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Blanca Garcés

A researcher in migration studies at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), she is also a lecturer in political science at the University of Barcelona and a member of the European network IMISCOE. In recent years, she has been working on migration-related political discourse and design of policies for integration. She also studies policies and discussion concerning refugees from a comparative European perspective. With Rinus Penninx, she has published the book Integration Processes and Policies in Europe (Springer, 2016). Since 2021, she coordinates a H2020 project to understand the causes and consequences of migration narratives in a context of increasing politicisation and polarisation in Europe. She is a member of the European network IMISCOE and of the editorial college of the recently created Migration Politics Journal.

Update: 27 July 2018


Has participated in

Conversation with Behrouz Boochani

Take Me to a Beautiful Place

Panel discussion with Jordi Armadans, Blanca Garcés, Nour Salameh and Riccardo Gatti

A Crisis of Hospitality: The Situation of Refugees in Europe

Migrations: The 21st century revolution

Lecture by Ivan Krastev