GABRIELLI, LORENZO

Senior Researcher
Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials - Personal de Suport a la Recerca

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Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27 08005 Barcelona


Lorenzo Gabrielli, Ph.D. (with honors) in Political Science from LAM­Science Po Bordeaux, France, is Senior Researcher at GRITIM-UPF and Joint Professor at the Political Science departmente of UPF. He is also Associate Researcher at Centre Emile Durkheim, Sciences Po Bordeaux.

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9651-2470

Recently, he has been Visiting Researcher at United Nations University – Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) and senior research fellow at European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed).

Dr. Gabrielli has been member of several European research project as: “Roma Inclusion in Education: Fostering Constructive Attitudes and Good Practices in the Barcelona Area” (2017-2018) [JUST/2015/RDIS/AG/DISC/9372]; “DiasporaLink-Transnational Diaspora Entrepreneurship as a Develoment Link between Home and Residence Countries” () [H2020-MSCA-RISE-2014]; “INTERACT - Researching third country nationals’ integration as a three-way process. Immigrants, countries of emigration and countries of immigration as actors of integration” (2012-2014) [HOME/2011/EIFX/CA/1997]; MEDIMURS (2011-2014); "MIPMUE - International Migration and Mediterranean Politics" (2011-2012);  "GARNET Network of Excellence on Global Governance, Regionalisation and Regulation: the Role of the EU" (2005 to 2009) [EU FP6-2002-Citizens 3 of the European Commission]; Intercentre « Délibération et gouvernance dans la formation et la transformation des espaces publics: comparaisons internationales » (2006-2009).

Dr. Gabrielli is also reviewer for several social sciences editors and journals: i.e. Routledge Series: Studies in African Politics and International Relations; Études Internationales (Canada); Culture & Conflits, Sociologie politique de l’international (France); Politique Européenne (France); Migraciones Internacionales (Mexico); Estudios Politicos (Colombia); Euromesco Paper Series (Europe); Relaciones Internacionales (Spain); Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals (Spain): Journal of Conflictology (Spain).

He is also member of the Euro-Mediterranean Research Network on Migration “EuroMedMig”.

Aside of GRITIM, Dr. Gabrielli has been researcher for project commissioned by ITC-ILO (International Training Center - International Labour Organisation) and FIERI (2018), Oxfam Intermón (2017); for EUNOMAD - European Network on Migration and Development (funded by European Commission - DCI-NSA/2010/243-839 (2011-2013), and for the Fundació Jaume Bofill, Barcelona (2008-2009). He has also been expert and scientific commissioner of an interactive exhibition module on forced migrations and refugees (permanent exhibition) for MHiC – Museu d’historia de la immigració de Catalunya (Museum of immigration history of Catalonia) in 2016.

Dr. Gabrielli was granted a  Marie Curie Fellowship for doctoral research of the European Commission at Deusto University of Bilbao - European Doctorate Program of "Migration, Territory and Conflict" (2003-2004), and a Fellowship by Bofill Foundation (Barcelona) for PhD researches on interactions between West-African migration flows and immigration policies in the case of Catalunya (2006 -2007).

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

MIGRATION POLICIES

Immigration policy and international relations; External dimension of European immigration policies; Migration issue in Euro-African relations; "Migration - Development" nexus; Multilevel governance of migration flows; Securitisation of immigration issue in Europe; Spanish immigration and border policy Europeanization process of immigration policy; Integration policies; Immigration, diversity and educatuion.

BORDERS

Geopolitic of human mobility in the MEditerranean and in the Euro-African Space; Migration and Euro-African border; Migration and transit migration in the West Mediterranean area; Bordering and rebordering of Spanish Border; Ceuta and Melilla; Regionalism and Regionalisation dynamics in migration management.

MIGRATION DYNAMICS & FLOWS

Migratory systems between Europe and Africa, in the Euro-Mediterranean space and inside the African continent; Transnational political participation of migrants; African migration dynamics to Europe; migratory networks and transnational spaces in West African migration; Socialization process of migrants' sons in host countries.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Gabrielli L. (ed.), 2019, "Favoriser la réintégration sociale et professionnelle des migrants de retour nord-africains. Une comparaison des cas du Maroc et de la Tunisie", International Training Center – International Labour Organisation (ITC-ILO), Research report,

Serón, G. and Gabrielli, L. 2019, “Africa and EU migratory policy - the current situation and challenges”, in Aimé González, E. and Domínguez de Olazábal, I. (eds.), Africa Report. Cross-Border dynamics in a globalised context, Madrid: Fundación Alternativas, pp, 85-98, ISBN: 978-84-120248-1-4. [Versión en castellano]

Scott, J., Brambilla, C., Celata, F., Coletti R., Bürkner H.-J., Ferrer-Gallardo, X. and Gabrielli, L.,  2018, “Between Crises and Borders: Interventions on Mediterranean Neighbourhood and the Salience of Spatial Imaginaries.Political Geography, vol. 63, March, pp. 174-184. doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2017.07.008.

