Maurice Stierl is a Lecturer in International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Sheffield. Before, he has taught at the University of Warwick and the University of California, Davis. His research focuses on migration and border struggles in contemporary Europe and is broadly situated in the disciplines of International Relations, International Political Sociology, and Migration, Citizenship & Border Studies. In 2019, his book ‘Migrant Resistance in Contemporary Europe’ was published by Routledge. His other work has appeared in the journals Antipode, Globalizations, Citizenship Studies, Movements, Global Society, Spheres, and elsewhere. Dr. Stierl is an Assistant Editor of Citizenship Studies, and a member of the activist project WatchTheMed Alarm Phone and the research collective Kritnet.
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and Slavery: OpinionA right to European asylum
Instead of asking what's 'fair' for states, let's ask what's just for asylum seekers
Published in: Beyond Trafficking and Slavery: AnalysisOne hundred days of refugee protest in Libya
Refugees in Libya rebelled in the face of widespread detention, abuse, and murder. The UN turned away, and then the...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: OpinionMediterranean carcerality and acts of escape
In recent years, migrants seeking refuge in Europe have faced capture and containment in the Mediterranean – the...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: OpinionLawfare on solidarity at sea: The Mediterranean rescuers facing trial
‘Instead of sea rescuers being charged for saving lives, Italian and European politicians should be charged with...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: NewsCommemorActions: Remembering those lost at Europe's borders
Families of the disappeared and dead come together with activist supporters to protest abandonment and organised...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?How should we study Europe’s harmful migration policies?
Once a rather modest academic sub-field, suddenly, migration scholarship has burgeoned – to good effect?