The mere possibility of inclusion in the citizenry may generate hierarchies between immigrants, precluding solidarity, and encouraging boundary-policing.
This is the fourth time Offshore Citizens has received an honor for academic excellence, and it has already received a number of accolades from APSA and ENMISA.
“In some ways, we lie to ourselves when we talk about climate as something that is going to happen. By my estimation for at least about two and a half billion people climate change is a reality today.”
Dean Najam expressed disappointment with COP26 and climate activists whose increased interest and awareness of the climate crises have not translated to actionable change, noting that aspiration is not a replacement for action, and neither is anger.
Global experts discuss the role of faith-based actors in the areas of forced migration and humanitarian issues, ways in which religion offers both motivation and resources to tackle these challenges, as well as how religion and politics intersect to address migrant crises.
Professor Lori and Schilde evaluate the phenomenon of migrant interdiction in international waters, and specifically the High Seas global commons, examining the logic of why advanced liberal democracies, in particular, engage in this practice.
Yiran Yu (’23), Mary Estaba (’22), Lauren Mai (’22), and Safiya Umrani (’23) are sharing the stories of immigrants, where they come from, and where they hope to go in their American journey.
Lori discussed the key findings of her book and addressed questions it raised, such as: how and why are certain groups neither fully included nor simply expelled by a state?
Sarkar’s research explores the Second World War-origins of the Rohingya crisis.
“History of Guatemalan child refugees is completely absent in U.S. discussions of why Guatemalan children are arriving at our border, and the crimes now underway in the U.S. migration system.”
Prof. Noora Lori publishes a chapter titled “Migration, Time and the Shift Toward Autocracy” in a new book titled Shifting Borders: Legal Cartographies of Migration and Mobility.
Dr. Aleksandra Sojka discussed the migrant and refugee crisis in the European Union, supranational policy and political identification in Europe.
The Urban Refuge app aims to connect refugees with resources through a simple mapping tool.
Prof. Noora Lori was interviewed on the surge in the research and public interest in forced migration.
Dean Adil Najam argues that ‘brain drain’ is no longer a necessarily bad thing in the age of globalization.
How Immigrants Impact their Homelands, edited by Susan Eckstein and Adil Najam, was reviewed in Contemporary Sociology.
Michael Woldemariam says that immigration from Ethiopia will continue until that nation’s government addresses issues of structural inequality.
Pardee Professor Noora Lori was invited to join the executive steering committee of the Inter-University Committee on International Migration.