Bringing Social Class into Humanitarian Debates: The Case of Northern Lebanon – Part One

‘Little attention has been paid to the class-based inequality that the very presence of humanitarian agencies produces in crisis-affected settings’ argues Dr Estella Carpi, Southern Responses to Displacement’s Research Associate, in this two-part blog series.  Drawing on observations made during research carried out in Northern Lebanon for the Southern Responses to Displacement project, Dr Carpi... Continue Reading →

“I had to sell a gift my sons gave to me on Mother’s Day”: Syrian Refugees and Coronavirus “Post-Stability Destabilization” in Jordan

In this piece, Hazar Oklah, Southern Responses to Displacement researcher, draws on her interviews with Syrian refugees, local residents and aid providers to describe the unequal impact of the Coronavirus lockdown on Syrian refugees living in Jordan. Oklah outlines how the Jordanian state, NGO and civil society networks responded ‘in solidarity and brotherhood’, when Syrian... Continue Reading →

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 →

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