Over Christmas I had an article published in the European Journal of Cultural Studies. In some ways, this was a new departure for me, and in others it was a […]
This article proposes some urgent questions that I suggest call for sociological interventions, focusing on the way the ‘crisis’ has been produced, the distinction that has been created between ‘refugees’ and ‘migrants’, the presentation of refugees as a burden and a threat, and the importance of recognising refugees’ agency.
In May I helped organise a public event in Newcastle, entitled ‘Living On the Edge: Short Films on Migration and Welfare Reform in the UK’. The event was organised […]
Last week I attended a truly excellent workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria, on the theme of “Migrating in, migrating out: how to (re)think ‘migrants’’ struggles”. I think it will take a […]
Over Christmas there have been reports of violence at Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre in Lincolnshire, between groups of inmates and between inmates and prison guards. Reports from inside are […]