Published in: Mediterranean journeys in hopeCalais demolition: ‘mission accomplished’, the politics of exhaustion and continued struggles for mobility
The destruction of the Calais camp last month did nothing other than displace the already-displaced, pushing them one step closer to exhaustion.
Published in: HomeSpaces of transit, migration management and migrant agency
Rethinking the 'crisis' narrative among the stories of transit, refuge and hope.
Published in: Mediterranean journeys in hopeRefugees, displacement, and the European ‘politics of exhaustion’
Refugees and humanitarian workers alike are drained by years of uncertainty, movement, destitution, and the threat of criminal sanction or deportation, created by EU and state policies.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?The transience and persistence of the ‘jungle’ in Calais
It is at once an informal encampment of makeshift shelters; a town under construction, with shops, restaurants and schools; and, a space subject to institutional violence, at risk of imminent destruction.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Mediterranean migration crisis: transit points, enduring struggles
The fracturing demands a rethink of the terms usually employed for describing migration movements, such as ‘route’ and ‘border crossing.’ Introduction to a rethink.