Cheyenne Toss

19 March 2024

Cheyenne Toss analyzed the reporting of right, center, and left-wing media outlets in Germany to demonstrate the reflection of the EU-Turkey deal in the German media.

GAR Blog 

The Intersections of Migration and the City: Some Thoughts on Workshop

Şevval Sude Şimşek 

December 4, 2023 

The workshop titled Migration and Arrival in Turkey: Urban and Spatial Approaches was held on September 30, 2023 in Istanbul, in partnership with SU Gender and Migration Research Association and with the financial support of the EU Horizon 2020 project ReROOT: Arrival Infrastructures as Sites of Integration for Newcomers. The workshop addressed migration from an urban perspective, focusing particularly on arrival areas and national and urban integration policies. The presentations convened around case studies in Turkey, which offered many examples in this context.

Interview with Liza Schuster: A Conversation on Migration, Migrants and Politics

Semih Nargül 

November 28, 2023 

Dr. Liza Schuster, City University London, has spent much of the last decade doing fieldwork in Afghanistan, including a stint at Kabul University. Semih Nargül interviewed her to get her views on a wide range of issues such as how the issue of migration shaped her academic career; her advice to junior researchers at a time when anti-immigrant sentiment is popular; the future of Afghanistan and the current state of Afghan migration; and the impact of countries' policies on irregular migration. 

March 18, 2019

March 2019 marks the third year of the EU-Turkey statement. In the last three years, the debates mainly focused on three headings: the possibility that the statement can prevent asylum seekers’ access to protection; that it might cause deportations; and, especially, that Turkey is not a safe third country. It seems that in this three-year period which started on March 18, 2016, legal uncertainty is continuing.

January 12, 2019

What can we infer from the increasing anti-migrant, and more specifically, anti-Syrian sentiments in Turkey? What does the “we don’t want” reaction we see every day in newspaper columns, social media, TV, interviews, on the street, and in every bit of everyday life tell us? What does it mean to belittle, scold and attack those who talk about human rights and human dignity and those who draw attention to the risks of anti-migrant discourses?


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