Dr Paolo Gaibazzi
Zentrum Moderner Orient
Research and expertise by topic:
I am interested in (im)mobility related topics, in particular sedentariness, the ordinary ethics of mobility, migration policies, undocumented migration, social inequality. Regarding borders, I am interested in the regulatory effects of borders on social relations and subjectivities, documentary regimes of mobility, EU policies of externalization in West Africa.
Research and expertise by region:
My work focuses on the Soninke of the Upper River Region of The Gambia. My research was conducted near the border with Senegal (Velingara), and in Serekunda, Gambia's urban area