Call for papers: REMHU n. 58 (april 2020), n. 59 (august 2020)


The Issue n. 58 of the Journal (December 2019), will be published with a Dossier on "Civil society and international migration" (deadline for submission of articles, January 15, 2020).

Some topics that can be addressed: The role of organized civil society in the defense of the rights of migrants and refugees; criminalization of civil society in its solidarity action with migrants and refugees; practices of welcoming and solidarity of organized civil society with migrants and refugees; civil society action in contrast to the restrictive policies of local and national governments; role of civil society in the formulation of local, state and national public policies; religious, feminist, LGBT, labor and ethnic organizations and their commitment to promoting the rights of migrants; action of civil society organizations in border and transnational contexts: networking and partnerships across borders; role of indigenous civil society as a support for the organization of a “migrant civil society”, among others.

The Issue n. 59 of the Journal (December 2019), will be published with a Dossier on "LGBT migrants and Refugees" (deadline for submission of articles, April 15, 2020).

Some topics that can be addressed: LGBTphobia and violence against LGBTI refugees in countries of origin, transit and reception countries; HIV/AIDS, stigma and health of LGBTI migrants; Intersection of trans identities in migration movement, violence and coping through migration; LGBTI migrant organisations and LGBTI diaspora strategies; LGBTI and right to refuge; Public policies, activities and services for the reception and integration of LGBTI migrants and refugees: challenges and good practices; LGBTI intercultural resilience, adaptation and security of migrants belonging to identity minorities; Media and LGBTI refugees/migrants; Invisibility of LGBTI migrants and refugees.