Citation: Migration and Society: Advances in Research 4 (2021): 16-18 © The Authors doi:10.3167/arms.2021.040103 Download the pdf Abstract: In 2018, the New School Working Group on Expanded Sanctuary collaboratively organized a series of workshops in New York to reflect on the question of sanctuary as a conceptual and practical starting point for cross-coalitional politics, including
Author: Alexandra Délano Alonso Citation: Migration and Society: Advances in Research 4 (2021): 84–98 © The Authors doi:10.3167/arms.2021.040109 Download the pdf Abstract: While current interpretations of sanctuary are most often associated with practices to protect, support, and accompany migrants with precarious status in countries of destination in the Global North, debates around the concept
Expanded Sanctuary is part of a series of events that explore the possibilities of sanctuary – as ideal, as theory, as practice, as historical proposition, as a vision of social justice for the present. Facilitated by the Zolberg Institute Working Group on Expanding Sanctuary and co-sponsored by The New School’s interdisciplinary programs in Global Studies, Urban Studies, and Environmental Studies, Department of
Miriam Ticktin is the Chair of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research, and recently published an op-ed on women’s rights and the sanctuary movement in Truth Out. Check it out here!