Opinion – The Libyan Border as a Testing Ground for European Sovereignty

Robert Palmer • Jan 19 2022 • Articles

In recent years, consensus on EU immigration policy has taken a bruising and any future definition remains in flux — much like the European project as a whole.

Opinion – A State of Emergency at the Polish-Belarusian Border

Monika Kabata • Oct 12 2021 • Articles

Neither the EU nor Poland has a long-term plan for how to manage migration which can only be expected to increase due to political destabilisation and climate crisis.

Visa Policies as Externalisation Practices in the Global South

Natalia Cintra • Oct 2 2021 • Articles

It is key to engage in a more ample debate over how visa policies and other practices in the Global South contribute in shifting these countries’ borders.

Climate Change, Human Mobility and Feminist Political Economy

Betty Barkha • Sep 30 2021 • Articles

The responses to climate change mitigation efforts need to be targeted at not only addressing climate change impacts but also reducing gender and social inequalities.

Different Type of Refugee: Onward Journeys of Gulf-Born Migrants from Politically Volatile Countries

Idil Akinci-Perez • Sep 12 2021 • Articles

Academic inquiry should go beyond categorisation to understand what pushes migrants to seek alternative permanencies elsewhere, and under what conditions.

Review – Citizenship

Rizal Buendia • Sep 7 2021 • Features

Kochenov’s provocative book assesses the concept and practice of citizenship, which he contends has always, in essence, been racist.

Interview – Gurminder K. Bhambra

E-International Relations • Aug 5 2021 • Features

Gurminder K. Bhambra discusses her interdisciplinary approach, colonialism and modern social theory, Britain as an empire, and decolonising education.

European Union Readmission Agreements: Deportation as a Gateway to Displacement?

Manuela da Rosa Jorge • Jul 5 2021 • Articles

Despite using terms such as ‘return’, ‘removal’, and ‘readmission,’ the EU subjugates individuals by enforcing them to another re-displacement through deportation.

The Implementation of Mexico’s Refugee, Complementary Protection and Political Asylum Law

Guadalupe Chavez and Alexander Voisine • Jul 5 2021 • Articles

The US has conditioned Mexico’s refugee policy to the extent that it scarcely reflects the law.

Assessing the Responsibility of EU Officials for Crimes Against Migrants in Libya

Pat Rubio Bertran • Jul 2 2021 • Articles

There is a need to assess the implications of the EU’s collaboration with Libya, not as an international organization but as an individual agent.

Gendered Border Practices and Violence at the United States-Mexico Border

Mitxy Meneses Gutierrez • Jul 2 2021 • Articles

Aggressive gendered border practices and violence have been part of the construction of the US-Mexico border as women’s bodies and sexual identity shape today’s border policies.

The Internal Displacement of People in South Sudan

Kensiya Kennedy and Keshav Basotia • Jun 29 2021 • Articles

In a volatile and ethnically diverse community, like that of South Sudan, a strong leader motivated in the wrong way could tip the scales at any moment to restart the violence.

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