Welcoming Cities? Understanding sanctuary in securitised states

Dr Rachel Humphris has recently been awarded a prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship for a three year research project Welcoming Cities? Understanding sanctuary in securitised states. The project is an international comparative study of city-level responses to national anti-migrant attitudes across

Welcoming Cities? Understanding sanctuary in securitised states

Dr Rachel Humphris has recently been awarded a prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship for a three year research project Welcoming Cities? Understanding sanctuary in securitised states. The project is an international comparative study of city-level responses to national anti-migrant attitudes across

The Tragedy of Brexit: Pro-European Mobilisation After the Referendum

Guest blog by Charlotte Galpin (POLSIS) and colleagues On 25th March 2017, a pro-EU march – the March for Europe – took place in London, with crowd estimates ranging from 50,000 to 100,000 participants. Similar, smaller-scale marches took place in other cities

The Tragedy of Brexit: Pro-European Mobilisation After the Referendum

Guest blog by Charlotte Galpin (POLSIS) and colleagues On 25th March 2017, a pro-EU march – the March for Europe – took place in London, with crowd estimates ranging from 50,000 to 100,000 participants. Similar, smaller-scale marches took place in other cities

The quest for home of European Somali families in Britain

Brexit has created many challenges for EU families and their children who had made the decision to migrate to live in the UK. More importantly, it has unsettled their notions of ‘home’ for the majority of them. The questions of

The quest for home of European Somali families in Britain

Brexit has created many challenges for EU families and their children who had made the decision to migrate to live in the UK. More importantly, it has unsettled their notions of ‘home’ for the majority of them. The questions of

A voice you haven’t heard. The political participation of UK-based EU citizens in the EU referendum

By Monika Bozhinoska Last year, right before the EU referendum I conducted research aiming to explore how EU long-term residents in the UK construct their identities as political members of the UK. The findings of the research are briefly presented

A voice you haven’t heard. The political participation of UK-based EU citizens in the EU referendum

By Monika Bozhinoska Last year, right before the EU referendum I conducted research aiming to explore how EU long-term residents in the UK construct their identities as political members of the UK. The findings of the research are briefly presented

Rome mayor’s anti-migrant stance signals shift to right for Italy’s Five Star Movement

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Nando Sigona, University of Birmingham The mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi, believes the Italian capital is facing a new migrant emergency. “We can’t afford new arrivals,” she argued in a letter sent to Italy’s Ministry…

Rome mayor’s anti-migrant stance signals shift to right for Italy’s Five Star Movement

Originally posted on Postcards from …:
Nando Sigona, University of Birmingham The mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi, believes the Italian capital is facing a new migrant emergency. “We can’t afford new arrivals,” she argued in a letter sent to Italy’s Ministry…

Refugee week 2017

World Refugee Day takes place each year on June 20 and to support the day the UK will host its own refugee week from June 19-25. Activities which take place during this week are a celebration of diversity, and the

Refugee week 2017

World Refugee Day takes place each year on June 20 and to support the day the UK will host its own refugee week from June 19-25. Activities which take place during this week are a celebration of diversity, and the

The tower: Diary of an EU citizen in the UK (26)

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London’s burning, London’s burning. Fetch the engines, fetch the engines. Fire fire, Fire Fire! Pour on water, pour on water. My son is in Year 1, last term the 1666 fire of London was the…

The tower: Diary of an EU citizen in the UK (26)

Originally posted on Postcards from …:
London’s burning, London’s burning. Fetch the engines, fetch the engines. Fire fire, Fire Fire! Pour on water, pour on water. My son is in Year 1, last term the 1666 fire of London was the…