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Hansen, Peo, ProfessorORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-0497-473X
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Hansen, P. (2017). Asylum or Austerity?: The "Refugee Crisis" and the Keynesian Interlude. European Political Science.
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2017 (English)In: European Political Science, ISSN 1680-4333, E-ISSN 1682-0983Article in journal (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
National Category
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-139509 (URN)10.1057/s41304-017-0122-y (DOI)2-s2.0-85023194560 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2017-08-07 Created: 2017-08-07 Last updated: 2017-08-16Bibliographically approved
Hansen, P. (2017). 'EU Migration Crises in Times of Fiscal Austerity'. In: Wolfram Hilz & Daniele Saracino (Ed.), Nordic Perspectives on the European Asylum System: The Cases of Sweden and Finland (pp. 85-98). Baden-Baden: Tectum Verlag.
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2017 (English)In: Nordic Perspectives on the European Asylum System: The Cases of Sweden and Finland / [ed] Wolfram Hilz & Daniele Saracino, Baden-Baden: Tectum Verlag , 2017, 85-98 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Baden-Baden: Tectum Verlag, 2017
Series
Bonner Studien zum globalen Wandel, ISSN 1869-7186 ; 23
National Category
Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-141087 (URN)978-3-8288-3998-4 (ISBN)
Available from: 2017-09-21 Created: 2017-09-21 Last updated: 2017-09-28Bibliographically approved
Jonsson, S. & Hansen, P. (2017). Eurafrica Incognita: The Colonial Origins of the European Union. History of the Present, 7(1).
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Eurafrica Incognita: The Colonial Origins of the European Union
2017 (English)In: History of the Present, ISSN 2159-9785, E-ISSN 2159-9793, Vol. 7, no 1Article in journal (Refereed) Accepted
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2017
Keyword
European studies, European integration, Afro-European relations, Eurafrica, Colonialism, Imperialism
National Category
History of Ideas International Migration and Ethnic Relations History Globalisation Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-127025 (URN)
Available from: 2016-04-12 Created: 2016-04-12 Last updated: 2018-01-10
Hansen, P. & Jonsson, S. (2015). Echoes of empire: memory, identity and the legacy of imperialism. London: I.B. Tauris.
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2015 (English)Book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

How does our colonial past echo through today's global politics? How have former empire-builders sought vindication or atonement, and formerly colonized states reversal or retribution? This groundbreaking book presents a panoramic view of attitudes to empires past and present, seen not only through the hard politics of international power structures but also through the nuances of memory, historiography and national and minority cultural identities.

Bringing together leading historians, political scientists and international relations scholars from across the globe, Echoes of Empire emphasizes Europe's colonial legacy while also highlighting the importance of non-European power centres – Ottoman, Russian, Chinese, Japanese – in shaping world politics, then and now. Echoes of Empire bridges the divide between disciplines to trace the global routes travelled by objects, ideas and people, and forms a radically different notion of the term 'empire' itself. This will be an essential companion to courses on international relations and imperial history as well as a fascinating read for anyone interested in Western

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
London: I.B. Tauris, 2015. 496 p.
National Category
Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-67864 (URN)978-17-845-3051-8 (ISBN)
Available from: 2011-04-29 Created: 2011-04-29 Last updated: 2015-09-22Bibliographically approved
Hansen, P. & Jonsson, S. (2015). EU Migration Policy Towards Africa: Demographic Logics and Colonial Legacies. In: Sandra Ponzanesi and Gianmaria Colpani (Ed.), Postcolonial Transitions in Europe: Contexts, Practices and Politics (pp. 47-67). London: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>EU Migration Policy Towards Africa: Demographic Logics and Colonial Legacies
2015 (English)In: Postcolonial Transitions in Europe: Contexts, Practices and Politics / [ed] Sandra Ponzanesi and Gianmaria Colpani, London: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015, 47-67 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The chapter analyzes current EU–African migration policy, but argues that it must be understood in its historical context. Whereas migration today is to be managed in the framework of a EU–African partnership model built on equality and mutual ‘win–win’ dynamics, a closer look at the history of EU–African migration reveals striking parallels between past and present. From the 1920s onward, the migration policies devised within various frameworks of European integration have been shaped by demographic projections. Each time demography has governed European migration policy vis–à–vis Africa, what has first been introduced as a mutual interest has quickly been transformed into a geopolitical relationship, where one partner has channeled migration to its own benefit. It is thus argued that unless scholars start to attend to European integration’s crucial colonial history, current power asymmetries between the ‘partners’ will not only remain obscure, we will also fail to recognize the continued currency of colonial ideology in the EU’s African relations.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
London: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015
Series
Frontiers of the Political
Keyword
colonialism; demography; Eurafrica; EU–African Partnership; geopolitics; migration
National Category
International Migration and Ethnic Relations History Globalisation Studies Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-121871 (URN)978-1-78348-446-1 (ISBN)978-1-78348-445-4 (ISBN)978-1-78348-447-8 (e-book) (ISBN)
Available from: 2015-10-12 Created: 2015-10-12 Last updated: 2018-01-11
Hansen, P. & Jonsson, S. (2015). Eurafrika: EU:s koloniala rötter. Stockholm: Leopard Förlag.
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2015 (Swedish)Book (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

EU presenteras ofta som ett fredsprojekt. Men bakom fasaden döljer sig en helt annan historia.

För politiker, opinionsbildare och organisationer som från mellankrigstiden och framåt arbetade för europeisk integration stod Afrika i centrum för intresset. Exploateringen av kolonierna krävde samarbete och gemensamma investeringar. Målet var ett tredje block - Eurafrika - som skulle säkra Europas geopolitiska ställning mot de bägge supermakterna.Europas enande skulle alltså börja i Afrika.

