"Decolonizing Lived Citizenship: Lessons from the Blockades"
MPI-MMG, 1 October 2021
Peter Nyers is Professor of the Politics of Citizenship and Intercultural Relations in the Department of Political Science at McMaster University. His research focuses on the social movements of non-status refugees and migrants, in particular their campaigns against deportation and detention and for regularization and global mobility rights. He is the author of two single author monographs: Irregular Citizenship, Immigration, and Deportation (Routledge 2019) and Rethinking Refugees: Beyond States of Emergency (Routledge 2006). As well, he has edited several collected volumes on the politics of citizenship, including the Routledge Handbook of Global Citizenship Studies (Routledge 2014, co-edited with Engin Isin). For the past 15 years, Professor Nyers has also been active with the journal Citizenship Studies, where he serves as a Chief Editor.