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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Mette Louise Berg

underpin studies of migration. Whether through active engagement with empirical materials from spaces and places across the global South, through providing a space to listen to the voices, and bear witness to the perceptions and conceptualizations, of

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Living Through and Living On?

Participatory Humanitarian Architecture in the Jarahieh Refugee Settlement, Lebanon

Riccardo Luca Conti, Joana Dabaj, and Elisa Pascucci

Italy pavilion. The open-space structure thus became an enclosed and insulated one, to cope with the harsh, snowy winters and extremely hot summers that characterize the agricultural region of the Bekaa. The layout of the pavilion units was reconfigured

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Interdisciplinary Approaches to Refugee and Migration Studies

Lessons from Collaborative Research on Sanctuary in the Changing Times of Trump

Sara Vannini, Ricardo Gomez, Megan Carney, and Katharyne Mitchell

safe space in the face of a threat. Most recently it has been mobilized in the cause of asylum seekers and forced migrants under threat of deportation, detention, or incarceration. But sanctuary is also a symbol, a set of practices, an ethics, a form of

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Patti Tamara Lenard and Laura Madokoro

protection for those who traveled across vast regions and sanctuary spaces were similarly controlled, often located in isolated areas ( Sexton 2007: 54 ). The Old Testament prescribed the existence of six cities of refuge, “cities of intaking,” where people

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Mette Louise Berg, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, and Johanna Waters

somehow continue producing new knowledge and insights. After many months of struggling individually and collectively to adapt to new spaces and rhythms for our work, it is thanks to the flexibility, commitment, and generosity of the community of

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Theophilus Kwek

at . To move 1 between, and often within 1. Go in a specified direction or manner, change position; Alter the space, or shape of; Change one’s place of residence or

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Introduction to the Issue

Encountering Hospitality and Hostility

Mette Louise Berg and Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

departure, transit, and (non-)arrival. Migration is, in all its heterogeneity, a multidirectional process that is intrinsically related to diverse forms of encounters: with and between different people and objects, places and spaces, temporalities and

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From Ecuador to Elsewhere

The (Re)Configuration of a Transit Country

Soledad Álvarez Velasco

Mobility and Control My conceptual point of departure is the process of production of space, or the relational sociospatial conflicts that produce a particular space ( Lefebvre [1974] 1991 ). This means focusing on power relations to understand how they

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Lessons from Refugees

Research Ethics in the Context of Resettlement in South America

Marcia Vera Espinoza

). Despite the strengths of the approach, which included multiple voices and spaces, the research process was still problematic. Besides the questions of “Who speaks for whom?” ( Kobayashi 1994 ), and who can speak and upon which interests ( Spivak 1988

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Julien Brachet, Victoria L. Klinkert, Cory Rodgers, Robtel Neajai Pailey, Elieth Eyebiyi, Rachel Benchekroun, Grzegorz Micek, Natasha N. Iskander, Aydan Greatrick, Alexandra Bousiou, and Anne White

spaces of our “dangerized world” (252), reveals “resonances between the danger zones of today and those of the colonial era” (239), and demonstrates that “the more efforts the powerful put into walling off the dangers, the nearer those dangers seem to