Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is the consultative body of the project. It provides external oversight (e.g.on research, methods, deliverables, dissemination and exploitation of results). One member of the Advisory Board acts as Ethics Advisor to the project. He advises on the development of ethical guidelines and serves as an expert on ethical questions and challenges that may arise throughout the research.

Professor Dr. Andreas Pott

Professor Dr. Andreas Pott, Director of the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at the University of Osnabrück, Germany, is working on immigration and social mobility, geography of migration and forced migration and refugee studies. Member on the Board of Directors of I... Read more

Catherine Woollard

Catherine Woollard, Secretary General of the European Council of Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) in Brussels, Belgium. ECRE is a pan-European alliance of 102 NGOs in 41 European countries, which promotes the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and displaced persons in Europe. ECRE's work covers litigation... Read more

Doris Peschke

Doris Peschke is Project Coordinator and focusses on irregular migration in the migration, displacement and intercultural work section of the Diakonie Hesse, based in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Previously, she was General Secretary of the Churches' Commission for Migrants in Europe, Brussels, Belgium.... Read more

Dr. Jeff Crisp

Dr Jeff Crisp, independent consultant and expert in forced migration and refugee studies, affiliated with the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, and Chatham House (Royal Institute for International Affairs), has held senior positions with UNHCR (Head of Policy Development and Evaluation),... Read more

Louis Hoffmann

Mr Louis Hoffmann, Head of the Transition and Recovery Division, International Organization of Migration (IOM), Switzerland.

Dr. Michael Schönhuth

Professor Dr Michael Schönhuth, Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Trier, Germany, works on social network analysis, migration and research ethics. He has published intensively on ethical issues, has been part of several working groups developing ethical guidelines, and will ser... Read more

Professor Parvati Raghuram (PhD)

Professor Dr Parvati Raghuram, Professor of Geography and Migration at the Open University, United Kingdom, with a research focus on globalisation, migration and mobility, gender, class and race politics as well as postcolonial theory. Member on the Board of Directors of the network International Mi... Read more

Dr. Sanaa Alimia

Dr Sanaa Alimia, Fellow at the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS) and Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) in Berlin, Germany.