Exploring Human Mobility and Transnational Politics

This project explores the relationships between globalization, human mobility, and emerging forms of transnational political mobilization and communication. It takes as its starting point the observation that political dynamics around the globe have been transformed by globalization, new patterns of human mobility, and the development of innovative transnational social networks. Read more


Article in IPS, click here.

Policy Brief on diasporas, click here.

Global Citizens lecture, click here.

Authors' conference, click here.
For working paper series, click here.

Conflict-Generated Diasporas and Transnational Politics in Ethiopia

book coverThe Ethiopian diaspora in the U.S. played a key role in the competitive elections of 2005 through transnational processes and linkages between diasporic political activists and homeland politicians, including oppositionleaders and parties in Ethiopia. This article examines the role of diaspora groups and networks in new forms of transnational politics that change the processes and outcomes of political contestation. For more information on the article click here.