In Illegality, Inc., Ruben Andersson, travels along the clandestine migration trail from Senegal and Mali to the Spanish North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla. Through the voices of his informants, Andersson explores, viscerally and emphatically, how Europe’s increasingly powerful border regime meets and interacts with its target–the clandestine migrant.

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In the blog post entitled ‘Tactics and Counter-tactics in Europe’s Border Control Landscape’ Ruben Andersson writes about the conference that sought to connect two distinct fields of study that have seen significant scholarly advances in recent years: the ‘autonomy of migration’ on the one hand, and the ‘tactics of bordering’ on the other.

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Ruben Andersson
Ruben Andersson

Ruben Andersson has summarised the main points of his book in an opinion piece recently published in the Financial Times (2014-08-26).

Ruben Andersson was recently awarded the 2014 Maria Baganha Dissertation Award. Find out more about the award.

Find out more about Ruben Andersson’s research.