Thomas Spijkerboer is professor of Migration Law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Raoul Wallenberg professor of human rights and humanitarian law at Lund University. His work addresses the externalisation of European migration law and policy, and the coloniality of migration law.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Marathon Man and 'our European Way of Life'
The migration debate ignores the political question of why hundreds or thousands of underage and adult people are...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaCrocodile tears over Aleppo
Preventing genocide is not always successful. But this time, by closing its borders, Europe has ensured that the...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Spectral vessels
Powerful institutional agendas have acted to bolster the ‘ghost ship’ obsession. Such symbolism renders the...