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Reading group

Each semester, the Chair hosts a reading group on a selected them for the study of immigration politics. The reading group is open to  students and faculty from any department or university. There is no formal enrollment or credit, nor any assignments for this course. Participants are only responsible for reading and discussing the text assigned for each meeting date.


Fall 2020 Schedule


October 1, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00

Hintjens, Helen. 2019. “Failed Securitisation Moves during the 2015 ‘Migration Crisis.’” International Migration 57 (4): 181–96.


October 15, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00

McIlwaine, Cathy and Bunge, Diego Bunge. 2019. “Onward precarity, mobility, and migration among Latin Americans in London.” Antipode  51(2): 601-619. doi:10.1111/anti.12453


October 29, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00

Ramos, Alice, Cicero Roberto Pereira, and Jorge Vala. 2020. “The impact of biological and cultural racisms on attitudes towards immigrants and immigration public policies.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 46(3): 574-592.


November 12, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00

Kyeremeh, Emmanuel, Godwin Arku, Paul Mkandawire, Evan Cleave, and Ismahan Yusuf. 2019. "What is success? Examining the concept of successful integration among African immigrants in Canada." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (2019): 1-19.


November 26, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00


Boswell, Christina and  Elisabeth Badenhoop. 2020  “ “What isn't in the files, isn't in the world”: Understanding state ignorance of irregular migration in Germany and the United Kingdom.” Governance(2020): 1– 18.


December 3, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00

Banting, Keith and Stuart Soroka. 2020. “A Distinctive Culture? The Sources of Public Support for Immigration in Canada, 1980–2019.” Canadian Journal of Political Science (2020): 1-18. doi:10.1017/S0008423920000530



For the Fall 2020, we will meet online. Please contact Dominic Lachance-Royer for more details and for online meeting invitations:


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