European Futures https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk Edinburgh Europa Institute Wed, 17 Aug 2022 12:53:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk/files/2015/03/European-Futures-Icon.png European Futures https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk 32 32 Empirical Socio-Legal Research on the EU’s Externalisation of Asylum: Amalgamating Texts and Refugee Artworks? https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk/empirical-socio-legal-research-on-the-eus-externalisation-of-asylum-amalgamating-texts-and-refugee-artworks/ Wed, 17 Aug 2022 12:46:24 +0000 https://blogs.sps.ed.ac.uk/europablogsite/?p=7846 Berfin Nur Osso Doctoral candidate at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law. LL.B. and Minor degree in International Relations (Koç University, Istanbul), MSocSc in International Relations and Political Science (Tampere University, Finland) Socio-Legal Research on Externalisation? Refugees (including asylum seekers) often encounter barriers that prevent or restrict their movement before, whilst, or after reaching …

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Sleeping BEaUty – The Revival of the EU Temporary Protection Directive https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk/sleeping-beauty-the-revival-of-the-eu-temporary-protection-directive/ Fri, 24 Jun 2022 10:52:00 +0000 https://blogs.sps.ed.ac.uk/europablogsite/?p=7838 Ms Jannicke Martin, Candidate, LLM in Human Rights Law 2021/22, winner of the EU Asylum and Immigration Law Prize 2022, University of Edinburgh Introduction Faced with the reality of mass arrivals of displaced people following Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine, the established mechanisms of the EU asylum systems ran a substantial risk of collapsing under …

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Asylum-seekers’ and refugees’ access to healthcare in Germany and the UK https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk/asylum-seekers-and-refugees-access-to-healthcare-in-germany-and-the-uk/ Wed, 13 Apr 2022 13:50:09 +0000 https://blogs.sps.ed.ac.uk/europablogsite/?p=7832 Asylum-seekers’ and refugees’ access to healthcare in Germany and the UK Sioned Ellis, MSc Public Policy, University of Edinburgh Asylum-seekers and refugees (ASRs) are particularly vulnerable to a number of health risks, from infectious diseases acquired in transit to psychological trauma resulting from war or persecution. This makes the accessibility of healthcare services paramount for …

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Asylum-seekers’ and refugees’ right to work in Germany and the UK https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk/asylum-seekers-and-refugees-right-to-work-in-germany-and-the-uk/ Thu, 10 Feb 2022 16:49:29 +0000 https://blogs.sps.ed.ac.uk/europablogsite/?p=7824 Sioned Ellis, MSc Public Policy, University of Edinburgh Recent events such as Brexit and the German federal election, combined with current and incoming migratory pressures like the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, make for an uncertain asylum policy future in Western Europe. Access to the labour market is a key issue given its importance for the …

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Could the current strict Danish migration policy serve as an example for the EU, or does it undermine a common EU migration approach? https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk/could-the-current-strict-danish-migration-policy-serve-as-an-example-for-the-eu-or-does-it-undermine-a-common-eu-migration-approach/ Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:43:26 +0000 https://blogs.sps.ed.ac.uk/europablogsite/?p=7804 Jacob Jung Frellesvig, MSc International Relations, University of Edinburgh Through strict migration policies, Denmark seems to have developed a migration model that ensures a high employment rate for migrants along with few new migrants entering Denmark. With Europe looking into a future of mass migration due to climate change, could this Danish approach serve as …

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