PhD Keina Raquel Espiñeira González  

Profesora axudante doutora (LOSU) (AXU-DR-LOSU)

Department Sociology and Communication Sciences
Knowledgment area Sociology
Research  Research group Equipo de Investigación Sociedades en Movemento
Research lines Migration and asylum policies; Political, territorial and symbolic borders; Colonialism and postcolonialism in Africa; Politics and society in the Maghreb; Audio-visual methodologies; Documentary and experimental cinema
Contacto UDC directory
Orcid id0000-0003-0366-2467 ResearcherIDS-1606-2019 Scopus56717610600

Teaching

Subjects taught

This section shows the teaching given in degrees, masters and other officers studies in last 6 years.

Subject and involved studies Distance hours Total hours
Contemporary Political and Social History
Degree in Sociology
Social and Legal Sciences
0 50
Cooperation, Migration. and Development
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 31.5
Final Year Dissertation
Degree in Sociology
0 2.5
Master's Dissertation
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 15
Sociology of Globalization
Degree in International Relations
0 52.5
Subject and involved studies Distance hours Total hours
Cooperation, Migration. and Development 0 31.5
Design, Management and Evaluation of Social Policies 24 52
Final Year Dissertation 0 2.5
Global Trends in Fashion: Digital Transformation and Sustainability 0 31.5
History and Theories of Migratory Movements 0 21
Master's Dissertation 0 8
Process and Design in Social Research 18 49.5
Sociology of Globalization 0 35
Subject and involved studies Distance hours Total hours
Cooperation, Migration. and Development
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 31.5
Design, Management and Evaluation of Social Policies
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
24 52
Global Trends in Fashion: Digital Transformation and Sustainability
BA Degree in Fashion Industry Management
0 31.5
History and Theories of Migratory Movements
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 21
Master's Dissertation
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 12
Sociology
Degree in Occupational Therapy
0 34
Subject and involved studies Distance hours Total hours
Economic and Organisational Sociology
Degree in Sociology
0 15
Global Trends in Fashion: Digital Transformation and Sustainability
BA Degree in Fashion Industry Management
0 31.5
Work Placement
Degree in Sociology
0 50
Subject and involved studies Distance hours Total hours
Cooperation, Migration. and Development
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
18 49.5
Final Year Dissertation
Degree in Sociology
0 4
Master's Dissertation
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 8
Subject and involved studies Distance hours Total hours
Comparative Social Policies
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 24
Cooperation, Migration. and Development
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 31.5
History and Theories of Migratory Movements
Master in Social Policies and Community Intervention
0 15

Research results

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Mulleres á frente desde o Sur Global. Investigación e intervención participativa en materia de desenvolvemento e igualdade a través da música

Funding entity Xunta de Galicia
Main researches Luzia Oca González
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2023 to 31/12/2023

Agra: un barrio de coidados. Fortalecidas capacidades para a defensa do dereito ao hábitat

Funding entity Xunta de Galicia
Main researches Belén Fernández Suárez
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2023 to 31/12/2023

A New Measure of Socioeconomic Inequalities for International Comparison (INCASI2)

Funding entity Union Europea
Main researches Pedro López Roldán
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 01/11/2023 to 01/11/2027

Cuidados en la diáspora. Una autoetnografía fotográfica de mujeres caboverdianas en España

Funding entity Instituto de las Mujeres. Ministerio de Igualdad. Gobierno de España
Main researches Keina R. Espiñeira González
Type Proyecto Otros Programas
Dates From 02/05/2023 to 30/04/2024

AXUDAS PARA A CONSOLIDACIÓN E ESTRUTURACIÓN DE UNIDADES DE INVESTIGACIÓN COMPETITIVAS.GRC 2022

Funding entity Consellería de Educación
Main researches Laura Oso Casas
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2022 to 20/11/2025

Familias caboverdianas en Galicia. Impacto para o desenvolvemento da transanacionalización dos coidados e das remesas

Funding entity Xunta de Galicia
Main researches Antía Pérez Caramés
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2022

Elaboración del Plan de Lucha contra el Racismo y la Xenofobia en Navarra (2021-2026)

Funding entity Dirección General de Políticas Migratorias del Gobierno de Navarra
Type Contrato
Dates From 26/05/2021 to 25/12/2021

Care,Inequality and Wellbeing in Transnational Families in Europe: A comparative intergenerational study in Spain,France,Sweden and UK

