Eastern European Temporary Migrants: Fault Lines of Differential Inclusion in the EU Labour and Mobility Regimes
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has highlighted the interconnections between the mobility of capital and labour, and existing modes of exclusion and exploitation. This project focuses on the working lives and social reproduction of Eastern European temporary migrants within the European Union.
The Corona crisis has made clear the extent to which the digitalization project already determines daily life and survival. The research project examines - in continuation of Martin Burckhardt's "Philosophy of the Machine" - its theo-, socio- and psychoplastic dimensions.
Eastern Europe is facing a demographic crisis as birth rates continue to fall and emigration continues. This hollowing out of proud nations is fuelling the nationalist politics that has engulfed much of the former Soviet bloc, while threatening to roll back the rights of women.
Our Research Director for the Eurasia in Global Dialogue program was recently interviewed by the New Books Network on her 2019 book Visual Thought in Russian Religious Philosophy: Pavel Florensky's Theory of the Icon, published be Routledge.
In this latest episode in the second season of our Democracy in Question? podcast, Shalini Randeria is in conversation with Timothy Garton Ash, asking: Does liberalism need reinvention in the 21st century?
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