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Dr. Hamza Safouane, Foto: privat

Dr. Hamza Safouane

Twitter: @Hamza_Safouane

Hamza Safouane

Kritische Migrationsforschung, Flüchtlings- und Zwangsmigrationsstudien, Diskursanalyse, Ethnographie, Qualitative Forschungsmethodik, Mündliche Geschichte (Oral history)

Von August 2019 bis Oktober 2022 wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im vom BMFSFJ geförderten DeZIM-Projekt TRANSMIT - Transnational Perspectives on Migration and Integration am IMIS der Universität Osnabrück

From August 2019 to October 2022 post-doctoral researcher in the DeZIM project TRANSMIT - Transnational Perspectives on Migration and Integration at the IMIS, Osnabrück University.

Publikationen / Publications

Bücher / Books

Safouane, H. (2019). Stories of Border Crossers: A Critical Inquiry into Forced Migrants‘ Journey Narratives to the European Union. Springer VS, 239.


Borelli, L., Pinkerton, P., Safouane, H., Jünemann, A., Göttsche, S., Scheel, S., Oelgemöller, C. (2021). "Agency Within Mobility: Conceptualising the Geopolitics of Migration Management." Geopolitics, DOI: 10.1080/14650045.2021.1973733 

Safouane, H., Jünemann, A., Göttsche, S. (2019). “Migrants’ Agency: A Re-Articulation beyond Emancipation and Resistance.” New Political Science, 42(2), DOI: 07393148.2020.1761736

Safouane, H. (2017). “Between Hospitality and Inhospitality: The Politics of Migrants Protection in Germany.” Spectra, DOI:10.21061/spectra.v6i1.403

Safouane, H. (2017). “Manufacturing Striated Space for Migrants: An Ethnography of Initial Reception Centers for Asylum Seekers in Germany.” Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 27 (6), 1922-1939, DOI:10.1007/s11266-016-9813-1

Buchrezensionen / Book reviews

Safouane, H. (2019). [Review of the book Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State, by Dawn Chatty]. Global Affairs. 5 (2), DOI: 10.1080/23340460.2019.1629823

Safouane, H. (2017). Review of the book Migration, Whiteness, and Cosmopolitanism: Europeans in Japan, by Miloš Debnár. Nordic Journal of Migration Research, 67-69, DOI:

Sonstige Veröffentlichungen / Other publications

Safouane, H. (2021, September 1). "Die Machtübergabe an die Taliban. Ein Kommentar zum fehlerhaften internationalen Schutz für Geflüchtete." Netzwerk Fluchtforschung - Fluchtforschungsblog.

Safouane, H. (2019, January 3). “Migrants’ Timeless Tales: A Visit to Bremerhaven’s German Emigration Centre.” SOAS, University of London, Migration Leadership Team,

Safouane, H. (2013, July 5). Mohamed Morsi coup: the army versus the government is just the way things go in Egypt. PolicyMic

Safouane, H. (2013, June 23). Hassan Rouhani: don’t expect Iran to become a Western-style democracy. PolicyMic

Safouane, H. (2013, June 13). “Inspire” Magazine: Al-Qaeda Claims its Online Rag Inspired Boston Bombing Attacks. PolicyMic

Safouane, H. (2013, June 5). How Syria's Civil War threatens to destabilize the entire Middle East. PolicyMic

Safouane, H. (2013, May 21). Ansar Al-Sharia: violent protests rock Tunisia, could an Islamic insurgency be far behind? PolicyMic

Safouane, H. (2013, May 13). Europe unemployment: 55% of Millennials are now unemployed in Spain. PolicyMic

Safouane, H. (2013, April 26). North Korea news: war is more likely to come from the South, not from the North. PolicyMic

Safouane, H. (2013, April 24). Earth Day 2013: trying to save Earth a great disservice. PolicyMic

Safouane, H. (2013, April 24). Venezuela news: aftermath of election continues to roil the country. PolicyMic