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United Kingdom
University of East Anglia
migration, asylum seekers, refugees, critical security studies, feminist security studies, ethnographic methods
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Personal Info

About Me

Alexandria Innes is a Lecturer in International Relations at the University of East Anglia.  She has published on the politics of asylum in Europe and the security aspects of migration towards Europe, including work in Security Dialogue, International Relations, Global Society and Journal of Contemporary European Studies. Her research uses ethnographic methods to foreground experiential knowledge in international relations and she is particularly interested in the lived experience of migration towards Europe. Alexandria is the author of Migration, Citizenship and the Challenge for Security: An ethnographic approach (London: Palgrave, 2015).

Recent Publications

‘Spousal Visa Law and Structural Violence: fear, anxiety and terror of the everyday’ Critical Studies on Terrorism 8(3) 2015 (with Brent J Steele)


‘The Never-Ending Journey? Exclusive Jurisdictions and Migrant Mobility in Europe’ Journal of Contemporary European Studies (Online 2015)


Migration, Citizenship and the Challenge for Security Palgrave (2015)


‘Performing Security Absent the State: Encounters with a Failed Asylum Seeker in the UK’ Security Dialogue 45(6):565-581 (2014)

Media Coverage

BBC World Service Have Your Say Friday 28 August 2015

BBC World Service Newsday Friday 18 September 2015

Open Democracy

Herts and Essex Observer

Country Focus
Europe, Southern Europe, Mediterranean migration

Research Areas

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