Franz Buhr

Franz Buhr
University of Lisbon | UL · Institute of Geography and Territorial Planning

PhD in human geography

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Family migration is the term used to categorise the international movement of people who migrate due to new or established family ties. People moving for family reasons constitute the largest group of migrants entering OECD countries, ahead of labour and humanitarian migration (OECD, 2017). The study of migrant families cuts across the available le...
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Migration infrastructures have usually been identified with stable socio-material arrangements controlling migration (e.g. airports and detention camps), stressing highly stratified power geometries and hierarchies. Recent debates about arrival infrastructures, however, have highlighted the informal, ephemeral and improvisational character of ‘bott...
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A common consequence of sticking to a research topic for a fair amount of time is that it starts colonising your everyday life to a point where you may find yourself asking questions to every new acquaintance as if they were participants in your project. Your friends may become tired of your constant interrogations, but unknown people might simply...
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This Policy Paper is a summary of the National Workshop entitled “Migration in the digital era: exploring new data, practices and lifestyles”, organized by Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT), Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, on March 25, 202. The main objective of this Policy Paper is to summarize the premises put forward...
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Abstract The purpose of this brief is to reflect critically on the use of visual methods in migration studies and to provide concrete examples of their application. We propose to think of the adoption of a visual methodology as a way to access and produce knowledge within the field of migration studies, rather than relying on disciplinary framing....
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Besides a more general concern over transport infrastructure, its quality and availability, mobility is also a pre-condition for city dwellers to access urban resources, facilities, employment, local services and leisure. Moreover, mobility allows urban inhabitants to uncover a city's potentialities and to fully participate in urban life. Migrants,...
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This paper engages with the ‘mobility turn’ scholarship in order to provide tools for the study of migrants’ integration to urban space. The analysis of urban mobilities draws attention to the practical know-how that underlies mobility practices. I argue that migrants’ urban apprenticeship – that is, the ways migrants learn (to use) city spaces – s...
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This paper explores the idea of migrant spatial integration through an approach focused on urban praxis. Joining other contributions concerned with the continuing significance of place and locality for the study of migrant settlement, this paper examines migrants’ urban apprenticeship and how it shapes their usage of city space. Departing from the...

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