Nevena Nancheva

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PhD projects

migration, identity, nationalism

20072024

Research activity per year

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Biography

Nevena Nancheva is a Migration Studies scholar with a background in International Relations. Her research explores various aspects of identity and difference. She has studied nationalism and national identities in foreign policy, national minority regimes, forced migration and asylum governance, Europeanisation and European identity, immigration and belonging, national food and ethnic food entrepreneurship, ethnicity and community inclusion. 

Research projects

BIG South London Regional Growth Voucher Scheme, BRITE Box: Evaluation the Impact of the Initiative on Children, Families and Communities (£5,000), 2024. Principal Investigator.

BIG South London Innovation Voucher Scheme, Scaling Up Cheff 33 Community Food App (£5,000). 2023. Principal Investigator.

Mayor of London’s Designing London’s Recovery Programme, Ethnic Food Shops for Community Inclusion (£9,452). 2022. Principal Investigator.

Centre for Research on Communities, Identities and Difference, Kingston University. Digital Food Entrepreneurship and Food Aid (£2,988). 2022. Principal Investigator.

Regional Studies Association. Small Grant Scheme on Pandemics, Cities, Regions & Industry: Ethnic Food Entrepreneurship and Migrant Inclusion in the UK: the Impact of the Pandemic (£4,000). 2021. Principal Investigator.

Centre for Research on Communities, Identities and Difference, Kingston University. Ethnic Food Shops for Community Inclusion (£2,159). 2021. Principal Investigator.

British Academy/ Leverhulme Small Grant. EU Migrants in the UK: Political Community, Identity and Security (£5,611). 2016. Principal Investigator.

UKRI Agri Food Network, Scoping Study Grant, Community Food Growing in the City: Towards Net Zero through Inclusion (£10,000). 2023. Co-Investigator.

British Academy/ Leverhulme Small Grant. How to feed Britain? Rethinking models of food aid provision (£9,256). 2022. Co-Investigator.