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About Iker Barbero

Iker Barbero is a post-doctoral researcher of the Basque Foundation for Science/University of the Basque Country, and a visiting scholar at the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance at The Open University.

Articles by Iker Barbero

This week's editor

“Mehmet

Mehmet Kurt is this week’s guest editor, introducing the theme, ‘New Turkey and Old Troubles’.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Legitimating immigration regimes in the European Union

The threat that immigration poses to so-called western democratic values ​​is increasingly the subject of neo-orientalist public discussion: it willingly refers to the (often Muslim) migrant as a savage, uncivilized, terrorist ‘other’; an ‘anti-citizen’. If we are to arrive at a model of citizenship beyond orientalism, we need to abandon current border and citizenship regimes.

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