Funding entity Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. MYBL JPI 2020/Programa Estatal de I+D+i Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad.
Main researches Laura Oso Casas
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 01/06/2021 to 30/05/2024

Investing in 'Welcoming Spaces' in Europe: revitalizing shrinking areas by hosting non-EU migrants. H2020,WelcomingSpaces,MIGRATION-03-2019

Funding entity European Commission
Main researches Annelies Zoomers
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 01/02/2020 to 28/02/2024

Red Activismos Migrantes. Regímenes fronterizos y derechos de movilidad

Funding entity Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
Main researches Ana López Sala
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2021

AXUDAS PARA A CONSOLIDACIÓN E ESTRUTURACIÓN DE UNIDADES DE INVESTIGACIÓN COMPETITIVAS.GRC

Funding entity Consellería de Cultura, Educación e Ordenación Universitaria
Main researches Laura Oso Casas
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2019 to 20/11/2021

Enacting border security in the digital age: political worlds of data forms, flows and frictions (SECURITY FLOWS). Consolidator Grant ERC-2018-COG.

Funding entity European Research Council (ERC)
Main researches Claudia Aradau
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 01/06/2019 to 31/05/2024

La implementación del Sistema Europeo Común de Asilo en Ceuta. Retos presentes

Funding entity Instituto de Estudios Ceutíes, Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta
Main researches Keina R. Espiñeira González
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 23/11/2018 to 24/10/2019

XÉNERO, MOVILIDADES CRUZADAS E DINÁMICAS TRANSNACIONAIS

Funding entity Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO)
Main researches Laura Oso Casas
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2019

Enhancing governance of EU policies: legal and institutional learnings from a US-EU dialogue (575296-EPP-1-2016-1-US-EPPJMO-PROJECT), Erasmus+

Funding entity European Commission
Main researches Jose Manuel Martínez Sierra
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 01/09/2016 to 31/08/2018

Bordering, Political Landscapes and Social Arenas: Potentials and Challenges of Evolving Border Concepts in a post-Cold War World

Funding entity European Commission
Main researches James Scott
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 01/06/2012 to 30/05/2016

European Regions. EU external Borders and the Immediate Neighbours. Analysing Regional Development Options thorough Policies and Practices of Cross-Border Cooperation

Funding entity European Commission
Main researches James Scott
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 01/03/2011 to 28/02/2015

La diáspora de las mujeres saharauis en Galicia: el papel de las redes sociales ante el conflicto del Sáhara Occidental

Authors Ana Pernas Vázquez, Keina Espiñeira González, Carlos Diz
Journal Cahiers de l'Ouest Saharien

Landscapes as Narratives: Decolonising Ceuta¿s Contemporary Border through Performative Filmmaking

Authors Keina Espineira
Journal Global Performance Studies Vol. 1 Num. 5

La circulación de cuidados y remesas en las familias migrantes caboverdianas en Galicia. Una investigación en materia de cooperación al desarrollo

Authors Sonia Díaz, Keina Espineira, Belén Fernández Suárez, Luzia Oca, Antía Pérez Caramés, Óscar Vázquez Arrojo, Iria Vázquez Silva
Journal Revista Internacional de Comunicación y Desarrollo Vol. 4 Num. 16 (pages 1 to 11)
DOI https://doi.org/10.15304/ricd.4.16.8497

The Role of the `Cities for Change¿ in Protecting the Rights of Irregular Migrants in Spain

Authors Belén Fernández Suárez, Keina Espiñeira
Journal Urban Planning Vol. 6 Num. 2 (pages 56 to 67)

Migration policy and international human rights frameworks in Morocco: tensions and contradictions

Authors Mercedes G. Jiménez-Álvarez, Keina Espineira, Lorena Gazzotti
Journal The Journal of North African Studies Vol. 26 Num. 5 (pages 893 to 911)
DOI https://doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2020.1800208

The Borderscape of Punta Tarifa: Concurrent Invisibilisation Practices at Europe¿s Ultimate Peninsula

Authors Ferrer-Gallardo, X., Albet Mas, A., Espiñeira Gonzalez, K.
Journal Cultural Geographies Vol. 22 Num. 3 (pages 539 to 547 )
DOI https://doi.org/10.1177/1474474014547336

