Digital registration of migrants as co-production of citizens, territory and Europe

How does migration enact Europe?

This question can be answered legally and politically, as most policy-makers, sociologists and journalists are doing. Or, it can be answered technically.

New PC publication “Identification as Translation” on Social Studies of Science

Identification at the border has usually been conceived of as a matter of bilateral and unmediated relationship with the State, but what happens when identification is conceived of as translation? The latest article by Annalisa Pelizza investigates the practical and theoretical consequences of such a shift in framing identificationat at the border.

Open call to seminar “Digitizing Peoples in Uncertain Times: Interface methods for interventions on populations”

13 and 14 May 2021, University of Bologna/Virtual We invite interested scholars to contribute with empirical and conceptual works at the confluence of studies on data-driven population management, digital sociology and its methods, or STS and interventionist approaches, including ethnographic works. Deadline for abstract submission: March 30th, 2021 300-word abstracts should be submitted to…

Guest presentation by Iris Fraikin

On the 25th of November, at our Processing Citizenship team meeting, we had the pleasure of meeting Iris Fraikin from Maastricht University to hear about her research on the social and political implications of standardising refugee health assessments. Iris Fraikin is a lecturer and PhD-researcher at Maastricht Univeristy, at the department of Health, Ethics and…