Documentary: Hidden Bruises
We are glad to share with you our latest documentary titled “Hidden Bruises”. This documentary highlights the challenges faced by refugee women and girls living in Kampala city where they find themselves caught in a web of survival. Many of them have suffered sexual and gender based violence such as rape leaving them with children born … Continue reading Documentary: Hidden Bruises
The politics of protection: Sites of insecurity and political agency
Following the end of the Cold War the security agenda has been transformed and redefined, academically and politically. This book focuses on the theme of protection. It moves away from the dominant question of whom or what is threatening to the crucial questions of who is to be protected, and in the case of … Continue reading The politics of protection: Sites of insecurity and political agency
Mobilité(s) sous surveillance: Perspectives croisées UE – Canada
Individual mobility is now less and less seen as an opportunity, an effect of the global market, or an ineluctable logic of human distress. In the context of the war on terrorism, mobility, however, is increasingly associated with images of danger, threat justifying such a proliferation of practices of border control and beyond, heightened … Continue reading Mobilité(s) sous surveillance: Perspectives croisées UE – Canada
Europe’s 21st century challenge: Delivering liberty and security.
The book critically appraises the liberties of citizens and others within the EU, and the different ways in which they are affected by the proliferation of discourses, practices and norms of insecurity enacted in the name of collective and individual safety. It analyses from an interdisciplinary perspective the impacts of new techniques of surveillance and … Continue reading Europe’s 21st century challenge: Delivering liberty and security.
Risking rights: An assessment of Canadian border security policies
In Whose Canada?: Continental Integration, Fortress North America, and the Corporate Agenda, Ricardo Grinspun, Yasmine Shamsie (eds) Questions and concerns regarding the scope and depth of Canada’s relationship with the United States loom larger than ever since 9/11. In Whose Canada?, contributors provide a comprehensive analysis of the legacy of free trade and look at … Continue reading Risking rights: An assessment of Canadian border security policies
National Security and Canadian immigration: Deconstructing the discourse of trade-offs.
This essay offers an analysis of national security provisions in immigration law before and after 9/11 as well as the smart border initiative. Post 9/11 developments do not represent a sea change in immigration or border policies, but merely the latest chapter in a fitful history of grand gestures of humanitarianism, political expedience and racist … Continue reading National Security and Canadian immigration: Deconstructing the discourse of trade-offs.
MA Migration and Social Cohesion, London Metropolitan University
We are happy to announce that our new MA course in Migration and Social Cohesion will start in October 2011. The MA focuses on the interplay between migration and social cohesion in contemporary societies. It is informed by cutting edge research undertaken in the field by the Institute for the Study of European Transformations (ISET) … Continue reading MA Migration and Social Cohesion, London Metropolitan University
Migration and Law, M.A
In an increasingly globalised world, migration and the legal issues involved is a matter of growing importance. The Masters programme in Migration and Law acknowledges the demand for a postgraduate degree which incorporates the intricate relationship between the movement of people and the legalities that surround those migrations. This interdisciplinary degree, offered jointly by the … Continue reading Migration and Law, M.A
Two fully-funded DPhil studentships at International Migration Institute
The International Migration Institute at the University of Oxford seeks to award two fully-funded DPhil studentships commencing 1 October 2011 for the Determinants of International Migration (DEMIG) research project (http://www.imi.ox.ac.uk/research/demig/demig-the-determinants-of-international-migration) Download application form (Word): http://www.imi.ox.ac.uk/pdfs/demig-dphil-studentships-application-form-2010-word Download full details (PDF – but also pasted below): http://www.imi.ox.ac.uk/pdfs/demig-dphil-studentships-announcement-2010 DEMIG/ERC DPhil Studentships The Determinants of International Migration: a theoretical … Continue reading Two fully-funded DPhil studentships at International Migration Institute
Two doctoral research fellowships on return migration to Burundi and Iraq
Two doctoral research fellowships on return migration to Burundi and Iraq The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for two doctoral researcher positions to study return migration from Norway and the United Kingdom to Burundi and Iraq, respectively. The positions are part of a large, multi-method comparative project on return migration. The positions require several … Continue reading Two doctoral research fellowships on return migration to Burundi and Iraq