Death and Migration: New article in International Migration Review — Postcards from …

In this article, newly published in International Migration Review, Simon McMahon and I unpack the relationship between migrant deaths and migration governance in the context of the so-called EU’s ‘migration crisis’. We argue that migrant deaths at sea have played a central role in shaping policy and public responses to Europe’s “crisis.” Yet relatively little […]Continua a leggere “Death and Migration: New article in International Migration Review — Postcards from …”

Naufraghi

  di Fulvio Vassallo Paleologo* Alla fine, dopo una settimana di attesa in mare, ostaggio delle politiche europee di appoggio alla Guardia costiera libica, Malta ha accettato di trasbordare su un mezzo della sua marina militare i cinquantotto naufraghi soccorsi una settimana fa dalla nave Aquarius di SOS Mediterraneè a nord delle coste libiche eContinua a leggere “Naufraghi”

Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat Mapping and Documenting Migratory Journeys and Experiences

Abstract: This is the final project report of the Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat project. The report provides a unique, in-depth analysis of the impact of EU policies in addressing the so-called European migration or refugee ‘crisis’ in 2015 and 2016, drawing on the findings from 257 in-depth qualitative interviews with a total ofContinua a leggere “Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat Mapping and Documenting Migratory Journeys and Experiences”

From radar systems to rickety boats: Borderline ethnography in Europe’s ‘illegality industry’

Abstract: This paper is concerned with the problems and possibilities that mobility poses for social scientific research, as seen through the lens of my own work on irregular migration from West Africa towards southern Spain. I begin with two contrasting vignettes from Europe’s borders that illustrate the paradoxical role of mobility in the continent’s escalatingContinua a leggere “From radar systems to rickety boats: Borderline ethnography in Europe’s ‘illegality industry’”

B and S. Karakayali (2017) The volatility of the discourse on refugees in Germany, Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies

Authors Bastian Vollmer Abstract: The anti-immigration continuum of public attitude-mediapolitics has undergone changes in the course of the “refugee crisis” in Germany. By examining migrant representations and discursive events taking place in 2015 and early 2016, we will show the volatility of the recent discourse on refugees. A historical/critical discourse analysis will show how newContinua a leggere “B and S. Karakayali (2017) The volatility of the discourse on refugees in Germany, Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies”

Borders and the Politics of Mourning: Introduction, Social Research, vol. 83, No. 2, 2016 | Alexandra Delano – Academia.edu

The rise in the number of migrants and refugees arriving in Europe is the latest in a series of “crises” related to the movement of people that have captured the world’s attention. In the past two decades, hundreds of people have died every year in Sorgente: (5) Borders and the Politics of Mourning: Introduction, SocialContinua a leggere “Borders and the Politics of Mourning: Introduction, Social Research, vol. 83, No. 2, 2016 | Alexandra Delano – Academia.edu”