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Vanessa Grotti

Vanessa GrottiVanessa Elisa Grotti is Part-time Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the EUI, where she is the Director of the EU BORDER CARE project, funded by an ERC Starting Grant (2015-2020).

She is a social and medical anthropologist interested in the study of health and healthcare systems, migration and borderlands, gender and minority rights, especially in contexts of social change and crisis. Over the last 13 years, she has worked in South America, Europe and West Africa.

She was trained at Oxford and Cambridge University and has held research and teaching positions at the Collège de France, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Oxford University.

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