Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh to deliver the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies Annual Lecture: ‘Against the Humanitarian Grain’

Drawing on the Southern Responses to Displacement project, Prof Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh will deliver the NCHS Annual Lecture at the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies on the 4th of November 2022. Abstract: ‘In this lecture I propose moving beyond, or even against, what I conceptualise as “the humanitarian grain”, including by exploring what can be gained… Continue Reading →

Prof Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh delivering keynote address at the 4th Conference of the German Network of Forced Migration Studies

Drawing on Southern Responses to Displacement’s research, Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, will deliver the keynote lecture at the 4th Conference of the German Network for Forced Migration Studies on Wednesday the 28th September 2022. The abstract for her lecture, which builds in particular on her article, ‘Recentering the South in Studies of Migration’, is included below:… Continue Reading →

Listen to Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh speak about climate change driven displacement on BBC Radio 4 PM programme

Southern Responses to Displacement PI, Prof Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, spoke on BBC Radio 4 PM programme (at 46.36) about the relationship between climate change and displacement, in light of discussions at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). Drawing on an article published as part of the Southern Responses to Displacement research project (which you can read… Continue Reading →

Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

Journal Articles Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2021) ‘The right and role of critiquing the contemporary patchwork of protection,’ International Migration, 59 (4): 261-264. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Yousif M. Qasmiyeh (2020) ‘Refugees’ Pandemic Responses in a Palestinian Camp in Lebanon,’ Current History, 119 (821): 349-355. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2020.119.821.349 Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2020) Responding to Precarity in Baddawi Camp in the Era of Covid-19. Journal of Palestine Studies Fiddian-Qasmiyeh,… Continue Reading →

Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh discusses Covid-19 on Channel 4 News

Southern Responses to Displacement PI Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, on Channel 4 News, discusses how Covid-19 is impacting people living in poverty around the world. Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh highlights the diversity of national and international responses to the pandemic, including by Low and Middle Income Countries. Drawing on her work on South-South Cooperation and Southern-led responses to… Continue Reading →

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