Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh presents on ‘The Ethics and Politics of Representation’

On 16 March 2021, Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh spoke about ‘The Ethics and Politics of Representation’ at the Power and the Politics in/of Ethnographic Research Seminar Series, hosted by University College London. This seminar was the fourth in a series of events organised by the PAPER project which aims to addresses questions of decoloniality (anti-racism, anti-colonialism,... Continue Reading →

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

On Friday the 12th of February 2021, Southern Responses to Displacement's PI, Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, joined 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 reflected on Eurocentrism, anti-colonial thinking, and the importance of de-colonising aid, examining how... Continue Reading →

Watch: Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh delivers: ‘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 delivered “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 on... 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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