ruben andersson is an Associate Professor in the Department of International
Development at the University of Oxford, and an associated researcher in the Depart-
ment of Anthropology, Stockholm University. He was previously an axa postdoctoral
research fellow in the Civil Society and ­ Human Security Research Unit of the Depart-
ment of International Development, London School of Economics and Po­liti­cal Sci-
ence (lse). His doctoral thesis in anthropology at the lse was awarded the 2014 Maria
Ioannis Baganha Dissertation Award of the international interdisciplinary research net-
work International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Eu­rope (imiscoe).
His book Illegality, Inc.: Clandestine Migration and the Business of Bordering Eu­rope
(2014) was the winner of the annual Ethnography Award of the bbc Radi04 program
Thinking Allowed, in association with the British So­cio­log­i­cal Association.
nicholas de genova (www​ . ­ nicholasdegenova​ . ­ com) has held academic appointments
in Geography at King’s College London, where he was also the director of research
groups on Cities and then on Spatial Politics, and in Anthropology at Stanford,
Columbia, and Goldsmiths, University of London, as well as visiting professorships or
research positions at the Universities of Warwick, Bern, Amsterdam, and Chicago. He
is the author of Working the Bound­aries: Race, Space, and “Illegality” in Mexican Chicago
(2005), coauthor of Latino Crossings: Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and the Politics of Race
and Citizenship (2003), editor of Racial Transformations: Latinos and Asians Remaking
the United States (2006), and coeditor of The Deportation Regime: Sovereignty, Space,
and the Freedom of Movement (2010). With Martina Tazzioli, he coordinated and
coedited a collaborative writing proj­ect involving 15 coauthors (including several of the
contributors to this volume), on “Eu­rope/Crisis: New Keywords of ‘the Crisis’ in and
of ‘Eu­rope,’  published by Near ­ Futures Online (2016). He is currently writing two new
books, one on The Mi­grant Metropolis and another on The “Eu­ro­pean” Question: Race,
Migration, and Postcoloniality.
dace dzenovska is an Associate Professor in the Anthropology of Migration at the
University of Oxford. Previously, she held academic and research positions at the Univer-
sity of Latvia and in the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (compas) at the
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