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Luna Vives Gonzalez

Professeure adjointe

Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département de géographie

Complexe des sciences, room B-6009

514 343-6111 #4960

luna.vives@umontreal.ca

Profile

Biography

Luna Vives est spécialiste en migration internationale. Elle étudie le renforcement des frontières européennes et nord-américaines pour arrêter la migration non désirée et son impact sur les populations migrantes en situation de vulnérabilité. Ses travaux actuels portent sur la violation de droits des mineur.e.s non accompagné.e.s et sur la militarisation des opérations de recherche et sauvetage (SAR) dans la Méditerranée occidentale. Elle détient un doctorat de l’Université de la Colombie-Britannique et un postdoctorat de l’Université McGill.

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Affiliations and responsabilities

Projects

Research projects

2019 - 2022

Building Democratic Resilience in the EU_Jean Monnet Center of Excellence

Lead researcher : Laurie Beaudonnet
Co-researchers : Luna Vives Gonzalez , Frédéric Mérand
Funding sources: Commission européenne (La)
Grant programs:
2018 - 2022

Les enfants qui voyagent seuls : le parcours des mineurs non accompagnés vers l'Union Européenne

Lead researcher : Luna Vives Gonzalez
Funding sources: FRQSC/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FQRSC)
Grant programs: PV113813-(NP) Soutien à la recherche pour la relève professorale
2018 - 2020

Construire la recherche : la création d'un collectif de recherche sur les migrations

Lead researcher : Luna Vives Gonzalez
Funding sources: CRSH/Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada
Grant programs: PV152160-Subvention Connexion
2018 - 2020

Assessing quality and completeness of administrative data on migrant children crossing the european union's mediterranean border

Lead researcher : Luna Vives Gonzalez
Funding sources: CRSH/Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada
Grant programs: PVX20020-Subvention institutionnelle du CRSH - Subventions d'exploration
2017 - 2019

Supporting the implementation of Jordan’s Principle in Alberta (with the First Nations Health Consortium)

Co-researchers : Luna Vives Gonzalez
Funding sources: Santé Canada
Grant programs:

Outreach

Publications and presentations

Publications

Articles dans des revues scientifiques avec comité de lecture

  • Vives, L. and Sinha, V. (2019) The Discrimination of First Nations Children with Special Healthcare Needs in Canada: A Case Study. International Indigenous Policy Journal10(1) (29 pages).
  • Topak, O. and Vives, L. (2018) A comparative analysis of migration control strategies along the Western and Eastern Mediterranean routes: Sovereign interventions through militarization and deportation. Migration Studies (online).
  • Vives, L. (2017) Unwanted sea migrants across the EU border: the Canary Islands. Political Geography61: 181-192.
  • Moser, S., Hendricks, M. And Vives, L. (2017) Academia’s moral entanglements in the face of a racist regime. ACME, 16(2): 175-184.
  • Vives, L. and Vázquez Silva, I. (2017) Migration and transnational mothering: the Senegalese experience. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 43(3): 495-512.
  • Vives, L. (2017) The EU - West African sea border: anti-immigration strategies and territoriality. European Journal of Urban and Regional Studies, 24(2): 209-224.
  • Vives, L. (2011) Insiders or Outsiders? The Argentinean immigrant community in Spain. Citizenship Studies, 15(2), 227-246.
  • Vives, L. (2011) White Europe: an alternative reading of the Southern EU border. Geopolíticas(20 pages).
  • Vives, L. and Sité, S. (2011) Negra española, negra extranjera: dos historias de una misma discriminación [Spanish black woman, foreign black woman: two stories of the same discrimination]. Revista Estudios de Juventud, 89, 163-186.
  • Vives, L. (2009) Over the fence: the militarization of the Senegalese - Spanish sea border (editorial). African Geographical Review, 28, 5-9.
  • Vives, L. (2008) Selective boundaries: immigration and the (changing) limits of the Spanish community. Intersticios: Revista Sociológica de Pensamiento Crítico, (2), 99-113.

Chapitres de livres et articles d'enciclopédie

  • Mohabir, N. and Vives, L. (accepted) Postcolonialism. In The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Elsevier.
  • Vives, L. (2012) Fragmented migrant (her)stories: opportunities of multi-sited ethnography for feminist migration research. In Bonifacio, G. (ed.) Feminism and migration: cross-cultural engagements. London and New York: Springer.

 Articles dans des publications sans comité de lecture

  • Vives, L. and Silverman, S. (2019) “Unaccompanied and separated children in Canada: Towards a Best interests of the Child framework.” Policy recommendations prepared at the request of Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada.
  • Álvarez Cortés, J.C., Vives, L., and Ruiz Mosquera, A.C. (2018) La protección de la Seguridad Social por hijos a cargo de los trabajadores migrantes en el derecho internacional. In Protección a la familia y seguridad social. Hacia un nuevo modelo de protección sociolaboral (Tomo II, Capítulo IV, pp. 87-119).Murcia, Spain : Laborum (Conference proceedings : II Congreso Internacional y XV Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Española de Salud y Seguridad Social).

 Rapports

  • Sinha, V., Vives, L., Gerlach, A. (eds.) (in press) “Final Report. Implementing Jordan’s Principle Service Coordination in the Alberta Region: The First Nations Health Consortium.” Calgary/Edmonton, AB: The First Nations Health Consortium.
  • Sinha, V., Vives, L., Gerlach, A. (eds.) (2019) “Interim Report. Implementing Jordan’s Principle Service Coordination in the Alberta Region: The First Nations Health Consortium.” Calgary/Edmonton, AB: The First Nations Health Consortium.
  • Vives, L., Sinha, V., Burnet, E., Lach, L. in collaboration with Pinaymootang First Nation and Nanaandawewigamig, First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba (2017). “Honouring Jordan’s Principle: obstacles to access to equal health and social services for First Nations children with complex needs living in Fairford, Manitoba.” Fairford, MB: Pinaymootang First Nation, Canada.

Disciplines

  • Human Geography
  • Sociology

Areas of expertise

  • International migrations
  • Political geography
  • Unaccompanied migrant minors
  • Borders
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Migration
  • Geography of risk and security
  • European Union