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 will deliver the NCHS Annual Lecture at the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies on the 4th of November 2022. Abstract: 'In this lecture I propose moving beyond, or even against, what I conceptualise as “the humanitarian grain”, including by exploring what can be gained... 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 →

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 →

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