Novedad editorial: Cartografía de las fronteras. Diario de Campo, disponible en Amazon

  Este diario es resultado de la observación realizada en tres zonas de convivencia fronteriza en tres continentes distintos (África, Asia y Europa), al tiempo que da cuenta del seguimiento mediático de los refugiados sirios, afganos e iraquíes que se suben a un barco con el objetivo de llegar a costas griegas o italianas, para …

Presentaciones de Rosa Soriano y Roxana Rodríguez sobre regiones fronterizas

Como parte de las actividades académicas de colaboración entra el CER-Migraciones de la UAB y el Colegio de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales de la UACM, se realizó el seminario titulado Regiones Fronterizas. Estudio comparativo intercontinental(26 de abril 2016 / UAB).  Compartimos los videos de las conferencias de Rosa Soriano (Universidad de Granada), quien habló de las "Paradojas …

A Google Maps Migation Cartography / EstudiosFronterizos

In all social media we talk about EU crisis, a refugee crisis, the worst since second war, said a lot of analyst. Certainly, the number of people crossing the continent is increasing and unfortunately there are no more options for them to stay in their origin countries, and there isn't an option for the non-EU countries …

Call for articles – Dossier #1 / Minor Literature(s)

Immigration, mobility, displacement: key words to understand our contemporary moment. Terms that are generally considered in incomplete and unidirectional ways (isolated centripetal movements — migrants versus expats), around utilitarian statistical tugs-of-war, demonised or turned into the name of an anodyne liberal pastime where multiculti is OK as long as they produce exotic cuisine, pay their …

7 Trafficking survivors who will help you understand the importance of International Migrants Day / World Vision International

In the next hour, 6 young people living in the landlocked country of Laos will leave home. There is no turning back. Better opportunities await. They’ve been promised bright jobs in big cities beyond their country’s borders. Dozens more will join them from Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam. They’re bags are packed, they are just a …

US: Tobacco Company Bans Hiring Children Under 16 / Human Right Watch

The decision by the US tobacco company Altria Group to prohibit growers in its supply chain from hiring children under 16 could protect children working on US tobacco farms, Human Rights Watch said today. Altria Group – parent to three US tobacco companies, including Philip Morris USA, the largest cigarette company in the US – …

Revealed: The ‘Hopelessness’ Faced by Migrants to Australia and the Death of Reza Barati / Vice News

Reza Barati was tragically killed in February riots at a detention center for would-be refugees on the far-flung Manus Island in the Pacific Ocean. The 23-year-old Iranian who had tried to flee to Australia had found only confinement and an early grave at the other side of the world. An Australian Senate inquiry report published on …

Czech Republic told it must share the migration burden / Euroactiv

Anti-immigration hysteria satire. [Tjebbe van Tijen/Flickr] Although the Czech Republic is not a direct target of large movement of migrants from Syria and other political unstable countries, foreign politicians are telling the government of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka that it should take part of the burden. EurActiv Czech Republic reports. Armed conflicts and political instability …

Mujeres, atrapadas en una frontera imaginaria / Diario 19.com

Ángeles Mariscal / Proyecto En el Camino, realizado por la Red de Periodistas de a Pie con el apoyo de Open Society Fundations./ diario19.com La costumbre en el sur de México dice que el destino de las guatemaltecas es el trabajo en el hogar, las hondureñas esclavas en bares o cantinas y las salvadoreñas son …

Unaccompanied child asylum seekers reaches three-year high for Kent / KM

Unaccompanied child asylum seekers reaches three-year high for Kent The number of unaccompanied child asylum seekers in Kent has risen to a three-year high, according to Kent County Council. Social services chiefs say the increase is largely related to unrest in countries like Syria, Libya, Iran and Eritrea. The number of child asylum seekers under 18 the authority is looking after …

A Photographer’s Inside View of Kobani / The Wall Street Journal

A Syrian Kurdish fighter walks through the rubble in the Syrian town of Kobani on Sunday. Islamic State has been attacking the city since mid-September. Frederic Lafargue The old market lies in ruins. Kobani has become the target of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against Islamic State militants. Frederic Lafargue Kurdish militiamen defend their positions on Sunday. …

Swiss ‘Ecopop’ referendum calls for big immigration cut / News Europe

Swiss voters are going to the polls on Sunday to vote for the second time in nine months on proposals to limit immigration. Last February the Swiss narrowly backed a plan to reintroduce immigration quotas for EU citizens, in effect opting out of the European Union's free movement of people policy. But because Switzerland, while …

CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL FILOSOFÍA ARTE & DISEÑO. DIÁLOGO EN LAS FRONTERAS / Convocatoria

La Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México A través de las Facultades de Humanidades y de Arquitectura y Diseño Invita: CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL FILOSOFÍA ARTE & DISEÑO. DIÁLOGO EN LAS FRONTERAS Fecha: 28, 29 y 30 de Abril de 2015 Contacto: congresofayd@gmail.com Teléfonos: (722) 21 404 14 ext. 123 y 149  Facultad de humanidades: http://humanidades.uaemex.mx/  Facultad …

8 Cuban migrants rescued near Miami, 5 missing / Fox News

MIAMI – Eight Cuban migrants were rescued Monday in the waters off Miami and authorities were searching for five more who remained unaccounted for. The U.S. Coast Guard received reports of an overturned raft in Biscayne Bay shortly after 10 a.m., Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss said. Three people were rescued by a good Samaritan …

Un de cada quatre immigrants àrabs pateix la síndrome d´Ulisses / Emporda

ACN Gairebé un de cada quatre immigrants àrabs que viu a Catalunya pateix la síndrome de l'immigrant, així ho conclou un estudi fet per la professora de la Universitat de Barcelona i la de Khartum (Sudan) Mozdalifa Elkheir. Aquesta malaltia, coneguda com a síndrome d'Ulisses, es manifesta en un quadre psicològic d'estrès produït per la …

Premio Binacional de Novela Joven 2015 Frontera de Palabras/Border of words / Conaculta

Premio Binacional de Novela Joven 2015 Frontera de Palabras/Border of words Información CONACULTA/Sala de Lectura del Cecut Paseo de los Héroes 9350 Zona Río CP 22010, Tijuana, Baja California Tels. (664) 687 96 49, (55) 42 55 05 46 literatura@cecut.gob.mx; tierraadentro@conaculta.gob.mx   Bases: Pueden participar escritores mexicanos, de hasta 35 años, que residan en los …