- Affiliation: University of Helsinki, Finland
Petri Hautaniemi is a researcher at Development Studies, Department of Political and Economic Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki. He is currently engaged in a project on Somali return migration.
Books by Petri Hautaniemi
Edited by Petri Hautaniemi, Liisa Laakso
Exiled populations–who increasingly refer to themselves as diaspora communities–hold a strong stake in the fate of their countries of origin. In a world becoming ever more interconnected, they engage in ‘long-distance politics’ towards their homelands, send financial remittances and support social development in their communities of origin. Transnational diaspora networks have thus become global forces shaping the relationship between countries, regions and continents… (more information)