This talk at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Louisville, KY, USA by URBAN3DP project leader Dr. Sarah A. Tobin,  traces the flows of Syrian refugees into Jordan from 2011 until the 2014 closing of the border.  Tobin will explore the contours of refugee movements, structures of governance, economic struggles as well as the creation and closures of camps, urban refugees, and solutions that come in the form of economic relief, which ultimately engender new subjectivities. Tobin also discusses the most recent refugee-creating and returning events in Syria and European pressures on host governments to prevent migration.

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