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Who do we think we are?
Who do we think we are?
Professor Michaela Benson

From Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, to the Windrush deportation scandal citizenship and the responsibilities of the UK government to the people... more

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S3 E10 Migration and the making of Global Britain

What’s the significance of migration for the making of ‘Global Britain’? And what are the theoretical and conceptual tools... more

15 Mar 2024 · 53 minutes
S3 E9 (Not so) safe routes

What are the UK Government’s ‘safe and legal routes’? How do these relate to ‘stop the boats’, the... more

15 Feb 2024 · 54 minutes
S3 E8 Fortress Britain?

What’s Brexit got to do with the ‘small boats’ crisis? What does racialised border violence in the Channel tell... more

18 Jan 2024 · 55 minutes
BtH2 E2 Beyond the headlines … Care Activism with Ethel Tungohan

Migrant laborers worldwide are engaged in care work, but who provides care for them? And where can they seek care?... more

14 Dec 2023 · 37 minutes
S3 E7 Families at the borders

What happens when borders cross families? How do families navigate these interruptions to their ability to live together? This... more

16 Nov 2023 · 51 minutes
BtH2 E1 Beyond the headlines … at Manchester Museum with Senna Yousef and Caitlin Nunn

We’re out and about in this episode! Ala and Michaela have been on the road. And in this episode they... more

10 Nov 2023 · 32 minutes
S3 E6 Migrant Rights 2.0

Borders around the world are becoming increasingly digitised. But who does the digitisation of borders serve? How are these... more

12 Oct 2023 · 44 minutes
S3 E5 Migration, diaspora, diplomacy

What role do diplomacy and the power play between states play in the development of migration policy? And how... more

14 Sep 2023 · 54 minutes
S3 E4 A New Plan for Migration?

What’s changed in the UK’s approach to migration since Brexit? How has this impacted on migration flows? Who... more

10 Aug 2023 · 49 minutes
S3 E3 Bye, Bye Britain

Understandings of migration are invariably reduced to immigration, framed by the policy agenda of receiving states. But what about... more

07 Jul 2023 · 49 minutes
Who do we think we are?
S3 E10 Migration and the making of Global Britain
Who do we think we are?