Border dilemmas: Inclusion interwoven with exclusion at the basis of state definition of membership. Review of the book: Labour Migration in Malaysia and Spain: Markets, Citizenship and Right

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Journal Journal of Borderlands Studies Vol. 1 Num. 30 (pages 135 to 136)
DOI https://doi.org/10.1080/08865655.2015.1032431

Colonialidad en la frontera ceutí. Sebta mashi Schengen

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Journal Ecléctica Revista de Estudios Culturales Num. 2 (pages 5 to 18)

Fronteras en movimiento: Migraciones hacia la Unión Europea en el contexto Mediterráneo

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Journal Documents d'Anàlisi Geogràfica Vol. 1 Num. 59 (pages 195 to 197)

El Centro y la Periferia: Una reconceptualización desde la Colonialidad/Descolonialidad

Authors Keina Espineira
Journal Memoralia Vol. 8 (pages 65 to 73)

Migraciones internacionales en el Sistema-Mundo Capitalista Moderno/Colonial. Aportaciones al estudio desde el Pensamiento Descolonial

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Journal Inguruak Soziologia eta zientzia politikoaren euskal aldizkaria = Revista vasca de sociología y ciencia política (pages 375 to 418)

A European externalisation strategy? A transnational perspective on aid, border regimes, and the EU Trust Fund for Africa in Morocco

Authors Lorena Gazzotti. Mercedes G. Jiménez-Álvarez. Keina Espineira
Book Migration Control Logics and Strategies in Europe: A North-South Comparison
Publishing: Springer International Publishing.
ISBN: en imprenta
Pages From 63 to 76

Building inclusive cities for and from undocumented migrants? The experiences of Madrid and Barcelona during the Commons' municipalist governments (2015-2019)

Authors Keina Espineira. Belén Fernández-Suárez
Book Inclusive Cities and Global Urban Transformations
Publishing: Springer International Publishing.
ISBN: en imprenta
Pages From 1 to 15

Le non-asile à la frontière. Examen des dispositifs de protection défaillants à la frontière terrestre de Ceuta (Espagne-Maroc, Schengen / UE-Afrique)

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Book Les migrations Subsahariennes: un aperçu de l'Afrique de l'Ouest et de la Galice
Publishing: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.
ISBN: 9788409422258
Pages From 83 to 94

Immobilized between two EU-thresholds: Suspended trajectories of subsaharan migrants in the Limboscape of Ceuta

Authors Xavier Ferrer-Gallardo. Keina Espiñeira
Book Mobility and Migration Choices. Thresholds to Crossing Borders
Publishing: Routledge.
ISBN: 9781409458036
Pages From 251 to 264

Abyssal Lines and Contestation in the Construction of Modern Europe - A De-colonial Perspective of the Spanish Case

Authors Heriberto Cairo. Keina Espiñeira
Book Global Modernity and Social Contestation
Publishing: SAGE.
ISBN: 9781473905658
Pages From 1 to 1

Euro-African Invisibilisations in the Border(land)scape of Punta Tarifa

Authors Xavier Ferrer-Gallardo. Abel Albet-Mas. Keina Espiñeira
Book Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making
Publishing: Taylor & Francis.
ISBN: 9781317173052
Pages From 1 to 1

La opción descolonial del saber. ¿Analizar para transformar u horizontalidad entre transformación y análisis?

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Book Descolonización de la Modernidad Eurocéntrica. Un diálogo entre América Latina y Europa
Publishing: IEPALA.
ISBN: 9788489743694
Pages From 171 to 192

The role of citizen-migrants engagements in realising Welcoming Spaces. A comparative analysis in various European shrinking localities
International Policy and Scientific Conference: Migrating in small- and medium-sized towns: experiences, challenges, perspectives for participation
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization PISTE, EU funded project
Place Tesalónica (Grecia)

Racismo institucional: tensiones y acercamientos entre administración y movimientos sociales en el Estado español
XII Congreso Vasco de Sociología y Ciencia Política: Sociedad e innovación en el siglo XXI
National

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Asociación Vasca de Sociología y Ciencias Políticas (AVSP)
Place Bilbao (España)

Sinhogarismo y biopolítica de fronterización urbana. Un estudio crítico desde la condición de persona joven racializada de origen migrante magrebí en A Coruña
XVI Congreso Internacional de Antropología ASAEE
International

