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Migration, Mobility & Displacement is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal. It seeks to publish original and innovative scholarly articles, juried thematic essays from migrant advocacy groups and practitioners, and visual essays that speak to migration, mobility and displacement and that relate in diverse ways to the Asia-Pacific. The journal welcomes submissions from scholars and migrant advocacy groups that are publicly engaged, and who seek to address a range of issues facing migrants, mobile and displaced persons, and especially work which explores injustices and inequalities.

The editorial board of Migration, Mobility & Displacement aims to publish and promote:

  • challenges to received wisdom and dominant narratives about migration, mobility, and displacement;
  • scholarship that addresses injustices and inequalities facing migrants, mobile and displaced persons;
  • public scholarship that serves as a resource for policy debate across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond;
  • inter-disciplinary scholarship and research featuring diverse theoretical frameworks and methodological perspectives;
  • ways of engaging with migrant community activists, migrant advocacy groups and practitioners;
  • geographically and culturally diverse scholarship;
  • critical engagement with social theory and critical re-conceptualizations of mobility and migration, including questions of indigeneity, power relations, and normative responses.

Open Access

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

We welcome submissions and inquiries from prosepctive authors, and accept submission on an ongoing basiis. Please review our Author's Guidelines for more information.

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Migration, Mobility & Displacement is directed by the following editorial board: 

  • Leslie Butt
  • Catherine Costigan
  • Marlea Clarke
  • Sean Hier
  • Helen Lansdowne
  • Jo-Anne Lee
  • Scott Watson

Full submission details and guidelines are available on the submission section of the journal site.

Mailing Address

Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives
University of Victoria
Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 2Y2

Principal Contact

Feng Xu
Dept. of Political Science University of Victoria