Hellgren, Zenia and Ricard Zapata-Barrero, eds. (2024). Discrimination and Interculturalism: Exploring their Intersection in Different Multi-ethnic Societies. Special issue, accepted by International Migration.

Hellgren, Zenia and Lorenzo Gabrielli, with preface by Paco Vargas (2024). “Tenemos el alma cauterizada”. Una etnografía del antigitanismo cotidiano y sus consecuencias. Barcelona: Icaria.

Hellgren, Zenia and Bálint Ábel Bereményi, eds. (2022). Racialized Citizenship in Superdiverse Europe. Special issue and bookSocial Sciences

Hellgren, Zenia (2012). Negotiating Social Membership. Immigrant Claims-Making Contesting Borders and Boundaries in Multi-Ethnic Europe. Stockholm: Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. ISBN: 978-91-87235-04-7

leGrand, Elias, Karin Halldén and Zenia Hellgren, eds. (2008). Ethnicity and Social Divisions: Contemporary Research in Sociology. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN (10): 1-84718-470-7, ISBN (13): 9781847184702

Burns, Tom R., Nora Machado, Zenia Hellgren and Göran Brodin, eds. (2007). Makt, kultur och kontroll över invandrares livsvillkor. Ett multidimensionellt perspektiv på strukturell diskriminering i Sverige [Power, culture and control over the life conditions of immigrants. A multi-dimensional perspective on structural discrimination in Sweden]. Uppsala: Uppsala University Press. ISBN: 978-91-554-6913-9



​Beremenyi, B. Á, & Hellgren Z. (2022). ‘But later you regret it’ Roma youth navigating aspirational dilemmas. Profesorado, Revista De Currículum Y Formación Del Profesorado, 26(3), 151-172. 

Hellgren, Zenia & Zapata-Barrero, Ricard (2022) Discrimination meets interculturalism in theory, policy and practice. International Migration, 00, 1– 13. https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.13048

Hellgren, Zenia and Bálint Ábel Bereményi (2022). Introduction: Far from Colourblind. Reflections on Racialization in Contemporary Europe. Social Sciences, 11(1): 21https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci11010021

Hellgren, Zenia (2021). Representations of Ethnic Diversity: The Role of Public Institutions for Inclusionary Citizenship Practices. GRITIM-UPF Working Paper Series No. 47 Spring 2021.

Hellgren, Z. and L. Gabrielli (2021) Racialization and Aporophobia: Intersecting Discriminations in the Experiences of Non-Western Migrants and Spanish Roma. Social Sciences, 10(5). https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci10050163

Hellgren, Zenia and Lorenzo Gabrielli (2021). The Dual Expectations Gap. Divergent Perspectives on the Educational Aspirations of Spanish Roma Families. Journal of Intercultural Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/07256868.2021.1883569

Hellgren, Zenia (2019). Book review: Intercultural citizenship in the post-multicultural era by Ricard Zapata-Barrero. In Ethnic and Racial Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2019.1696466

Hellgren, Zenia (2019). Class, race - and place: Immigrants' self-perceptions on inclusion, belonging and opportunities in Stockholm and BarcelonaEthnic and Racial Studies, 42(12): 2084-2102.

Hellgren Zenia and Inma Serrano (2019). Financial Crisis and Migrant Domestic Workers in Spain: Employment Opportunities and Conditions during the Great RecessionInternational Migration Review 54(4): 1209-1229.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard and Zenia Hellgren (2019). Harnessing the potential of Moroccans living abroad through diaspora policies? Assessing the factors of success and failure of a new structure of opportunities for transnational entrepreneursJournal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, special issue Diaspora governance and transnational entrepreneurship: The rise of an emerging global social pattern in migration studies. Online first.

Hobson, Barbara, Zenia Hellgren and Inma Serrano (2018). Migrants, markets and domestic work. Do institutions matter in the personal household service sector? Journal of European Social Policy,28 (4): 386-401.

Hellgren Zenia and Inma Serrano (2017): Transnationalism and Financial Crisis: The Hampered Migration Projects of Female Domestic Workers in SpainSocial Sciences 6:2, 8.

