Dr Sébastien Bachelet

Dr Sébastien Bachelet is a Lecturer at the University of Manchester. He has been engaged in ethnographic research on migration in Morocco and the wider Maghreb region since 2011, exploring issues around uncertainty, illegality, and immobility. He has published on political subjectivity and migrants’ organisations (2018), trust amongst irregular migrants (2019), transit and migrants’ existential mobility (2019), and participation in arts-based projects (2019, with Prof. Jeffery). He is also co-investigator on MADAR: Maghreb Action on Displacement and Rights (GCRF Development Award, 2019-20), in collaboration with civil society organisations  and colleagues at universities in Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisa.