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 →

No one wants to be the “Global North”? On being a researcher across the North and South.

What are some of the emerging behavioural and ethical tendencies  in today’s research economy and what sociological harms can subsequently occur? Drawing on her extensive experience of conducting research in both the ‘global North’ and the ‘global South,’  Southern Responses to Displacement Research Associate, Dr Estella Carpi, examines different ‘hierarchical and alienating’ structures across research... Continue Reading →

Reflections on the Political Economy in Forced Migration Research from a ‘Global South’ Perspective

How do research processes and protocols funded and designed in the ‘global North’ reflect the needs and expectations of researchers and interlocutors in the ‘global South?’  In this piece Maissam Nimer reflects on her position as a researcher in the field of forced migration in Turkey, and within the broader political economy of global research. ... Continue Reading →

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