PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, McMaster University
I am a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada and specializing in International Relations. My research broadly surrounds irregularized migration, humanitarianism and border control in Europe, with a particular focus on the role of humanitarian sea rescue NGOs.
After being denied a safe harbour, the German humanitarian rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 recently entered into Italian territorial waters following a lengthy standoff with Italian authorities. The captain of the ship,...