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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

studies conceptualize the driving objectives and mechanisms of action to respond to displacement reveals a stark divergence from core concepts that undergird international humanitarian paradigms (e.g., technology as innovation, self-reliance as personal

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Managing a Multiplicity of Interests

The Case of Irregular Migration from Libya

Melissa Phillips

; Grewcock 2014 ; Raineri 2017 ). Libya is no exception, and in addition to the investment in border technology, there has been a proliferation of detention centers since the revolution. In the early 2000s, detention center funding came directly from the EU

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Listening with Displacement

Sound, Citizenship, and Disruptive Representations of Migration

Tom Western

([1941] 2016: 23) . Athens. Late 1930s. I begin here, as this article takes up some of the themes that resonate from Miller's writing: sound and listening, migration and memory, technology and territory. This article attempts two things. First, it argues

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

with bodies that are deemed irregular, illegitimate, or simply “out of place.” We argue that this recent proliferation of border technologies in Africa, which rely on the “machine-readable body” ( Ploeg and Sprenkels 2011 ), are but the latest stage in

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Ben Page, Olga R. Gulina, Doğuş Şimşek, Caress Schenk, and Vidya Venkat

material that achieve visual records of the war in Syria. Btihaj Ajana's chapter demonstrates how the growing technologies that are deployed by governments and aid agencies securitize borders and control the mobility of refugees. Gillian Whitlock and

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

overseas development divisions of Western governments have come to see it as an opportunity to increase “value for money” and, ultimately, reduce aid expenditure. They promote cash transfer programming as the most “empowering” aid technology. Localization

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“A Refugee Pastor in a Refugee Church”

Refugee-Refugee Hosting in a Faith-Based Context

Karen Lauterbach

affiliated with Makerere University and was granted a research permit by the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology. The research was financed by the Danish Council for Independent Research | Social Sciences. 3 For instance, the Refugee Law