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Field(s) of research: migration law (asylum law and foreigner law), special focus on the topic of “Sans-Papiers” Field(s) of interest: migration law (asylum law and foreigner law), special focus on Read More
Alexandra BÜCHLERMember

Field(s) of research: migration law (asylum law and foreigner law), special focus on the topic of “Sans-Papiers”

Field(s) of interest: migration law (asylum law and foreigner law), special focus on the topic of “Sans-Papiers”, and human rights law

Institutional Affiliation: University of Bern, Institute for Public Law, Centre for Migration Law

Publications: Alexandra Büchler, Die Konsequenzen des rechtswidrigen Aufenthalts von Drittstaatsangehörigen in der Schweiz, in: Achermann et al. (Hrsg.), Jahrbuch für Migrationsrecht 2015/2016, Bern 2016, S. 81-121.

Personal background: Studies: Bachelor of International Relations (BA) in Geneva, Master of Law (MLaw) in Bern (with a special focus on migration and human rights law) Work experience: Beraterin beim Verein Berner Beratungsstelle für Sans-Papiers (VBBS), Mitarbeiterin bei der Beobachtungsstelle für Asyl- und Ausländerrecht (SBAA)

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Andreas is a philosopher. He defended his PhD thesis at the University of Zurich in April 2014. In his work on the ethics of immigration, he engages critically with the Read More
Andreas CASSEEMember

Andreas is a philosopher. He defended his PhD thesis at the University of Zurich in April 2014. In his work on the ethics of immigration, he engages critically with the justifications offered for a state’s right to exclude would-be immigrants and argues for a moral right to global freedom of movement. Beginning in January 2015, he is an SNF postdoc fellow at the Freie Universität Berlin’s Otto Suhr Institute.

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Since 2013 Anna has been working as a PhD candidate at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Bern. Her dissertation project (“Lost in Transit? Fragmented Journeys of Young Read More
Anna WYSSMember

Since 2013 Anna has been working as a PhD candidate at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Bern. Her dissertation project (“Lost in Transit? Fragmented Journeys of Young Migrants without Chances of Access in Europe”) looks at irregular migration and its intersection with asylum migration by way of an ethnographic approach.

Anna studied Social Anthropology, Sociology and Slavic Linguistics in Bern and Zurich. For her Master’s thesis on Translocality, Kinship and Marriage she conducted several months of ethnographic research in Indonesia.

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PhD topic: Failed asylum seekers in international law Field(s) of research: International human rights law Field(s) of interest: Migration Law, Refugee Law, Human Rights Law and Public International Law Institutional Read More
Anne-Cécile LEYVRAZMember of Executive Committee

PhD topic: Failed asylum seekers in international law

Field(s) of research: International human rights law

Field(s) of interest: Migration Law, Refugee Law, Human Rights Law and Public International Law

Institutional Affiliation: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Personal background: Anne-Cécile studied international relations and international law in Geneva. She has been a visiting fellow at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar in Quito Ecuador where she conducted research on irregular migration. Besides her PhD, she currently works for an office providing legal counseling to refugees and asylum seekers in Geneva. She also worked as a research assistant at the Graduate Institute of International and Development studies, as well as for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania and for a humanitarian organization in DRC, Indonesia and Zimbabwe.

Migrationscholars working groups: Abus, Des faits plutôt que des mythes

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PhD topic: The “Free Floating” Asylum Procedure: Juridical Observations and Risks of Activism of the Legislator in the AsylA (working title) Field(s) of research: migration law, especially asylum and asylum Read More
Anne KNEERMember of Executive Committee

PhD topic: The “Free Floating” Asylum Procedure: Juridical Observations and Risks of Activism of the Legislator in the AsylA (working title)

Field(s) of research: migration law, especially asylum and asylum procedure law, public procedure law,

Institutional Affiliation: University of St. Gallen, Law School

Personal background: Anne works since 2012 as a lawclerk at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court in the Division IV, which is responsible for matters pertaining to asylum. Anne studied International Relations (BA) in Geneva and obtained her Masters of Law (MLaw) degree at the University of Bern, where she was focusing her studies on Migration and European Law.

