Adrian Favell

Visiting Fellow
Adrian Favell is Founding Director of the Radical Humanities Laboratory, University College Cork, and Professor of Social and Political Theory there. He is the author of various works on migration, multiculturalism, cosmopolitanism and cities, including Philosophies of Integration: Immigration and the Idea of Citizenship in France and Britain (1998), Eurostars and Eurocities: Free Movement and Mobility in an Integrating Europe (2008), a collection of essays, Immigration, Integration and Mobility: New Agendas in Migration Studies (2015), and a work in migration theory, The Integration Nation: Immigration and Colonial Power in Liberal Democracies (2022). Most recently, at the University of Leeds, he directed the large political sociology project, Northern Exposure: Race, Nation and Disaffection in "Ordinary" Towns and Cities after Brexit (2019-2022), and was producer of a documentary film From Where We Stand based on its research. He currently directs the ERC AdG project MIGMOBS - The Orders and Borders of Global Inequality: Migration and Mobilities in Late Capitalism (2024-28), which is partly based at the Global Mobilities Project at MPC.

Research focus/fields of interest: mobilities, inequality, diversity.
Core disciplines: interdisciplinary social sciences & humanities.