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The EXIT project kicks off!

Areas that are ‘left behind’? Territorial Inequalities in eight European Countries The EXIT research project aims to explore the causes and implications of socio-economic inequalities from a territorial perspective, proposing ways to address these inequalities through action research using an interdisciplinary and multisite approach, with the participation of communities on the ground. The project is […]

Webinar on Restorative Justice

On Friday November the 20th Olga Jubany, Ignacio Elpidio Domínguez, and Malin Roiha are going to participate in the webinar “La justícia restaurativa davant de delictes d’odi i discriminació”, organised by the Direcció General d’Execució Penal a la Comunitat i de Justícia Juvenil and the Centre d’Estudis Jurídics i Formació Especialitzada of the Generalitat de Catalunya’s Justice Department.  The webinar is included as part of the European Restorative Justice Week, and in this event the ESRU […]

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 […]

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) […]

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: More information on the SupportVoC project:

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 […]

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 […]