Migrationscholars working groups: Fakten statt Mythen

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PhD topic: The Rights of Citizenship. A Human Rights Approach to Citizenship (working title) Field(s) of research: Nationality law, Swiss migration law, human rights law, administrative detention Field(s) of interest: Read More
Barbara VON RÜTTEMember of Executive Committee

PhD topic: The Rights of Citizenship. A Human Rights Approach to Citizenship (working title)

Field(s) of research: Nationality law, Swiss migration law, human rights law, administrative detention

Field(s) of interest: Nationality/citizenship, migration and refugee law, human rights, international law, Swiss constitutional & procedural law

Institutional Affiliation: University of Bern, Institute of Public Law, Center for Migration Law& NCCR “On the move – The Migration-Mobility Nexus”

Publications: http://nccr-onthemove.ch/who-is-who/people/?p_id=1469

Personal background: Barbara studied Swiss and international law at the University of Bern, as well as European law at the University of Leiden (LL.M.). During her studies she worked for the Center for Migration Law at the Universities of Bern and Neuchâtel. After her studies she interned with the European Court of Human Rights as well as with a law firm. Since 2015 she is a PhD candidate with the NCCR – on the move at the Center for Migration Law at the University of Bern.

Migrationscholars working groups: Abus

PhD topic: Refugee Law Field of research: Public International Law Field of interest: Human rights Institutional Affiliation: Université de Strasbourg – Centre d’études internationales et européennes Publication: C. Viennet, Le Read More
Carole VIENNET

PhD topic: Refugee Law
Field of research: Public International Law
Field of interest: Human rights
Institutional Affiliation: Université de Strasbourg – Centre d’études internationales et européennes
Publication: C. Viennet, Le droit à la santé mentale des demandeurs d’asile en France, in Bioethica Forum : Journal suisse
d’éthique biomédicale, 2015

Claudia INGLIN
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Claudia WILOPOmember
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Damian is a PhD candidate and a teaching assistant at the Centre for Migration Law at the University of Neuchatel. He assists his supervisor Prof. Christin Achermann in her introductory Read More
Damian ROSSETMember

Damian is a PhD candidate and a teaching assistant at the Centre for Migration Law at the University of Neuchatel. He assists his supervisor Prof. Christin Achermann in her introductory course in migration studies at the BA level, as well as in her MA course on migration and security. In his PhD project, he researches the production and utilization of country of origin information (COI) in asylum procedures in Europe. Damian holds a BA in Political Science (University of Geneva 2008) and an MLitt in Middle East and Central Asian Security Studies (University of St Andrews 2010).

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PhD topic: Immigrants’ Labour Market Integration Field(s) of research: migration, discrimination, labour market policies Institutional Affiliation: University of Lausanne, nccr – on the move Personal background: Daniel is a PhD Read More
Daniel AUERmember

PhD topic: Immigrants’ Labour Market Integration

Field(s) of research: migration, discrimination, labour market policies

Institutional Affiliation: University of Lausanne, nccr – on the move

Personal background: Daniel is a PhD student at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP) at the University of Lausanne and a member of the NCCR on the move. The goal of this PhD research is to investigate discriminatory practices against immigrants in the labour market and to assess the eff ects of (active) labour market policies on immigrant’s integration into a host society.

Field(s) of research: Policy analysis: urban policies, migration policies and asylum policies Institutional Affiliation: University of Bern, KPM Center for Public Management Personal background: David Kaufmann is a Postdoctoral researcher at Read More
David KAUFMANN

Field(s) of research: Policy analysis: urban policies, migration policies and asylum policies

Institutional Affiliation: University of Bern, KPM Center for Public Management

Personal background: David Kaufmann is a Postdoctoral researcher at the KPM Center for Public Management, University of Bern. He focuses on policy analysis with a special interest in urban policies, migration policies, and asylum policies. David Kaufmann studied political science (B.A. and M.A.) at the University of Zürich and the University of Lund. His dissertation, obtained from the University of Bern in 2016, explained the formulation of locational policies in secondary capital cities (Bern, Ottawa, The Hague, and Washington, D.C.). He was a guest researcher at Leiden University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and University of Ottawa. David Kaufmann worked for Caritas as a delegate to monitor refugee status determination interviews of the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (part-time 40%). After his master studies, he conducted an internship with the UNHCR Office for Switzerland and Liechtenstein. He was furthermore employed at foraus (Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy) as Senior Policy Fellow Migration (part-time 20%).

