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About Brad K. Blitz

Brad K. Blitz is Professor of International Politics at Middlesex University, Senior Fellow at the Global Migration Centre, Geneva and a visiting professor in the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics. He is the author of Migration and Freedom: Mobility, Citizenship, and Freedom, Edward Elgar Publishing.  He is also Principal Investigator on the ESRC funded project EVI-MED: Constructing and Evidence Base of Contemporary Mediterranean Migrations and Coordinator of the European Commission funded project INFORM: Legal and Procedural Information for Asylum Seekers in the European Union.

Articles by Brad K. Blitz

This week’s editor

The Ghost of Christmas Present curates openDemocracy’s Highlights of 2017.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Ethnic cleansing and the price of silence

For years Rohingya have been fleeing Myanmar by any means possible. It is time to re-examine theses advanced by Arendt and Staub, taking the role of bystanders far more seriously.

Persecution and the threat to the refugee system

We need to accept that for millions of refugees persecution is the principal reason for flight today as it was before, during and after the Holocaust.

From refugees to prisoners

New data show that large swathes of the European public want their governments to show more solidarity with refugees, but instead the EU-Turkey deal has paved the way to mass detention.

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