Full Title: Making time at the frontiers of Europe: Syrian migrants/refugees in Istanbul; ‘waiting’ practices in uncertain times
Grant Recipient: Souad Osseiran, Goldsmiths, University of London
Under BIAA SRI(s): Migration, Minorities and regional identities
Summary: Employing ethnographic methods this research investigates Syrians migrants/refugees’ waiting practices both discursive and embodied, their organization of time, and their labour in Istanbul. It explores the intersection of Turkey’s position as a European Union candidate country, its geographical location as a frontier to European space, and the violence in Syria.