publications network members


  • Machado H, Granja R & Amelung N (2020) Constructing Suspicion Through Forensic DNA Databases in the EU. The Views of the Prüm Professionals.”The British Journal of Criminology 60(1):141–59. Retrieved September 24, 2019 (
  • Netz S (2020) Teeth and Truth? Age IDentities of migrants in the making. Ethnos: 1–16.
  • Scheel S (2020) “Reconfiguring Desecuritization: Contesting Expert Knowledge in the Securitization of Migration.”  Geopolitics. Published Online First:
  • Scheel S (2020): “Biopolitical Bordering: Enacting Populations as Intelligible Objects of Government.” European Journal of Social Theory. Published online first:
  • Scheel S (together with: Francisca Grommé) (2020): “Doing Statistics, Enacting the Nation: The Performative Powers of Categories.” Nations and Nationalism. Published online first:
  • Scheel S (together with Baki Cakici and Evelyn Ruppert) (2020): “Peopling Europe Through Data Practices: Introduction to the special issue.” Science, Technology and Human Values 45 (2):199-211. Open Access:
  • Scheel S (together with: Francisca Grommé, Evelyn Ruppert, Funda Ustek-Spilda, Baki Cakici, and Ville Takala) (2020): “Doing a Transversal Method: Developing an Ethics of Care in a Collaborative Research Project.” Global Networks 20 (3): 522-543.Published open access (online first):
  • Amelung N, Granja R, and Machado H (2020) “Communicating Forensic Genetics: ‘Enthusiastic’ Publics and the Management of Expectations’.” Pp. 209–26 in Exploring Science Communication, edited by S. R. Davies and U. Felt. London; Thousand Oaks, New Delhi, Singapore: Sage.


  • Pollozek S and Passoth JH (2019) Data Collection and the Logistics of Migration. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 37(4): 606-624.
  • Schütz T (2019) Humanitäre Medieninterventionen. Digitale Infrastruktur in Unterkünften für Geflüchtete. In: Kaufmann ME, Nimführ S, Otto L and Schütte D (eds) Forschen und Arbeiten im Kontext von Flucht. Reflexionslücken, Repräsentations- und Ethikfragen. WIesbaden: VS Springer, pp. 97-119.
  • Amelung N and M (2019) ‘Bio-Bordering’ Processes in the EU: De-Bordering and Re-Bordering along Transnational Systems of Biometric Database Technologies. International Journal of Migration and Border Studies 5(4): 392–408. Retrieved March 27, 2020 (
  • Amelung N and Machado H (2019) Affected for good or for evil: The formation of issue-publics that relate to the UK National DNA Database. Public Understanding of Science 28(5): 590-605. URL:
  • Amelung N, Gianolla C, Sousa Ribeiro J, Leiria Viegas S and Magalhaes B (2019) Facing the elephant: STS inspired reflections on the political crisis associated with migrants, EASST Review 38(1). URL:
  • Hoijtink M and Leese M (eds.) 2019. Technology and Agency in International Relations, London/New York: Routledge.
  • Lee C, and Voigt TH (2019) DNA Testing for Family Reunification and the Limits of Biological Truth. Science, Technology, & Human Values DOI:
  • Netz S (2019) Enacting biorelational citizenship in X-ray rooms and offices: on age assessments of migrants in Germany. Citizenship Studies 23(7): 720–737.
  • Netz S, Lempp S, Krause K and Schramm K (2019) Claiming citizenship rights through the body multiple. Citizenship Studies 23(7): 637–651.
  • Scheel, Stephan and Funda Ustek-Spilda (2019): “On the Politics of Expertise and Ignorance in the Field of Migration Management.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, Vol. 37 (4): 663–681. Open access:
  • Scheel, Stephan; Evelyn Ruppert and Funda Ustek-Spilda (2019):”Enacting Migration through Data Practices.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 37 (4):579–588. Open access:
  • Ruppert, Evelyn and Scheel, Stephan (2019): The Politics of Method: Taming the New, Making Data Official.International Political Sociology 13 (3):233-252. Open Access:
  • Glouftsios G (2019). “Designing Digital Borders: The Visa Information System”. In: Leese, M. and Hoijtnik, M. (eds.) Technology and Agency in International Relations. London and New York: Routledge.


  • Schütz T and Meisel M (2018) Country Report Germany. From the shelter to the classroom: Two Case Studies Of Civic Participation Through Freifunk Berlin. Global Information Society Watch Yearbook. APC Press.
  • Leese M (2018) Standardizing Security: The Business Case Politics of Borders. Mobilities 13(2): 261-275.
  • Glouftsios G (2018) Governing Circulation through Technology within EU Border Security Practice-Networks. Mobilities 13 (2): 185-199.




  • Heinemann T, Helén I,Lemke T, Naue U, and Weiss MG, (eds) (2015) Suspect Families: DNA Analysis, Family Reunification and Immigration Policies. Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate.
  • Dijstelbloem H and Broeders D (2015) Border surveillance, mobility management and the shaping of non-publics in Europe. European Journal of Social Theory 18(1): 21– 38.


  • Galis, V. & Lee, F. 2014.  “A vocabulary of exclusion: destabilizing accessibility in the Athens Metro, 1991-1993”. Science, Technology and Human Values, Special Issue on Disability and STS. 39(1), 154-179.


  • Heinemann T, and  Lemke T (2013) Suspect Families: DNA Kinship Testing in German Immigration Policy. Sociology 47(4), 810–827.


  • Galis, V. & Hansson, A. 2012. “Partisan Scholarship in Technoscientific Controversies: Reflections on Research Experience”, Science as Culture, 21(3), 335-364.


  • Dijstelbloem H and Meijer A (eds) (2011) Migration and the new technological borders of Europe. Palgrave Macmillan.