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PhD topic: Ethnic discrimination in hiring decisions in the Swiss labour market Field(s) of research: Labour Market, Discrimination, Migration Institutional Affiliation: Université de Neuchâtel, NCCR on the move Personal background: Read More
Eva ZSCHIRNTMember
  • PhD topic: Ethnic discrimination in hiring decisions in the Swiss labour market
  • Field(s) of research: Labour Market, Discrimination, Migration
  • Institutional Affiliation: Université de Neuchâtel, NCCR on the move
  • Personal background: Eva is a PhD Candidate at the University of Neuchâtel at the Swiss Forum for Migration Studies (SFM) and a member of the NCCR of the move. Before starting her PhD, she completed a BA in European Studies at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and an MA in Migration and Law at Queen Mary University of London. Her PhD research focuses on discrimination in the labour market in Switzerland and more specifically on ethnic discrimination in hiring decisions.
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PhD topic: Immigrants’ Right to Freedom of Religion under the ECHR and the ICCPR: A Comparison to the Protection of Religious Minorities. Field(s) of research: Law. Field(s) of interest: International Read More
Fabienne BRETSCHERMember

PhD topic: Immigrants’ Right to Freedom of Religion under the ECHR and the ICCPR: A Comparison to the Protection of Religious Minorities.

Field(s) of research: Law. Field(s) of interest: International Law, Human Rights, Immigration, Integration, Religion.

Institutional Affiliation: Institute of International Law, University of Zurich.

Publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Fabienne_Bretscher.

Personal background: I have a strong interest in the role of law, especially human rights law, in mitigating such inequalities in our society. In particular migrants often do not enjoy their human rights in the same way as other groups, which is why in my private as well as in my professional life I engage in activities that aim at changing this situation, for example together with the solinetz Zürich.

Migrationscholars working groups: Fakten statt Mythen

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PhD topic: The Constraints of Highly-Skilled Mobility for Families in Switzerland and Germany. Field(s) of research and interest: Family strategies, gendered image of the family, migration industry Institutional Affiliation: Swiss Read More
Florian TISSOTmember

PhD topic: The Constraints of Highly-Skilled Mobility for Families in Switzerland and Germany.

Field(s) of research and interest: Family strategies, gendered image of the family, migration industry

Institutional Affiliation: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Swiss forum for migration and population studies (SFM)

Personal background: Florian Tissot is a sociologist who attained  his  B.A.-degree  in  media  sociology,  sociology  of  religion,  and  management  studies  at  the  University  of  Fribourg  and  his  M.A.-degree  in  social  sciences,  with  main  emphasis on migration and citizenship studies and sociology, at the University of Neuchâtel. In his PhD, he is studying the family strategies of highly-skilled migrants in Switzerland and Germany making fieldwork in the Lake Geneva Region and Frankfurt. He currently holds a grant of the Swiss National Science Foundation to study at the University of Frankfurt and started his PhD as a teaching-assistant at the University of Neuchâtel.

Publications:
(2016) “Les nouveaux visages de la migration dans le canton de Neuchâtel: migration hautement qualifiée et expatriation” Cahier de l’institut neuchâtelois 36. Alphil: Neuchâtel.
(2016) “Highly-Skilled Labour Migration in Switzerland: Household Strategies and Professional Careers” Working Paper Series “Gender, Diversity and Migration”, 10, Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt. (open access)

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Gabriela is a PhD candidate at University of Zurich under the supervision of Prof. Regina Kiener and a research assistant at the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory at McGill Read More
Gabriela MEDICIMember

Gabriela is a PhD candidate at University of Zurich under the supervision of Prof. Regina Kiener and a research assistant at the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory at McGill University, Canada. In her PhD project, she researches migrant domestic carework in Switzerland and the role of the state in this area through a Human Rights-Centred Approach.

Irina SILLE
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Johanna FUCHSMember
Jonathan is a historian at the University of Fribourg and does a PhD on the history of asylum activism under the supervision of Prof. Damir Skenderovic. He studieds history and Read More
Jonathan PÄRLI

Jonathan is a historian at the University of Fribourg and does a PhD on the history of asylum activism under the supervision of Prof. Damir Skenderovic. He studieds history and public as well as international law in Zurich and Berlin. While studying he worked as an NGO-representative at asylum interviews in Bern. He did most of his civil service at Freiplatzaktion Zürich, a legal aid organization in the fields of asylum and migration law.

