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01 February 2019

“There is Death in Immobility”: The Identification Process of Transnational Young Hazaras

What does it mean today to be exposed to multiple expulsions and constantly on the move? In her (auto-)ethnographic PhD thesis on young Hazaras in Iran, Afghanistan and Europe, Khadija Abbasi destabilises the binaries home/host countries, migrants/refugees, voluntary/forced migration, and opens new windows in understanding human mobility. How did you come to choose your research topic? I am one of...
17 January 2019

La protection des investissements en temps de violence: l’apport...

En temps de conflit armé et de troubles internes, le droit international des investissements, qui apparaît comme le régime «spécial» gouvernant la protection des investissements, se voit disputer sa réglementation...

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14 January 2019

Global Health Disruptors: Migration

Migration has always been part of human history. The overall number of migrants across the world has remained stable over the past decade, but in recent years we have seen an unprecedented level of movement...

13 December 2018

Approaching Difference, Inequality and Intimacy in Tourism

Based on ethnography of touristic encounters in Cuba, this article by Valerio Simoni (in Journal of Anthropological Research) reflects on competing approaches to difference, inequality and intimacy in...

11 December 2018

The Relationship between Immigration and the Welfare State

Why do some countries have more selective labour immigration policies than others? Melanie Kolbe, Assistant Professor of International Relations and Political Science at the Graduate Institute, and Elif...