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CAMMIGRES

The Cambridge Migration Research Network

Studying at Cambridge

 

Dr Philippe Bourbeau

Dr Philippe Bourbeau

Department of Politics and International Studies

The securitization of migration; comparative immigration politics (Canada, France, Asia); resilience as applied to migration studies; the role of diaspora and transnationalism in foreign policy


Office Phone: 01223 767 242

Biography:

Philippe Bourbeau is a Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of The Securitization of Migration. A study of movement and order (Routledge) and of La Chine et la diaspora chinoise. L'Extrême-Orient russe convoité (Harmattan). His articles have been published in Millennium: Journal of International StudiesResilience: International Policies, Practices and DiscoursesCritique internationaleRevue européenne des migrations internationales, and Études Internationales.

Research Interests

  • The securitization of migration (social mechanisms, indicators, logics, migrant detention centres, media, public opinion)
  • comparative immigration politics (Canada, France, Asia)
  • resilience as applied to migration studies (typology, refugees, community); the role of diaspora and transnationalism in foreign policy