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Africa's new cities – smart, eco, tech and hub

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING: Urban growth in Africa is faster than in any other continent. At the same time, one can find corridors of cities with the world's largest footprint of poverty, created by refugees and migrants on their way away from war and conflict, drought and floods.

Raw, naked and masculine

RACISM? Before, it was the Baroque who seduced Mbembe, now it's brutalism – used as an analytical breakthrough to understand Africa and its relationship to Europe.

Mexico's vulnerable excavators

THREATENED: With life as an effort, Mexicans try to dig up the bodies of their dead relatives while being threatened by both the cartels and the authorities in a deadly terrorist attack.

To show it at once unworthy and worthy

INCLUSION / EXCLUSION: A white, South African photographer portrays efforts to belong to and build up under the constant threat of demolition in the informal urban areas.

More than sun and heat

MIGRATION: Uneven book about people who move with a desire for a better life, but encounter problems when they move "home" again.

From elite living in Sierra Leone to everyday wear in the American supermarket

SIERRA LEONE: Solomon Juxon-Smith works in a New York supermarket and may look like any middle-class American. But before this life he had another. He lived in Sierra Leone, and his father ruled the country.

A world in stable motion

In 2018, the Collège de France established its own professorship in migration studies. Francois Héran was chosen to fill it, and the book Migrations et sociétés is an extended version of his accession lecture.

About the Migration Filmmaker

MIGRATION: In Lettre à Theo ("Letter to Theo"), director Élodie Lélu explores the visions and work of the late Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos related to the refugee crisis in Greece.

New borders in Europe

CONTROL: Today's European refugee policy is no longer about respect for free movement but about control.

Slum dwellers are displaced to accommodate residential complexes and golf clubs

In the Philippines, poor villagers are expelled when luxury neighborhoods are expanded to millions of newly arrived, returning foreign workers.

For the benefit of children?

"It is not Norwegian asylum policy that causes children to flee, it is the situation in their home country," writes Mina Vinje. Press is disappointed by the Labor Party's Migration Committee and believes they are breaking international obligations.

Can the migration crisis be resolved?

The migration and refugee problem could be radically reduced, says British lawyer and Harvard professor Jacqueline Bhabha in her new book.

Famine and climate flight

How will the world community meet people fleeing because their land is swallowed up by the sea?

The dream of Europe

The documentary Born in Syria allows us to get to know seven Syrian children and their different routes to and through Europe.

"Stay away, otherwise we treat you like animals"

Chasing Asylum provides a timely critical look at Australia's cruel refugee policy.

A mecca for human smugglers

The smugglers bunk up migrants as if they were goods, before sending them out to sea – many of them dead. Human trafficking has become an important source of funding for Libyan militias.