Sophie Hinger is Research Associate in Social Geography and a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS), Osnabrück University, Germany. In her doctoral research, she investigates the politics and spaces of urban asylum in Germany with a focus on the co-production between local authorities, migrants, solidarity groups and various other individual, collective and institutional actors.
Andrea Rea, et al.
The refugee question occupied centre stage at every political debate in Europe since 2015. Starting from the "long summer of migration", the polarization of opinions and attitudes towards asylum seekers among citizens of the EU has grown increasingly. The divergence between hospitality and hostility has also become evident in political reactions. More info