skip to content

The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement

 
Read more at: My Refugee Story

My Refugee Story

29 June 2022

by Adisa Broadhurst, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge The year was 1992. Exactly 30 years ago. Overnight, my world was turned upside-down. The country that I was born in, Yugoslavia, was literally falling apart. One day I was living a carefree childhood, going to school and playing with my friends, and the...


Read more at: Refugee Week

Refugee Week

7 June 2022

June 20 is the World Refugee Day designated by the United Nations to celebrate the strength and courage of refugees around the globe. Under this year’s theme “Whoever. Wherever. Whenever. Everyone has the right to seek safety”, the Refugee Hub of the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement welcomes contributions from...


Read more at: Emergency Ukraine

Emergency Ukraine

7 March 2022

Practical information for support Cambridge https://www.scambs.gov.uk/community-safety-and-health/support-for-ukraine/ UK Immigration Rules Ukraine Scheme: This Appendix sets out 3 routes for those affected by the conflict in Ukraine – the Ukraine Family Scheme, the Homes for Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme and the Ukraine...


Read more at: End of Year 2021 Message

End of Year 2021 Message

1 January 2022

Dear Friends of the Centre, Happy 2022! And thank you for your ongoing support during 2021 as we have continued our global conversations on the past and present of movement: from the tourist to the displaced , from aspirations to realities, from analysing national and global policies to examining our own practices at the...


Read more at: Appeals for Afghanistan/ Refugees

Appeals for Afghanistan/ Refugees

30 August 2021

Some international organisation with emergency appeals: British Red Cross . World Vision UNICEF World Food Progamme UK Refugee Council CECF Refugee Services is in the process of recruiting Farsi, Dari or Pashtu speakers as community interpreters or caseworkers. We are promoting the British Red Cross family and tracing...


Read more at: Annual Report 2020/21

Annual Report 2020/21

11 June 2021

The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, University of Cambridge: Three Years and Counting Annual Report 2020/21


Read more at: In Conversation - Capitalism on Edge

In Conversation - Capitalism on Edge

5 January 2021

In her new book Capitalism on Edge (Columbia University Press, 2020), Albena Azmanova has argued that the 21 st century has inaugurated a new stage in the life of global capitalism. Neoliberalism has been replaced by a yet darker entity, what she calls ‘precarity capitalism’, marked by the massive spread of insecurity for...


Read more at: The Covid-19 Shock: Effects on the Migrant Labour Force and Remittances (Nov 12, 2020)

The Covid-19 Shock: Effects on the Migrant Labour Force and Remittances (Nov 12, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Dr. Zsoka Koczan and Dr. Alexander Plekhanov While everyone faces a risk of infection, the economic shock associated with Covid-19 has been far from even, hitting the most vulnerable hardest. Small businesses, especially in the retail and services sectors, have borne the brunt of the crisis ( Bircan, Koczan and...


Read more at: The Conflictual Theory of Law: Towards a More Inclusive Understanding of Rights (September 30, 2020)

The Conflictual Theory of Law: Towards a More Inclusive Understanding of Rights (September 30, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Julius M. Rogenhofer This post introduces an article recently published in Contemporary Pragmatism titled “The Conflictual Theory of Law: A Pragmatist Conception of Laws as Social Institutions”. The full text can be read open-access here: https://brill.com/view/journals/copr/17/2-3/article-p170_170.xml?body=pdf-33151...


Read more at: The Importance of Humanising Refugees (September 14, 2020)

The Importance of Humanising Refugees (September 14, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Alexander Huang-Menders The Barretal Refugee Camp, Tijuana, Mexico. December, 2018. A displaced family in the Barretal Refugee Camp in Tijuana, Mexico. December, 2018. (Photo from The Power of Faces) A young man poses for a portrait outside the Vial Refugee Camp in Chios, Greece. July 2018. A man and woman share a kiss...