2017 Publications


Journal Articles

Aragall, Xavier, Lorenzo Gabrielli and Antoine Apprioual. 2017. "Descriptive Report"IEMed Euromed Survey 2017, 82 -157. 

Astor, Avi, Marian Burchardt, and Mar Griera. 2017. “The Politics of Religious Heritage: Framing Claims to Religion as Culture in Spain.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. doi:10.1111/jssr.12321.

Brandt, Martin, Kjeld Rasmussen, Josep Peñuelas, Feng Tian, Guy Schurgers, Aleixandre Verger, Ole Mertz, John R. B. Palmer, and Rasmus Fensholt. 2017. “Human Population Growth Offsets Climate-Driven Increase in Woody Vegetation in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Nature Ecology & Evolution 1 (0081). doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0081.

Burchianti, Flora, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero. 2017. “From Participation to Confinement: Challenges for Immigrants’ Incorporation in Political Parties in Spain.” Special Issue, Ethnic and Racial Studies 40 (5): 830–50. doi:10.1080/01419870.2016.1259488.

Eritja, Roger, John R. B. Palmer, David Roiz, Isis Sanpera-Calbet, and Frederic Bartumeus. 2017. “Direct Evidence of Adult Aedes Albopictus Dispersal by Car.” Scientific Reports 7 (14399). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-12652-5.

Gabrielli, Lorenzo, and Xavier Aragall. 2017. “Perceptions of the Migration and Refugee Situation in the Mediterranean.”IEMed Euromed Survey 2017: 70-78.

Gabrielli, Lorenzo. 2017. "Deconstructing Migration and Refugee “Crisis” in the Mediterranean. The Need for a Broader Temporal and Geographical View for a Policy Reorientation in Europe." IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2017: 300-303. 

Gabrielli, Lorenzo. 2017. "La externalización europea del control migratorio: ¿La acción española como modelo?"  Anuario CIDOB de la Inmigración 2017.

González, Tania Marisol, Juan David González-Trujillo, John R. B. Palmer, Joan Pino, and Dolors Armenteras. 2017. “Movement Behavior of a Tropical Mammal: The Case of Tapirus Terrestris.” Ecological Modelling 360: 223–29. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.07.006.

Hellgren, Zenia, and Inma Serrano. 2017. “Transnationalism and Financial Crisis: The Hampered Migration Projects of Female Domestic Workers in Spain.” Social Sciences 6 (1).

Lopez, Siresa. 2017. “Diversity as an EU Cultural Policy Driver: Neutrality vs Affirmativity in the Construction of a European Cultural Space.” Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture 8 (1): 11–29. doi:https://doi.org/10.1386/cjmc.8.1.11_1.

Morgades-Gil, Sílvia. 2017. "Humanitarian Visas and EU Law: Do States Have Limits to Their Discretionary Power to Issue Humanitarian Visas?European Papers 2(3): 1005-1016.

Palmer, John R. B., Aitana Oltra, Francisco Collantes, Juan Antonio Delgado, Javier Lucientes, Sarah Delacour, Mikel Bengoa, Roger Eritja, and Frederic Bartumeus. 2017. “Citizen Science Provides a Reliable and Scalable Tool to Track Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes.” Nature Communications 8 (1): 916. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00914-9. 

Pinyol-Jiménez, Gemma. 2017. “Sobre Migraciones y Refugio: De Los Conceptos y de Su Marco Normativo En El Escenario Internacional.” Tiempo de Paz 127: 17–26.

Rubio-Carbonero, Gema, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero. 2017. “Monitoring Discriminatory Political Discourse on Immigration: A Pilot Study in Catalonia.” Discourse & Society. doi:10.1177/0957926516685464.

Scott, James W., Chiara Brambilla, Filippo Celata, Raffaella Coletti, Hans-Joachim Bürkner, Xavier Ferrer-Gallardo, and Lorenzo Gabrielli. 2017. “Between Crises and Borders: Interventions on Mediterranean Neighbourhood and the Salience of Spatial Imaginaries.” Political Geography. doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2017.07.008.

