Latest 2019 publications

You will find below all latest publications by members of the MAGYC project. For specific types of publications (academic/press…), please click on the relevant button above.

An initial output of MAGYC’s third work package (“Constructing the Crisis: Actors, Representations and Narratives“), this working paper authored by Iraklis Dimitriadis (UNIMI) seeks to survey the existing empirical evidence on the construction and reproduction of the “crisis-invasion” discourse in Italy with reference to the arrival and settlement of refugees since 2012.

“The Road from Yemen” (Part 1)

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.

« Sans coopération, pas de gestion des migrations » (in French)

In this article, 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.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and Foreign Policy Decision-Making in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey”

In this article, Gerasimos Tsourapas (Sciences Po) examines the workings of “refugee rentier states” and critiques policy approaches that frame forced displacement as an opportunity for the economic development of the Global South.

“Migration Diplomacy in World Politics”

In this article, Fiona Adamson (SOAS) and Gerasimos Tsourapas (Sciences Po) argue for the utility of Migration Diplomacy as a novel explanatory framework for theorising the interplay between foreign and migration policy-making

“Shrinking Spaces of Humanitarian Protection”

In this article, Christiane Fröhlich (GIGA) focuses on the Syrian Crisis and humanitarian protection gaps in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.

“How migration deals lead to refugee commodification”

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.