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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)







Research Interests

Dr Bourbeau Philippe

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


Dr Edwards Geoffrey

Specialises in the European Union, its institutions and its foreign and security policies


Professor Hill Christopher

Foreign policy analyst with a special knowledge of the EU and the Member States


Professor Joffe George

Muslim migration from North Africa into Europe; connections between migrant communities and trans/national violence


Dr Silvestri Sara

Migration, integration and multiculturalism (particularly EU policies and politics of individual member states); cultural and religious diversity; counter-terrorism; transnational networks; gender


Dr Smith Julie The history and politics of European integration; Liberalism

Forum members:

Cetin, Elif British and Italian immigration politics 1997-2012; politics of immigration control in Western Europe; securitization of borders
Clark, Michael Hezbollah and the Sadrist movement; Lebanese disapora communities; funding of terrorism and organised crime; neoliberalism, surveillance and governmentality
Dazey, Margot Muslim minorities and religious diaspora; Middle East Politics, Social Movements and Social Activism; Transnational Mobilization
Muller Tobias Politics and theories of secularism; Muslim minorities in Europe; Contemporary and critical political theory; Comparative and Islamic political theory; Middle East and North African politics


Please note that the CAMMIGRES network has been superseded by the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement.

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