Conversations on Europe. "Billy and the Apparatus: The Isolating Effects of 'Managed Migration' to the European Union."
Thursday, October 27, 2011
1636 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University.
Migration policy in the European Union and the emerging migration management apparatus.Gregory Feldman, Simon Fraser University.
Gregory Feldman teaches at the School of International Studies at Simon Fraser University. His research addresses migration, globalization, public policy, and methodological questions about global ethnography. His book, entitled The Migration Apparatus: Security, Labor, and Policymaking in the European Union, is forthcoming on Stanford University Press (2011). He has published numerous articles on the European politics behind Estonia's policy to integrate Soviet-era Russian-speaking immigrants. He founded and convened UBC's Inter-Faculty Initiative on Migration Studies (2004-2008). He also cofounded the Interest Group for the Anthropology of Public Policy and the Network of Concerned Anthropologists.