An Archipelago of Care: Q&A with Deirdre McKay

In her new book, An Archipelago of Care: Filipino Migrants and Global Networks, Deirdre McKay focuses on the experience of Filipino caregivers in London, some of whom are living and working…

Displaced Labor: Q&A with Faranak Miraftab

How does global capitalism affect workers and migrants? In what ways do global labor migrants alter the new communities they settle in? How do these workers navigate space and place…

The Global Particular: Rachel Harvey

Framing the Global Fellow Rachel Harvey, a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Legal Transformation at Columbia Law School, recently discussed with us her project: “The Particular.” Previously, we spoke…

Humanitarianism, Crisis & Charity: Michael Mascarenhas

This week we talk with Framing Fellow Michael Mascarenhas about his recently completed book project on humanitarianism, crises and charity. While the initial manuscript is complete, it is currently undergoing review…

Gender and ‘Migrating Out of Poverty’

Emotions are seen as ephemeral in nature, but they can have a huge impact on individuals as well as the communities they leave behind. Framing Fellow Deirdre McKay studies affect…

Five Questions with Faranak Miraftab

Migration has become a major issue for countries around the world. It’s also been a major news story as Europeans struggle to accommodate refugees crossing the Mediterranean while south Asian…

Agriculture, Aid, and Hunger in India

The issue of development aid is often a complicated one. A recent workshop at Penn State University traced its complicated history in India. “A History of Aid, Agriculture, and Hunger…