Hellgren Zenia (2016). Immigrant Integration as a Two-Way Process: Stakeholder discourses and practices in Stockholm and BarcelonaPsychosociological Issues in Human Resource Management 4(1): 143-167.

Hellgren, Zenia (2015). Markets, Regimes, and the Role of Stakeholders: Explaining Precariousness of Migrant Domestic/Care Workers in Different Institutional FrameworksSocial Politics 22 (2): 220-241. This paper was selected key scientific article by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and the Board of Governors of Population Europe.

Hobson, Barbara, Zenia Hellgren and Luwam Bede (2015): How Institutional Contexts Matter: Migration and Domestic Care Services and the Capabilities of Migrants in Spain and Sweden. Working paper and final project report, FamiliesAndSocieties project (familiesandsocieties.eu), funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement no. 320116

Hellgren, Zenia (2015) Immigrant Integration as a Two-Way Process: Translating Theory into Practice. GRITIM-UPF Working Paper Series No. 23, spring 2015.

Hellgren, Zenia (2014). Negotiating the Boundaries of Social Membership. Undocumented Migrant Claims-Making in Sweden and SpainJournal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 40 (7-8): 1175-1191.

Hellgren, Zenia and Barbara Hobson (2008). Cultural Conflict and Cultural Dialogues in the Good Society: The Case of Honor Killings in SwedenEthnicities 3/2008: 385-404.



Zapata-Barrero, Ricard and Zenia Hellgren (2023). Intercultural Citizenship in the Making: Public Space and Belonging in Discriminatory Environments. In Revising the Integration-Citizenship Nexus in Europe. Sites, Policies, and Bureaucracies of Belongingeds. Roxana Barbulescu, Sara Wallace Goodman and Luicy Pedroza. Springer: IMISCOE Research Series

Hellgren, Zenia (2021). Myten om det mångkulturella samhället. Teoretiska perspektiv på mångkulturalismen och interkulturalismen [The myth of the multicultural society. Theoretical perspectives on multiculturalism and interculturalism], in Migration och etnicitet: perspektiv på mångfald i Sverige [Migration and ethnicity: perspectives on ethnic pluralism in Sweden], eds. Darvishpour, Mehrdad & Westin, Charles. 3d edition (2d edition in 2015; 1st edition in 2008). Lund: Studentlitteratur. ISBN: 9789144105239

Hellgren, Zenia and Barbara Hobson (2021). Welfare Markets and Domestic services: Market mechanisms in two divergent welfare states. In The dynamics of welfare markets: Private pensions and domestic/care services in Europe, ed. Clémence Ledoux. Palgrave MacMillan.

Hellgren, Zenia and Barbara Hobson (2008). Gender and Ethnic Minority Claims in Swedish and EU Frames: Sites of Multi-level Political Opportunities and Boundary Making, in Roth, S. (ed.) Gender Politics in the Expanding European Union: Mobilization, Inclusion, Exclusion. New York, Oxford: Berghan Books.

Hellgren, Zenia (2008). (De)constructing European Citizenship. Political Mobilization and Collective Identity Formation among Immigrants in Sweden and Spain, in Media, Democracy and European Culture, eds. Ib Bondebjerg and Peter Madsen. Bristol: Intellect. ISBN 9781841502472

Hellgren, Zenia (2007). Los límites de la solidaridad. Sin papeles y niños refugiados apáticos en la sociedad de bienestar sueca, in La lucha de los sin papeles y la extensión de la ciudadanía. Una perspectiva global, eds. Liliana Suárez Navaz, Raquel Macià and Angela Moreno. Madrid: Traficantes de sueños. ISBN-10: 8496453251, ISBN-13: 978-8496453258

Burns, Tom R., Nora Machado, Zenia Hellgren and Göran Brodin (2007). Makt, kultur och kontroll över invandrares livsvillkor. Ett multidimensionellt perspektiv på strukturell diskriminering i Sverige [Power, culture and control over the life conditions of immigrants. A multi-dimensional perspective on structural discrimination in Sweden], eds. Tom R. Burns, Nora Machado, Zenia Hellgren and Göran Brodin. Uppsala: Uppsala University Press. ISBN: 978-91-554-6913-9

