skip to primary navigationskip to content

Call for papers - Joint Doctoral Workshop:17-18-April Sciences Po & University of Cambridge

last modified Feb 11, 2019 01:58 PM

Call for papers - Joint Doctoral Workshop: 17-18-April

Sciences Po & University of Cambridge


The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement seeks applications from doctoral students for a two day workshop to be held in Paris, 17th and 18th of April 2019.



Applications have to be sent by February 21st, 2019. Please submit an abstract of 300 words, a short curriculum vitae of 2 pages, and a letter of motivation explaining the relation between the PHD argument, the choice of workshop topic, the transdisciplinary dimension. For masters students and postdocs, please feel contact Dr Tugba Basaran prior to application.


Potential topics to be covered are:

1-    Mobility in/to Europe: refugee crisis, solidarity crisis between states and regarding migrants- national-regional and global approaches

2-    Border & Border Control: control at a distance, smart borders, passenger name records, mobility and technology

3-    Surveillance, Human Rights and Protests: transformations affecting cooperation between intelligence services, antiterrorist collaborations, forms of resistance: hacker activisms, legal challenges, artists’ protests

4-    European Union and the United Kingdom: political continuities in terms of visions and policies, sectoral cooperations, diplomatic cooperation

5-    Crimmigration: Discriminations between travellers: crimininalization of aid, of saving lives at sea and of solidarity, legal debates on irregular migration and deportability, differential treatment of travellers (PNR, Entry exit systems, Visas…) implying discrimination on bases which are not (only) nationality

6-    Europe and the Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration: Human rights of migrants, freedom of movement worldwide, shared sovereignty a redefinition of sovereignty or a new form of neo-imperialism, migration coordination in the South

We also welcome other proposals.


Please note that due to the generous support of CAMPO there are no participation fees and selected candidates will be reimbursed for travel and accommodation (one night). A common dinner will be organised.


For further details please download the full call here


Applications or enquiries to be addressed to Dr Tugba Basaran