Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research (BIM)

Dr. Bernd Kasparek
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Bernd Kasparek is a cultural anthropologist and mathematician. His research interests are border and migration studies, Europeanisation and (digital) infrastructures.

In his dissertation, he has written an ethnography of the European border agency Frontex. Between 2017 and 2020 he worked in the Horizon2020 funded research project “RESPOND. Multi-level governance of mass migration in Europe and beyond”.

He is a member of the editorial border of the journal movements, member of the network for critical migration and border regime studies kritnet and board member of the research association

Important publications are: Europa als Grenze: Eine Ethnographie der Grenzschutz-Agentur Frontex (transcript, 2021) Europas Grenzen: Flucht, Asyl und Migration: eine kritische Einführung (Bertz + Fischer, 2017) Grenzregime III. Der lange Sommer der Migration (Assoziation A, 2016) Routes, Corridors, and Spaces of Exception: Governing Migration and Europe Near Futures Online 1(1), 2016, co-authered with S. Hess, S. Kron, M. Rodatz, M. Schwert, S. Sontowski).


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