Authors Isabel Rodríguez Doldán, Keina Espiñeira
Organization Asociación de Antropología del Estado Español (ASAEE)
Place Coruña, A (España)

Refuxiados en Galicia no século XXI: mecanismos e iniciativas de acollida en contextos rurais e urbanos
Xornada Refuxiados, desprazados, exilados: unha reflexión
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira, Leticia Santaballa
Organization Consello da Cultura Galega
Place Santiago de Compostela (España)

¿Cómo han protegido las ciudades a los inmigrantes irregulares?
Seminario Activismos migrantes y la ciudad.
National

Authors Belén Fernández Suárez, Keina Espineira
Organization CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN Y DESARROLLO DEL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTÍFICAS (CSIC)
Place Alcalá de Henares (España)

Governance and political dynamics behind welcoming spaces in shrinking rural Spain
ESRS 2022 Satellite Events: far apart but still close together. Just Rural Transitions: Opportunities and Challenges
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira, Leticia Santaballa
Organization Harokopio University in Athens (HUA); European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS)
Place Chania (Grecia)

Non-asylum at the EU-African land borders? Understanding how border ambiguities affect international protection in the enclave of Ceuta
Global Politics of Non-Knowledge: Borders, power, technology. Academic conference within the ERC Project Security Flows
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization King¿s College London
Place Londres (Reino Unido)

Innovative models of migration governance and emplacement in local shrinking Spanish municipalities Panel: #181. Migrant settlement in marginalizing European localities (Part I): Governance and political dynamics behind the different outcomes
19th IMISCOE Annual Conference: Migration and Time: Temporalities of Mobility, Governance, and Resistance
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira, Leticia Santaballa
Organization IMISCOE, Oslo Metropolitan University
Place Oslo (Noruega)

A European externalisation strategy? A transnational perspective on aid, border regimes, and the EU Trust Fund for Africa in Morocco Panel: #49. The challenge of migration control: what can be learnt from Southern Europe?
19th IMISCOE Annual Conference: Migration and Time: Temporalities of Mobility, Governance, and Resistance
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization IMISCOE, Oslo Metropolitan University
Place Oslo (Noruega)

Construcciones mediáticas de la frontera y conta-narrativas. Documentalismo y experimentación artística
Seminario Internacional: Movilidad, género y fronteras en tiempos post-covid: análisis social, político y mediático de la frontera sur
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Place Melilla (España)

El desafío de la externalización de la frontera: Unión Europea, Turquía y Marruecos
X Congreso de Migraciones 2022
National

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset y el IMEDES de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Place Madrid (España)

El desafío de la externalización de la frontera: Unión Europea, Turquía y Marruecos
X Congreso de Migraciones 2022
National

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset y el IMEDES de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Place Madrid (España)

O dereito á mobilidade
Galicia e o decolonialismo
Autonomous

Authors Keina Espiñeira González, Antía Pérez-Caramés
Organization FUNDACIÓN LUÍS SEOANE
Place Coruña, A (España)

Imaxinarios e narrativas migrantes nas fronteiras
Ciclo "Faladoiros arredor de Carne y Arena", Museo Centro Gaiás
Autonomous

Authors Laura Oso Casas, Keina Espineira
Organization FUNDACIÓN CIDADE DA CULTURA DE GALICIA
Place Santiago de Compostela (España)

Dilemas y tensiones de la innovación social en la realización de espacios de acogida
X Congreso de Migraciones 2022
National

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset y el IMEDES de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Place Madrid (España)

The New Municipalism and the Implementation of Sanctuary Policies in Spain
5th International Conference on Public Policy (IPPA) 2021 in the panel ¿Sancturary Cities across Space and Time: Public Policy Perspectives¿
International

Authors Keina Espineira, Belén Fernández Suárez
Organization Internationl Public Policy Association (IPPA)
Place Barcelona (España)

Can Local Policies Shake up Internal State Borders? The role of the ¿Cities for Change¿ in protecting irregular migrants in Spain
8th IMISCOE Annual Conference ¿Crossing borders, connecting cultures¿
International

Authors Keina Espineira, Belén Fernández Suárez
Organization IMISCOE (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe)
Place Luxemburgo (Luxemburgo)

Examining Asylum Protection at the Spanish-Moroccan Land Border
23rd Annual Congress of the Mediterranean Studies Association
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Mediterranean Studies Association (MSA)
Place Gibraltar (Reino Unido)

Technologies and fake protection devices at the EU-African land borders
The Line Crossed Us: New Directions in Critical Border Studies
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization University of Lethbridge
Place Lethbridge (Canadá)

Asilo en frontera. Examen de los dispositivos de control vs. protección en las fronteras terrestres de Ceuta y Melilla (España-Marruecos, Schengen/UE-África)
Seminario de Migraciones. Instituto Universitario de Estudos e Desenvolvemento de Galicia (IDEGA)
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC)
Place Santiago de Compostela (España)

Filmar as fronteiras exteriores da Europa
Ciclo e Conferencias Refuxiadxs en España. 2ª edición: Fronteiras, refuxio e exilio
Autonomous

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Universidade da Coruña (UDC)
Place Coruña, A (España)

(Re)Imaginando un mundo más hospitalario con los refugiados
Foro internacional Carta de Santiago: Diálogos para unha sociedade de futuro
International

Authors Keina Espineira, Josephine Goube
Place Santiago de Compostela (España)

Can local policies undermine internal borders? Conditional and exclusionary welfare for undocumented immigrants in Madrid and Barcelona
Governing the Poor ¿ Migration and Poverty
International

Authors Belén Fernández Suárez, Keina Espiñeira
Place Neuchâtel (Suiza)

Violencia, migraciones y fronteras
La construcción neoliberal de las poblaciones musulmanas: securitización, extrema derecha y fronteras
National

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
Place Madrid (España)

Mobility and social inequalities in a globalized world
ISA XVI International Laboratory for PhD Students in Sociology
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization International Sociological Association (ISA)
Place Santiago de Compostela (España)

Transmigrant self-perceptions. Exploring the politics of encounter and representation in the context of policing and bordering
25th World Congress on Political Science
International

Authors Keina Espineira
Organization International Political Science Association (IPSA)
Place Brisbane (Australia)

EU migration policy without guarantees? Legal and decision-making infringements during the crisis
25th World Congress on Political Science
International

Authors Jose M. Martínez Sierra, Keina Espineira
Organization International Political Science Association (IPSA)
Place Brisbane (Australia)

Right to asylum in limbo? The role of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of the Greek-Turkish border
10th World Congress of Constitutional Law
International

Authors Jose M. Martínez Sierra, Keina Espineira
Place Seoul (Corea del Sur)

Sanctuary cities from a legal-geographical perspective in an international dimension. How to envision future scenarios across borders
Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers
International

Authors Keina Espineira, César Álvarez
Organization American Association of Geographers (AAG)
Place New Orleans, Louisiana (Estados Unidos)

Screening and talk about the work The Colour of the Sea. Panel: Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Engagement: Film and Filmmaking
Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers
International

Authors Keina Espineira
Organization American Association of Geographers (AAG)
Place New Orleans, Louisiana (Estados Unidos)

The color of the sea. A border filmic experience in Ceuta
CPD Annual Workshop (Un)making Borders
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization BISA Colonial / Postcolonial / De-colonial Working Group. Queen Mary University
Place Londres (Reino Unido)

EU migration policy without guarantees? Legal and decision-making infringements during the migration crisis in the Mediterranean
Real Colegio Complutense Seminars at Harvard University
International

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Real Colegio Complutense de Harvard (UCM)
Place Cambridge (Estados Unidos)

La frontera extendida. Prácticas y espacios de control migrante en la ciudad de Madrid
Ciclo e Conferencias Refuxiadxs en España. 1ª edición: Refugiados en España, ¿Qué fronteras quedan por abrir?
Local

Authors Keina Espiñeira
Organization Universidade da Coruña (UDC)
Place Coruña, A (España)

Positions

Academic or management positions held by teacher.

Consello do Departamento Socioloxía e Ciencias da Comunicación

PDI (Membros Natos)

From 15/03/2023.

Comisión Académica de la Facultad de Sociología

Vocal PDI

From 27/01/2022.

Comisión de Calidad de la Facultad de Sociología

Coordinadora das prácticas
Vocal PDI

From 27/01/2022.

Consello do Departamento Socioloxía e Ciencias da Comunicación

PDI (Membros Natos)

From 14/10/2022 to 14/03/2023.

Consello do Departamento Socioloxía e Ciencias da Comunicación

PDI (Membros Natos)