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HSR II: Consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies

In the first of two questions of the second roundtable, human smuggling experts share their views on the (un)intended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies. We assembled a range…

Roundtable II: Responses by Luigi Achilli

What are the unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? From the perspective of media, border authorities, and public opinion, human smuggling is perceived as an exploita…

Roundtable II: Responses by Alexandra Ricard-Guay

What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Alexandra Ricard-Guay is a Research Associate at the European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre…

Roundtable II: Responses by Peter Tinti & Tuesday Reitano

What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Migrant smugglers exist because there is demand for people to move irregularly or illegally across border…

Roundtable II: Responses by Robert Barsky

What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Although aimed at reducing the suffering and risk incurred by migrants, forced and otherwise, most anti-s…

The human smugglers roundtable is back!

While irregular migration is a global phenomenon, the mechanisms that allow for it to occur have received scant scholarly attention. Depictions of irregular migrants from war-torn and economically…

Roundtable II: Responses by Luca Rainieri

What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Within fragile countries of the European neighbourhood and extended neighbourhood, anti-smuggling and ant…

Roundtable II: Responses by Jared P. Van Ramshorst

What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies are intended to disrupt and deter cross-border smuggling and…

Roundtable II: Responses by David Danelo

What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Let’s consider two continents. At the beginning of 2015, Europe prided itself on the freedom of movement …

Roundtable II: Responses by Caitlin Blanchfield & Nina Valerie Kolowratnik

What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? Anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies have far reaching impacts in borderlands communities. For th…

Roundtable II: Responses by Wendy Vogt

What are the intended/unintended consequences of anti-smuggling and anti-trafficking policies? It is widely estimated that hundreds of thousands of people are trafficked in Mexico each year. Since 200…

Call for papers: Critical Approaches to Irregular Migration Facilitation

Workshop: Critical Approaches to Irregular Migration Facilitation: Grounding the Theory and Praxis of Human Smuggling Where: University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas (USA) When: April…

If we question the figure of the ‘smuggler’ and the ‘trafficker’, we should also raise questions about the state

When we raise questions about the assumed figures of the ‘smuggler’ and ‘trafficker’, we must also in parallel raise questions about agencies, officers, policies, and discourses of the…

Human Smugglers | Workshop Abstracts – Part 2

The workshop “Critical approaches to irregular migration facilitation: dismantling the human smuggler narrative” is fast approaching! Unique in its genre, the workshop aims to problematise…

Human Smugglers | Workshop Abstracts – Part 1

The workshop “Critical approaches to irregular migration facilitation: dismantling the human smuggler narrative” is fast approaching! Unique in its genre, the workshop aims to problematise…

Human Smugglers Roundtable: parsing smuggling from trafficking

In the second of three questions, human smuggling experts share their views on what actually constitutes the difference between human smuggling and trafficking. They all agree that the…

Round Table: Responses by Milena Belloni

Question 1: The rhetoric surrounding smugglers is packed with graphic images of violence and exploitation. What does your research indicate? Are smugglers really parasites profiting on human desperati…

Round Table: Responses by Theodore Baird

Question 1: The rhetoric surrounding smugglers is packed with graphic images of violence and exploitation. What does your research indicate? Are smugglers really parasites profiting on human desperati…

Round Table: Responses by Shahram Khosravi

Question 1: The rhetoric surrounding smugglers is packed with graphic images of violence and exploitation. What does your research indicate? Are smugglers really parasites profiting on human desperati…

Roundtable: Responses by Rebecca Galemba

Question 1: The rhetoric surrounding smugglers is packed with graphic images of violence and exploitation. What does your research indicate? Are smugglers really parasites profiting on human desperati…

Round Table: Responses by Victoria Stone-Cadena

Question 1: The rhetoric surrounding smugglers is packed with graphic images of violence and exploitation. What does your research indicate? Are smugglers really parasites profiting on human desperati…

Round Table: Responses by Nassim Majidi

Question 1: The rhetoric surrounding smugglers is packed with graphic images of violence and exploitation. What does your research indicate? Are smugglers really parasites profiting on human desperati…

Round Table: Responses by Sarnata Reynolds

Question 1: The rhetoric surrounding smugglers is packed with graphic images of violence and exploitation. What does your research indicate? Are smugglers really parasites profiting on human desperati…

Round Table: Responses by Ilse van Liempt

Question 1: The rhetoric surrounding smugglers is packed with graphic images of violence and exploitation. What does your research indicate? Are smugglers really parasites profiting on human desperati…