Refusing refugees: on forced migration

Europe is facing a demographic crisis, resulting in suffocating labour shortages, and yet incoming migration is more and more rejected in mainstream politics. Can the EU come to terms with this great contradiction without an implosion?

In this new episode of Gagarin, the Eurozine podcast, editor-in-chief Réka Kinga Papp asks Ranabir Samaddar about migration and labour policies, European hypocrisy and the crisis of withdrawal in Afghanistan.

Ranabir Samaddar is the distinguished chair in migration and forced migration studies of the Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group in Kalkota, India. He was also a visiting fellow earlier this year at Eurozine’s long-time collaborator, the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna.
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Published 6 January 2022
Original in English
First published by Eurozine

Contributed by Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) © Ranabir Samaddar / Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) / Eurozine

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