Tove Heggli Sagmo

Doctoral Researcher

Tove Heggli Sagmo
Tove Heggli Sagmo left PRIO in 2016. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

 

Tove is currently working on the research project “Possibilities and Realities of return migration: Perspectives on integration, exclusion and withdrawal (PREMIG)”. Her geographical focus is Burundi and she will be exploring the actual pattern of return to Burundi and how the reintegration process is experienced among the returnees and the communities to which they return. Fieldwork will be conducted in Norway, UK and Burundi.

 

Background

​​​​​​Work Experience:

2009-2010 UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES
Title: Associate Livelihoods Officer
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

2007- 2009 UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES
Title: Associate Community Services Officer,
Location: Arua, Uganda

2005-2007   NORWEGIAN MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Press, Cultural, Relations and Information Department
Title: Consultant
Location: Oslo, Norway


Education:  
2004 Master in Human Geography from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

2002 Development Studies, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand

2002 Bachelor from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

1999 Development studies, Agder University College

Languages: Norwegian (mother tongue), English, French(basic) German (Basic)

Publications

The following publications are specific to the PRIO Migration Centre. A more complete list is available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

PhD Thesis

Sagmo, Tove Heggli (2016) Return Migration and Social Change: Creating Distinctions in the Social Field. PhD thesis, Department of Sociology and Human Geography , University of Oslo, Oslo.

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Erdal, Marta Bivand & Tove Heggli Sagmo (2017) Descent, birthplace and residence: Aligning principles of citizenship with realities of migrant transnationalism, Norwegian Journal of Geography. DOI: 10.1080/00291951.2017.1369456.
Sagmo, Tove Heggli (2014) Return Visits as a Marker of Differentiation in the Social Field, Mobilities 10(4): 649–665.

Book Chapter

Sagmo, Tove Heggli (2015) The role of social capital in post-conflict business development: perspectives from returning migrants in Burundi, in Africa's Return Migrants: the New Developers?. London: Zed Books (109–129).

Popular Article

Nygård, Håvard Mokleiv; Tove Heggli Sagmo; Marta Bivand Erdal; Rojan Tordhol Ezzati & Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (2015) Innvandringsdebatt på feil premisser [Wrong premises for the debate about immigration into Europe], NRK Ytring, 8 September.
Erdal, Marta Bivand & Tove Heggli Sagmo (2014) Avleggs statsborgerskapslov [Outdated citizenship legislation], Dagens Næringsliv, 6 October.
Sagmo, Tove Heggli & Marta Bivand Erdal (2013) Mindre norsk med to pass [Less Norwegian with two passports], Ytring, 24 March.

PRIO Report

Pettersen, Silje Vatne; Jørgen Carling; Erlend Paasche; Tove Heggli Sagmo; Marta Bivand Erdal; Marta Bolognani; Rojan Tordhol Ezzati; & Ceri Oeppen (2015) Possibilities and Realities of Return Migration, PRIO Project Summary. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Policy Brief

Horst, Cindy & Tove Heggli Sagmo (2015) Humanitarianism and Return: Compromising Protection?, PRIO Policy Brief, 3. Oslo: PRIO.

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