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The salience of the migration issue
Andrew Geddes
Andrew Geddes is a Professor of Migration Studies and the Director of the Migration Policy Centre. During his career, he has led and participated in a number of major projects on aspects of international migration working with a wide range of academic and non-academic partners. For the period 2014-19 he was awarded an Advanced Investigator Grant by the European Research Council for a project on the drivers of global migration governance. He has published extensively on global migration, with a particular focus on policy-making and the politics of migration and on regional cooperation and integration. Recent publications include The Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europe, The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance, and A Rising Tide? The Salience of Immigration and the Rise of Anti-Immigration Political Parties in Western Europe.


Interview conducted via Zoom on January 18, 2022, by Inês Vidigal*,
revised for publication in January 2022.
Also available in online version here.
Lecture by Professor Andrew Geddes "Repertoires of migration governance in the EU" available here


Series  OEm Conversations With 
Date  February 2022
Pages  16
ISSN  2183-718X (online)
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMCW282022
Keywords  Global migration, public attitudes towards migration, EU policies, migration policies.
Cite as  Vidigal, Inês (2022), “The salience of the migration issue: interview with Andrew Geddes”, OEm Conversations With, 28, Observatório da Emigração, CIES, Iscte, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMCW282022


* Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal



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