Dr Estella Carpi offers seminar on The Syrian Exodus in Lebanon and Turkey. Humanitarian Aid, Governance and Social Spaces

On Friday 22 May 2020, from 11.30am - 1pm GMT, Dr. Estella Carpi, Southern Responses Research Associate, will teach a seminar class titled:  The Syrian Exodus in Lebanon and Turkey. Humanitarian Aid, Governance and Social Spaces.  The event is free and hosted at the Faculty of Historical, Geographic, and Antiquity Sciences at the University of... Continue Reading →

Taking refuge in time, space and place: The case of Syrian refugees in Turkey

This blog post explores the evolving relationship between Syrian refugees and their host communities within the physical and social space of Turkey, and within the context of Turkish history. Influencing these relations are changes in the Turkish economy, historical changes in Turkey’s social and cultural structures, and the impact of Turkish immigration, employment, housing and... Continue Reading →

Syrian Faith Leaders in Displacement: Neglected Aid Providers?

When we ‘sweep away the professional, intimate, spiritual and even socio-economic past of refugees,’ what impact does this have on our understanding and (non)engagement with forcibly displaced people, including displaced religious leaders? In this post, Dr Estella Carpi, Southern Responses Research Associate, draws on her research with Syrian religious leaders in Lebanon who have worked... Continue Reading →

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