Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University. September 28, 2016.

"Ethnic and socio-economic segregation levels across Europe using individualized scalable neighbourhoods". SOFI-SVS seminar, Swedish Institute of Social Research, Seminar series on Social Stratification, Welfare, and Social Policy. October 16 2018.

"Residential segregation in five European countries – A comparative study using individualized neighbourhoods". Institute of Analytical Sociology, Linköping University, Norrköping. Research seminar series. August 30 2018.

"Socioeconomic segregation in European cities. A comparative study of Brussels, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Oslo, and Stockholm" (co-authors Rafael Costa, Bo Malmberg, Adrian Farner Rogne and Bart Sleutjes). Paper presentation at the European Population Conference, 6-9 June 2018, Brussels; and at the ENHR Conference in Uppsala, 27-29 June.

"Unpacking privilege: Exploring privileged migrant women’s entrepreneurship in the Swedish Labour Market" (co-author Natasha Webster). Paper presentation at the International Conference of Immigration and Labour Market Integration, Gothenburg, 13-15 November; Paper discussion at SPaDE lunch seminars on labour market and parental leave, March 5, 2018; Poster presentation at the European Population Conference, 6-9 June 2018, Brussels.

"Migration och social förändring" (co-presenter Natasha Webster). Mångfaldsdagen, Sundsvall, November 2.

"Segregation and integration. The association between initial settlement and subsequent employment and income among new migrants in Sweden" (co-authors Thomas Wimark and Michael Nielsen). Paper presentation at the Nordic Geographers Meeting, Stockholm, 18-21 June.

"Contextual influence on mate selection: Is there an effect of adolescent neighborhood characteristics on future partner choice?" Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, San Diego, April 30-May 2015 Annual Meeting & Demografidagen - organized by the Swedish Demographic Association and Statistics Sweden, 20 May 2015 & 2015 Meeting of the British Society for Population Studies, 7-9 September, Leeds.

"Residential segregation in five European countries - a project using register data", invited keynote talk at The Stockholm Register Summit – learnings on register-based research in an interdisciplinary context. Karolinska Institutet, 18 December 2014.

"Onward migration of African Europeans: Comparing attitudes to migration motives." Invited session at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Tampa, Florida, 8-12 April, 2014; and at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Boston, 1-3 May, 2014.

"Migration and Partner Choice. Trends in Mixed Marriages and the Status of Thai Marriage Migrants in Sweden". Invited seminar at CEIFO/Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University, 3 December 2013.

"Gender Contracts at the Local Level." by Karen Haandrikman, Jan Amcoff and Ann-Zofie Duvander. International Conference on Population Geographies, Groningen, June 25-28, 2013.

"Who moves to whom? Gender difference in moving to a first shared residence." International conference on Population Geography in Groningen, 25-28 June 2013; International and interdisciplinary conference on emotional geographies in Groningen, 1-3 July 2013. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New Orleans, 11-13 April 2013.

"Onward migration of African migrants in Sweden: The role of the migration history and experiences in the host country." 56th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, Baltimore, November 21-24, 2013.

"Onward migration of African migrants in Sweden: Transnational networks and the role of socio-economic status, social policies and citizenship." Internal SPADE workshop, Stockholm, 24 January 2013.

Organized session “Love and Migration” on the Emotional Geographies conference, with Maria Brandén, 1-3 July 2013, Groningen.

International Advisory Board

Population, Space and Place

Reviewer for

Demographic Research; European Journal of Population; European Journal of Spatial Development; European Sociological Review; Genus – Journal of Population Sciences; Growth and Change - A Journal of Urban and Regional Policy; the History of the Family; Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies; Journal of Marriage and Family; Journal of Official Statistics; Journal of Rural Studies; Nordic Journal of Migration Research; Nordic Journal of Social Research; Papers in Regional Science; Population, Space and Place; Social Science Research.

Scientific affiliations

Association of American Geographers, European Association for Population Studies, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Netherlands Demographic Society, The Swedish Demographic Association (co-chairman in 2018), Swedish Network for Population Geography, SULCIS.

SPaDE - The Linnaeus Centre on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe

Affiliated member.

Organiser SPaDE lunch seminars together with Haodong Qi, 2017-2018.

Previous work and education

Researcher, Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University, 2012-2016.

Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University, 2010-2012.

PhD student in Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, 2005-2010. Population Research Centre, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen. Dissertation: The geographical dimensions of partner choice. Supervisors: Prof.dr. I. Hutter and Prof.dr. L.J.G. van Wissen. Cooperation with Statistics Netherlands.

Assistant professor, Department of Demography, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, 2000-2005.

MSc Demography, University of Groningen, 1997-2000. Optional courses at University of Ulster at Coleraine, UK. Specialisation ‘Geography and Education’. Taught geography lessons at secondary school. Master thesis: "Coping with time. Measurement and perceptions of age and duration in reproductive health surveys."

BSc Human Geography, University of Groningen, 1995-1997.

Last updated: October 2, 2018

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