Research Seminar | Nomadic (counter)mapping: motioning migration-security nexuses
Jef Huysmans (Queen Mary University of London)
Abstract will be available soon.
Jef Huysmans is Professor of International Politics. After finishing his PhD at the University of Leuven (Belgium), he took up a lectureship in International Relations and European studies at the University of Kent at Canterbury. Later he moved to the Open University where he taught politics and international relations and was Director of the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance. He joined Queen Mary University of London in January 2016.
He is best known for his work on the politics of insecurity, the securitization of migration, critical methods in security studies and IR, and an International Political Sociology of fracturing worlds. Currently he is working on security and democracy, the impact of giving conceptual primacy to movement in security studies and IR more generally, and a post-critical international political sociology of fracturing worlds.