Research about the European border and its systems of exclusion and exploitation is needed, to tackle it. We aim to provide an in-depth analysis of the border, in order to provide a platform for activists and policy-makers to work towards political change.

German border patrols

Since last fall, border protection in the EU has been strengthened even where there are no visible borders anymore – in the Schengen area. The German federal police takes part in the repression of refugees.

Frontex goes university – Outsourcing the militarization of the EU border into academia

Activists protesting against the border agency in Brussels. Source: Morning Star Last months, a cooperation of the European border agency Frontex with the Turin Polytechnic University led to larger public criticism from Italian academics and activist. The university and Frontex agreed on a budget of 4 million Euros, for which the institution produces maps on…

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