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)

Events

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Publications

Recent publications

All publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Sagmo, Tove Heggli (2014) Return Visits as a Marker of Differentiation in the Social Field, Mobilities. DOI: 10.1080/17450101.2014.891860.

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

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Erdal, Marta Bivand & Tove Heggli Sagmo (2014) Avleggs statsborgerskapslov [Outdated citizenship legislation], Dagens Næringsliv.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

PRIO Policy Brief

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

Report - Other

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