François Gemenne is a political scientist, specialised in migration, and environmental affairs. He lectures on these issues in various universities, including Sciences Po Paris and the University of Liège (Belgium). Between 2013 and 2015, he coordinated the component of the MOBGLOB research project dealing with borders. MOBGLOB is an international research project bringing together anthropologists, political scientists, geographers, and sociologists from various institutions, and focusing on modern patterns of migration from an interdisciplinary perspective.
The political Left in Europe appears to have given up on trying to put forward a positive picture of migration.Read more