Could you enlighten us about the main historical waves of Sudanese migrations towards Europe? What are the particularities of the Sudanese migrants in Europe, andRead More
IRA Veterans :Continuing the Fight, or Passing On the Flame?
Since the end of the conflict in Northern Ireland in 1998, the veterans of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) have become a central feature ofRead More
On the Balkan Route
On winter 2017 Adrian Foucher and I traveled in the Balkans, along the so-called “Balkan Route”, the purpose of this journey was to observe theRead More
On the Balkan Route: Pernicious Effects of the E.U. Anti-Migration Policies
In 2015, over 800,000 people, most of them fleeing Syria, crossed the Aegean Sea on makeshift boats, leaving the Turkish coastline for Greek islands, then continuing to continental Greece, and finally, via the Balkan route, to Western Europe. Faced with the scale of these arrivals, two kinds of public policy were devised: the unilateral closure of borders and an agreement with Turkey. Based on the study of Belgrade informal camp, this analysis highlights the pernicious effects of those policies: the marginalization of part of the migrants and the development of circumventions practices that forced migrants to take more risks.Read More