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On conceiving 'migrant transnationalism'

Nina Glick Schiller

Nina Glick Schiller recounts how the ideas for "Nations Unbound" germinated and about how she carved out a career in academia from the margins.

On struggling for migrant workers' rights in Singapore

John Gee

Singapore relies on the labour of low-wage migrant workers from the Asian region. John Gee speaks about the continuing struggles to maintain foreign workers´ rights and wellbeing.

About legal liminality and different forms of violence

Cecilia Menjivar

How do bureaucracy and law shape everyday lives? We speak about liminality and the less obvious forms of violence.

Refugees mobilizing for family reunification in Brazil

Patricia N. Martuscelli

What is a family, and under what conditions can its members live a life together, abroad? In this episode, we look at family reunification policy in Brazil.

How US migration policies shaped Mexican migration to the U.S.A.

Douglas S. Massey

Season 2 begins with a conversation about migration across the U.S.-Mexican border since the early 20th century, and the role of policy.

Season 1 Recap with Fiona Seiger & Jolynna Sinanan

Fiona Seiger & Jolynna Sinanan

Season 2 is around the corner! In anticipation to the next season, listen to Jolynna and Fiona as they recap Season 1 with their favourite sound bites.

How life experiences inspired a research career

Ien Ang

Ien Ang speaks about her research on media audiences , cultural consumption, migration and identity politics in an age of globalisation, and what her biography has got to do with it.

ICT against labour exploitation and human trafficking

Hannah Thinyane

Worldwide, almost 25 million people were in a situation of forced labour in 2016. To fight the problem, researchers developed an app.

African Youth in Waithood

Alcinda Honwana

Alcinda speaks about young Africans' aspirations to become productive and accomplished members of society, and how these aspirations get youth to mobilise, politically and across space.

Comparing Sinophobia in Singapore and Australia

Sylvia Ang & Val Colic-Peisker

Sylvia and Val speak about their work on new Chinese migrations to Singapore and Australia. We focus our conversation on one of the consequences: rising hostility towards China and its people, or Sinophobia.