Principal Investigator: Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh is the Principal Investigator of the Southern Responses to Displacement project, Co-Director of the Migration Research Unit (UCL), and Coordinator of the UCL-wide Refuge in a Moving World interdisciplinary research network (@RefugeMvingWrld).   Elena is also the Principal Investigator of a 4-year AHRC-ESRC-funded project examining Local Community Experiences of and Responses to Displacement from Syria (@RefugeeHosts), through which… Continue Reading →

‘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 →

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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