Triviño-Salazar, Juan Carlos. 2017. “The Politics of Immigration Locally: Alliances between Political Parties and Immigrant Organizations.” Ethnic and Racial Studies (Online first): 1–19. doi:10.1080/01419870.2017.1297471.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard, Iris Dähnke, and Lea Markard, eds. 2017. “Immigrant Incorporation in Political Parties: Exploring the Diversity Gap.” Special Issue, Ethnic and Racial Studies 40 (5).

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard, Tiziana Caponio, and Peter Scholten. 2017. “Theorizing the ‘Local Turn’ in a Multi-Level Governance Framework of Analysis: A Case Study in Immigrant Policies.” International Review of Administrative Sciences(Online first): 1-6. doi:10.1177/0020852316688426.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard, Wiebke Sievers, and Marco Martiniello. 2017. “Introduction – Diversity Incorporation in the Cultural Policy Mainstream: Exploring the Main Frameworks and Approaches Bridging Cultural and Migration Studies.”Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture 8 (1): 3-9. doi:https://doi.org/10.1386/cjmc.8.1.3_2.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017. “La Diversidad Religiosa más Allá del Estado-Nación y del Multiculturalismo.” Claves de Razón Práctica 250: 50–59.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017. “How Do Political Parties Deal with the ‘diversity Gap’? Democratic Deficits and Party Strategies.” Special Issue, Ethnic and Racial Studies 40 (5), 766–86. doi:10.1080/01419870.2016.1259486.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017. “How Does Interculturalism Facilitate Diversity Incorporation into the Cultural Policy Mainstream? Montreal’s Case Study.” Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture 8 (1): 31–48. doi:https://doi.org/10.1386/cjmc.8.1.31_1.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017. “Interculturalism in the Post-Multicultural Debate: A Defence.” Comparative Migration Studies 5 (14). doi:10.1186/s40878-017-0057-z. Key article of a Special Issue on Multiculturalism and Interculturalism.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017. “Más Participación, Más Interacción.” La Karishina 5.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017. “Politique interculturelle et gouvernance à niveaux multiples à Barcelone : Approche globale en matière d’intégration.” Revue Internationale des Sciences Administratives 83 (2): 251–70. (re-printed in French)



Astor, Avi. 2017. Rebuilding Islam in Contemporary Spain: The Politics of Mosque Establishment, 1976-2013. Sussex Academic Press. 



Gabrielli, Lorenzo, Sonia Gsir, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero. 2017. “Political and Civic Participation of Immigrants in Host Countries: An Interpretative Framework from the Perspective of the Origin Countries and Societies.” In Migrant Integration Between Homeland and Host Society Volume 1, 87–116. Springer.

Gabrielli, Lorenzo. 2017. “Historical vs. Geographical Proximity. The Integration of Ecuadorian and Moroccan Migrants in Spain.” In Migrant Integration between Homeland and Host Society Volume 2edited by Anna Di Bartolomeo, Sona Kalantaryan, Justyna Salamońska and Philippe Fargues, 187-209. Global Migration Issues, volume 8. Cham: Springer.

Kammourieh, Lanah, Thomas Baar, Jos Berens, Emmanuel Letouzé, Julia Manske, John Palmer, David Sangokoya, and Patrick Vinck. 2017. “Group Privacy in the Age of Big Data.” In Group Privacy: New Challenges of Data Technologies, edited by Linnet Taylor, Luciano Floridi, and Bart van der Sloot, 37–66. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46608-8_3.

Mansouri, Fethi, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero. 2017. “Postscript: What Future for Intercultural Dialogue?” In Interculturalism at the Crossroads: Comparative Perspectives on Concepts, Policies and Practices, edited by Fethi Mansouri. Paris: UNESCO Publishing.

Martín, Iván. 2017. “From Refugees to Workers: What Challenges?” In The Integration of Migrants and Refugees: An EUI Forum on Migration, Citizenship and Demography, edited by Rainer Bauböck and Milena Tripkovic, 105–8. Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. European University Institute.

