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 →

‘Critical reflections on ‘Decolonising’ Humanitarianism and Refugee-Related Research Roundtable’ – Arabic Transcript

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 →

Reflexiones Críticas sobre la “Descolonización” del Humanitarismo y la Investigación Relacionada con las Personas Refugiadas: Transcripción del evento de mesa redonda

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh: Mi nombre es Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh y soy la investigadora principal del proyecto de investigación Southern Responses to Displacement que organiza este evento juntamente con el Instituto de Estudios Avanzados de la UCL. Esta Mesa Redonda forma parte de las conversaciones en curso sobre el futuro del humanitarismo y la investigación relacionada con las... 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 →

In search of decoloniality – Practical approaches and pitfalls.

What reflective and practical approaches can researchers begin to adopt to contribute to the decolonialization of humanitarian research and practice in the fields of migration, displacement and refugees?  In this blog, the second in a two-part series, Sorcha Daly, Southern Responses to Displacement’s Project and Communications Coordinator, draws mainly on the work of Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh... Continue Reading →

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