Kolkata, 16-21 November 2020
Module A: Global Protection of Refugees and Migrants with Emphasis on Protection in the Time of a Pandemic
Coordinator: Nasreen Chowdhory, Assistant Professor, University of Delhi
1. Anne Showstack Sassoon - Migration and Mobility_ The European Context-Palgrave Macmillan (2001).
2. Tim Hatton, ‘The Age of Mass Migration: What we can and can’t explain’ in Anne Showstack Sassoon - Migration and Mobility_ The European Context-Palgrave Macmillan (2001).
3. Antonio Pecoud (2013) in Martin Geiger and Antonio Pecoud, Disciplining the Transnational Mobility of People.
4. Ravi Srivastava( 2020),Understanding circular migration in India :Its Nature and Dimensions, the crisis under Lockdown and the Response of the State, IHD-CES Working paper series, Institute for Human Development, Delhi.
5. Mezzadra, S, Neilson, B (2008) Border as method, or, the multiplication of labor. European Institute for Progressive Politics. Available at: http://eipcp.net/transversal/0608/mezzadraneilson/en.
6. Kofman, E (2005) Citizenship, migration and the reassertion of national identity. Citizenship Studies 9(5): 453–467.
7. Isin, E (2012) Citizens without Frontiers. London: Continuum.
8. Bigo, D (1994) The European internal security field: Stakes and rivalries in a newly developing area of police intervention. In: Anderson Mand Boer, M (eds) Policing Across National Boundaries. London: Pinter, 42–69.
9. Shah, A, Lerche, J. Migration and the invisible economies of care: Production, social reproduction and seasonal migrant labour in India. Trans Inst Br Geogr. 2020; 00: 1– 16. https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12401.
10. Gilbert, Geoff (2020) 'Forced Displacement in a Time of a Global Pandemic.' In: Ferstman, Carla and Fagan, Andrew, (eds.) Covid-19, Law and Human Rights: Essex Dialogues. A Project of the School of Law and Human Rights Centre. University of Essex, 167 - 175. ISBN 978-1-5272-6632-2.
11. Lucas Guttentag, Corona Virus Border Expulsions: CDC’s Assault on Asylum Seekers and Unaccompanied Minors, Just Security, 13 th April 2020, https://www.justsecurity.org/69640/coronavirus-border-expulsions-cdcs-assault-on-asylu m- seekers-and-unaccompanied-minors/ as accessed on29th July 2020
12. Volker Turk and Elizabeth Eyster, (2010), ‘Strengthening Accountability in UNHCR’.
13. International Journal of Refugee Law, 2010(22);159.
14. Pascale Allotey, Zhie X Chan, Fatima Ghani, Emma Rhule, Mobility Migrants and COVID- 19:an enhanced challenged to health and human rights, 5 th June 2020 as seen in https://iigh.unu.edu/publications/articles/epic-tracker-blog-mobility-migrants-and-covid-19 - an-enhanced-challenge-to-health-and-human-rights.html.
15. Kanak Mani Dixit, Pandemics without borders, South Asia’s Evolution, The Hindu, 04 May 2020 https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/pandemics-without-borders-south-asiasevolution/article31495761.ece.
16. Dobusch, L, Kreissl, K. Privilege and burden of im-/mobility governance: On the reinforcement of inequalities during a pandemic lockdown. Gender Work Organ. 2020; 1– 8. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12462.
17. Steven J Heyman,1991The first duty of government: Protection, Liberty and the Fourteenth amendment. Duke Law Journal, Vol 41: 507, 508-571.
18. Ketrner, James, The Development of American Citizenship, 1608-1870, at 7-8, 16-28 (1978).
19. Arun Kumar,2 020, ‘The Pandemic is changing the face of Indian labour’, The Wire as accessed from https://thewire.in/economy/covid-19-pandemic-indian-labour.
