Educating the host: It’s not just refugees who need ‘integration’ programmes

'Teaching local hosts the experience of war and forced displacement would help to publicly challenge hate speech and inform compassion,' argue Southern Responses to Displacement's researchers, Dr Estella Carpi, Amal Shaiah Istanbouli and Sara Al Helali. Drawing on research conducted during Southern Responses to Displacement's fieldwork in Turkey, this blog notes the lack of a... Continue Reading →

اللاجئون السوريون وفيروس كورونا “زعزعة ما بعد الإستقرار”

بعد مرور أكثر من تسع سنوات على الأزمة السورية وتهجير المواطنيين السوريين قَسراً من بلادهم الى الدول المجاورة، الأردن ولُبنان وتركيا، خُيبَت الظنون والآمال بالإستقرارالصحي، المعنوي، والمادي للاجئين السوريين مع حلول ضيف جديد على ساحة الأزمات الدولية والعالمية، فيروس كورونا المستجد. يتشارك اللاجئون السوريون المُحتضنون في الأردن، والذين يقدّرعددهم بنحو 1.4 مليون لاجىء، والمواطنون الأردنيون... Continue Reading →

‘The Politics of Forced Migration Research’ – Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh ‘in conversation’ at IASFM18 Conference

In conversation with Prof. Patricia Daley and Dr Ammar Azzouz, Prof. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh will draw on insights from the Southern Responses to Displacement's research project to discuss 'The Politics of Forced Migration Research' at the IASFM18 Conference: Disrupting Theory, Unsettling Practice. Engaging with the panel members' long-standing research and critical interventions in the field of refugee... Continue Reading →

Bringing Social Class into Humanitarian Debates: The Case of Northern Lebanon – Part Two The Hidden Role of Social Class

In Part Two of this two-part series examining class-based inequality that can be both ignored and exacerbated by humanitarian programmes and aid workers, Dr Carpi draws on research conducted for the Southern Responses to Displacement project and argues that economic changes brought about by the introduction of a humanitarian economy of consumerism and labour in... Continue Reading →

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