News from GRS - Global Refugee Studies
Conference Report: Urban Violence and Security in the Maghreb
In collaboration with the Danish Arab Partnership Project and DIGNITY - The Danish Institute Against Torture, GRS' Steffen Jensen hosted a conference on Urban Violence and Security in the Maghreb.
Book Review by Martin Lemberg Pedersen: "Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to move", by Reece Jones
Martin Lemberg Pedersen has written a book review on Reece Jone's new publication on borders in "Torture - the Journal of Torture and Prevention of Torture".
GRS' Vibeke Andersson has participated in a Conference on Competency Building among Refugee and Immigrant Women
Vibeke Andersson has participated in the Nordic Intercultural Communication Conference 2018, and has published a paper in relation to the conference alongside Helene Balslev Clausen. The conference theme was: "Critical perspectives on theories and practice related to the field of intercultural communication, competency development in education and workplace contexts".
Relaunch: New issue of the student-driven Interdisciplinary Journal of International Studies from Aalborg University
The Interdisciplinary Journal of International Studies (IJIS) is a student-driven academic journal within the Department of Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University in Aalborg and Copenhagen. It combines student publications from the Master Programs of Development and International Relations, European Studies and Global Refugee Studies.
Martin Lemberg Pedersen's rejoinder to Andersson and Jespersen: Let me elaborate on the problems of 'The Experiment that Failed'
Martin Lemberg Pedersen has written a rejoinder to Andersson and Jespersen's response to his book review on the debate book 'The Experiment that Failed'.
New publication in Nordic Journal of Applied ethics by Martin Lemberg Pedersen
'The “Imaginary World” of Nationalistic Ethics: Feasibility constraints on Nordic deportation corridors targeting unaccompanied Afghan minors'
PBL and Outreach Initiative – Creative Learning Lab
Creative Learning Lab is a new initiative introduced on GRS 9th semester Mobility Studies during fall semester 2018.
Seminar report: Governing labour migration through anti-trafficking
When? Thursday November 8. Where? Aalborg University, Campus Sydhavnen, Copenhagen, room FJ10A (D) 4.133.
Book review by Martin Lemberg Pedersen: 'The experiment that failed' seems to hold the view that 'the fewer Muslims, the fewer the problems'
Martin Lemberg Pedersen has written a book review on Mikkel Andersson & Niels Jespersen's book: 'The experiment that failed - Status of 35 years of Danish asylum policy'. Read the full review here.
GRS' Steffen Jensen will be hosting a conference in co-operation with DIGNITY and Danish Arab Partnership Project on urban violence and security in North Africa.
GRS, Dignity, the Danish Arab Partnership Project and their partners in Tunisia and Marocco hereby invite you to the joint conference "Everyday Urban Violence and Security in the Magreb". The conference will focus on everyday life conditions for citizens in the Magreb, as well as local, municipal and national stakeholders.
Martin Lemberg-Pedersen has contributed to the debate about climate migration
The debate revolving around climate change and migration has been excessive regarding numbers and root causes for migration, and needs to have a more holistic approach based on reliable, scientific sources. Martin Lemberg-Pedersen has co-written an article for Sydsvenskan alongside Mine Islar and Lisa Eklund on the topic.
GRS’ Martin Lemberg-Pedersen is part of a new Horizon2020 Consortium, who has received €3 million to research ’Advancing Alternative Migration Governance’
Martin Lemberg-Pedersen will take part in two research packages on entry- and exit policies over the next 4 years under the title ’Advancing Alternative Migration Governance (ADMIGOV)’ and will investigate the forward-looking alternatives to European migration policy.
Martin Lemberg-Pedersen selected for the Faculty of Social Sciences' Talent Programme for Younger Researchers
Project title: The Marketization of Displacement
New publication by GRS’ Steffen Jensen on the war on drugs in the Philippines
Steffen Jensen, staff from Balay Rehabilitation Centre and Anna Warburg habve puvlihed a position paper titled ’Seven Essential Questions to Ask about the Philippine War on Drugs: Answers from Bagong Silang, Metro-Manila”.
New publication from GRS’ Steffen Jensen: Police Violence and Corruption in the Philippines: Violent Exchange and the War on Drugs
The war on drugs in the Philippines continues in murderous overdrive with thousands of death and even more displaced people from the poor neighbourhoods of Manila.
Global Refugee Studies is looking for a Student Assistant for Communication and Impact.
The position is part-time with 8 hours a week and runs from 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible until 30.September 2019. The position is based at the Global Refugee Studies research group at Frederikskaj 10B, at Aalborg University’s South Harbour Campus. You will be reporting to the GRS Media/Impact Steering Group (Martin Lemberg-Pedersen, Steffen Jensen and Danny Raymond.
Marlene Spanger has contributed with a chapter in new book on ’Intimate Mobilities’
Marlene Spanger has written a chapter titled ’Fluid Sexualities Beyond Sex Work and Marriage: Thai Migrants’ Racialized Gender Performance in Copenhagen’ in a new book from Worlds in Motion titled ’Intimate Mobilities: Sexual Economies, Marriage and Migration in a Disparate World’.
Lemberg-Pedersen with two new publications on unaccompanied minor-deportation corridor (Danish and English)
Over the summer, GRS’ Martin Lemberg-Pedersen has published two pieces, in, respectively, Kritisk Debat and The Globe Post, about the European policy drive to construct a deportation corridor for administratively deportation of separated refugee children back to deportation orphanages in one of the world´s most dangerous places, Kabul in Afghanistan.