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Diasporas and initial state responses to the Covid-19 pandemic

How did states act in relation to their diasporas in the first months of the Covid-19 pandemic? In this blog post we look at the three case studies of the MIGRADEMO project, Romania, Morocco and Turkey, to paint a picture of their diaspora-oriented responses within the wider context of these countries’ discourse and policies towards …

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New article by Deniz Pelek in “Journal of Peasant Studies”

Congratulations to our team member, Deniz Pelek, for her latest publication in the Journal of Peasant Studies, entitled “Ethnic residential segregation among seasonal migrant workers: from temporary tents to new rural ghettos in southern Turkey”! The article analyses three underlying reasons for the unprecedented socio-spatial changes that have resulted in the emergence of rural ghettos …

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Vulnerabilities and Resiliencies

We observe how states and governments have activated all state instruments through various social and economic shock measures, but what happens when vulnerabilities are located where the law does not reach? What is the situation of migrants who are still in an irregular administrative situation? Who guarantees their protection?

Expression of Interest ‘Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship’

The Institute of Government and Public Policies (IGOP) at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is looking for excellent postdoctoral candidates to apply for a ‘Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual European Fellowship’. The MIGRADEMO research line is also included within the area of ‘Migration and Democratization’ for interested candidates.

“Agricultural production and COVID-19 disease in Turkey: emergent contradictions and solidarities” by Deniz Pelek.

What is the impact of COVID-19 in the agrifood chain supply in Turkey? What examples of solidarity by consumers and small producers can be identified? Deniz Pelek who is a postdoctoral researcher in the MIGRADEMO Project published a short article titled “Agricultural production and COVID-19 disease in Turkey: emergent contradictions and solidarities” in the Collective of Agrarian Scholar-Activists from the South (CASASouth) blog.