GRITIM-UPF Weekly News: February 28

GRITIM-UPF Weekly News: February 28



GRITIM-UPF weekly news

February 28, 2020


GRITIM-UPF News: (presented in chronological order)

Multiculturalism and Interculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines (2016) edited by Ricard Zapata-Barrero was reviewed by Caitlin Boulter in the European Yearbook of Minority Issues Volume 17. More info.

Zenia Hellgren will give the course "Discriminación: ¿qué es y cómo podemos luchar contra ella?" in September 2020 as part of the UPF Campus Junior Summer 2020 Program. More info.

Iván Martín has been appointed Senior Fellow for 2020 at the Policy Center for the New South. More info.


GRITIM-UPF Publication: (presented in alphabetical order)

Domingo, Andreu, Gemma Pinyol-Jiménez and Ricard Zapata-Barrero. 2020. "Spain: Multiple-Governance and Integration Policies in Diverse Socio-Demographic Contexts." In Relations between Immigration and Integration Policies in Europe: Challenges, Opportunities and Perspectives in Selected EU Member States, edited by Maciej Duszczyk, Marta Pachocka and Dominika Pszczółkowska. London: Routledge, chapter 8.

Tunaboylu, Muzaffer Sevda and Ilse van Liempt. 2020. "A Lack of Legal Protection and Limited Ways Out: How Asylum Seekers Cope with Liminality on Greek Islands: Lesbos and Chios.Journal of Refugee Studies, feaa002. Doi:


EuroMedMig Publications: (presented in alphabetical order)

Faustini Torres, Luisa. 2020. "Another Nexus? Exploring Narratives on the Linkage between EU External Migration Policies and the Democratization of the Southern Mediterranean Neighbourhood."  Special Issue on: "Mediterranean Migration Research: Variable Focal Length", Comparative Migration Studies 8 (9). Doi: 

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard and Luisa Faustini Torres, eds. 2019. "Mediterranean Migration Research: Variable Focal Length." Special Issue, Comparative Migration Studies.

This Special Issue was launched at the IEC on Feb. 19th in the occasion of the III International Congress "Les Ciutats Mediterrànies: Mobilitat i desplaçament de persones" organized by the IEC, in collaboration with the IEMed and the MedCities. More info.

Zapata-Barrero, Ricard, Karina Melkonian and Gülce Şafak Özdemir (prepared by) (2019) “Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Mediterranean Migration: Premises for Shaping Future Policies.” EuroMedMig Policy Paper Series, no. 1 (December)


Recommended Readings: (presented in alphabetical order)

Levy, Morris and Matthew Wright. 2020. Immigration and the American Ethos. Cambridge University Press.

Rorato, Laura. 2020. "‘New Italians’ and Intercultural Citizenship: Challenging Hegemonic Visions of Migration, Childhood and Identity through Fiction." European Journal of Cultural Studies. Doi: