Speranta Dumitru is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Paris Descartes and holds a Chair on Social Ethics at CERLIS, CNRS. She is a co-director of the research project iNAME – Immigration and Methodological Nationalism (2013-2016, University Paris Sorbonne Cité). Her recent work focuses on mobility and freedom of movement. She is mainly interested in understanding why some kinds of mobility have come to be politically forbidden or allowed. During her stay at CIRHUS, she will work on the right to emigrate and its adoption in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.