Leiza Brumat

Research Fellow
  • Phone: +39 055 4685 547
  • Leiza Brumat is a Research Fellow in the MIGPROSP project. Before joining the MPC she was a lecturer in International Relations, Regional Integration and International Organizations and a Research Fellow for the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) of Argentina. She was awarded a PhD in Social Sciences by Flacso–Argentina with a thesis on migration policies and the free movement of persons in Mercosur. Leiza was a visiting scholar at the Università di Bologna and visiting researcher at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She has been consultant for various international organizations and has participated as presenter, organizer and discussant in several academic events. Leiza has written Op-Eds for Diario Perfil and El Cronista Comercial.

    Research topics: migration policies and policymaking, free movement of persons, regional integration, regionalism.
    Geographic areas: South America, North America, Europe.
    ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0001-5764-0170

    Books
  • Brumat, Leiza (forthcoming). Freedom of Movement in South America: Rethinking Regional Migration Policies. Routledge.
  • Geddes, Andrew, Hadj-Abdou, Leila and Brumat, Leiza (2020, forthcoming). Migration and Mobility in the European Union (2nd edition). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Geddes, Andrew, Vera-Espinoza, Marcia, Hadj-Abdou, Leila, and Brumat, Leiza (eds.) (2019). The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

  • Refereed journal articles
  • Brumat, Leiza (2019). (Libre) circulación de personas y políticas migratorias regionales en el MERCOSUR. Estado del arte. Revista MERCOSUR de Políticas Sociales, 3, diciembre. Pp.10-24.
  • DerGhougassian, Khatchik and Brumat, Leiza (2018). The Argentine Military and the Antisubversivo Genocide: The School of the Americas’ Contribution to the French Counterinsurgency Model. Genocide Studies International, 12,1, Spring. Pp. 48-71.
  • Brumat, Leiza and Torres, Rayen (2015). “La Ley de Migraciones 25.871: un caso de democracia participativa en Argentina”. Revista de Estudios Políticos, n. 46 enero- junio. Pp. 55-77.
  • Brumat, Leiza (2014). “El ingreso de Turquía a la Unión Europea: una cuestión de identidad”. Mural Internacional. Río de Janeiro: UERJ.
  • Brumat, Leiza (2013). “Políticas migratorias, construcciones de identidad europea y el inmigrante como una ‘amenaza’. Un análisis de la Directiva del Retorno”. Diversidad.net. Revista de la Universidad de Tres de Febrero. Año 4, número 6, junio.
  • Battaleme, Juan y Brumat, Leiza (2013). “¿Percepciones o capacidades?: Evaluación de la discusión de los poderes emergentes en un mundo en transición- La política exterior de Turquía”. Revista ANMO: África del Norte y Medio Oriente. Año 2, N. 2.

