Leonie Ansems de Vries is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at King’s College London and Chair of the Migration Research Group. She is the author of the book Re-Imagining a Politics of Life: From Governance of Order to Politics of Movement (2014).
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Lost (in) time on the Balkan Route: ambiguous migration policies in Serbia
"As more superficial exchanges focused on information provision developed into deeper conversations, something...
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...
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...
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’...