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With climate change, the governance of human mobility will be the greatest challenge of the twenty-first century. On a planetary scale, the combined effects of "absolute capitalism," the intensification of speed, and the saturation of daily life by digital technologies have led to an acceleration and densification of connections. Local, regional, and international circulation is increasing. With it come complex networks in which large and small spaces are not only colliding but also becoming entangled and thus redrawing maps. Struggles for sovereignty are emerging around the excising of territories and the power to decide who can move where and under what conditions. But countless events typical of this period show that the right to cross another country's borders is becoming increasingly procedural and can be suspended or revoked at any time, on any pretext. This has to do with the new global security regime now taking shape.

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