Societal Security Network
Linking Researchers, actors, agencies and institutions concerned with societal security in Europe.
New Publication on 'The global economic crisis as a critical juncture? The crisis’s impact on migration movements and policies'
The paper presents the findings on both migration patterns and immigration policies and demonstrates in how far these address existing gaps in the literature on the migration–crisis nexus.
New Event: Managing Societal Security in the European Union: Policy-makers as Securitizing Actors, 2 December 2016 - WEBSTREAMED
The event aims to provide an overview on the complexity and interlinkages among various areas of societal security, societal resilience and policy-making, with a special emphasis on the actors involved.
New Blog by Prof. Elspeth Guild on the Challenge of EU Border Controls on Persons
Prof. Guild (CEPS and Queen Mary University of London) analyses in this Blog the concrete purpose of border controls.

What is Societal Security?

Societal security is a response to a perception that society is under threat. What does it mean to say that society is threatened? SOURCE gives answers. 

 

What is SOURCE About?

The conversation about what makes European society what it is - and what potentially threatens it - involves many voices and many perspectives. SOURCE provides a framework, tools and basic data, to facilitate the conversation between them.

New on the SOURCE Website

NEW SOURCE Event on "Managing Societal Security in the European Union: Policy-makers as Securitizing Actors", 2 December 2016 - This event will be webstreamed.

Watch us online!  At 10:00 am Brussels time (at the time of our conference) on 2 December, the following link will be activated:

https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/fp7-source-project-conference-managing-societal-security-in-the-european-union-policy-makers-as-securitizing-actors

During one day, the meeting will address some of the most critical policy issues in today’s EU policies. Specifically, issues related to Privacy and data protection; Health, epidemics and environment; Terrorism and counter radicalization; and The EU’s role in reinforcing cultural diplomacy for sustaining peace and security. For further information click HERE

 

NEW Blog on ''The Challenge of EU Border Controls on Persons​'' by Prof. Elspeth Guild

A new Blog has been published in the SOURCE website on the purpose of border controls. In this Blog, Prof. Guild analyses the various objectives of border controls on movement of persons and which state actors are involved. Click HERE to read more. 

NEW SOURCE Publication on ''The global economic crisis as a critical juncture? The crisis’s impact on migration movements and policies in Europe and the U.S.'' 

A new SOURCE publication has been published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. This special issue sets out to explore how the most recent economic crisis impacted immigration and immigration-related policy in the U.S. and in European countries that are part of the OECD. You can free download this SOURCE Publication HERE

 

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