Persons

M.A. Mira Wallis

Associated Member of the BIM

Academic path

since 05/2018 Research associate and PhD student in the DFG-project "Digitisation of Labour and Migration", Centre for Digital Cultures (CDC), Leuphana University Lüneburg

01-08/2017 Research associate in the BIM-project "Voluntary Engagement for Refugees in the Municipalities: Support Structures and Bureaucratic Obstacles"

05-12/2016 Student assistent in the project "Migration and Logistics", BIM research intervention cluster "Changing Solidarities"

01/-05/2016 Student assistent in the BIM-project "Modes of Action for Different Municipalities in the Field of Working with Refugees"

12/2016 M.A.European Ethnology, Humboldt University Berlin

02-06/2015 Exchange semester at Koç University Istanbul, Turkey

09/2013 B.A. Political Science, Free University Berlin

07-12/2011 Exchange Semester at University of Cape Town, South Africa

Current fields of research

Labour and migration, digitisation, logistics, social reproduction, welcome and solidarity movements

Publications

2018 (forthcoming): Logistics under Construction. Fantasies and Frictions of Mobility in the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport Region. In: Berliner Blätter (with Franziska Baum, Patrick DeDauw, Laura Lambert, Žiga Podgornik-Jakil, Fabian Stark).

2018: Researching Labour Mobility in Digital Times. Available at: https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/centre-criminology/centreborder-criminologies/blog/2018/05/researching (with Moritz Altenried and Manuela Bojadžijev).

2018: Logistical Borderscapes. Politics and Mediation of Mobile Labor in Germany after the “Summer of Migration”. In: South Atlantic Quarterly 117(2) (with Moritz Altenried, Manuela Bojadžijev, Leif Höfler, Sandro Mezzadra).

2018: Fördermittel in der Flüchtlingshilfe. Was gebraucht wird – was ankommt. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung (with Serhat Karakayalı, Leif Höfler, Mareike Heller).

2017: Logistische Grenzlandschaften. Das Regime mobiler Arbeit nach dem „Sommer der Migration“. Münster: Unrast Verlag (with Moritz Altenried, Manuela Bojadžijev, Leif Höfler, Sandro Mezzadra).

2017: „Dorn im Fleisch der Verwaltung“? Was Willkommensinitiativen mit der Krise sozialer Infrastruktur zu tun haben. In: LuXemburg 1/2017.

2016: Erhebung zu Koordinationsmodellen und Herausforderungen ehrenamtlicher Flüchtlingshilfe in den Kommunen. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung (with Ulrike Hamann, Serhat Karakayalı, Leif Höfler).

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