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Special Episode: Music, Social Media, and Migration

Daniela Jaramillo-Dent & Marco Martiniello

This is a special crossover episode between the Migration Podcast and the Culture and Inequality Podcast. The first in a series of three, this episode investigates how Music and Social Media matter in Migration (and vice-versa).

A critical look at "safe migration"

Sverre Molland

Sverre Molland takes a critical look at two themes that have prominently structured humanitarian aid and funding: human trafficking and safe migration. He speaks about how one discourse increasingly gives way to the other, and what that might have to do with the politics of migration.

On the importance of time in migration

Shanthi Robertson

When we think of migration we immediately think of space. But time plays a crucial role, too. Just think of the temporal limitations of a visa, or of cross-border mobilities as part and parcel of someone’s professional and personal careers.

On co-production and collaborative research with refugees

Katarzyna (Kasia) Grabska

Co-productive and co-creative research is all the rage, but what does it entail? Can a research project in collaboration with members of the population studied indeed be realised, and is all research that labels itself co-productive, truly so?

On refugee self-reliance

Evan Easton-Calabria

A central concern in debates around refugee integration is that of labour market integration. But how do displaced people create livelihoods for themselves and become self-reliant?

On ways to explore migrants' transnational connections

Valentina Mazzucato

Milena Belloni speaks to Valentina Mazzucato about how she explores the minute details of everyday migrant transnationalism: the ties and relationships that connect migrants with other people across nation-state borders.

On conceiving 'migrant transnationalism'

Nina Glick Schiller

Nina Glick Schiller recounts how the ideas for "Nations Unbound" germinated, and 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.