The Human Cost of Outsourcing Europe’s Border Controls

A deadly crush on the EU’s southern border should be a turning point, yet authorities are doubling down on their hard-line approach.

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Vehicles for Integration or Places of Exclusion? Migration and Asylum in Europe’s Schools

Francesca Spinelli on why a welcoming and inclusive society starts at school.

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The Difficult Business of Defining Climate Refugees

Might the term ‘climate refugee’ cause more problems than it solves?

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How the Legacy of the 2015-2016 “Refugee Crisis” is Affecting Afghans

What do the European responses to the Afghanistan crisis mean for people trying to flee a desperate situation?

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Conflict, Borders, and Division: The Fallout from the Climate Crisis

In The New Border Wars, Klaus Dodds predicts that floods will continue to ravage our continents, with devastating consequences for both people and ecosystems.

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After Modernity: Citizenship Beyond the Nation State?

If democracy stays cast in its national mould, the path ahead may be one of exclusion and disenfranchisement.

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Overcoming the Identity Divide

Only a bold new universalism can counter the narrow narrative on migration set and exploited by the far right.

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Inclusivity Means Breaking the “Otherness” Fixation

Tackling inequalities to build truly inclusive spaces requires challenging norms that view people with a migration background primarily as different and disadvantaged.

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United against the Pact: The Fatal Flaws in the EU’s Plans to Reform its Asylum System

The Pact on Migration and Asylum is at risk of simply worsening existing problems and even creating new ones.

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Borders, Bodies and See-All Technologies: Pushing the Limits of Bio-Surveillance

In recent years, surveillance technologies have increasingly been deployed to monitor, control, and curtail the movement of people. The pandemic is accelerating this trend.

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