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Borders

Borders operate as instruments of control and are not always fixed but fluid and mobile. Individuals experience borders not only as territorial demarcations but also in their daily lives.

International Migration Research Centre (IMRC) researchers investigate how borders are constituted, placed strategically by States, and experienced and encountered by migrants.

Projects

Themes

  • constituted borders
  • strategic border placement
  • migrant encounter and experience of borders

Publications

  • Mountz, Alison. (2010). Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Contact Us:

E: imrc@wlu.ca
T: 226.772.3183
Office Location: Balsillie School of International Affairs, Room 242, 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo, ON