Hellgren, Zenia (2007). Att överbrygga klyftan mellan lag och handling. Antidiskrimineringsorganisationernas verksamhet och allmänhetens ansvar [Bridging the gap between law and practice. The task of anti-discrimination organizations and the responsibility of civil society], in Makt, kultur och kontroll över invandrares livsvillkor. Ett multidimensionellt perspektiv på strukturell diskriminering i Sverige [Power, culture and control over the life conditions of immigrants. A multi-dimensional perspective on structural discrimination in Sweden], eds. Tom R. Burns, Nora Machado, Zenia Hellgren and Göran Brodin. Uppsala: Uppsala University Press. ISBN: 978-91-554-6913-9



Hellgren, Zenia (2022). The character and consequences of everyday anti-gypsyism: experiences of discrimination among Roma men and women in the Barcelona area. Final project report for the AGREP projecthttp://hdl.handle.net/10230/54083

Hellgren, Zenia et al (2022) "Ygemans förslag för tankarna till statlig rasism". Debate article in the Swedish daily newspaper Expressen, published on 11 August 2022. See Spanish translation here

Hellgren, Zenia (2022) “The success of diversity policies depends on efficient anti-discrimination practices”. Blog post for the PLURISPACE project.

Hellgren, Zenia and Lorenzo Gabrielli (2022) Everyday Antigypsyism: Diagnosis and Avenues to fight it. GRITIM-UPF Policy Brief, No. 11 2022. 

Hellgren, Zenia (2021) REPCAT (The Role of the Ethnic Majority in Integration Processes: Attitudes and Practices towards Immigrants in Catalan Institutions). Project funded by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship under Grant Agreement: 747075 — REPCAT — H2020-MSCA-IF-2016/H2020-MSCA-IF-2016. 2018-2020. Final project report. DOI 10.13140/RG.2.2.22344.24320

Hellgren, Zenia (2020) Quan el confinament és un privilegi. Opinion article, UPF News.

GRITIM-UPF (2020) Covid 19's impact on migration and migration studies. GRITIM-UPF Policy Paper Series no. 9, 2020. Collective publication.

Hellgren, Zenia (2019) ¿Qué esperan las familias gitanas de la educación de sus hijos? The Conversation, 20/01/2019.

Hellgren, Zenia (2019) Las familias gitanas necesitan apoyo contra el fracaso escolar. El Periódico, 28/91/2019.

Hellgren, Zenia (2018) Inmigración: Barcelona es más acogedora que Estocolmo, pero ofrece menos oportunidades económicas. The Conversation, 07/11/2018.

Hellgren, Zenia and Lorenzo Gabrielli (2018) Promoting realistic expectations: Roma inclusion in the Catalan education system. GRITIM-UPF Policy Paper Series no. 8. 

Hellgren, Zenia and Lorenzo Gabrielli (2018) Roma inclusion in education: Fostering constructive attitudes and good practices in the Barcelona area (VAKERIPEN). Final report for the research project, co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Union under Grant Agreement JUST/2015/RDIS/AG/DISC/9372

Hellgren, Zenia (2016) Immigrants' perceptions on integration in two institutional contexts: Sweden and Spain. Final project report, postdoctoral research project financed by the research foundation Ahlströmska.se/Stockholm University. 

Franco-Guillén, Núria and Zenia Hellgren (2016): La política anti-discriminació a Catalunya: estat de la qüestió i recomanacions polítiques. Expert note within the Catalan government's (Generalitat de Catalunya) yearly report on the integration of immigrants (in Catalan and English).

Hellgren, Zenia (2007): (De)constructing European citizenship. Political mobilization and collective identity formation among immigrants in Sweden and Spain. Web article, Published by Multicultural Centre Prague's site Migration Online: www.migrationonline.cz

Hellgren, Zenia (2005): Overcoming the discrepancy between EU Anti-discrimination directives and persisting discrimination at the national level. Report on anti-racism organizations in Sweden, within the EU project CIVGOV, WP 3.