Eurafrika är en bok som redan väckt internationell uppmärksamhet. Den gör upp med myten om EU som fredsprojekt och konstaterar att dagens EU knappast hade existerat om det inte från början utformats som en eurafrikansk gemenskap.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Leopard Förlag, 2015. 282 p.
Keyword
Kolonier, Geopolitik, Historia, Afrika, Europa, 1900-talet
National Category
History Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies) Globalisation Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-112162 (URN)9789173435864 (ISBN)
Available from: 2014-11-18 Created: 2014-11-18 Last updated: 2018-01-11Bibliographically approved
Hansen, P. & Jonsson, S. (2015). 'Europas plantage: Afrikas plats i EU:s historia'. K & K: kultur og klasse : kritik og kulturanalyse, 43(119), 55-74.
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2015 (Swedish)In: K & K: kultur og klasse : kritik og kulturanalyse, ISSN 0905-6998, E-ISSN 2246-2589, Vol. 43, no 119, 55-74 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This essay describes the history of the Eurafrican project as it evolved from the Pan-European movement in the 1920s to its institutionalization in the European Economic Community (i.e. today’s EU) in the late 1950s. By way of conclusion, the article also discusses how this history affects current relations between Africa and the EU. As shown in the article practically all of the visions, movements and concrete institutional arrangements working towards European integration during this period placed Africa’s incorporation into the European enterprise as a central objective. European integration, it is argued, was thus inextricably bound up with a Eurafrican project. According to the geopolitical discourse on Eurafrica that became politically operative in the aftermath of World War II, a future European community presupposed the transformation of the strictly national colonial projects into a joint European colonization of Africa. Indeed, there is strong evidence to support that these ideas were instrumental in the actual, diplomatic and political constitution of the EU, or of Europe as a political subject. As the article shows, the history of Eurafrica, which is largely ignored in scholarship on the EU as well as in colonial studies, cannot be understood within a “continentalist” framework, but prompts a reconceptualization of the historical relation Africa and Europe.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Odense, Denmark: Institut for Kulturvidenskaber, Syddansk Universitet, 2015
National Category
History Political Science
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-121663 (URN)
Available from: 2015-09-30 Created: 2015-09-30 Last updated: 2017-12-01Bibliographically approved
Hansen, P. (2015). The European Unions’ External Labour Migration Policy: Rationale, Objectives, Approaches and Results, 1999–2014. Paris: OECD Publishing.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The European Unions’ External Labour Migration Policy: Rationale, Objectives, Approaches and Results, 1999–2014
2015 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The EU’s declared need for third country labour migrants is not just any type of need. According to most estimates put forward by the EU (but also by the UN and other organizations) the figures range in the tens of millions for the coming five decades. In its 2005 ‘Policy Plan on Legal Migration’, the European Commission (2005a: 4) warns that unless the EU manages to increase labour immigration the EU’s working age population is expected to contract by some 52 million by 2050. Furthermore, as is underscored in the Commission’s ‘2012 Ageing Report’, looking only to 2020 the EU would need a net migration of 25 million in order to keep the working - age population stable at current level. This means that the Union would have to net an additional 11 million migrants to the already projected 14 million (EC [European Commission] 2012a: 51 – 6). This provided, economic growth and migration growth have become two sides of the same coin in the EU’s economic and political ambition s. This was made clear already in the Lisbon Strategy (2000 - 2010) and now constitutes one of the cornerstones of ‘Europe 2020’, the EU’s current ten - year plan for growth (EC 2010a: 18; EC 2011a: 4). From the perspective of the Commission, a large - scale increase in labour migration has become so urgent that the then Home Affairs Commissioner referred to it as a matter of ‘our economic survival’ (Malmström 2010).

The ways in which Brussels goes about this urgent under taking is the topic of this paper. It focuses on the Commission’s current approach to external labour migration (ELM), its overarching rationale, core objectives and the practical ways and means by which Brussels seeks to build common EU policy in the area, often against the wishes of intransigent governments in the Council. Consequently, a substantial part of this paper will be devoted to the EU directives relating to ELM that have been adopted so far, accounting for their content as well as analysing how they correspond to the Commission’s objectives.  

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Paris: OECD Publishing, 2015. 28 p.
Series
OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers, ISSN 1815-199X
National Category
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-117498 (URN)
Note

2nd OECD -EU DIALOGUE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND MOBILITY:FORWARD-LOOKING LABOUR MIGRATION GOVERNANCE IN EUROPE.

Available from: 2015-04-29 Created: 2015-04-29 Last updated: 2018-01-11Bibliographically approved
Hansen, P. (2015). 'Undermining Free Movement: Migration in an Age of Austerity'. Eurozine, 1-6.
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2015 (English)In: Eurozine, ISSN 1684-4637, 1-6 p.Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Wien: , 2015
National Category
Other Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-117497 (URN)
Available from: 2015-04-29 Created: 2015-04-29 Last updated: 2015-06-02
Schierup, C.-U., Hansen, P. & Castles, S. (2015). Understanding the dual crisis. In: Jenny Phillimore (Ed.), Migration and Social Policy: (pp. 199-221). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Understanding the dual crisis
2015 (English)In: Migration and Social Policy / [ed] Jenny Phillimore, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015, 199-221 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015
Series
The International Library of Studies on Migration series, 19
Keyword
Migration
National Category
Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-126783 (URN)978-17-8347-104-1 (ISBN)
Available from: 2016-04-05 Created: 2016-04-05 Last updated: 2016-04-22Bibliographically approved
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