Zaidi's doctoral research focuses on Globally Mobile Corporate Executives with a view to understanding the impact of relocation on highly qualified migrants and their families. Fieldwork will be conducted in Basel which is home to an estimated 30% expatriate population, due to the presence of several large multinational companies.
Keywords: Migration, Mobility, Identity
Supervisor: Jacques Picard
Co-Supervisor: Walter Leimgruber
Shabih Zaidi is a PhD student at the Department of Cultural Studies and European Ethnology at the University of Basel. After completing her Masters in Anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, she taught Global Awareness to undergraduates at Zayed University in Dubai.