Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh discusses ‘Decolonisation in Forced Migration and Humanitarian Response’

Southern Responses to Displacement's PI, Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, will join Juilano Fiori, Head of Humanitarian Studies at Save the Children and Patricia Daley from Oxford University, to discuss ‘Decolonisation in Forced Migration and Humanitarian Response.’ Speakers will reflect on Eurocentrism, anti-colonial thinking, and the importance of de-colonising aid, examining how humanitarianism takes a ‘Western’ approach,... Continue Reading →

Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh to deliver webinar: ‘Shifting the Gaze: Southern-led Humanitarian Responses to Displacement.’

On January 21st 2021 at 17.30pm (GMT), Southern Responses to Displacement's PI, Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh will deliver “Shifting the Gaze: Southern-led Humanitarian Responses to Displacement” for the Mellon Sawyer series: 'Humanitarians. Migrations and Care through the Global South' hosted by the Simpson Center, University of Washington. Her presentation will be followed by a graduate seminar... Continue Reading →

Decolonial approaches to refugee migration: Nof Nasser Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab in conversation

In this conversation, Dr Nof Nasser Eddin and Dr Nour Abu-Assab - the founders and directors of the Centre for Transnational Development and Collaboration (CTDC) - discuss the importance of decolonial approaches to studying refugee migration. In so doing, they draw on their research, consultancy and advocacy work at CTDC, a London-based research centre which... 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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