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Rights for Time Webinar: Pandemic Borderscapes and Governance: Mobility and Rights

On November 22nd 2021 we presented the next webinar in our bimonthly webinar series. Tamirace Fakhoury presented her research on how governance during the Covid-19 pandemic interacted with mobility and people´s rights. It also explored how the politics of governing the pandemic intersected with the emergence of blurry borders and boundaries in which new forms of stuckness and precarity have come fully to the fore.



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Dr. Tamirace Fakhoury is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Refugee and Migration Studies at the Global Refugee Studies Research Group (GRS) at Aalborg University in Copenhagen. She is also the Scientific advisor to the Kuwait Chair at Sciences Po in Paris (2020-2022). Prior to joining AAU, Tamirace was an Associate Professor at the Lebanese American University and the director of the Institute for Social Justice and Conflict Resolution (ISJCR). From 2012 until 2016, she was a visiting Assistant Professor in the summer sessions at the University of California in Berkeley.


As well as being a Co-Investigator for Rights for Time, Tamirace is also a co-investigator in the H2020 project on “Migration Governance and Asylum Crises” (MAGYC). From 2014 until 2016, she was a principal co-investigator on the project Syrian refugees’ justice concerns and access to formal and informal justice in Lebanon.


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