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Jyothi Kanics was born in 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She completed her undergraduate degrees in Russian & East European Studies and Russian Language & Literature at the University of Read More
Jyothi KANICSMember

Jyothi Kanics was born in 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She completed her undergraduate degrees in Russian & East European Studies and Russian Language & Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993. She continued her graduate studies at Yale University where she received an M.A. in International Relations in 1995. From 1995-2000 she was based in Washington, DC working with non-governmental organizations active in the fields of health, education and human rights in the region of Central Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. From 2000-2004 she served as the Head of the Anti-Trafficking Unit at the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. She completed her Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford in 2005. From 2004-2007 She worked with Save the Children as the Programme Manager of the Separated Children in Europe Programme. She then worked with the Irish Refugee Council as Separated Children’s Officer. From August 2009 to September 2014 she worked with UNICEF as an Advocacy and Policy Specialist. Since September 2014, she is a doctoral fellow at the Law Faculty of the University of Lucerne and assists Professor Caroni with a 4-year research project on undocumented migrants as part of the new National Centre of Competence in Research on migration and mobility (NCCR-on the move).

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Katarina STIGWALLMember
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Laura Affolter is a PhD candidate at the institute of social anthropology in Berne. In her PhD research she looks at how credibility assessment is done in practice in two Read More
Laura AFFOLTERMember

Laura Affolter is a PhD candidate at the institute of social anthropology in Berne. In her PhD research she looks at how credibility assessment is done in practice in two Swiss asylum bureaucracies: the Federal Office of Migration and the Federal Administrative Tribunal. Her dissertation project forms part of the larger research project „Doing credibility. The construction of credibility in Swiss asylum procedures“, on which she works together with Prof. Julia Eckert, Johanna Fuchs and Raphaël Rey.

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Laura Rezzonico is a PhD candidate at the University of Neuchâtel and a fellow of the NCCR-on the move “The Migration-Mobility Nexus”. She works on a research project titled “Restricting Read More
Laura REZZONICOMember

Laura Rezzonico is a PhD candidate at the University of Neuchâtel and a fellow of the NCCR-on the move “The Migration-Mobility Nexus”. She works on a research project titled “Restricting Immigration: Practices, Experiences and Resistance”, which is directed by Prof. Christin Achermann. In this context, Laura explores issues relating to immigration detention in Switzerland asking how different actors understand and experience it. Her research is based on ethnographic fieldwork in detention centres. Laura obtained a Master’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Neuchâtel in 2012. For her final dissertation, she conducted a case study focusing on educational programmes for returning refugees in Mauritania. The study formed part of a wider UNHCR research project on refugee education. In the last years, Laura gained professional experience working with non-governmental organisations providing support to asylum seekers in Switzerland.

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PhD topic: The Mobility of the Highly Skilled towards Switzerland Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Migration Studies Field(s) of interest: Migration intermediaries; Migration industry; Migration-Mobility nexus; Read More
Laure SANDOZMember of executive committee

PhD topic: The Mobility of the Highly Skilled towards Switzerland

Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Migration Studies

Field(s) of interest: Migration intermediaries; Migration industry; Migration-Mobility nexus; Migration governance; Inequalities; Social mobility and distinction; Social categories; Swiss politics of admission

Institutional Affiliation: Institute of European Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Basel/NCCR On the Move

Publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Laure_Sandoz

Personal background: Laure Sandoz studied social anthropology, psychology and migration studies in Switzerland (University of Neuchâtel) and Germany (Freie Universität Berlin). As part of her Master in social sciences, she specialized in development studies. She conducted an ethnographic field-research on the local re-appropriations of an agroforestry project in tropical Bolivia and won the Academic Interdisciplinary Award for Sustainable Development of the University of Neuchâtel. Parallel to her studies, Laure Sandoz worked as a secretary and administrative coordinator at the Centre for Migration Law, a collaboration between researchers in law and social sciences from the Universities of Neuchâtel, Bern and Fribourg.

