Category Archives: WSFM

Global #Migration Governance and Activism Outlook 2015


Another year, another full calendar for policy makers and activists working on global migration governance alike. The major events in 2015 reach from the World Social Forum in Tunis to the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Turkey … Continue reading

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#WSFM 2014 Wrap Up: Declaration released, Articles, Gallery


After the WSFM is before the WSFM… But while there has been no announcement yet about the host of the 2016 World Social Forum on Migrations, some reports have been released and the declaration from the event that took place … Continue reading

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From Apartheid to Mzansi Pride: #WSFM2014 Day 2 in pictures


The second day of the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM)in Jo’burg did certainly not lack in variation: A morning panel ranging from a fundamental Palestine critique of Israel and its politics to talks on evictions and integration in the labour … Continue reading

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Hello Africa: #WSFM2014 opening in pictures


It certainly wasn’t a smooth ride, but I can still say without hesitation that I considered the first day of the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM) in Johannesburg a rewarding experience. On the first anniversary of the passing of … Continue reading

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1st African World Social Forum on Migrations: final program available #WSFM


The final program for the World Social Forum on Migrations (WSFM) in Johannesburg has been released. Besides offering a multitude of workshops, plenary sessions etc. the program aims to “build bridges” in several regards. One of those bridges links to … Continue reading

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Not cancelled, not postponed – but at a new venue: World Social Forum on Migrations will start next week in Johannesburg #WSFM


In the past weeks, there have been concerns about the upcoming 6th World Social Forum on Migrations (WSFM) scheduled to take place in Johannesburg from the 5th until the 8th December 2014: Updates about the proceedings had been scarce and … Continue reading

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Out Now: „More than Remittances: Resisting the Dominant Discourse and Policy Prescriptions of the Global #Migration -Development-Mantra”


An article by Nicola Piper and myself has just been published as part of a Special Issue on “Rethinking Resistance in Development Studies”. The goal of this Special Issue of the Journal for Development Studies (JEP) is to “unfold different … Continue reading

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