Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh awarded Cornell-UCL Global Strategic Collaboration Award

Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Southern Responses to Displacement’s PI, has been awarded a Cornell-UCL Global Strategic Collaboration Awards. The award was won jointly with colleagues Dr. Saida Hodzic and Dr Eleanor Paynter from Cornell University. Building on the interdisciplinary strengths in migration and refugee studies across both UCL and Cornell University, the “Migration and Refuge” Working… Continue Reading →

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 delivered the NCHS Annual Lecture at the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies on the 4th of November 2022. You can listen to the lecture here: Abstract: ‘In this lecture I propose moving beyond, or even against, what I conceptualise as “the humanitarian grain”, including… 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. (2023) “Regional Approaches to Displacement in the Middle East,” in IASFM19, Editora Universitária Leopoldianum. 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: Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2020)… Continue Reading →

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