Book launch: Human Geopolitics: States, Emigrants, and the Rise of Diaspora Institutions


On Tuesday 2 July, a book launch of Alan Gamlen's book on human geopolitics together with a seminar will be held at the University of Oxford. This book engages with the topic of diasporas and origin country politics, as opposed to being about host-country politics. This seminar will be about Professor Gamlen's research on the topic of human geopolitics and "diaspora institutions".

Alan Gamlen is Associate Professor of Geography and Head of Human Geography at Monash University in Melbourne. His research focuses on human migration and ethnicity, with special interests in the governance of international migration, diasporas, and transnationalism. He has written more than 50 articles, book chapters, and working papers on these topics, appearing in a range of journals including Political Geography,Progress in Human GeographyTransactions of the Institute of British Geographers, andInternational Migration Review. As an editor, he has co-published several books and special issues (including Migration and Global Governance and Diasporas Reimagined), and he is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Migration Studies, published by Oxford University Press, and Co-Editor of the Bristol University Press book series on Global Migration and Social Change.

For more details of the event, please see event webpage