Migrationscholars working groups: Des faits plutôt que des mythes

Member of Executive Committee, Project Leader Ciné-Migration
PhD topic: Ambivalent Laws, Ambivalent Emotions – Internal Border Control Practices and Street-Level Decisions on Irregular Migration Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Anthropology, Law, Public Administration Field(s) of interest: (Irregular) Read More
Lisa Marie BORRELLIMember of Executive Committee, Project Leader Ciné-Migration

PhD topic: Ambivalent Laws, Ambivalent Emotions – Internal Border Control Practices and Street-Level Decisions on Irregular Migration

Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Anthropology, Law, Public Administration

Field(s) of interest: (Irregular) Migration, Public Administration, Discretion, State Practices, Organisational Management

Institutional Affiliation: PhD Candidate at Bern University, Institute of Sociology, Project funded by the SNSF (153225)

Publications: Borrelli, L.M. and Lindberg, A. (2016) Lithuania’s ‘Hotel’ with Special Guests. Available at: https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/centre-criminology/centreborder-criminologies/blog/2016/04/lithuania’s

Personal background: After studying Social Sciences at Cologne University and Communications or Development, as well as European Studies at Malmö University, Lisa is now writing her PhD in the project „Contested Control at the Margins of the State – Government responses to irregular migration in the Schengen Area“. Her main interest is how states and linked offices, institutions and agencies work with irregular migration and which impact the street-level bureaucrat has on daily practices and their, as well as the migrant’s, everyday lives.

Migrationscholars working groups: Cine-Migration

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Martin HEMMIMember
Member of Executive Committee, Project Leader Vulnerability, Member
PhD topic: The concept of vulnerability in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights Field(s) of research and interest: Swiss and comparative constitutional law, human rights, refugee&migration Read More
Nesa ZIMMERMANNMember of Executive Committee, Project Leader Vulnerability, Member

PhD topic: The concept of vulnerability in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights

Field(s) of research and interest: Swiss and comparative constitutional law, human rights, refugee&migration law, anti-discrimination law, protection of minorities

Institutional Affiliation: University of Geneva, Department of Public Law

Publications: http://www.unige.ch/droit/collaborateur/assistants/zimmermann-nesa/publications.html

Personal background: Nesa studied Swiss, European and public international law at the university of Neuchâtel and at King’s College London (LL.M.). She then worked for four years as a teaching and research assistant in constitutional & human rights law at the University of Geneva. In her Ph.D., she tackles a series of migration-related issues from a human rights perspective. In spring 2016, Nesa co-organised an interdisciplinary conference on migration & vulnerability with other members of the working group on vulnerability.

Migrationscholars working groups: Vulnerability (Project Leader), Abus, Ciné Migration, Fakten statt Mythen

Chairwoman, Project Leader Facts instead of myths
PhD topic: Protection of victims of human trafficking in the asylum procedure Field(s) of research: migration law, especially international refugee law, human rights law, European law, anti-discrimination law, human trafficking Read More
Nula FREIChairwoman, Project Leader Facts instead of myths

PhD topic: Protection of victims of human trafficking in the asylum procedure

Field(s) of research: migration law, especially international refugee law, human rights law, European law, anti-discrimination law, human trafficking

Institutional Affiliation: University of Bern, Swiss Center of Expertise in Human Rights and Center for Migration Law

Publications: https://boris.unibe.ch/view/creators_id/Frei=3ANula_Katharina=3A=3A.html

Migrationscholars working groups: Vulnerability, Fakten statt Mythen

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PhD topic: Transmigration of the Jews from Russian empire in Habsburg Galicia, 1870 – 1914. Field(s) of research: Migration studies, Eastern European History, Imperial History, Jewish studies, Borderlands Studies Field(s) Read More
Oleksii CHEBOTAROVmember

PhD topic: Transmigration of the Jews from Russian empire in Habsburg Galicia, 1870 – 1914.

Field(s) of research: Migration studies, Eastern European History, Imperial History, Jewish studies, Borderlands Studies

Field(s) of interest: Nationalism, Ukrainian studies, Intellectual history, Digital history

Institutional Affiliation: School of Humanities and Social Studies and the Center for Governance and Culture in Europe at the University of St. Gallen, Doctoral Program “Austrian Galicia and its Multicultural Heritage” at the University of Vienna.

Publications: https://unisg.academia.edu/OleksiiChebotarov

Personal background: Oleksii received his master’s degree in history from the Ukrainian Catholic University and bachelor’s degree from the Vasyl Karazin Kharkiv National University. Currently, he is the Ph.D. student at the University of St. Gallen and Associate doctoral fellow at the University of Vienna. He is the research assistant for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of St. Gallen and managing editor of the online open access JournalEuxeinos. Governance and Culture in the Black Sea Region (published by the Center for Governance and Culture in Europe, GCE-HSG).  Also, he works for the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Lviv and the Center for Interethnic Relations Research in Eastern Europe, Kharkiv. Oleksii is a participant of the Swiss-Ukrainian research project “Transcultural Contact Zones in Ukraine” and leads the subproject “Border Crossings: Jewish Migrations from East Europe, 1870-1920”.

