News and Media


MobPoli's member Sanda presents her paper

April 10, 2017

MobPoli Member Sanda Ajzerle was short-listed for the CARFMS essay contest -undergraduate category.

MobPoli's member Jay receives a research grant

February 14, 2017

MobPoli’s member Jay has been awarded the Humanitarian Response Network of Canada’s Research Grant, which supports graduate-level research projects. http://www.humanitarianresponse.ca/

Podcast: MobPoli's Professor Geiger on Policy Talks

Policy Talks interviewed professor Geiger, who was one of the keynote speakers of the “The Year Ahead: An International Security, Intelligence and Defence Ooutlook for Canada for 2017” conference in the panel on conflict and international crises around the world.

News: Prof.Geiger at The Year Ahead conference

Professor Geiger contributes as keynote panelist to “THE YEAR AHEAD: AN INTERNATIONAL SECURITY, INTELLIGENCE AND DEFENCE OUTLOOK FOR CANADA FOR 2017″.
The event brought together eighteen academics, experts and practitioners from Canada, the United States (U.S.) and to reflect on the future challenges for Canada through the following panels

Publication: Migration and the Search for Home

November 5, 2016
New release in peer-edited series
Foreword co-authored by Celeste Alcena

Publication: Tunisia as a Revolutionized Space for Migration

November 5, 2016
New release in peer-edited series
Foreword co-authored by Pedro Saraiva

Media: Introducing the Collective

EUCAnet interview Martin Geiger and Celeste Alcena about the M&P collective while in Halifax
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Premiere of Migrant Dreams with Panel

October 6, 2016
Premiere of the documentary Migrant Dreams and panel ‘Women as indentured labourers in Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program…

Interview: Martin and Farida

June 27, 2016
Interview with Prof. Martin Geiger, and Farida Hassan, members of Mobility & Politics Collective. Martin Geiger joined Carleton University in 2014 and was appointed as an Assistant Professor of “Politics of Human Migration and Mobility”. Farida Hassan’s interest lies in migration governance at the nexus of development…

Media: EUCE Conference Video

Again we’d like to extend our many thanks to the European Union Centre of Excellence (EUCE) at the University of Victoria for the wonderful conference and including our representatives in the roundup video. Check it out!

Media: 19 Days Documentary

This short documentary follows several refugee families during their first 19 days in Canada, as they navigate an unfamiliar terrain that has suddenly become their home. Located in the quiet Calgary neighbourhood of Bridgeland, the Margaret Chisholm Resettlement Centre is…

Media: Soy Latinoamericana Interviews Devon and Jay

Listen in to hear two of our members discuss the idea behind the Mobility Politics Collective, its transnational nature and the broad, exciting research in the works!