Educating the host: It’s not just refugees who need ‘integration’ programmes

'Teaching local hosts the experience of war and forced displacement would help to publicly challenge hate speech and inform compassion,' argue Southern Responses to Displacement's researchers, Dr Estella Carpi, Amal Shaiah Istanbouli and Sara Al Helali. Drawing on research conducted during Southern Responses to Displacement's fieldwork in Turkey, this blog notes the lack of a... Continue Reading →

The Position of “the South” and “South-South Migration” in Policy and Programmatic Responses to Different Forms of Migration: An Interview with Francesco Carella

In this interview with Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Francesco Carella, Labour Migration and Mobility Specialist at the International Labour Organisation (ILO), reflects on the position of “the South” and “South-South migration” in policy and programmatic responses to different forms of migration. He discusses how and to what effect terms such as “South” and “South-South migration” are... Continue Reading →

اللاجئون السوريون وفيروس كورونا “زعزعة ما بعد الإستقرار”

بعد مرور أكثر من تسع سنوات على الأزمة السورية وتهجير المواطنيين السوريين قَسراً من بلادهم الى الدول المجاورة، الأردن ولُبنان وتركيا، خُيبَت الظنون والآمال بالإستقرارالصحي، المعنوي، والمادي للاجئين السوريين مع حلول ضيف جديد على ساحة الأزمات الدولية والعالمية، فيروس كورونا المستجد. يتشارك اللاجئون السوريون المُحتضنون في الأردن، والذين يقدّرعددهم بنحو 1.4 مليون لاجىء، والمواطنون الأردنيون... Continue Reading →

‘The Politics of Forced Migration Research’ – Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh ‘in conversation’ at IASFM18 Conference

In conversation with Prof. Patricia Daley and Dr Ammar Azzouz, Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh will draw on insights from the Southern Responses to Displacement's research project to discuss 'The Politics of Forced Migration Research' at the IASFM18 Conference: Disrupting Theory, Unsettling Practice. Engaging with the panel members' long-standing research and critical interventions in the field of refugee... Continue Reading →

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