Polity

  • Borderlands

    Michel Agier

    • Polity
    • 13 Septembre 2016

    The images of migrants and refugees arriving in precarious boats on the shores of southern Europe, and of the makeshift camps that have sprung up in Lesbos, Lampedusa, Calais and elsewhere, have become familiar sights on television screens around the world. But what do we know about the border place...

  • The Jungle

    Michel Agier

    • Polity
    • 20 Décembre 2018

    For nearly two decades, the area surrounding the French port of Calais has been a temporary staging post for thousands of migrants and refugees hoping to cross the Channel to Britain. It achieved global attention when, at the height of the migrant crisis in 2015, all those living there were transfer...

  • The Stranger as My Guest Nouv.

    Anglais The Stranger as My Guest

    Michel Agier

    • Polity
    • 14 Janvier 2021

    The migration crisis of recent years has elicited a double response: on the one hand, many states have responded by tightening border controls, in an attempt to restrict population movements, while on the other hand many citizens have responded by welcoming new arrivals, offering them shelter, food ...

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