MAGYC in the media
Débat : Peut-on en finir avec la « crise » des migrants dans les médias ? with Antoine Pécoud (in French)
December 13, 2021
François Gemenne : "Les passeurs incitent de plus en plus les migrants à traverser la Manche" (in French)
November 27, 2021
November 18, 2021
November 16, 2021
September 25, 2021
"La chronique Carta Academica: les universitaires et les militants turcs défenseurs des réfugiés sont cernés de toutes parts" with Başak Yavçan (in French)
September 18, 2021
August 23, 2021
"Traversées de la Manche et migrations : l’impasse des politiques d’asile" with Virginie Guiraudon and François Gemenne
August 11, 2021
"Politica dell’asilo. L'ipocrisia dell'Europa di fronte ai profughi" with Maurizio Ambrosini (in Italian)
June 26, 2021
May 20, 2021
Following the surge of arrivals of migrants in Ceuta, François Gemenne (Hugo Observatory) reflects on the implications of the externalisation of the management on migration to other countries, which can use it as leverage.
May 10, 2021
May 6, 2021
In this interview, François Gemenne reflects on preconceived ideas on migration, and the need to deconstruct them.
February 16, 2021
In this article, Antoine Pécoud reflects on the impacts induced by the COVID-19 pandemic on migration governance.
January 1, 2021
In an interview for L’Echo, François Gemenne takes stock of the year 2020 (in French).
November 27, 2020
In this article for The Conversation, François Gemenne (Hugo Observatory) reflects on the politics of removing migrate camps from public view.
October 13, 2020
In this blog post published on the Border Criminologies blog by the University of Oxford, Shoshana Fine argues that European migration policies aim to externalise the issue of migration by distancing the issue and delegating responsibilities to third countries, in a process that makes the victims “physically invisible”.
October 5, 2020
In this article published on le Monde, François Gemenne (The Hugo Observatory) and Katarina Csefalvayova reflect on the proposed New Pact on Migration and Asylum. They argue that by ceding to countries reluctant to show solidarity, the EU won’t solve the asylum crisis nor manage to unite around the issue.
October 1, 2020
September 13, 2020
September 13, 2020
September 11, 2020
September 3, 2020
In this article for the Hürriyet Daily News, Barçin Yinanç quotes Basak Yavçan (The Hugo Observatory) examining the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the new migration deal between the European Union and Turkey, noting how it further complicated the matter.
September 2, 2020
In this interview with L’Express, François Gemenne (The Hugo Observatory) explains that what characterises the current migration policy in Europe is fragmentation, arguing that there are in fact 27 different asylum policies which inhibit cooperation.
In this intervention aired on France Culture, Camille Schmoll (Paris 7 and USPC) discusses how the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean find its roots in the cooperation policy of European countries with third countries, particularly Libya.
In this article for Chatham House, Fiona Adamson (SOAS) and Chritiane Fröhlich (GIGA) demonstrates how the new experiences of immobility and confinement during the coronavirus pandemic and the realization of how globally connected we are across borders provide opportunities to rethink issues of mobility justice.
In this collective piece for IOM Blog Series on COVID-19, Migration and the Environment, Elodie Hut, Caroline Zickgraf, François Gemenne, Pierre Ozer, Tatiana Castillo and Céline Le Flour (The Hugo Observatory) argue that framing climate, migration and health-related events as ‘crises’ often leads to short-term, reactive measures which (directly or indirectly) reinforce physical and symbolic borders, instead of stressing the need for integrated and structural approaches.
May 9, 2020
In this op-ed for Crisis Magazine, Céline Cantat (Sciences Po) and Barak Kalir (University of Amsterdam) argue about the urgent need for the EU and individual member states to put an end to the violent measures and situations migrants and refugees are being forced to endure during the coronavirus pandemic.
February 13, 2020
In this short article from The Correspondent (February 2020), Maite Vermeulen and Nabeelah Shabbir introduce an online discussion on alternatives to the current EU migration policy in which Başak Yavcan (ULiège) took part.
In this piece, Virginie Guiraudon (Sciences Po), appraises the latest developments at the EU-Turkish border, analyzing the EU’s reactions in light of its past and current immigration, asylum and border control policies.
Les outils numériques de l’humanitaire sont-ils compatibles avec le respect de la vie privée des réfugiés ? (in French)
In this short article (Institut Convergences Migrations, January 2020), Léa Macias (Ifpo/CNRS) analyses how data collection in refugee camps (more specifically, in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan) is conflicting with the right of refugees to respect for private life.
December 17, 2019
December 9, 2019
“Migrants : “Plus les frontières seront fermées, plus les passeurs seront indispensables pour les migrants” (in French)
October 25, 2019
“Camion charnier près de Londres : « De plus en plus de migrants à l’approche du Brexit »” (in French)
October 24, 2019
October 23, 2019
October 14, 2019
October 9, 2019
October 2, 2019
September 2, 2019
September 2, 2019
August 3, 2019
July 24, 2019
“Crise migratoire : sans initiative, « Emmanuel Macron et Angela Merkel se rendent compte que ça risque de détruire l’Europe » ” (in French)
July 22, 2019
July 7, 2019
June 17, 2019
In this first part of a six-part blog series, Elizabeth Rushing (IDMC) retraces the steps of displaced Yemenis, focusing on the relationship between internal displacement and cross-border movements along the displacement continuum, drawing from field research in Yemen, Djibouti, Greece and Germany.
In this article (Espace de Libertés), Elodie Hut (University of Liège) discusses several points of concern related to migration governance, using the example of the EU “migration crisis”, and calls for increased cooperation at both domestic and international levels.
February 26, 2019
February 13, 2019
In this op-ed, Gerasimos Tsourapas argues against the trend towards migration deals and refugee compacts. They encourage overburdened host states to treat forced displacement as a source of economic rent, with serious implications for refugee protection.
February 4, 2019
In this article for The Conversation, Gerasimos Tsourapas (Sciences Po) and Fiona B. Adamson (SOAS) discuss how “migration diplomacy” is becoming a key dimension of foreign policy strategies and how migration policy has been increasingly used by Governments as a bargaining tool.
February 4, 2019
January 19, 2019
December 13, 2018
December 10, 2018
December 9, 2018