Morgades, Silvia. 2017. “The Protection of Family Life in the EU Common Policy on Asylum.” In The Right to Family Life in the European Union, edited by Maribel González Pascual and Aida Torres Pérez. Routledge.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard, and Lorenzo Gabrielli. 2017. “Ethics and the Securitization of Migration: Reversing the Current Policy Framework.” In Handbook on Migration and Security, edited by Philippe Bourbeau, 125–43. Edward Elgar.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017 (online first). “Mainstreaming and Interculturalism’s Elective Affinity.” In Mainstreaming Integration Governance: New Trends in Migrant Integration Policies in Europe, edited by Peter Scholten and Ilona van Breugel, 191–213. Palgrave MacMillan.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017. “The Conceptual Dynamics of Borders in a World in Motion.” In Migration in the Western Mediterranean: Space, Mobility and Borders, edited by Laure-Anne Bernes, Hassan Bousetta, and Caroline Zickgraf. Routledge.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard. 2017. “The Intercultural Turn in Europe: Process of Policy Paradigm Change and Formation.” In Interculturalism at the Crossroads: Comparative Perspectives on Concepts, Policies and Practices, edited by Fethi Mansouri. Paris: UNESCO Publishing.


Opinion Articles

Gemma Pinyol-Jiménez in El Periodico in October 2017: “¿Un nacional de la UE puede solicitar asilo en otro estado miembro? ”

Gemma Pinyol-Jiménez in El Periodico in May 2017: “Sobre La Ausencia de Un Partido Xénofobo En España.


Policy Papers

Alpes, Maybritt Jill, Sevda Tunaboylu, and Ilse Van Liempt. 2017. “Human Rights Violations by Design : EU-Turkey Statement Prioritises Returns from Greece over Access to Asylum.” RSCAS Policy Briefs. Migration Policy Centre.https://doi.org/10.2870/13130. 

Alpes, Maybritt Jill, Sevda Tunaboylu, Orcun Ulusoy, and Saima Hassan. 2017. “Post-Deportation Risks under the EU-Turkey Statement : What Happens after Readmission to Turkey?” RSCAS Policy Briefs. Migration Policy Centre. https://doi.org/10.2870/132639. 

Gebhardt, Dirk, Ricard Zapata-Barrero and Vittoria Emanuela Bria. 2017. “Trayectorias de jóvenes de origen diverso en Barcelona: Explorando tendencias y patrones.”GRITIM-UPF Policy Series, no. 5.

Palmer, John R.B. and Ricard Zapata-Barrero. 2017. “Reception and Inclusion of Refugees. Insights for Catalonia from Canada, Portugal and Sweden.” GRITIM-UPF Policy Series, no. 6.


Media Exposure

Núria Franco-Guillén in Vilaweb in December 2017: “Ens hem oblidat de la immigració en el debat sobre la independència?

Gemma Pinyol on Radio Francia International in July 2017: “Migrantes: Italia reclama más solidaridad a sus socios europeos.

Lorenzo Gabrielli in UPF News in June 2017: “La crisi de mobilitat s’ha convertit en una característica estructural a la Mediterrània.

Lorenzo Gabrielli in El Diario in May 2017: “España lidera dos proyectos de control de fronteras financiados con fondos europeos de cooperación. ”

John Palmer in a PBS documentary in April 2017: “Citizen Science.

Iván Martín in Al Jazeera in March 2017: “Are Morocco and EU heading towards a political impasse?

Gema Rubio-Carbonero and Ricard Zapata-Barrero in UPF News, La Vanguardia, El Economista in February 2017: “La política catalana carece de una discriminación generalizada sobre la inmigración, según un studio.

Lorenzo Gabrielli in Televisió de Badalona in February 2017: “MIGRAR - ESPAI REFUGI.”


Other Publications

Essomba, Miguel Àngel, Anna Tarrés, and Núria Franco Guillén. 2017. “Research for Cult Committee-Migrant Education: Monitoring and Assessment.” Brussels: European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education.