Author Archives: UB

Publication of “The Unspoken Legacy of Asylum”, a chapter within The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism

Professor Olga Jubany, director of the ESRU, has recently published the chapter The Unspoken Legacy of Asylum Racism, Nationalism, and the Neo‐colonialist Social Construction of Asylum Policies within The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism, published by Wiley. The chapter analyses the asylum phenomenon from the perspective of the social construction of otherness, and it does […]

Vulnerable to the System: Migration and Torture in Spain, by Olga Jubany, Martina Pasqualetto, and Alèxia Rué

The publication of Vulnerable to the System: Migration and Torture in Spain by Olga Jubany, Martina Pasqualetto, and Alèxia Rué, under Fabio Perocco’s Torture and Migration, has already received a series of reviews and comments: Recensione di G. Avallone, Destini che si scontrano con la brutalità dell’«ordine pubblico», il Manifesto, 18.03.2020. SOS Sanità http://www.sossanita.org/archives/8560 Blog Lavoro e […]

Let’sGoByTalking Kick-off meeting

Les Universitats de Girona i de Barcelona van acollir la kick-off meeting del projecte europeu Let’sGoByTalking. Protecting and defending the rights of anti-LGBT hate crimes: Innovative paths through restorative justice, coordinat per Olga Jubany. Representants dels membres del consorci, diverses universitats i organitzacions europees, van visitar Barcelona durant dos dies de debats, decisions i planificació.

Conferència Final SupportVoC

  La Conferència Internacional de SupportVoC: “A Single View for a Multiple Reality: the Femicide Case” va ser tot un èxit. Un públic de més de 200 persones va omplir el recinte d’Innovathens, al Technopolis d’Atenes. Els assistents van poder escoltar a expertes com Martina Klett-Davis (London School of Economics) i Lesley Simmonds (University of Plymouth) […]

SupportVoC Book – From universal rights to individual protection

We are happy to announce that the book: ‘From universal rights to individual protection: The application of the “Victims’ Directive” across Europe‘ has been published today. The official presentation of the book will take place next Friday 25 at the Final Conference in Athens, Greece. In the meanwhile, you can download the digital version here: From universal rights to individual protection   More information […]

MDC Series – Beyond Borders: Reframing The Migration Debate

As part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science Palgrave Macmillan will host a free to attend panel discussion on the 7th of November. Dynamic and rapidly evolving across disciplines, particularly in the face of political developments across the globe, it is an theme that too easily attracts myths and bias, and social science holds a […]

Final Conference – SupportVoC

We are happy to announce that next Friday 25 of October from 9h to 15h the SupportVoC international project will hold its final conference at the Technopolis cultural centre in Athens (Greece), with the title “A single view for a multiple reality: the feminicide case”  [Download the PROGRAMME by clicking here] Registration is free but pre-registration is necessary: https://forms.gle/kJLd9zfgVHPe2xFz6 More information on the SupportVoC project: https://www.supportvoc.eu/

Final Conference – REACT

Today Brussels has hosted final conference of the project REACT: “The rise of online hate speech as a new alarming global social phenomenon: reasons and remedies” (PROGRAMME): The conference has reunited European experts on hate speech to “animate a wide European debate on the most effective cultural and educational strategies and policies […] to raise […]

New Project – Let’s Go By Talking

We are pleased to announce that the ESRU has received funding from the European Commission’s Justice Programme for the project Let’s Go By Talking: Protecting and defending the rights of victims of anti-LGBT hate crimes: Innovative paths trough restorative justice. The project aims to increase understanding about the perspectives of victims and key professionals about […]

COMPAS seminar, Oxford – 4th of July

On the 4th of July, Olga Jubany will be presenting at the COMPAS seminar in Oxford with a talk titled Screening Asylum in a Culture of Disbelief: The Hidden Legacy: In their relation with the State, hard borders have gained relevance due to the increasing politicisation and criminalisation of migration, and securitisation discourse and policies. Both […]