Migration

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    Publications

    Bringing Law into the Political Sociology of Humanitarianism

    Over the past few years, the study of humanitarianism has emerged as an interdisciplinary subfield in international political sociology. This article maps out some preliminary …

    No Country of Asylum: ‘Legitimizing’ Lebanon’s Rejection of the 1951 Refugee Convention

    How do States ‘legitimize’ their non-ratification of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of …

    Special issue on Humanitarianism in Refugee Camps

    Affiliate at the Centre on Law and Social Transformation and Senior Researcher at CMI, Are Knudsen, is together with Maja Janmyr, Steering Committee Member at …

    Precarity in Exile: The Legal Status of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

    Lebanon has had an ambiguous approach to the more than one million Syrians seeking protection in the country since 2011. The country is neither party …

    Nubians in Contemporary Egypt: Mobilizing Return to Ancestral Lands

    Based on original fieldwork, Maja Janmyr examines in the recently published article “Nubians in Contemporary Egypt: Mobilizing Return to Ancestral Lands” how Nubians in Egypt have mobilized …

    Projects

    WAIT – Waiting for an uncertain future: the temporalities of irregular migration

    The Project The WAIT-project focuses on the temporal aspects of migration and investigates how temporal structures related to irregular migration are shaped by legal regimes, …