Marie Godin

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow

Marie Godin is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and her project is titled ‘Refugees, social protection and digital technologies in times of the “refugee crisis”’.

Marie’s project aims to explore how the development of tech-social protection initiatives led by, with or for refugees, is contributing to a reshaping of the politics of welfare at the local, national and transnational levels.

In the media
MIGNEX – Aligning Migration Management and the Migration–Development Nexus
Refugees, social protection and digital technologies in times of the “refugee crisis”

Journal articles and special issues

Godin, Marie (2017) 'Breaking the silences, breaking the frames: a gendered diasporic analysis of sexual violence in the DRC', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Godin, Marie (with G Doná) (2016) ''Refugee voices', new social media and politics of representation: Young Congolese in the diaspora and beyond', Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees 32 (1) 60-71
Godin, Marie (2016) 'Theatre and Photography as New Contentious Repertoires of Congolese Women in the Diaspora: Towards Another Politics of Representation of Rape', African Diaspora 9 (1-2) 101-27
Godin, Marie (2015) 'Heart of a Mother: Performative Diasporic Engagements with Gender based Violence in the DR Congo', Journal of Culture and African Women Studies 26
Godin, Marie (with D Garbin) (2013) '‘Saving the Congo’: transnational social fields and politics of home in the Congolese diaspora', The African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal 6 113-30


Godin, Marie (2023) '"In London, I Am a European Citizen": Brexit, Emotions, and the Politics of Belonging'. In R Barbulescu, S Wallace, LP Goodman (eds) Revising the Integration-Citizenship Nexus in Europe , Springer
Godin, Marie (with Barbara Herman, Andrea Rea, Rebecca Thys) (2015) 'Moroccan and Congolese Migrant Organizations in Belgium'. In A Portes, P Fernandez-Kelly (eds) The State and the Grassroots: Immigrant Transnational Organizations in Four Continents , New York: Berghahn Books
22 September, 2020
New article co-authored by Marie Godin explores use of digital devices by migrants in transit
01 August, 2018
Marie Godin wins British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship
28 Oct, 2016
'Women and Young Girls at Risk as Camps in Calais Are Cleared'. Marie Godin writes for Refugees Deeply
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