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Research Profile

Ms Iris Acejo  



Acejo, I. (2012) 'Seafarers and Transnationalism: Ways of Belongingness Ashore and Aboard', Journal of Intercultural Studies, 33(1): 69-84.


SIRC Reports

Ellis, N., Sampson, H., Acejo, I., Tang, L., Turgo, N., Zhao, Z. (2012) 'Seafarer Accommodation on Contemporary Cargo Ships', Cardiff, December, ISBN 1-900174-43-X, online at


Conference Papers

Acejo, I. (2012) 'Return, integration and sense of community belongingness: a glimpse of the seafaring  transnational experience', Understanding the migrant experience, Swansea University, Swansea, 25-26 June.

Acejo, I. (2012) 'Trans-national labour and the implication for the representation under globalisation; examining the case of seafaring labour and the Nautilus International cross-border merger', 16th World Congress: Beyond Borders: Governance of Work in a Global Economy, International Labour and Employment Relations Association, Philadelphia, 2-5 July.

Acejo, I., Sampson, H., Turgo, N., Wadsworth, E. (2011) ‘The Health and Self-medication Practices of Seafarers’, SIRC Symposium, Cardiff University 6-7 July, ISBN 1-900174-39-1.

Acejo, I. (2010) ‘Governance from abroad: the role of transnational linkages in the politics of decision-making among temporary migrants’, Democratisation in Asia. 49th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference for Asian Studies (SEC/AAS), Centre of Asian Democracy, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 15-17 January.

Acejo, I. (2010) “Governance from Abroad: The Role of Transnational Linkages in the Politics of Decision-making among Temporary Migrants.” Paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference for Asian Studies (SEC/AAS): Kentucky, USA.

Acejo, I. (2009) “Transnational Crews and Their Ways of Belongingness” Paper presented at the International Conference on Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations, Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation: Melbourne, Australia.

Acejo, I. (2009) “Maintaining Your Place at Home: Insights from A Community” Paper presented at the Nippon Foundation Conference: Cardiff, UK.