  • Chapters in edited books (peer reviewed):
  • Brumat, Leiza (2020, forthcoming). The Residence Agreement of Mercosur as an Alternative form of Protection: the Challenges of a Milestone in Regional Migration Governance. In Liliana Lyra Jubilut, Gabriela Mezzanotti and Marcia Vera Espinoza (Eds.). Latin America and Refugee Protection: regimes, logics and challenges. New York-Oxford: Berghahn Books.
  • Brumat, Leiza (2020, forthcoming). Four Generations of Regional policies for the (free) movement of persons in South America (1977-2016). In Katrin Marchand, Glenn Rayp and Ilse Ruyssen (eds). Regional Integration and Migration in the Global South. New York: Springer-United Nations University.
  • Brumat, Leiza and Acosta, Diego (2019). Three Generations of Free Movement of Regional Migrants in Mercosur. Any influence from the EU? In Geddes, Andrew, Hadj-Abdou, Leila, Vera-Espinoza, Marcia and Brumat, Leiza (eds.) The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 54-72.
  • Geddes, A., Hadj-Abdou, L., Vera-Espinoza, M. and Brumat, L. (2019). Introduction: The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance. In Geddes, Andrew, Hadj-Abdou, Leila, Vera-Espinoza, Marcia and Brumat, Leiza (eds.). The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Pp. 1-14.
  • Geddes, A., Hadj-Abdou, L., Vera-Espinoza, M. and Brumat, L. (2019). Conclusion. In Geddes, Andrew, Hadj-Abdou, Leila, Vera-Espinoza, Marcia and Brumat, Leiza (eds.). The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Pp. 224-231.
  • Brauner, Susana y Brumat, Leiza (2014). “Un abordaje a las migraciones africanas recientes en Argentina: el caso senegalés. ¿Diáspora o comunidad transnacional?”. In Memorias del I Foro Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades “Desafíos de la Argentina en el Siglo XXI”. Buenos Aires: UADE.
  • Brumat, Leiza (2014). “Órdenes y configuraciones internacionales de poder: entre fines de la Guerra Fría e inicios del Siglo XXI”. In El mundo después de la Primera Guerra, edited by Susana Brauner. Buenos Aires: Ed. Temas.
  • Brumat, Leiza (2014). “El fin de la Guerra Fría: explicaciones teóricas de las Relaciones Internacionales”. In El mundo después de la Primera Guerra edited by Susana Brauner. Buenos Aires: Ed. Temas.
  • Brauner, Susana and Brumat, Leiza (2012). “Diásporas y migraciones recientes en Argentina: una aproximación a las perspectivas en debate. El caso judío y senegalés”. In Las poblaciones afrodescendientes de América Latina y el Caribe. Pasado, presente y perspectivas desde el siglo XXI edited by Becerra, María José, Diego Buffa, Hamurabi Noufouri, Mario Ayala. Córdoba: Universidad Nacional de Córdoba-Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero.

  • Research and policy reports
  • “Informe sobre el estado de situación de la facilitación del tránsito fronterizo en Suramérica”. Documento de referencia. XVI Conferencia Suramericana sobre migraciones. Asunción, 3-4 November 2016.

  • Blog posts (most recent)
  • Brumat, Leiza (2019). Venezuelans are the first nationality of asylum seekers worldwide, but South American countries do not recognise them as refugees. Why? MPC Blog.
  • De Vito, Carmine and Brumat, Leiza (2019). Venezuela: crisi, Guaidó e il ruolo del Brasile di Bolsonaro. Affari Internazionali, 1 febbraio.
  • Vera-Espinoza, Marcia; Hadj-Abdou, Leila and Brumat, Leiza (2018). Global Compact for Migration: What is it and why are countries opposing it? The Conversation UK. 7th December.
  • Vera Espinoza, Marcia and Brumat, Leiza (2018). Brazil elections 2018: how will Bolsonaro’s victory affect migration policy in Brazil and South America?, London School of Economics Latin America and the Caribbean Centre. 25 October.
  • Acosta, Diego; Vera Espinoza, Marcia and Brumat, Leiza (2018). The new Chilean Government and its shifting attitudes on migration governance, MPC Blog. (visited in August 2018)
  • Acosta, Diego, Marcia Vera Espinoza, and Leiza Brumat (2018). “Brazil´s Migration Governance: Hidden Actors, the Law and the 2018 Presidential Elections”. MIGPROSP Blog.
  • Vera Espinoza, Marcia, Leiza Brumat, and Andrew Geddes (2017). “Migration Governance in South America: Where is the region heading?”. MIGPROSP Blog.
  • Acosta, Diego, and Leiza Brumat (2017). “Argentina’s Restrictive Turn On Migration: Trump’s First Imitator In The Americas?”. MIGRPROSP blog.

  • Articles in magazines (most recent)
  • Brumat, Leiza; Acosta, Diego and Vera-Espinoza, Marcia (2018), Gobernanza Migratoria en América del Sur: ¿Hacia una nueva oleada restrictiva?, in Lincoln Bizzozzero Revelez and Wilson Fernández Luzuriaga (eds). Anuario de Política Internacional & Política Exterior 2017-2018. Tradinco: Universidad de la República- Ediciones Cruz del Sur, pp. 205-210.