cosmopolitanism

Watch the video: Prof. Michel Agier’s talk “Borderland and ‘Borderman.’ Toward a New Cosmopolis”

by Michelle Weitzel PhD student in the Politics Department at the New School for Social Research Speaking at the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility on April 21, 2015, Professor Michel Agier (Anthropology, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales) sketched a three-part scene that unfolded at the margins of the port zone in Patras, Greece:  in …

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Borderlands and “Borderman.” Towards a New Cosmopolis – Michel Agier

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility hosts a lecture by Michel Agier entitled Bordelands and “Borderman” – Towards a New Cosmopolis. Through the study of contemporary migrants’ experiences in Africa, Middle-East and Europe, this talk addresses the rising social importance of the “borderman,” that is, men and women in the move in precarious condition. Prof. Agier describes them as …

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