Migrants and Citizens
Lady Liberty

The Adventure Begins

I wrote my last blog post here on 4 November 2016. Four days later, Trump won the election. This website’s silence over the past year is not entirely coincidental. And at times, I’ve felt very guilty for my… Read More

When Refugees Stopped Being Migrants

When refugees stopped being migrants: Movement, labour and humanitarian protection Migration Studies, Volume 1, Issue 1, 1 March 2013, Pages 4–26 Published: 25 January 2013 Abstract States and refugee advocates often insist that ‘refugee’ and ‘migrant’ are separate… Read More


On Silence in an Anxious Year

I haven’t written much here in the past year. It is not for a lack of things to say, but rather a search for words adequate to meet so much misery.  Syria’s refugees; Europe’s xenophobes; Brexiteers; Trump. And… Read More