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--  Introduction: Syrians are Coming? Reframing the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Priya Singh

--  Politics and Policy: Syrian Refugees and the European Union

Pinar Uyan Semerci & Emre Erdogan

--  Guests to Neighbours: The Difficulty of Naming Syrians in Turkey

Kathryn E. T. Dennler

--  The Politics of Mobility on Lesvos, Greece: A Critical Scholarly View from The Beach, The Camp, and The City

Chiara Denaro

--  Syrian Refugees’ Reception in Southern Europe: The Shifting Content of the Right to Asylum in Lesvos, Sicily and Melilla

Belma Kurtisoglu, Selda Öztürk & Hussain Hajj

--  Performing the Migration

Nergis Canefe

--  Migration as a Necessity: Contextualising the European Response to the Syrian Exodus

Howard Adelman

--  Commentary on Canada’s Reception of Syrian Refugees

Meghna Guhathakurta

--  Book Review
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ISSN (Print) 2347-405X


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