Katy Long is a post-doctoral researcher at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, UK, where she is currently developing a new project looking at the connections between mobility and understandings of citizenship in fragile-state settings. She also works as a consultant for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ Policy Development and Evaluation Service, focusing on the role that enhancing refugees’ access to regularized migration channels could play in facilitating refugees’ access to durable solutions.
There has been growing support for anti-immigrant, ultra-nationalist politics in many Western states in recent years. This deep disquiet with the realities of human mobility in the age of globalization suggests a profound political crisis. Christi...read more