Queering South-South Cooperation and Humanitarianism

In this podcast, Dr Emma Mawdsley discusses how to move away from an imperialist politics of international development by questioning western-derived approaches to theory and practice. In her ground-breaking talk, Mawdsley proposes the metaphoric idea of 'queering' South-South cooperation and humanitarianism, which are generally thought of and designed as frameworks that are penetrated by the... Continue Reading →

“There are no missionaries here!” – How a local church took the lead in the refugee response in northern Jordan

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 →

ART AND RECONCILIATION SYMPOSIUM

Refugee Host’s Principal Investigator, Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, will be speaking at the Art and Reconciliation symposium, to discuss interdisciplinarity and multiple perspectives in the study of responses to conflict induced displacement.  The event takes place at Kings College, London, on the 29th November 2018.  Book your place here.     Featured image:  (c) E. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, 2018

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