Director, Sociological Program
Email Mila Mancheva at: mila_mancheva(at)yahoo(dot)com
Ph.D. in history, Central European University, Budapest; M.A. in history, Sofia University
Mila Mancheva is responsible for the migration related studies and projects of the CSD Sociological Program. Her interests include migration and development, labor migration, transnational migration networks, human rights. The previous work of Mila Mancheva includes policy work in the spheres of counter-trafficking, border management and migrant rights advocacy for the Sofia Mission of the International Organization for Migration and migration research conducted in cooperation with various academic institutions around Europe. Mila Mancheva has a Ph.D. in history from the Central European University in Budapest and was a Postdoctoral Humboldt Fellow in migration studies at the Institute for East European Studies, Free University, Berlin.
Mancheva, M. (2015) Risks of Islamist Radicalisation, in Shentov, O and B. Todorov (eds.) Radicalisation in Bulgaria: Threats and Trends, Sofia – Center for the Study of Democracy.
Mancheva, M., S. Ivanova (2015) Assessing the Integration of Vulnerable Migrant Groups in Ten EU Member States, Sofia – Center for the Study of Democracy.
Dimitrova, K., M. Mancheva (2013) Assessment of Programs for Assistance and Re/Integration of Child Victims of Trafficking. Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia and Sweden in Comparison, in Nonchev, A and M. Mancheva (eds.) Assisting and Reintegrating Child Victims of Trafficking. Improving Policy and Practice in the EU Member States, Sofia – Center for the Study of Democracy.
Mancheva, M. (2012) Schooling on the Move: asylum seeking and refugee children in the public school system of Bulgaria, in International Advances in Education: Global Initiatives for Equity and Social Justice, vol. 6 E. Brown, A. Krasteva (eds.) Migrants, Displaced, and Undocumented, vol. 6.
Mancheva, M. (2012) Educational Integration of Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Children, Country Report Bulgaria, in Integrating Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Children in the Educational Systems of EU Member States, Sofia – CSD, pp. 108-136.
Mancheva, M., A. Nonchev (2012), Comparative Report: Promoting Best Practices in the Area of Educational Integration of Refugee and Asylum-seeking Children – the Role of Evaluations and Social Impact Assessments in Integrating Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Children in the Educational Systems of EU Member States, Sofia – CSD, pp. 333-347.
Mancheva, M., E. Troeva (2011) Migrations to and from Bulgaria: The State of Research in Hajdinjak, M (ed.) Migrations, Gender and Intercultural Interactions in Bulgaria, Sofia – IMIR, pp. 13-61.
Troeva, E., M. Mancheva (2010) Gender, Migration and Religion. Immigrant Muslim Women in Bulgaria.
Mancheva, M. (2010) “Irregular Migration and Undocumented Migrant Work after Bulgaria’s EU Accession”, Ethnologia Balkanica, vol. 14/2010.
Mancheva, M. (2008) “Practicing Identities Across Borders. The Case of Bulgarian Turk Irregular Labor Migrants in Germany” in M-P. Smith and J. Eade (eds) Comparative Urban and Community Research, vol. 9, New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers .
Mancheva, M., L. Derelieva (2015) FRA EU wide study “Migrants and their Descendants: Social Inclusion and Participation in Society”.
Mancheva, M., S. Ivanova and K. Dimitrova (2014) “Assessing the Integration of vulnerable migrants in Bulgaria”, Sofia - Center for the Study of Democracy.
Mancheva, M. (2014) “Review of Existing Monitoring Mechanisms for the integration of migrants. National report for Bulgaria”, Sofia - Center for the Study of Democracy.
Mancheva, M. et. al. (2014) “Annual Policy Report 2013 on Migration and Asylum Policy in Bulgaria”, prepared for the European Migration Network.
Languages: English, German