Altrogge, Judith M.A.

E-Mail: 
judith.altrogge [at] abi.uni-freiburg.de
Telefon: 
+49 (0)170 – 9035908
Forschungsbereiche: 
Flucht, Migration und Remigration
Regionale Schwerpunkte: 
Westafrika, insb. Gambia

Publikationen

Platzhalterbild Zeitschriftenartikel (Wiss.)
Zeitschriftenartikel (Wiss.)
Altrogge, Judith / Dr. Franzisca Zanker
Security Dialogue
10.1177/09670106221119598
In 2019, the tiny West African country of the Gambia imposed a moratorium on all deportation flights from the EU. Though West African countries are notoriously reluctant to cooperate on forced returns, such a moratorium was unheard of and caused an uproar within diplomatic circles in Europe. In the age of deportability, why is deporting ‘unwanted’ migrants an illustration of a nation’s sovereign rights, yet refusing to accept deportees is not? The Gambian government used the moratorium to forestall political destabilization at a time of transition from a long dictatorship.
2022
Platzhalterbild Beitraege zu Konferenzen
Beiträge zu Konferenzen
Altrogge, Judith / Dr. Kwaku Arhin-Sam
VAD Konferenz Africa-Europe: Reciprocal Perspectives
2022
Platzhalterbild Zeitschriftenartikel (Wiss.)
Zeitschriftenartikel (Wiss.)
Altrogge, Judith / Dr. Franzisca Zanker
International Migration
https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12578
In December 2016, Gambian dictator Jammeh was surprisingly ousted through the ballot box by a democratically motivated opposition. With this remarkable change, tables also turned for Gambian migrants. Gambians abroad were called upon to return and help rebuild the nation, while political interests in host states increased to return “irregular” migrants. In what ways can migrant return be politically influential, especially after a critical juncture as in the Gambia?
2019