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 →

Research terminology from the ‘Global North’ to the ‘Global South’ – conceptualisations, interpretations and challenges from Hatay, Turkey.

Home to about half a million Syrian refugees, Hatay is a diverse Turkish city where Southern Responses to Displacement Researcher, Amal Shaiah Istanbouli, has been conducting interviews with Syrian refugees and Turkish local communities members.  In this piece Amal discusses some of the challenges she found in ‘classifying’ Syrian refugees and other local resident interlocutors... Continue Reading →

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 →

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