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The Long Homecoming: Ghanaian Migrant Power and Precariousness in Italy

Hans Lucht, Danish Institute for International Studies, with comments by Jason De León (Anthropology and Chicana/o Studies)

Friday, November 1, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Bunche Hall, Room 10383
UCLA


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Dr. Lucht's research focuses on undocumented migration from Africa to Europe via North Africa. His core interests include migrant sending communities in West Africa; West African connection men and the organization of clandestine routes to Europe; high-risk migration on the Mediterranean Sea and in the Sahara Desert; migrant lives in post-Gaddafi Libya; migration related deaths and the ramifications in Europe and in Africa; undocumented migrant lives in Southern Europe; European migration policies; global, social and existential anthropology. His work is based on ethnographic fieldwork in Ghana, Niger, Libya, Italy, and Greece.

Sponsor(s): Center for Study of International Migration

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