Christine Andre Danielle Moliner

Assistant Professor

M.A. (Insitut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris); M.Phil (EHESS/CEIAS); Ph.D (EHESS/CEIAS)

Christine Moliner is a social anthropologist whose work focuses on South Asian (particularly Panjabi/Sikh) migrants in Europe. After graduating in international relations from Sciences Po, she completed her PhD at the Centre d’Etudes de l’Inde et de l’Asie du sud (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris) on Sikh identity formations in Europe. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in France, the UK, India and Pakistan and taught anthropology and migrations studies courses. She currently is focusing on issues pertaining to irregular migration and on violence and death in migration among Afghan asylum seekers and refugees in Europe. She is a fellow of the Institut Convergences Migrations, a recently created research consortium on migration issues ( and a co-editor of the online academic journal SAMAJ (South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal)