All of the titles below link to thematic research sections addressing policy. Each section will open as a PDF and contains a written introduction with approximately 8-12 open-access and multi-media resources (books, articles, videos, podcasts, etc.).
Challenges of German Bureaucracy for Syrian Refugees
This section focuses on the experiences of forcibly displaced Syrians who now compose a majority of recent asylum seekers in Germany along with the bureaucratic challenges they face.
On Forced Migration, International Policy, and Existing Outside of the Law
This section aims to interrogate the problematic nature of current international migration laws and to understand (but not justify) the seeming ‘need’ to exclude certain individuals by looking at Giorgio Agamben’s theories of homo sacer and the state of exception.
COVID-19 and Migration Detention in Greece: July 2020
In February 2020, Turkey announced that it would open its borders to Greece. However, with the collapse of the EU-Turkey agreement and the COVID-19 pandemic, Greece closed its border to several countries including Turkey and tightened its border controls. This section, created in July 2020, investigates the experiences of migrants in Greece during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.