Module B: Migrants and the Epidemic: Gender, Race, and other Vulnerabilities
Coordinator: Samata Biswas, Assistant Professor , The Sanskrit College and University
86. India's Initial Coronavirus response carried Echoes of the Colonial Era
Module C: Neoliberalism, Migrant Worker and the Burden of the Epidemic: Few Observations
Coordinator: Arup Kumar Sen, Associate Professor, Serampore College, & Iman Mitra, Assistant Professor, Shiv Nadar University
Neoliberalism and Labour
1. Michel Foucault, The Birth of Biopoltics: Lectures at College de France, 1978-79 (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008)
2. Jurgen Reinhoudt and Serge Audier, The Walter Lippmann Colloquium: The Birth of Neoliberalism (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2018).
3. Phillip Mirowski and Dieter Plehwe, The Road from Mont Pelerin: The Making of the Neoliberal Thought Collective (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009)
4. Gary Becker, Human Capital: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, with Special Reference to Education (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993).
The Formal and the Informal
5. W. Arthur Lewis, ‘Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour’, Manchester School 22 (1954), 139-91
6. Michael Todaro, ‘A Model of Labour Migration and Urban Unemployment in Less Developed Countries’, The American Economic Review 59, no. 1 (1969), 138-48.
7. John Harris and Michael Todaro, ‘Migration, Unemployment and Development: A Two-Sector Analysis’, The American Economic Review 60, no. 1 (1970), 126-42.
8. Derek Byeriee and Carl Eicher, ‘Rural Employment, Migration and Economic Development: Theoretical Issues and Empirical Evidence from Africa’, African Rural Employment Study, Paper 1 (1972), 1-52.
9. Hein de Haas, ‘Migration and Development: A Theoretical Perspective’, International Migration Review 44, no. 1 (2010), 227-264..
10. Jan Breman, Footloose Labour: Working in India’s Informal Economy (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1996).
11. Guy Standing, The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (London: Bloomsbury, 2011).
12. Tom Barnes, Making Cars in New India: Industry, Precarity and Informality (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018).
Migration and Informality
13. National Commission for the Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (Chairman: Arjun Sengupta), Report on Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihoods in the Unorganised Sector (New Delhi, 2007).
14. Ranabir Samaddar, ‘Primitive Accumulation and Some Aspectsof Work and Life in India’, Economic and Political Weekly XLIV, no. 18 (2009), 33-42 .
15. Nagarik Mancha, A Report on Locked-out Factories, Plight of Workers and Urban Space (Kolkata, 2005).
16. Arjan De Haan, ‘Unsettled Settlers: Migrant Workers and Industrial Capitalism in India’, Modern Asian Studies 31, no. 4 (1997), 919-49.
17. Ishita De, ‘The Migrant in a Service Village in the City’, Policies and Practices 74 (2016), 21-36.
18. Mouleshri Vyas, ‘Labouring Dangerously: Death and Old Age in the Informal Economy in Mumbai City’, Policies and Practices 73 (2015), 15-27.
19. Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay, ‘Institutionalizing Informality: The Hawkers’ Question in Post-colonial Calcutta’,
Modern Asian Studies 50, no. 2 (2016), 675-717.
The Burden of the Epidemic
20. Ranabir Samaddar,
Burdens of an Epidemic: A Policy Perspective on Covid-19 and Migrant Labour (Kolkata:
Calcutta Research Group, 2020).
The Burden of the Epidemic
20. Ranabir Samaddar, Burdens of an Epidemic: A Policy Perspective on Covid-19 and Migrant Labour (Kolkata: Calcutta Research Group, 2020).
Module D: Statelessness with Emphasis on De Facto Statelessness and the Rightlessness of Sections of Population
Coordinator: K.M. Parivelan, Associate Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
Module E: Legal regimes of protection and the time of the pandemic
Coordinator: Oishik Sircar, Associate Professor, Jindal Global Law School
Module F: Ethics of Care, Public Health, and the Migrants and Refugees
Coordinators: Paula Banerjee, Professor, University of Calcutta
1. Arendt, H. (1986) The Origins of Totalitarianism. London: Andre Deutsch
2. Banerjee, Paula, Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury & Samir Kumar Das eds. (2004) Internal Displacement in South Asia: Relevance of UN’s Guiding Principles. New Delhi: Sage.
