Global Heartland wins the 2017 Davidoff Award

Faranak Miraftab, Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois and Framing the Global fellow, has won the 2017 Paul Davidoff Award for her…

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…

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…