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RENPET Network Residency at Sabancı University Istanbul

Y. Barış Ertürk |

As part of the RENPET Network Residency, I have been at Sabancı University Istanbul to work with Prof Dr Senem Aydin-Duzgit on one of the articles of my PhD project, starting from December 2022 to February 2023. This was my first research fellowship, and I was very curious and excited to have the opportunity. I […]

Research Stay at IBEI - A RENPET Bursary Report

Marianna Lovato |

Between January and March 2023, I had the opportunity to join the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internationals (IBEI) as a visiting researcher on a RENPET bursary. As I embarked on the last semester of my PhD, I counted on my research stay at IBEI to receive additional feedback on my PhD thesis, as well as other […]

A Fieldwork Trip to Geneva

Cecilia Manzotti |

Cecilia Manzotti was awarded a UACES Microgrant. It enabled her to travel to Geneva to interview the Head of the Legal Services for asylum-seekers at Caritas and to collect precious information and resources for her research.

Dissemination of Findings – A UACES Microgrant Report

Silvia Peirolo |

In his speech to the second African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) Joint Ministerial Meeting, Josep Borrell addressed the AU arguing that “The EU is your number one partner on peace and security issues. No other partner matches the level of our support – without any kind of hidden agenda. No other partner. At […]

Justice for Blessing: Contesting Police Violence at the Franco-Italian Border

Janina Pescinski |

On October 25th, Tous Migrants, a French migrant advocacy organization, announced that it had filed an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights concerning the death of Blessing Matthew, a young Nigerian woman who died after crossing the Franco-Italian border. This appeal is based in part on new evidence in the case that came to light in an investigation by Border Forensics.

Field Trip Report- My Experience at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center in Ghana

Silvia Peirolo |

Security assistance is at the forefront of international engagement in “weak” or “fragile” states. Making so-called fragile states secure and stable is viewed by the international community as essential for dealing with the consequences of the transnational and diffuse nature of insecurity such as trafficking of arms, drugs and human beings and to prevent their […]

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