3. Bauböck, R. (2005) ‘Expansive Citizenship—Voting beyond Territory and Membership’. PS: Political Science & Politics 38(4): 683–7.
4. Bauböck, R. (2008) Stakeholder Citizenship: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? Washington, DC: Migration Policy Institute.
5. Black, R. (2001) ‘Fifty Years of Refugee Studies: From Theory to Policy’. International Migration Review 35(1): 57– 78.
6. Carens, J. (1992) ‘Migration and Morality: A Liberal Egalitarian Perspective’. Pp. 25–47 in B. Barry and R. Goodin (eds.), Free Movement. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf
7. Carens, J. (2005) ‘On Belonging’. The Boston Review (Summer).
8. Cornelius, W. (1982) Interviewing undocumented migrants: Methodological reflections based on fieldwork in Mexico and the US .
9. International Migration Review Special Issue: Theory and Methods in Migration and Ethnic Research, 16(2), 378–411.
10. Crepeau, Francois (2010) ‘Dealing with Migration: A Test for Democracies’ in Refugee Watch: A South Asian Journal on Forced Migration, 35, June.
11. French, W., and Weis, A. (2000) ‘An Ethics of Care or an Ethics of Justice.’ Journal of Business Ethics, 27(1/2), 125-136.
12. Gibney, M. J. (2000) ‘Asylum and the Principle of Proximity’. Ethics, Place & Environment, 3(3): 313–17.
13. Gibney, M.J. (2014) ‘Political Theory, Ethics, and Forced Migration.’ Pp. 1-9 in E. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh et al. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies.
14. Knapik, M. (2002, July 5–17) Ethics in qualitative research: Searching for practice guidelines. Paper presented at the symposium ‘Linking Research to Educational Practice II’, University of Calgary, Calgary.
15. Ottosdottir, G., and Evans, R. (2014) ‘Ethics of Care in Supporting Disabled Forced Migrants: Interactions with Professionals and Ethical Dilemmas in Health and Social Care in the South-East of England.’ The British Journal of Social Work, 44(1): 153-169.
16. Penz, P. (1997) ‘The Ethics of Development-Induced Displacement’. Refuge, 16(3): 38–41. Penz, P., Drydyk, J., and Bose, P. S. (2011) Displacement by Development: Ethics, Rights and Responsibilities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
17. Robinson, F. (2011) The Ethics of Care: A Feminist Approach to Human Security. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
18. Samaddar, Ranabir (2002): ‘Caring for the refugees: Issues of power, fear and ethics’ in Three Essays on Law, Responsibility and Justice, SAFHR Paper 12. Kathmandu: South Asia Forum for Human Rights.
19. Samaddar, Ranabir (2003): ‘In life, in death: Power and rights’ (mimeo.).
20. Samaddar, Ranabir ed. (2020) Borders of an Epidemic: Covid-19 and Migrant Workers. Kolkata: Calcutta Research Group.
21. Samaddar, Ranabir ed. (2020) Burdens of an Epidemic: A Policy Perspective on Covid-19 and Migrant Labour. Kolkata: Calcutta Research Group.
22. Shacknove, A. E. (1985) ‘Who is a Refugee?’ Ethics 95(2): 274–84. 13.
23. Singer, P., and Singer R. (1988) ‘The Ethics of Refugee Policy’. Pp. 111–30 in M. Gibney (ed.), Open Borders, Closed Societies. Westport, CT: Greenwood. Tronto, J.C. (1987) ‘Beyond Gender Difference to a Theory of Care.’ Signs, 12(4): 644-663.
24. van Liempt I., Bilger V. (2018) Methodological and Ethical Dilemmas in Research Among Smuggled Migrants. In: Zapata-Barrero R., Yalaz E. (eds) Qualitative Research in European Migration Studies. IMISCOE Research Series. Springer, Cham.
25. Walzer, M. (1983) Spheres of Justice. New York: Basic Books.