Hellgren, Zenia (2023).  Struggle or Exit? Openings and Barriers for the Political Mobilization of Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Spain. Paper for the panel "Mobilizations in Dystopian Temporal Landscapes: Opportunities and Barriers for Making Change". The Twenty-Ninth International Conference of Europeanists. University of Iceland, June 27-29, 2023.

Hellgren, Zenia (2021). Exit, struggle or resignation. Participation, self-organization, and non-agency among migrant domestic workers & the book panel Social Partners, Gender and Intersectionality in the European Union. Council of Europeanists 27th International Conference (online), 25 June, 2021.

Hellgren, Zenia (2021). Interculturalism, Public Space and Citizenship-Making: Overcoming the Detachment caused by Discrimination. Presentation of the book chapter (with Ricard Zapata-Barrero) at the 18th Annual IMISCOE Conference (online). 7 July, 2021.

Hellgren, Zenia (2020). Tired of being “The Others”: Coping Strategies against Discrimination and Racialized Inequalities. Paper presented within a panel on discrimination at the virtual 17th Annual IMISCOE Conference on 2 July, 2020. 

Hellgren, Zenia (2019). From intercultural discourse to de facto representation? The role of the ethnic majority in integration processes. Conference paper presented at the 16th Annual IMISCOE conference in Malmö, Sweden, on June 26-28, 2019.

Hellgren, Zenia (2016). Financial Crisis and Migrant Domestic Workers in Madrid and Barcelona: Employment Opportunities and Conditions during the Great Recession (paper co-authored by Inma Serrano). Presented at the ESSHC Conference in Valencia, Spain, on March 30-April 2, 2016, and (in an earlier version) at the workshop When Families Turn to the Market, November 20-21, 2015, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy.

Hobson, Barbara, Hellgren Zenia and Serrano, Inma (2015). How Private Markets Work in Two Divergent Welfare Regimes: Shaping the Capabilities and Agency of Migrant Care/Domestic Workers in Sweden and Spain”. Council for Europeanists’ meeting Contradictions: Envisioning European Futures at Sciences PO in Paris, France, on July 8-10, 2015.

Hellgren, Zenia (2015). Stakeholders between States, Markets and Precarious Migrant Workers. Agendas and Discourses on the Private Domestic/Care Services Sector in Spain and Sweden, paper presented at FamiliesAndSocieties Second Annual Consortium meeting in Madrid, Spain, January 14-16 2015.

Hellgren, Zenia (2014). How Institutional Contexts Matter. Experiences of Precariousness and Capability among Migrant Domestic Workers in Stockholm and Barcelona. Paper presented at the international conference Revisioning Gender in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 13-14, 2014.

Hellgren, Zenia and Hobson, Barbara (2011). Do Welfare Regimes Matter? Migration and Care/domestic work in two institutional contexts, Sweden and Spain. Paper presented at the 2011 CES Conference in Barcelona, June 20-22, during a session organized by Professor Margarita Estevez Abé. The paper was also presented at the 4th DEMDI conference in Helsinki, Finland, October 6-7 2011.

Hellgren, Zenia (2007). Voices of The Others. Immigrant Struggles over Borders, Boundaries and Social Membership in Multiethnic Europe. Paper presented at the 14th Nordic Migration Conference in Bergen, Norway, November 2007.

Hellgren, Zenia (2006). Constructing an inclusive European citizenship? Political mobilization and collective identity formation among immigrants in Sweden Spain. Paper presented at the Media, Democracy and European Culture conference, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2006.

Hellgren, Zenia (2006). Mobilizations in Fortress Europe: Irregular Immigrants’ and Anti-discrimination Movements challenging the discrepancies between EU Integration and Immigration Policies. Paper presented at the ECPR First Graduate Conference on Contentious politics, University of Essex, UK, September 2006.

Hellgren, Zenia and Hobson, Barbara (2006). Swedish Discourses on Honor Related Violence: Portraying the Other within a Universalist Gender Equality Framework. Paper presented at the second Gender Equality, Cultural Diversity: European Comparisons conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2006.

Hellgren, Zenia (2005). The Myth of the Multicultural Society: Immigrant Mobilization contesting the Swedishness of Structures. Paper presented at the Annual Aage Sorensen Memorial Conference, Harvard University, USA, April 2005.