Ferrer-Gallardo, X. and Gabrielli, L. (eds.) 2018, Estados de excepción en la excepción del Estado. Ceuta y Melilla. Barcelona: Icaria, Más Madera.

Hellgren, Z. and Gabrielli L. 2018, Final project report “Roma inclusion in education: Fostering constructive attitudes and good practices in the Barcelona area (VAKERIPEN)”, https://www.upf.edu/documents/3329791/219895197/VAKERIPEN+final.pdf/bc60afbb-2545-90ac-bbaf-a2c125206cd3

Hellgren, Z. and Gabrielli L. 2018, “Promoting Realistic Expectations: Roma Inclusion in the Catalan Education System”, GRITIM-UPF Policy Series 8, https://www.upf.edu/documents/3329791/219877369/GRITIM+Policy+Series+8_December+2018.pdf/9b9198f1-fcd6-c311-1cb3-36f9b05e0524

Gabrielli,  L.  and Franco-Guillén, N.  2018, “Transnational Diaspora Entrepreneurship: The Case of Moroccans in Catalonia”, GRITIM-UPF Policy Series n. 7, https://repositori.upf.edu/handle/10230/34012

Zapata-Barrero, R., and Gabrielli, L. 2017, and “Ethics and the Securitization of Migration: reversing the current policy framework”, in Bourbeau Ph. (ed), Handbook on Migration and Security, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Press, pp. 125–143.

Gabrielli, L. 2017 “Deconstructing Migration and Refugee “Crises” in the Mediterranean. The need for a broader temporal and geographical view for a policy reorientation in Europe”, IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2017, pp. 300-303.

Gabrielli, L. 2017, "La externalización europea del control migratorio: ¿La acción española como modelo?", in J. Arango, R. Mahía, D. Moya and E. Sánchez-Montijano (eds.), Anuario CIDOB de la Inmigración 2017 «La inmigración en el ojo del huracán», Barcelona: CIDOB. doi.org/10.24241/AnuarioCIDOBInmi.2017.126

Gabrielli, L., and Aragall, X. 2017, “Perceptions of the Migration and Refugee Situation in the Mediterranean”, IEMed Euromed Survey 2017, pp. 70-78.

Gabrielli, L., Gsir, S. and Zapata-Barrero, R. 2017, “Political and civic participation of immigrants in host countries.  An interpretative framework from the perspective of the origin countries and societies”, in Fargues, Ph., Weinar, A. and Unterreiner, A. (eds), Migrant Integration Between Homeland and Host Society Volume 1: Where does the country of origin fit?, Cham: Springer, pp. 87–116.

Gabrielli, L. 2017, “Historical vs. geographical proximity. The integration of Ecuadorian and Moroccan migrants in Spain”, in Di Bartolomeo, A., Kalantarian, S., and Salamonska, J. (eds), Migrant Integration between Homeland and Host Society Volume 2: How countries of origin impact migrant integration outcomes: an analysis, Cham: Springer, pp. 187-209.

Gabrielli, L. 2016, “Multilevel inter-regional governance of mobility between Africa and Europe. Towards a deeper and broader externalisation”, GRITIM Working Paper, Number 30 - Winter 2016, https://repositori.upf.edu/handle/10230/33599

Gabrielli, L. 2015, “Récurrence de la crise frontalière: l’exception permanente en Espagne”, Cultures & Conflits, 99-100, pp. 75-98.  http://www.cairn.info/revue-cultures-et-conflits-2015-3-page-75.html

Gabrielli L., 2014, “Securitization of Migration and Human Rights: Frictions at the Southern EU Borders and Beyond”. Urban People / Lidé mesta, 16 (2), pp. 311-322. http://lidemesta.cz/assets/media/files/16,%202014,%202/Gabrielli.pdf

Gabrielli L., 2013, “Fronteras en movimiento. Migraciones hacia la Unión Europea en el contexto mediterráneo”, Revista Española de Ciencias Políticas, 32 (2), pp. 235-238.

