‘Refuge in a Moving World’ Book Published

We are delighted to announce that the Open Access book, Refuge in a Moving World - Tracing Refugee and Migrant Journeys Across Disciplines, has now been published. Click on the image below to access your free PDF Open Access copy of the volume. Edited by Southern Responses to Displacement's Principal Investigator Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Refuge in a Moving World draws together more... Continue Reading →

“I had to sell a gift my sons gave to me on Mother’s Day”: Syrian Refugees and Coronavirus “Post-Stability Destabilization” in Jordan

In this piece, Hazar Oklah, Southern Responses to Displacement researcher, draws on her interviews with Syrian refugees, local residents and aid providers to describe the unequal impact of the Coronavirus lockdown on Syrian refugees living in Jordan. Oklah outlines how the Jordanian state, NGO and civil society networks responded ‘in solidarity and brotherhood’, when Syrian... Continue Reading →

‘How Did it Feel to Ask those Questions?’ – An Email Exchange about Experiencing Research on Displacement.

In this post Hanna Schneider and her colleague Israa Sadder share an email exchange in which they discuss conducting research with Syrian refugees living in Jordan. The exchange describes the relationships developed both between researchers and intermediaries, and between researchers, intermediaries and their interlocutors. These research relationships raise multiple questions regarding how working as an... Continue Reading →

Migration, Humanitarianism, and the Politics of Knowledge – An Interview with Juliano Fiori

This piece reflects on Eurocentrism and coloniality in studies of and responses to migration. Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh interviews Juliano Fiori, Head of Studies (Humanitarian Affairs) at Save the Children, about debates relating to the politics of knowledge and the urgency of anti-colonial action. Fiori discusses the ideological and epistemological bases of responses to migration, why... Continue Reading →

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