The Southern Responses to Displacement project is examining different discourses and ideological frameworks used to justify certain responses to displacement, including local and transnational faith-based responses in and from the global South. In this piece, Ann Christin Wagner draws on her ethnographic fieldwork on faith-based responses providing support to communities displaced from Syria and living... Continue Reading →
The Southern Responses to Displacement from Syria team is pleased to announce that the Handbook of South-South Relations (edited by Southern Responses PI, Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, and Prof. Patricia Daley) will be published on 18 December 2018. The Handbook includes chapters by Prof Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Dr. Estella Carpi (Southern Responses Post-Doctoral Research Associate), and... Continue Reading →
Read the series here. This blog was published on 2nd December, 2018. Thinking through ‘the global South’ and ‘Southern-responses to displacement’: An introduction by Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Principal Investigator, Southern Responses to Displacement. How can we conceptualise ‘the global South’, and to what extent can thinking through a ‘Southern lens’ help us develop more nuanced... Continue Reading →
In this piece, Southern Responses’ Research Associate Dr Estella Carpi reflects on diverse meanings and understandings of the terms ‘the global South’ and ‘the global North,’ focusing in particular on the ways that these terms and the modes of response that are often associated with the ‘South’ and ‘North’ are conceptualised by Lebanese and Syrian aid providers in Lebanon.
This piece is an extract from Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Prof. Patricia Daley’s introduction to their new Handbook of South-South Relations and examines a range of terminologies, taxonomies, and conceptualisations of the global 'North' and 'South’. The Southern Responses to Displacement project will be examining how critical engagement with these terms and conceptualisations can enhance... Continue Reading →