Justice, Borders, and Rights engages with struggles for inclusion, recognition and representation against a backdrop of the construction, reconstruction, deconstruction and transgression of borders. Our key focus is on borders, conceived of in their myriad symbolic and material varieties, and how they frame, shape and define people, institutions, communities and nations. Researchers also look at how people challenge borders and construct communities and bridges across borders, including through international cultural exchange, media and communication networks.

Researchers in the stream approach the following questions from different perspectives:

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A-Z of Brexit: A guide to Brexit terminology

This glossary has been designed to explain some of the key terms used in relation to Brexit.

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Year of Mygration

250 insights into how migration affects all of us, not just migrants.

Posted throughout 2018, 5 days a week for 50 weeks, ahead of the OU’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2019.

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Check out the October 2018 newsletter:

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Statelessness and Sustainable Development at the 2019 High Level Political Forum: A moment for reflection

“Is citizenship relevant to sustainable development?” 

Yes. Here’s how.


Speaking Up, Not Talking Down

The Discover Society feature 'Speaking Up, Not Talking Down' on representations of refugees, with contributions from Dr Umut Erel, is now available

REF Impact Study Report

The Tate Exchange ‘Who Are We?’ Open University REF Impact Study Final Report is now available to view.