Critical Reflections on ‘Decolonising’ Humanitarianism and Refugee-Related Research – Roundtable Event

On the 4th of July 2022 the Southern Responses to Displacement project hosted a roundtable discussion on ‘Critical reflections on ‘Decolonising’ Humanitarianism and Refugee-Related Research.’ Speakers at the event drew on a range of historical, geographical and epistemological perspectives to collectively explore the future of humanitarian practice and research, including how to go beyond the... 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 →

‘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 →

Migration and Society Journal (4th Edition) Published

We are delighted to announce that the 4th edition of the open access journal, Migration and Society, has been published. You can access this 4th edition here. Co-edited by Southern Responses to Displacement Principal Investigator, Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, this edition contains several articles pertinent to Southern Responses to Displacement's research. These include: Sacred Welcomes. How... Continue Reading →

Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh presents at IMISCOE 2021 Spring Conference

On Tuesday 23rd March 2021 Southern Responses to Displacement PI, Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, participated in the IMISCOE 2021 Spring Conference, 'Messaging Migration and Mobility.' Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh's presentation examined dominant mainstream humanitarian narratives and representations of refugees. These narratives, traditionally representing refugees as either passive victims in need of aid or, more recently, as the 'super-refugee' who... Continue Reading →

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