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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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Out now: My first 2 articles on the 2014 #GFMD in Stockholm


Two shorter articles/comments I have written on the 2014 Global Forum on Migration and Development in Stockholm (GFMD) are now available online: One has been published in the journal Development + Cooperation (German version: Entwicklung + Zusammenarbeit), the other in … Continue reading

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Close, but no #IAMR – counter- #GFMD2014 event will take place in Stockholm


I just found out yesterday, but there actually will be a counter-event to the GFMD after all: It is called “Discussion/Speak Out for Development Justice and Protest Manifestation vs. Migration for Development” and will take place in Stockholm 13-15 May 2014. … Continue reading

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Global migration week in Stockholm: #PGA and #GFMD civil society programs online


This Friday marks the start of 8 days of intensive discussions, networking – and maybe results? – on global migration and development in Stockholm. The 8th People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights (PGA) will meet from 9 … Continue reading

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#Migration Outlook 2014 Pt. II: People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights #PGA


The dates have been announced for this year’s People’s Global Action on Migration, Development & Human Rights (PGA). The event will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, on 9-11 May (Friday-Sunday) – and thus right before the 2014 Global Forum on Migration and … Continue reading

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#EndWTO and Peoples’ Global Camp (#PGC): Migrant protest at the #WTO in Bali


„They say WTO! We Say Hell No!” This is just one of the slogans under which civil society organisations are protesting the upcoming 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Bali. Migrant organizations will play a major … Continue reading

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Guest editorial: The #WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali– Will the Doha-Round overcome its impasse?


For blogpost #100 I was able to invite political scientist and WTO-expert Angela Geck (pictured) to contribute a guest editorial. Why is this contribution of high relevance for a blog on migration and development? For once, the WTO will be met by … Continue reading

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