EVENTTuesday, 28 November - Closed-door eventKey stakeholders in the field of irregular migration will respond to the draft version of the first I-CLAIM report: ‘The Legal and Policy Infrastructure of Irregularity. The Netherlands’. In this meeting key stakeholders in...
This post explores the role of community researchers, highlighting the epistemic advantages they bring and the unintended consequences of their involvement. It suggests ways to address power dynamics and promote more equitable and ethical research practices.
This post problematises the positions from which research on irregular migrants is produced and the “access problem” is constructed. While emphasising the benefit of sharing experiences and identities between researchers and researched, the post highlights the importance of converging intentions as a condition for creating more symmetrical research relationships.