Gabrielli, L. (ed.) 2013, « Rapporto Eunomad 2012. Migrazioni, Sviluppo e Integrazione in Italia », EUNOMAD - European Network on Migration and Development – Italian platform, 41 pp.

Gabrielli,  L. (ed.) 2013, « Eunomad Report 2012. Migration and Development and Integration in Europe » EUNOMAD - European Network on Migration and Development, may 2013, 162 pp. (French and English version).

Gabrielli, L. (ed.) 2012, « Migration, Integration et Développement: état des lieux 2011 / Migration, integration and Development: state of affairs 2011 », EUNOMAD - European Network on Migration and Development, june 2012, 103 pp (French and English version).

Gabrielli, L. 2012, "El codesarrollo y la externalización european del control migratorio hacia África: los riesgos de una relación ambigua", in El codesarrollo a debate, edited by Mourad Aboussi, Comares Editorial, Granada, pp. 47-58.

Gabrielli, L. 2011, "European immigration policies outside the Union: An impact analysis on migration dynamics in North African transit areas" in The challenge of the threshold. Border closures and migration movements in Africa, edited by Jocelyne Streiff-Fénart and Aurélia Segatti, Lexington Books, Lanham MD,  pp. 3-16.

Gabrielli, L. 2010, "La inmigración "informal" en la relaciones entre Europa y África Subsahariana", in Derechos Humanos, inmigrantes en situación irregular y Unión Europea, edited by Ángel G. Chueca Sancho, Lex Nova, Valladolid, 2010, pp. 25-38.

Gabrielli,  L. 2010, « Los procesos de socialización de hijos i hijas de familias senegalesas y gambianas en Cataluña », Fundació Jaume Bofill, Barcelona, 200 pp., March 2010.

Gabrielli, L. 2009, "Développement et migrations dans l'espace euro-africain: L'émergence d'une nouvelle conditionnalité migratoire ? ", Cahier de la Coopération, special issue on Migration and Development, March, CNCD, Bruxelles, pp. 14-16.

Gabrielli, L. 2008, "Migrations et développement dans l'espace euro-africain .La "conditionnalité migratoire" et le risque de détournement de l'aide", Eyes on Europe, Autumn, pp. 52-54.

Gabrielli, L. 2008, "Flux et contre-flux entre l'Espagne et le Sénégal. L'externalisation du contrôle des dynamiques migratoires vers l'Afrique de l'Ouest", Asylon(s), n° 3,  March, special issue "Migrations et Sénégal. Pratiques, discours et politiques" , edited by E. Bouilly et N. Marx (online: http://www.reseau-terra.eu/article716.html).

Gabrielli, L. 2007, "Les enjeux de la question migratoire dans les relations de l'Union Européenne avec l'Afrique", Politique européenne, n° 22, Apring, special issue "La sécurité européenne: nouveaux enjeux, nouveaux territoires", edited by S. Lavenex and F. Merand, pp. 149-173.

 

TEACHING

Master level: Geopolitics of Human Mobility in the Mediterranean, External Dimension of Immigration Policy, Comparative Policies of Immigration, Methodology of Qualitative Research The Foundations of Immigration Policies, Diversity and Immigration Policies.

Under-graduate level: “Qualitative Research Techniques, part I (research design and techniques) and part II (qualitative analysis)” in Political Science; “Qualitative techniques” in Criminology ; “Migrations and Penal System” in Criminology .

Visiting professor: EU-Africa relations (Zaragoza University); Geopolítica de las migraciones en el Mediterraneo (UAB); La cuestión migratoria en las relaciones entre Europa y el norte de África (UAB); The Geopolitics of Migrations across the Mediterranean (Cours d’Ouverture 4° - Sciences Po Bordeaux, Bordeaux); New landscapes in the Euro-African migration systems (IGOT - Universidad de Lisboa); Rebordering the Mediterranean and externalizing immigration control (CESA - Centro de Estudios sobre Africa, Asia y America Latina, Lisboa); Management of Human Mobility in the Mediterranean (Master International “RELMED”, Universidad Rovira i Virgili de Tarragona); West African migration flows to Europe; Immigration issue in relations between Europe and North of Africa (UAB) ; Immigration issue as a contemporary "governmentality" tool (UAB); Social en ethnolinguistic structures in West Africa (UAB-Escola de teràpia Familiar de l’Hospital de la Sta Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona).

Academia web page: http://upf.academia.edu/LorenzoGabrielli