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Framing the Refugee

Framing the Refugee

Unless citizens are willing to problematize their own position, power and safety, they must accept that they are not willing to take the Refugee Question seriously.

Review – Humane and Dignified?

Review – Humane and Dignified?

Despite some missed opportunities, this is a relevant and illuminating book for anyone interested in the experiences of people on the hard end of the immigration regime.

Interview – Houchang Chehabi

Interview – Houchang Chehabi

Houchang Chehabi elaborates on why Iran’s single biggest crisis is its drought, its impact on agricultural centers, as well as its implications on geopolitics.

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The EU must effectively address its migration pathologies and dysfunctionalities to fulfil its humanitarian promise to be a space of freedom, prosperity and rule of law

“Green against Blue” – Reflections on the 2016 Austrian Presidential Election

“Green against Blue” – Reflections on the 2016 Austrian Presidential Election

The Austrian election illustrates another troubling trend: a widening class and gender divide, and more specifically a struggle about the right values.

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 26JAN06 - FR: Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Brad Pitt and Kofi Annan, Secretary-General, United Nations, New York with his spouse leaving the session 'A New Mindset for the UN' at the Annual Meeting 2006 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 26, 2006. 
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Angelina Jolie Pitt at LSE: Can Actors Be Effective Educators?

Publicity should not be a reason to stop good intentions; like those of a renowned actress with a strong commitment to raising awareness about refugees.

IR, Gender Studies, and Volunteering in Refugee Camps

IR, Gender Studies, and Volunteering in Refugee Camps

On the first day gendered roles were made quite clear by a local volunteer, leading me to rethink the very purpose of my research on gender and violence.

Review – Women, Soccer and Transnational Migration

Review – Women, Soccer and Transnational Migration

A title which maps out the state of the art within the field, while also providing insights on how to challenge prevailing conceptual and theoretical approaches.

Call for Contributors – Open Access Book on Migration in the 21st Century

Call for Contributors – Open Access Book on Migration in the 21st Century

E-International Relations invites authors to contribute to an edited collection about migration in the 21st century – from a critical angle that focuses on perspectives, drivers, and responses.

Fear, Anger and Attitudes Toward Immigration

Fear, Anger and Attitudes Toward Immigration

Fear and anger that undergird the reactions to outgroups contribute greatly to coalescing diverse interests into supporting strong border controls which exclude migrants.

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.

Fortress Europe?  Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

Fortress Europe? Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

EU borders cannot be understood without understanding the relations with its neighbours and the stability in its borderlands. The image of Fortress Europe is too naïve.

What’s Wrong with the Refugee Convention?

What’s Wrong with the Refugee Convention?

The UN Refugee Convention and the rights and obligations which flow from it are inadequate and need to be fundamentally revised.

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