The articulation of anti-trafficking regimes in Mediterranean Europe. Actors, discourses and representations

The main objective of the project is the scrutiny and comprehensive analysis pf the anti-trafficking regimens in Southern Europe, with a special focus on Portugal, Spain and Italy. The research aims to analyze what and how certain migratory practices are defined in terms of trafficking, how some migrants are identified as "victims" of trafficking and how the intervention policies in this area are devised and applied. In methodological terms, it is a a qualitative study, anchored in a multisituated ethnography, in which discourses on, and representations of trafficking and its "capillarization (Foucault, 1979), from the supranational plan to the national plans, will be analyzed.

Start Date
End Date
Project Funding
External Partners
CIES-Iscte - Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology
Data from Ciência-IUL