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Philip HANKEMember
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Philipp LUTZMember
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Raphaël REYMember, Project Leader Asylum
Member of Executive Committee
PhD topic: Whose security? The Swiss politics of asylum and the securitization of migration Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Geography, Law Field(s) of interest: Migration theories; European politics of migration Read More
Robin STÜNZIMember of Executive Committee

PhD topic: Whose security? The Swiss politics of asylum and the securitization of migration

Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Geography, Law

Field(s) of interest: Migration theories; European politics of migration and asylum; Movements of refugees; Swiss politics of asylum; Migration-Security nexus; Integration of the second generation

Institutional Affiliation: Swiss Forum for Migration and population studies (SFM) and Center for Migration Law (CDM), University of Neuchâtel

Personal background: Robin has studied Human Geography at the universities of Neuchâtel and Palermo, Italy, and has been a visiting scholar at the Department of Political Science in the State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNY). He is a PhD candidate at the Center for Migration Law (CDM) where he writes a dissertation on the “securitisation” of the Swiss politics of asylum. He is currently working at the Swiss Forum for Migration and population studies (SFM) where he is responsible for the Swiss “pathways to success” project, on trajectories of successful political and social incorporation of children of immigrants.

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Postdoc topic: Border regimes and migration regulation Field(s) of research: Migrations flows, borderlands Field(s) of interest: abuse of borders, asylum centers, sex-work and migration Institutional Affiliation: Department of Geography, University Read More
Sascha FINGERTreasurer

Postdoc topic: Border regimes and migration regulation

Field(s) of research: Migrations flows, borderlands

Field(s) of interest: abuse of borders, asylum centers, sex-work and migration

Institutional Affiliation: Department of Geography, University of Bern; World Trade Institute, Bern

Publications: https://unibe-ch2.academia.edu/SaschaFinger

Personal background: PhD in human geography. Previous experiences in development aid, scientific coordination & communications.

Migrationscholars working groups: Abuse, Fakten statt Mythen

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Sebastian KEMPEMember
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Stefan SCHLEGELMember
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Stephanie is a part-time PhD candidate at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, where she writes on “Disabled Persons, Refugee Status and Non-refoulement”. She is a Barrister at advokatur kanonengasse, where Read More
Stephanie MOTZMember

Stephanie is a part-time PhD candidate at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, where she writes on “Disabled Persons, Refugee Status and Non-refoulement”. She is a Barrister at advokatur kanonengasse, where she specialises in asylum and immigration law. Stephanie previously worked as a Barrister in the UK and remains a door tenant there. She has taught public law at King’s College London and now teaches on the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies at the Refugee Law Initiative, London, and gives an introductory course on Swiss immigration and asylum law at the ZHAW in Zurich. Stephanie completed her undergraduate degree at King’s College London and her Masters degree (Bachelor of Civil Law) at the University of Oxford as well as internships at the International Criminal Court and the International Commission of Jurists.

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Teresia is currently writing her PhD on “Access to Social Assistance for Persons in the Asylum Field” at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. She works at the Center for Read More
Teresia GORDZIELIKMember

Teresia is currently writing her PhD on “Access to Social Assistance for Persons in the Asylum Field” at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. She works at the Center for Migration Law and is part of the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) “On the Move – The Migration-Mobility Nexus” where she contributes to the project on EU Migration Law on third country nationals. Teresia passed her First and Second State Examination in Law at the University of Potsdam and in Berlin in Germany. She also holds a Master (Maîtrise en droit) in International and European Law from the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre. She has worked as a lawyer in the field of migration and asylum Law in Berlin, as an advisor on migration, refugee and anti-discrimination law for the Integration Commissioner of the Federal State of Brandenburg (Germany) and as legal counsel in the migration-related social services of the Berliner Aidshilfe.

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Tiphaine Robert is a PHD candidate at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) specialized in migration during the Cold War. From 2015 to 2016, she was able to carry out research Read More
Tiphaine ROBERTMember

Tiphaine Robert is a PHD candidate at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) specialized in migration during the Cold War. From 2015 to 2016, she was able to carry out research on archives in Paris and Budapest about the 1956 refugees thanks to a 12 month mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation.

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Tobias EULEmember